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Oxford is a town in Oxford County.

The community was named for Oxford, MA

The latitude of Oxford is 44.145N. The longitude is -70.473W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 394 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,960.


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Median household income
Local
$36,670
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Oxford demographic reports
Oxford is on Thompson Lake
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 7. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.7 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Oxford County Fair - Sept. 9-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Oxford web sites and events links in the sections below.
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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Oxford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Oxford 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 04238 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

5% of Oxford residents report German ancestry, and 12% 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 $15,480, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

13% 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 $390.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $780.


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Libraries in Oxford include Oxford - Freeland Holmes Library ... View libraries

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

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