For population 25 years and over in Oxford:
For population 15 years and over in Oxford CDP:
47 residents are foreign born (2.8% Asia, 0.5% Europe, 0.4% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,287 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (33.9 miles , pop. 64,249).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (128.4 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (294.2 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Otisfield, ME (2.0 miles ), Mechanic Falls, ME (2.3 miles ), Norway, ME (2.5 miles ), South Paris, ME (2.6 miles ), Poland, ME (2.7 miles ), Paris, ME (2.7 miles ), Harrison, ME (2.8 miles ), Minot, ME (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.13 N, Longitude: 70.50 W
Area code: 207
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Oxford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Oxford, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Oxford-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Maine state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/31/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 23.3 miles away from the Oxford place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 7/8/1996, a category F2 tornado 27.3 miles away from the place center caused $10,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Oxford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 70.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 42.7 miles away from Oxford center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 54.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 30.8 miles away from Oxford center
On 1/3/2000 at 21:05:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 20.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Oxford County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 15, Snows: 4, Snows: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Oxford:
Airports located in Oxford:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oxford:
Public elementary/middle schools in Oxford:
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Private elementary/middle school in Oxford:
Library in Oxford:
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. There were 4 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.58. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Oxford and their reported violations in the past:PARIS UTILITY DISTRICT (Population served: 2700, Groundwater):
Past health violations:KEYWOOD MANOR MOBILE VILLAGE (Population served: 440, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:TWO LAKES CAMPING AREA #2 (Population served: 285, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:MSAD 17 WATERFORD MEM SCHOOL (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past health violations:MSAD 17 OTISFIELD COMM SCHOOL (Population served: 137, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:MSAD 17 NEW HEBRON STATION ELEM SCHOOL (Population served: 103, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:MIRROR POND CAMPGROUND (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:DUNNS CAMPS #2 (Population served: 38, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Oxford that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.9%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Oxford compared to Maine state average:
Banks with branches in Oxford (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Oxford CDP (based on Oxford County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 20.59%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 14
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
6.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,652 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($362 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,647 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($290 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Oxford, Maine:See more detailed statistics of Oxford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Oxford)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oxford)
FAA Registered Aircraft:12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Oxford)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.