For population 25 years and over in Oxford:
For population 15 years and over in Oxford town:
21 residents are foreign born (3.0% Europe, 0.8% Asia, 0.5% Oceania).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,356 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bowie, MD (36.4 miles , pop. 50,269).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (48.0 miles , pop. 572,059).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (106.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Trappe, MD (2.5 miles ), St. Michaels, MD (2.7 miles ), Easton, MD (2.8 miles ), Algonquin, MD (2.9 miles ), Tilghman Island, MD (3.0 miles ), Cambridge, MD (3.1 miles ), Church Creek, MD (3.5 miles) , Secretary, MD (3.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.69 N, Longitude: 76.17 W
Area code: 410
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Oxford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +60 (+8.4%).
Work and jobs in Oxford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Oxford, Maryland
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Oxford-area historical tornado activity is near Maryland state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.8 miles away from the Oxford town center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.
On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.7 miles away from the town center caused $150,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Oxford-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Maryland state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 67.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Talbot County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jonathan S. Willis - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Oxford:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oxford:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Oxford and their reported violations in the past:TOWN OF OXFORD (Population served: 751, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 1.5%
(0.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.4% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% 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 Maryland state average:
Banks with branches in Oxford (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Oxford (based on Talbot County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.42%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 15
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 47
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($82,455 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($268 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.91% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($60,193 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:
Jan 10, 1976 08:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oxford)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:6
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oxford, MD
Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2013.