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Oxford is a borough in Chester County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.
The community was named after the English university town
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Oxford. For links to other places called Oxford, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Oxford is 39.785N. The longitude is -75.979W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 561 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,636.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Oxford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chester County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Philadelphia area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 19363 ZIP code.
19% of Oxford residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oxford ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oxford was $16,579, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Oxford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Oxford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $467. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,115.
Libraries in Oxford include Oxford Public Library ... View libraries
Chester County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oxford political report.
The average commute time for Oxford workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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