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New Oxford, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of New Oxford had a population of 1,746 as of July 1, 2016. New Oxford ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for New Oxford is located at latitude 39.863 and longitude -77.0555 in Adams County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of New Oxford (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Adams County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 561 feet.

The Borough of New Oxford (GNIS ID: 1214761) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with New Oxford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Oxford: Oxford Town.

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New Oxford, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,746
Population in Households 1,744
Population in Familes 1,433
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 2,821
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 721
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 497
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 784 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 448 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 273 (34.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $177,381
Average Home Value $189,788


Median Household Income $57,322
Average Household Income $64,076
Per Capita Income $24,486
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.33% -0.15%
Households -0.35% -0.19%
Families 1.07% -0.28%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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.

New Oxford, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Oxford to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 709 60th
Population Density1 # 474 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 179 90th
Median Household Income # 454 74th
Per Capita Income # 933 47th

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