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Population in 2010: 12,683. Population change since 2000: +29.1%
Males: 6,307  (49.7%)
Females: 6,376  (50.3%)

Median resident age:  43.4 years
Connecticut median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 06478.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $93,610 (it was $77,126 in 2000)
Oxford:

$93,610
CT:

$67,276
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $35,854

Oxford town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $348,924 (it was $209,700 in 2000)
Oxford:

$348,924
CT:

$267,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $421,374; Detached houses: $418,717; Townhouses or other attached units: $208,073; In 2-unit structures: $535,803; Mobile homes: $508,623
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Oxford races chart
  • White alone - 11,745 (92.6%)
  • Hispanic - 468 (3.7%)
  • Asian alone - 195 (1.5%)
  • Black alone - 134 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 108 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 17 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.02%)

Races in Oxford detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oxford: 297.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (24.4%), Irish (21.7%), German (16.0%), Polish (13.0%), English (12.0%), United States (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 10/1798

Elevation: 351 feet

Land area: 32.9 square miles.

Population density: 386 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Oxford:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oxford town:

  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 66.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

405 residents are foreign born (3.3% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This town:  4.1%
Connecticut:  13.8%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Oxford, Connecticut as of November 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Oxford to the number of sex offenders is 1,611 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Oxford town:  1.6% ($3,336)
Connecticut:  1.8% ($2,961)
Oxford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterbury, CT (10.0 miles , pop. 107,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (53.1 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (64.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Beacon Falls, CT (1.8 miles ), Riverside, CT (1.9 miles ), Seymour, CT (2.0 miles ), Naugatuck borough, CT (2.4 miles ), Southbury, CT (2.4 miles ), Bethany, CT (2.5 miles ), Ansonia, CT (2.6 miles ), Heritage Village, CT (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 59 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 1998: 100 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 1999: 74 buildings, average cost: $118,900
  • 2000: 84 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2001: 97 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 2002: 96 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 2003: 145 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2004: 229 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2005: 245 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 2006: 95 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 2007: 86 buildings, average cost: $156,800
  • 2008: 74 buildings, average cost: $170,800
  • 2009: 31 buildings, average cost: $167,100
  • 2010: 45 buildings, average cost: $186,500
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $176,800
  • 2012: 27 buildings, average cost: $156,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.43 N, Longitude: 73.13 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 203

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
Connecticut:

8.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Transportation equipment (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (3%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Oxford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 4% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Oxford town center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oxford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Connecticut state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.1 miles away from Oxford center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 79.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 34.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 96.0 miles away from Oxford center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 97.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in New Haven County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Leverett Candee - Rubber manufacturer.


Hospital/medical center in Oxford:

  • C I B: PISGAH COMM RES (Hospital, 55 PISGAH RD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Oxford:

  • ALTERNATIVES: FIELDSTONE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; NAUGATUCK, CT)
  • ALTERNATIVES: YORKTOWN (Hospital, about 5 miles away; NAUGATUCK, CT)
  • SHADY KNOLL (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SEYMOUR, CT)

Political contributions by individuals in Oxford, CT

Airports located in Oxford:

Amtrak stations near Oxford:

  • 14 miles: NEW HAVEN (50 UNION AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: WALLINGFORD (37 HALL AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 18 miles: BRIDGEPORT (525 WATER ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.oxford-ct.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oxford:

  • Naugatuck Valley Community College (about 9 miles; Waterbury, CT; Full-time enrollment: 2,771)
  • Southern Connecticut State University (about 12 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 8,346)
  • Quinnipiac University (about 12 miles; Hamden, CT; FT enrollment: 6,787)
  • University of New Haven (about 13 miles; West Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 4,540)
  • Yale University (about 14 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 11,454)
  • Gateway Community College (about 15 miles; New Haven, CT; FT enrollment: 2,474)
  • Sacred Heart University (about 16 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 4,214)

Public elementary/middle schools in Oxford:

See full list of schools located in Oxford, School District: OXFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Oxford:

  • OXFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $212,766; Location: 486 OXFORD RD.; 28,120 books; 494 e-books; 1,443 audio materials; 910 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 61 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Oxford: Camp Palmer (A), Oxford Town Hall (B), Oxford Public Library (C), Oxford Ambulance Association (D), Oxford Volunteer Fire Department Riverside Company (E), Oxford Volunteer Fire Department Quaker Farms Company (F), Oxford Volunteer Fire Department Center Company (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Little River Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Oxford include: Oxford United Church of Christ (A), Saint Peters Church (B), Christ Church (C), Great Hills United Methodist Church (D), Saint Thomas Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Brookside Cemetery (1), Southford Cemetery (2), Jacks Hill Cemetery (3), Hillside Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Chanko Pond (A), Towantic Pond (B), Nichols Pond (C), Seymour Reservoir Number 2 (D), Seymour Reservoir Number 3 (E), Seymour Reservoir Number 4 (F), Reservoir Number 3 (G), Reservoir Number 2 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Riggs Street Brook (A), Sevenmile Brook (B), Sixmile Brook (C), Eightmile Brook (D), Walnut Hill Brook (E), Fivemile Brook (F), Towantic Brook (G), Jacks Brook (H), Jeremy Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Oxford include: Victory Memorial Park (1), Kettletown State Park (2), Southford Falls State Park (3), Jackson Cove Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Seymour Fish & Game Club (Recreation Areas; 130 Chestnut Tree Hill R) (1), High Flyin' Fun House Rentals (Arcades & Amusements; 19 Good Hill Road) (2), E S P Group Tours LLC (Tours & Charters; 12 Pine Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
New Haven County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.3. This is about average.
City:

30.3
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.279. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.279
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.01. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.01
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.7
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.1
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is better than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.3
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.26
U.S.:

9.59


Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  81.5%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.6%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.1%
Whole state:

7.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.6%
Whole state:

3.9%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Oxford, CT

13 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Oxford compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Oxford (2011 data):

  • Naugatuck Savings Bank: Oxford Branch at 71 Oxford Road, Route 67, branch established on 1974/11/25. Info updated 2009/08/17: Bank assets: $915.6 mil, Deposits: $741.6 mil, headquarters in Naugatuck, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Oxford Branch at 60 Oxford Road, branch established on 1989/07/05. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (83%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Oxford town (based on New Haven County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.74%
Here53.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchMuslim Estimate
Adherents72.1%6.5%5.2%3.0%2.6%
Congregations24.3%4.5%10.6%10.2%1.7%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.2%1.9%1.1%0.8%4.5%
Congregations5.4%4.7%3.3%5.9%29.3%
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: 172
New Haven County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 96
New Haven County:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 186
New Haven County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 764
Here:

9.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.2%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
New Haven County:

24.0%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.4%
State:

15.8%

4.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Connecticut average:

5.12%

0.25% of residents moved from foreign countries ($977 average AGI)
New Haven County:

0.25%
Connecticut average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Fairfield County, CT  1.30% ($53,789 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.43% ($46,514)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.25% ($47,288)


5.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,347 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
Connecticut average:

5.64%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($688 average AGI)
New Haven County:

0.11%
Connecticut average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Fairfield County, CT  0.67% ($52,105 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.61% ($49,113)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.38% ($59,251)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oxford:

  • WADS (690 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ANSONIA, CT; Owner: RADIO AMOR, INC.)
  • WFNW (1380 AM; 5 kW; NAUGATUCK, CT; Owner: CANDIDO DIAS CARRELO)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WATR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WATR, INC.)
  • WELI (960 AM; 5 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFIF (1500 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MILFORD, CT)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oxford:

  • WRXC (90.1 FM; SHELTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WYBC-FM (94.3 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: YALE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPKN (89.5 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WPKN, INC.)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMNR (88.1 FM; MONROE, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMNR-FM1 (88.1 FM; HUNTINGTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WRKI (95.1 FM; BROOKFIELD, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDAQ (98.3 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W226AG (93.1 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: SAINT THOMAS SEMINARY)

TV broadcast stations around Oxford:

