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Population in 2012: 659 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.6%
 

Males: 359  (54.5%)
Females: 300  (45.5%)

Median resident age:  45.4 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72517, 72565.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,343 (it was $22,313 in 2000)
Oxford:

$24,343
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,319

Oxford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $62,556 (it was $47,500 in 2000)
Oxford:

$62,556
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $75,158; Detached houses: $84,593; Mobile homes: $49,784

Median gross rent in 2012: $590.

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  • White alone - 641 (95.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.7%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oxford: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (25.4%), German (15.9%), Dutch (10.2%), English (10.0%), Scotch-Irish (7.0%), United States (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 787 feet

Land area: 6.62 square miles.

Population density: 99 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Oxford:

  • High school or higher: 67.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 23.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oxford city:

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

6 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.7%
Arkansas:  3.9%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Oxford, Arkansas as of August 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Oxford to the number of sex offenders is 330 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $305 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $279 (0.4%)

Oxford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (73.6 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (133.3 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (364.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Franklin, AR (3.0 miles) , Horseshoe Bend, AR (3.1 miles ), Melbourne, AR (3.3 miles ), Pineville, AR (3.4 miles ), Salem, AR (3.4 miles ), Viola, AR (3.6 miles ), Calico Rock, AR (3.7 miles ), Ash Flat, AR (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 36.22 N, Longitude: 91.92 W

Area code: 870

Oxford household income distribution Oxford home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.5%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +78 (+13.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (5%)
  • Religious workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Legal support workers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Oxford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 181% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1996, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the Oxford city center killed 7 people and injured 35 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 12/24/1982, a category F4 tornado 16.9 miles away from the city center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oxford-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.7 miles away from Oxford center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 74.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/7/1991 at 21:24:02, a magnitude 4.0 (3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 34.1 miles away from Oxford center
On 8/16/2003 at 05:09:22, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Izard County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oxford topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Oxford:

  • CROWNPOINT HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HORSESHOE BEND, AR)
  • NORTH ARKANSAS LIFE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HORSESHOE BEND, AR)
  • PIONEER THERAPY AND LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MELBOURNE, AR)

Political contributions by individuals in Oxford, AR

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oxford:

  • Harding University (about 68 miles; Searcy, AR; Full-time enrollment: 4,312)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 74 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 8,301)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 80 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 2,601)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 85 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,257)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 92 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 2,091)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 94 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 6,534)
  • Missouri State University (about 102 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 14,879)

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Notable location: Oxford Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Oxford include: Oxford Baptist Church (A), Oxford United Methodist Church (B), Pleasant Ridge Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Pleasant Ridge Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Izard County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 38.1%
(37.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.2%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.3%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Oxford, AR

Oxford compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Oxford travel time to work - commute


Oxford mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (59%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Wood (11%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Oxford city (based on Izard County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.47%
Here55.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAmerican Baptist AssociationCumberland Presbyterian Church
Adherents56.2%10.1%5.8%5.8%5.4%
Congregations26.2%13.1%14.8%13.1%9.8%
NameAssemblies of GodCatholic ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents3.8%3.6%3.3%2.1%4.0%
Congregations8.2%1.6%3.3%1.6%8.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Izard County:

3.09 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Izard County:

5.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

5.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Izard County:

26.7%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
State:

13.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,025$24,3000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$780
Sewerage 2$2,068$12,4080$0
Water Supply 1$1,500$18,0000$0
Totals for Government 4$5,593$16,7799$780


9.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,788 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.03%
Arkansas average:

7.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Fulton County, AR  0.80% ($19,281 average AGI)
from Baxter County, AR  0.60% ($40,042)
from Independence County, AR  0.55% ($27,545)


7.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,346 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.80%
Arkansas average:

7.29%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Baxter County, AR  0.81% ($24,250 average AGI)
to Independence County, AR  0.76% ($27,533)
to Sharp County, AR  0.73% ($21,034)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oxford:

