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Oxford, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Oxford is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Izard County at latitude 36.209 and longitude -91.9194. Izard County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 784 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Oxford, but most people and references simply refer to it as Oxford, Arkansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Oxford indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

City of Oxford, AR Boundary Map


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Oxford, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 653
Population in Households 653
Population in Familes 558
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 101
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 268
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 192
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 323 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 232 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $76,813
Average Home Value $81,223


Median Household Income $27,154
Average Household Income $34,081
Per Capita Income $14,112
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.6% -0.53%
Households -0.43% -0.53%
Families 0.37% -0.53%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   1.03%
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, 2014 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 # 259 52nd
Population Density1 # 497 8th
Diversity Index2 # 500 8th
Median Household Income # 483 11th
Per Capita Income # 515 5th

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