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Income/capita 18%
Household income 6%
Unemployment 30%
IndexOxfordAlabamaNational
Income per capita$24,355$24,736$29,829
Median household income$51,928$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,649$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,663$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$39,536$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$22,349$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate6.1%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level11.4%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Oxford is 18% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Oxford is 6% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Oxford is 30% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Oxford is 24% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $34,615$51,928$103,856
      City
      $29,835$44,758$89,516
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Oxford median earnings by income bracket

      Oxford employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.2%1.6%
      Manufacturing sector25.1%2.6%
      Financial & insurance services2.1%4.3%
      Wholesale & retail services18.5%11.5%
      Public administration9.2%6.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.6%1.3%
      Education, health & social services6.9%38.5%
      Other21.7%25.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      White Plains, AL915$63,28614%
      Choccolocco, AL2,663$61,37811%
      Alexandria, AL3,980$57,4114%
      Ohatchee, AL999$50,2689%
      Weaver, AL3,083$47,77814%
      Oxford, AL21,202$51,9286%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Patterson, CA21,205$54,1952%
      South Milwaukee, WI21,197$52,4185%
      Arnold, MO21,196$60,5359%
      Decatur, GA21,210$81,59847%
      Clinton, UT21,210$74,04334%
      Oxford, AL21,202$51,9286%
      Source: The Oxford, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).