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The City of Oxford had a population of 666 as of July 1, 2015. Oxford ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oxford is located at latitude 36.209 and longitude -91.9194 in Izard County. The formal boundaries for the City of Oxford (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Izard County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 784 feet.

The City of Oxford (GNIS ID: 2404452) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Oxford is located within Township of New Hope, a minor civil division (MCD) of Izard County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oxford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Oxford, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 666
Population in Households 666
Population in Familes 566
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 103
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 273
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 196
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 324 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 235 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $77,860


Median Household Income $30,257
Average Household Income $37,924
Per Capita Income $15,684
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.11% -0.03%
Households 0.0% 0.15%
Families 0.7% -0.1%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Oxford, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oxford to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 258 52nd
Population Density1 # 491 9th
Diversity Index2 # 510 6th
Median Household Income # 424 22nd
Per Capita Income # 468 14th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.