Oxford, Calhoun County, Alabama

Oxford: City in Calhoun and Talladega counties, Alabama, USA

About

Oxford is a city located in the county of Calhoun in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 21,348. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 21,216 inhabitants.

The city was created 172 years ago in 1849.

Quick Facts about Oxford

Population : 21,216 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : Calhoun County
Postal code : 36203
Phone Area Codes : 256
Water as percent of area : 1.07%
Land as percent of area : 98.93%
Altitude : 656 feet / 200 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1850 (172 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 19:16:28 (9th December 2022)
Population growth : -0.62% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Oxford is located at 33°36'51"N 85°50'6"W (33.6142700, -85.8349600).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Oxford decreased by 0.62% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 21,348 - census
2011 21,543 0.91% estimation process
2012 21,475 -0.32% estimation process
2013 21,410 -0.3% estimation process
2014 21,360 -0.23% estimation process
2015 21,410 0.23% estimation process
2016 21,346 -0.3% estimation process
2017 21,329 -0.08% estimation process
2018 21,300 -0.14% estimation process
2019 21,225 -0.35% estimation process
2020 21,216 -0.04% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 21,225
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 21,533
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -1.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 22,069
April 1, 2010 Population : 21,348
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.6%
People over 65 (%) : 14.5%
Female persons, % : 51.9%
White only, percent : 74.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 14.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 1.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 10.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 71.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,474
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 7.1%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 71.3%

Oxford zip code is 36203. County name: Calhoun, County fips: 01015

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 71.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $145,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,111
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $354
2015-2019 median gross rent : $839
2015-2019 Households : 7,871
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.67
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 81.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 85.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 97,670
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 67,651
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 50,882
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 574,393
2012 total retail sales per capita : $26,998
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $57,887
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,568
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,485
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 773
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 414
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 194
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,156
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 126
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,219
2010 population per square mile : 696.1
2010 land area in square miles : 30.67
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 84.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $217,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,865
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $485
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,135
2015-2019 Households : 3,235
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.71
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 80.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 87.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 43.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 13,469
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,213
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 69,131
2012 total retail sales per capita : $8,571
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 35.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $56,903
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $28,292
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 673
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 343
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 215
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 91
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 566
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 52
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 596
2010 population per square mile : 530.7
2010 land area in square miles : 14.85

People born in Oxford (9)

People born in Oxford, including baseball player Felton Snow, professional wrestler and cartoonist Lash LeRoux, football player Terry Henley, .

List

  • Kwon Alexander (American football player) he was born in 03/08/1994
  • Charles McClain (American-football player (1989-)) he was born in 22/03/1989
  • Trae Elston (American-football player (1994-)) he was born in 16/02/1994
  • Roc Thomas (American-football player) he was born in 02/09/1995
  • Tae Davis (American football linebacker) he was born in 14/08/1996
  • Vic Henley (American comedian) he was born in 02/10/1962

Schools in Oxford

College & universities near Oxford, AL

Code Name City ZIP
102298 Talladega College Talladega (AL) 35160

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Oxford, AL

Code Name Address Type
ATN Anniston 126 West 4th St RAIL
BHM Birmingham 1819 Morris Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Oxford

Post Office Name City ZIP
Oxford Post Office Oxford (AL) 36203

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Other cities in Calhoun County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Calhoun County , AL.

City Name Population Title
Anniston 21,090 County seat of Calhoun County, Alabama, USA
Jacksonville 12,972 City in Calhoun County, Alabama, United States
Saks 10,744 Unincorporated community in Alabama
Piedmont 4,470 City in Calhoun and Cherokee counties in the U.
Weaver 3,030 City in Alabama
Trinity 2,467 Town in Morgan County, Alabama
Bynum 1,795 Unincorporated community
Ohatchee 1,148 Town in Calhoun County, Alabama
Hobson City 749 Town
Union 207 Town in Alabama, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Oxford distances to largest Alabama cities