  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSAH (Channel 43; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W12BH (Channel 12; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CONN.PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • W28AJ (Channel 28; ALLINGTOWN, CT; Owner: PAGING ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • W51BZ (Channel 51; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Oxford, Connecticut:
  • Fatal accident count: 51
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 81
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 59
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 131
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Connecticut average:
  • Fatal accident count: 110
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 161
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 46
  • Fatalities: 119
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 267
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Oxford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 21
Total length: 24 meters (79ft)
Total costs: $42,000
Total average daily traffic: 162,697
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,723
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 81,351

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 8
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 3
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Oxford, CT

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Oxford)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • WATERBURY/OXFORD, Waterbury Oxford Airport (Lat: 41.477111 Lon: -73.137889), Type: Pole, Structure height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WNKN325
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.1000 MHz, 47.3000 MHz, 47.3800 MHz, 47.0800 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/08/2011, Expiration Date: 03/13/2021, Certifier: James H Bayer
    Registrant: State Of Connecticut Dept Of Transportation, 280 West St, Rocky Hill, CT 06067, Phone: (860) 258-0376, Fax: (860) 258-0376
  • 85 Quaker Farms Rd (Lat: 41.384000 Lon: -73.137361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 25.2 m, Overall height: 45.8 m, Call Sign: KNFU608
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.377 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/20/2005, Expiration Date: 05/22/2015, Certifier: Thomas Eighmie
    Registrant: Ewa 20931309, 122 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:
  • OXFORD TOWN GARAGE, 21 Great Oak Road (Lat: 41.426194 Lon: -73.143722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WNXX904
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.977 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/19/2004, Expiration Date: 06/28/2014, Certifier: Jerry Schwab
    Registrant: Radio Communications Associates, 12 Sweetbrier Rd, East Granby, CT 06026, Phone: (860) 651-3007, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • 85 Quaker Farms Rd (Lat: 41.384000 Lon: -73.137361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 25.2 m, Overall height: 45.8 m, Call Sign: WPVN482
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.782 MHz, 156.022 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/29/2012, Expiration Date: 07/19/2022, Certifier: Thomas J Eighmie
    Registrant: Ewa 20928501, 122 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:
  • Tower Lane (Lat: 41.412028 Lon: -73.129528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 31.7 m, Call Sign: WQEM452
    Assigned Frequencies: 866.512 MHz, 867.012 MHz, 867.512 MHz, 868.012 MHz, 851.012 MHz, 851.275 MHz, 851.512 MHz, 851.637 MHz, 852.012 MHz, 852.137 MHz... (+5 more)
    Grant Date: 10/11/2012, Expiration Date: 04/09/2013, Certifier: Michael A Stemmler
    Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 1111 Country Club Road, Middletown, CT 06457, Phone: (860) 685-8280
  • OXFORD TOWER, Shelton Rd 0.7 Mi S Of Governor Hill Rd (Lat: 41.412028 Lon: -73.129528), Type: Mast, Structure height: 22.9 m, Overall height: 31.7 m, Call Sign: WQGF426, Licensee ID: L00010326
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.6800 MHz, 44.7200 MHz, 44.7600 MHz, 44.9200 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/03/2007, Expiration Date: 01/03/2017, Certifier: Anthony Decusati
    Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 79 Elm St Store Floor, Hartford, CT 06106, Phone: (860) 424-3388, Fax: (860) 424-3414, Email:
  • 462 Oxford Road (Lat: 41.437444 Lon: -73.118444), Type: Mast, Structure height: 8.5 m, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: WQGW953
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.3600 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/10/2007, Expiration Date: 05/10/2017, Certifier: Frank Samuelson
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc, 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 249-2344

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oxford)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Oxford)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

46 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 32
  • Hazardous Condition: 80
  • Service Call: 16
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Oxford


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Businesses in Oxford, CT
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Decora Cabinetry2MasterBrand Cabinets3
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
FedEx3

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  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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  • Frederick W. Ryan, Jr. (25)
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  • Van Au (8)
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  • Marco Heddes (6)
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Total of 252 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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