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New Oxford is a borough in Adams County, in the Adams County metro area.

One tradition says the community was named for the university town in England; another says it was named for an ox-head sign at a local inn

The latitude of New Oxford is 39.863N. The longitude is -77.056W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 558 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,736.


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Median household income
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$36,991
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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39% of New Oxford residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Oxford ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Oxford was $18,065, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of New Oxford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in New Oxford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $376.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $910.


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Adams County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Oxford political report.

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The average commute time for New Oxford workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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