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Population in 2012: 8,575 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.8%
 

Males: 4,123  (48.1%)
Females: 4,452  (51.9%)

Median resident age:  41.4 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 27565.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,102 (it was $30,707 in 2000)
Oxford:

$31,102
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,942

Oxford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $127,820 (it was $94,700 in 2000)
Oxford:

$127,820
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $142,997; Detached houses: $144,068; Townhouses or other attached units: $194,573; In 2-unit structures: $107,038; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $125,929; Mobile homes: $92,475

Median gross rent in 2012: $750.

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  • Black alone - 4,947 (58.1%)
  • White alone - 3,196 (37.5%)
  • Hispanic - 189 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 116 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 43 (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 14 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.01%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oxford: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (16.8%), English (6.6%), Irish (4.7%), German (2.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1816

Elevation: 480 feet

Land area: 4.48 square miles.

Population density: 1,916 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Oxford:

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 15.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oxford city:

  • Never married: 34.6%
  • Now married: 39.0%
  • Separated: 6.6%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

210 residents are foreign born (0.5% Asia).

This city:  2.5%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 52 registered sex offenders living in Oxford, North Carolina as of August 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Oxford to the number of sex offenders is 165 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,398 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,041 (1.1%)

Oxford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Durham, NC (28.5 miles , pop. 187,035).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (34.2 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (316.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Stovall, NC (3.1 miles ), Henderson, NC (3.2 miles ), South Henderson, NC (3.2 miles ), Kittrell, NC (3.2 miles) , Stem, NC (3.3 miles ), Creedmoor, NC (3.7 miles ), Butner, NC (3.9 miles ), Middleburg, NC (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 36.31 N, Longitude: 78.59 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,172 (+37.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,223 (37.4%)

Area code: 919

Oxford household income distribution Oxford home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Oxford by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 001010001110
per 100,000 0.00.011.70.011.60.00.00.011.511.511.70.0
Rapes 584825365161
per 100,000 59.092.846.992.723.157.535.069.557.711.570.011.7
Robberies 352036253436293319233331
per 100,000 412.7232.1422.1289.7393.2413.8338.5382.5219.2264.4385.2362.4
Assaults 548870685884947195857258
per 100,000 636.81021.1820.8787.9670.8965.51097.2822.91096.1977.1840.3678.1
Burglaries 259216224204229224211303212264285184
per 100,000 3054.22506.42626.62363.82648.32574.72462.93511.82446.13034.83326.32151.3
Thefts 443301451373413374337301384382398403
per 100,000 5224.13492.75288.54322.14776.24298.93933.73488.64430.64391.34645.24711.8
Auto thefts 39362538353621241628128
per 100,000 459.9417.7293.2440.3404.8413.8245.1278.2184.6321.9140.193.5
Arson 458224713532
per 100,000 47.258.093.823.223.146.081.711.634.657.535.023.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 746.5686.2759.1681.8692.0737.3687.9731.4706.6709.9780.9591.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Oxford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 38 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.74
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Oxford, North Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.4%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -70 (-0.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Oxford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Oxford, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Oxford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.8 miles away from the Oxford city center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 3/24/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oxford-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.0 miles away from Oxford center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Granville County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oxford topographic map

Birthplace of: Richard H. Moore - Politician, Thad Stem, Jr. - Poet, Ed Meadows - Football player, Fred Stem - Baseball player, Harvey Bullock (writer) - Television and film screenwriter and producer., Michael Perry (basketball) - Basketball player-coach, Taron Downey - College basketball player (Wake Forest Demon Deacons).


Hospitals/medical centers in Oxford:

  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES NEUSE RIVER (Dialysis Facility, 625 LEWIS STREET)
  • FMS DIALYSIS SERVICES OF OXFORD (Dialysis Facility, 1620 WILLIAMSBORO STREET)
  • GRANVILLE ICF/MR GROUP HOME (Hospital, 5509 DORSEY ROAD)
  • GRANVILLE MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Local, provides emergency services, COLLEGE ST BOX 947)
  • BRANTWOOD NH AND RETIREMENT CENT (Nursing Home, 1038 COLLEGE ST PO BOX 1006)
  • UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE / OXFORD (Nursing Home, 500 PROSPECT AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Oxford, NC

Airports located in Oxford:


Local government website: WWW.OXFORDNC.ORG

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oxford:

