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Oxford is a city in Granville County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for a local plantation

The latitude of Oxford is 36.310N. The longitude is -78.591W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 479 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,495.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$30,707
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Oxford demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 111. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 13 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Henry Lee "Specs" Meadows, baseball player
Historic sites and museums: Granville County Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

5% of Oxford residents report German ancestry, and 2% 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 $16,696, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Oxford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Oxford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $327.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $937.


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Libraries in Oxford include Berea Branch Library, Richard H. Thornton Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Oxford workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Oxford include Best Western.

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