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Oxford is a township in Johnson County, in the Kansas City metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Oxford. For links to other places called Oxford, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Oxford is 38.883N. The longitude is -94.687W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 948 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,020.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Oxford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Johnson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66223 ZIP code.
25% of Oxford residents report German ancestry, and 15% 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 $37,633, compared with $21,587 nationally.
53% 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 $813. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,518.
Johnson 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 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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