  • Duke University (about 28 miles; Durham, NC; Full-time enrollment: 13,870)
  • North Carolina Central University (about 29 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 6,579)
  • North Carolina State University at Raleigh (about 37 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 26,736)
  • Shaw University (about 38 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 2,283)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (about 38 miles; Chapel Hill, NC; FT enrollment: 24,146)
  • Wake Technical Community College (about 47 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 4,554)
  • Elon University (about 52 miles; Elon, NC; FT enrollment: 5,403)

Public high schools in Oxford:

Public elementary/middle schools in Oxford:

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Library in Oxford:

  • GRANVILLE COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $734,701; Location: 210 MAIN STREET; 93,462 books; 2,659 audio materials; 7,198 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 230 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Oxford: Oak Plaza (A), Granville County Courthouse (B), Oxford City Hall (C), Central Orphanage (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Hilltop Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Oxford include: Raleigh Road Church (A), Saint Peters Church (B), Saint Cyprians Church (C), West Oxford Church (D), Grace Church (E), Morning Star Church (F), Newlight Church (G), Delrayno Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoir: Hancock Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Crown Motel (Highway 15 South), Best Western Oxford Inn and Su (1000 Linden Avenue), Econo Lodge & Suites (913 Linden Avenue).

Courts: North Carolina State - Court System- District Attorney Ofc (Courthouse Building), North Carolina State - Court System- Chief District Court Judge (145 Williamsboro Street), Granville County - Clerk of Superior Court (101 Main Street), North Carolina State - Court System- District Court Judge (Courthouse Building), North Carolina State - Court System- District Attorney Ofc- Magistrate (145 Williamsboro Street), North Carolina State - Court System- District Attorney Ofc- Victim Witness Co-Ordin (Courthouse Building).

 
Granville County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Oxford and their reported violations in the past:

PROVIDENCE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-29-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
HESTER BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-03-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAR-03-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-11-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-10-2004), St Public Notif requested (MAR-10-2004), St Public Notif received (MAR-30-2004), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2004)
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-16-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation
HUNTSVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-26-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-07-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-22-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-16-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 13 routine major monitoring violations
  • 8 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
HOLY TEMPLE CHURCH OF GOD (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-13-2001), St Public Notif requested (MAR-13-2001), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
ENON BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-25-2001), St Public Notif requested (JUN-25-2001), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-30-2000), St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2000), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-31-2004), St Public Notif requested (MAR-31-2004), St Public Notif received (MAY-26-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2004)
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAR-12-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-01-2002), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2002), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2004)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
NEW JOHNATHAN CRK BAPT CHURCH (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-20-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-21-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
MUNCHING MARVINS SUB SHOP (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-18-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
MOUNTAIN CREEK BAPT CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2003), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2003), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between DEC-09-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.6%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.6% for Black residents, 17.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.4% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.6%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Oxford, NC

People in group quarters in Oxford in 2010:

  • 241 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 79 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 69 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 21 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 11 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Oxford in 2000:

  • 294 people in nursing homes
  • 155 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 61 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Oxford compared to North Carolina state average:

Oxford, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Oxford (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Oxford Main Branch at 154 Hillsboro Street, branch established on 1913/01/23. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Oxford Main Branch at 155 Hillsboro Street, branch established on 1969/07/21. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Capital Bank, National Association: Williamsboro Street Branch at 200 Williamsboro Street, branch established on 1990/07/05. Info updated 2011/09/21: Bank assets: $6,448.0 mil, Deposits: $5,135.4 mil, headquarters in Miami, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 152 total offices, Holding Company: North American Financial Holdings, Inc.
  • SunTrust Bank: Oxford Main Street Branch 470 at 140 West Main Street, branch established on 1968/11/29. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Union Bank & Trust Company: at 108 College Street, branch established on 2006/04/03. Info updated 2007/06/20: Bank assets: $189.0 mil, Deposits: $159.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Woodforest National Bank: Nc Oxford Walmart Branch at 1015 Lewis Street, branch established on 2009/09/16. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • The Fidelity Bank: Oxford Branch at 712 Linden Avenue, branch established on 1911/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,422.4 mil, Deposits: $1,234.1 mil, headquarters in Fuquay Varina, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Oxford, North Carolina:

