New Oxford, PA Community Profile: Data

New Oxford Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL New Oxford Content

New Oxford, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

New Oxford is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Borough of New Oxford.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Adams County at latitude 39.8637 and longitude -77.0558. Adams County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 561 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of New Oxford (see map) encompass a land area of 0.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Camera Icon Photos of the local New Oxford, PA area

Also See: New Oxford, PA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps

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


Total Population 1,747
Population in Households 1,745
Population in Familes 1,436
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 2,822
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 726
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 501
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 784 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 453 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 273 (34.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $153,977
Average Home Value $182,616


Median Household Income $56,573
Average Household Income $62,582
Per Capita Income $24,077
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.48% -0.4%
Households -0.35% -0.33%
Families 1.77% -0.48%
Median Household Income   2.1%
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 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania 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 # 709 60th
Population Density1 # 471 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 178 90th
Median Household Income # 466 74th
Per Capita Income # 887 50th

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