For population 25 years and over in Oxford:
For population 15 years and over in Oxford city:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $325 (0.5%)
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
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +78 (+13.8%).
Work and jobs in Oxford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Oxford, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oxford:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 39.1%
(38.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 76.2% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Oxford compared to Arkansas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Oxford (based on Izard County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.47%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
9.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,788 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,346 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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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
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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