Oxford is a somewhat small town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 12,706 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Oxford is the 84th largest community in Connecticut.
Oxford home prices are not only among the most expensive in Connecticut, but Oxford real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Oxford is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Oxford is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oxford who work in management occupations (17.22%), office and administrative support (9.03%), and sales jobs (8.30%).
Also of interest is that Oxford has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Oxford is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Oxford really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Oxford perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Oxford, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.62 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The education level of Oxford ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Oxford, 41.16% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Oxford in 2018 was $49,006, which is middle income relative to Connecticut, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $196,024 for a family of four.
The people who call Oxford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oxford residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Oxford include Irish, Italian, Polish, English, and German.
The most common language spoken in Oxford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.