  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCGS (960 AM; 5 kW; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: SOUTHLAND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KGFL (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, AR; Owner: KING-SULIVAN RADIO)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KTLO (1240 AM; 1 kW; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oxford:

  • KOMT (107.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MAC PARTNERS)
  • KZLE (93.1 FM; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: WRD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • KWOZ (103.3 FM; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN VIEW BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KPFM (105.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN HOME RADIO STATION, INC.)
  • KTLO-FM (97.9 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: KTLO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFFB (106.1 FM; FAIRFIELD BAY, AR; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCAST, INC)
  • KAMS (95.1 FM; MAMMOTH SPRING, AR; Owner: OZARK RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KCMH (91.5 FM; MOUNTAIN HOME, AR; Owner: CHRISTIAN B/C GROUP OF MT. HOME, INC)
  • KHOM (100.9 FM; SALEM, AR; Owner: MOUNTAIN LAKES BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Oxford:

  • K22ES (Channel 22; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K35EA (Channel 35; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57IP (Channel 57; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KEMV (Channel 6; MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K67GR (Channel 67; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K20EX (Channel 20; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K40DS (Channel 40; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K53FM (Channel 53; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57FV (Channel 57; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K59FB (Channel 59; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K61FP (Channel 61; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69GT (Channel 69; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Oxford fatal accident list:

Dec 9, 2008 08:15 AM, Sr-9-13, Lat: 36.211975, Lon: -91.925739, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 2, 2000 04:00 PM, Cr 36, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 20, 1998 03:20 PM, Pleasent Ridge Rd., Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Oxford)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2 Mi S (Lat: 36.178944 Lon: -91.919306), Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: KNBY229
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.295 MHz, 151.460 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/04/2005, Expiration Date: 05/31/2015
    Registrant: Arkansas Forestry Commission, 3821 West Roosevelt Road, Little Rock, AR 72204, Phone: (501) 296-1873, Fax: (501) 296-1940, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KA2PBR, Licensee ID: L00193383
    Grant Date: 09/29/1998, Expiration Date: 09/29/2008, Cancellation Date: 02/01/2000
    Registrant: Susan L Neculae, Hc 87 Box 15, Oxford, AR 72565
  • Call Sign: KD5AIS, Licensee ID: L00209103
    Grant Date: 12/30/1997, Expiration Date: 05/05/2007, Cancellation Date: 06/01/2000
    Registrant: Roger C Bailey, 4 Helm Ln, Oxford, AR 72565
  • Call Sign: NA5NA, Previous Call Sign: KM5QU
    Grant Date: 10/27/1998, Expiration Date: 10/27/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/28/2010
    Registrant: Nat Hooper, Hc 79 Box 165, Oxford, AR 72565
  • Call Sign: KD5YBX, Licensee ID: L00703486
    Grant Date: 06/19/2003, Expiration Date: 06/19/2013, Cancellation Date: 06/08/2007, Certifier: Gerald L Jones
    Registrant: Gerald L Jones, Hc 79 Box 70, Oxford, AR 72565
  • Call Sign: K9KOK, Previous Call Sign: KD5YBX, Licensee ID: L00703486
    Grant Date: 06/08/2007, Expiration Date: 06/08/2017, Certifier: Gerald L Jones
    Registrant: Gerald L Jones Dr, Hc 79 Box 70 Parker Ln., Oxford, AR 72565


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oxford, AR

Most common first names in Oxford, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1276.2 years
Charles973.8 years
John974.9 years
William869.2 years
Margaret456.5 years
Mary469.5 years
Robert471.5 years
Henry381.3 years
George374.3 years
Ernest383.9 years
Most common last names in Oxford, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Taylor975.8 years
Helm883.4 years
Sherrell777.8 years
Blevins784.4 years
Yancey779.1 years
Martin672.7 years
Rowden675.9 years
Webb674.6 years
Dillard574.2 years
Morgan581.6 years

Oxford on our top lists:

  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secondary school teachers"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists"
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