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Oxford, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Oxford had a population of 5,359 as of July 1, 2018. 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 Oxford is located at latitude 39.7856 and longitude -75.9797 in Chester County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Oxford (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 564 feet.

The Borough of Oxford (GNIS ID: 1215074) 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.

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Oxford, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,359
Population in Households 5,228
Population in Familes 4,164
Population in Group Qrtrs 131
Population Density2 2,724
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $51,005
Average Household Income $67,870
Per Capita Income $24,358


Total Housing Units 2,046 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 851 (41.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,030 (50.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 165 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $219,424
Average Home Value $219,624


Total Households 1,881
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 1,209
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.66% 0.55%
Households 0.33% 0.43%
Families 0.16% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Oxford, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oxford to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 237 87th
Population Density # 495 72nd
Diversity Index # 22 99th
Median Household Income # 959 46th
Per Capita Income # 1210 31st

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