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Oxford is a town in Worcester County, in the Worcester metro area.
The community was named for Oxford, England.
The latitude of Oxford is 42.116N. The longitude is -71.865W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 525 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 13,352.
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5% of Oxford residents report German ancestry, and 17% 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 $21,828, 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 $526. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,080.
Libraries in Oxford include Oxford Free Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Oxford workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Oxford between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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