Oxford employment information

IndexOxfordMississippiNational
Income per capita$23,903$21,651$29,829
Median household income$33,800$40,528$55,322
Median income owner occupied$76,235$50,403$70,586
Median income renter occupied$19,716$24,844$35,192
Median earnings male$24,202$31,665$36,919
Median earnings female$16,457$22,259$26,250
Unemployment rate4.2%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level37.3%22.3%15.1%
The Oxford, MS employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Oxford is $23,903, which is 10% higher than than the Mississippi average and 20% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $33,800, which is 17% lower than than the Mississippi average and 39% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Oxford is 4%, which is 10% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Oxford is 37% which is 147% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$22,531$33,800$67,600
City
$27,015$40,528$81,056
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Oxford is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Oxford is 39% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Oxford is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Oxford is 147% higher than the national average.

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Oxford employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector9.1%3.7%
Financial & insurance services1.6%0.9%
Wholesale & retail services15.5%12.2%
Public administration3.8%3.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.0%1.2%
Education, health & social services26.9%40.9%
Other36.6%34.3%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Taylor, MS272$59,3757%
Abbeville, MS442$41,87524%
Water Valley, MS3,360$30,42645%
University, MS4,499$0100%
Oxford, MS21,634$33,80039%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lumberton, NC21,646$31,12644%
Kalispell, MT21,619$41,46725%
Kiryas Joel, NY21,665$26,34152%
Saginaw, TX21,680$81,07047%
Tumwater, WA21,684$62,05012%
Oxford, MS21,634$33,80039%
Source: The Oxford, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).