  • Kings Inn Motel, 1100 Linden Ave, Oxford, NC 27565 , Phone: (919) 693-4400
  • Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, 913 Linden Ave, Oxford, NC 27565 , Phone: (919) 693-9151, Fax: (919) 693-4680
  • Best Western Oxford Inn & Suites, 1000 Linden Ave, Oxford, NC 27565 , Phone: (919) 692-1000, Fax: (919) 692-1072
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Oxford, North Carolina

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:

  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.98%
Here38.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents74.4%14.4%2.2%1.8%1.7%
Congregations47.7%21.5%9.2%3.1%4.6%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Church of ChristCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents1.6%1.5%1.4%0.5%0.5%
Congregations1.5%1.5%4.6%1.5%4.6%
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: 8
Here:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Granville County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
This county:

5.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Granville County:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Granville County:

10.5%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

36.1%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.5%
North Carolina:

15.6%

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 8$23,887$35,8310$0
Other Government Administration 5$21,560$51,7440$0
Police Protection - Officers 31$101,826$39,4170$0
Police - Other 7$16,561$28,3903$2,646
Firefighters 10$32,400$38,8800$0
Solid Waste Management 14$32,017$27,4430$0
Sewerage 14$39,801$34,1150$0
Parks and Recreation 7$19,098$32,7393$762
Housing and Community Development(Local) 9$32,533$43,3770$0
Other and Unallocable 5$20,942$50,2610$0
Totals for Government 110$340,625$37,1596$3,408

Oxford government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $461,000 ($53.76)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($1.63)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,812,000 ($211.31)
    Sewerage: $1,476,000 ($172.13)
    Regular Highways: $794,000 ($92.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $769,000 ($89.68)
    Water Utilities: $633,000 ($73.82)
    Fire Protection: $533,000 ($62.16)
    General - Other: $491,000 ($57.26)
    Parks & Recreation: $455,000 ($53.06)
    Central Staff Services: $395,000 ($46.06)
    Financial Administration: $243,000 ($28.34)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $94,000 ($10.96)
    General Public Buildings: $69,000 ($8.05)
    Air Transportation: $30,000 ($3.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $28,000 ($3.27)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $92,000 ($10.73)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $490,000 ($57.14)
    Police Protection: $101,000 ($11.78)
    General Public Building: $65,000 ($7.58)
    General - Other: $29,000 ($3.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $29,000 ($3.38)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,355,000 ($507.87)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Oxford government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,258,000 ($263.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $838,000 ($97.73)
    All Other: $325,000 ($37.90)
    Parks & Recreation: $130,000 ($15.16)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $24,000 ($2.80)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,053,000 ($122.80)
    All Other: $10,000 ($1.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $226,000 ($26.36)
    Rents: $50,000 ($5.83)
    General Revenue, NEC: $44,000 ($5.13)
    Property Sale Other: $42,000 ($4.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $968,000 ($112.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $272,000 ($31.72)
    General Support: $253,000 ($29.50)
    Transit Utilities: $45,000 ($5.25)
    All Other: $17,000 ($1.98)
  • Tax - Property: $2,045,000 ($238.48)
    NEC: $85,000 ($9.91)
    Motor Vehicle License: $56,000 ($6.53)

Oxford government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,532,000 ($178.66)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $814,000 ($94.93)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,216,000 ($258.43)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $130,000 ($15.16)

Oxford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,479,000 ($872.19)

7.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,417 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.87%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($185 average AGI)
Granville County:

0.07%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Durham County, NC  1.54% ($34,479 average AGI)
from Wake County, NC  1.26% ($51,740)
from Vance County, NC  0.99% ($24,814)


6.47% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,420 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

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 Wake County, NC  1.17% ($42,935 average AGI)
to Durham County, NC  0.99% ($29,450)
to Vance County, NC  0.85% ($24,260)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oxford:

  • WCBQ (1340 AM; 1 kW; OXFORD, NC; Owner: THE PARADISE NETWORK (TPN) OF NORTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDNC (620 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WHNC (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: THE PARADISE NETWORK (TPN) OF NORTH CAROLINA, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIZS (1450 AM; 1 kW; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: ROSE FARM AND RENTALS, INC.)
  • WRTP (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSRC (1410 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: DURHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WTIK (1310 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WKSI (1250 AM; 1 kW; WASHINGTON COURT HOU, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oxford:

  • WQOK (97.5 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • W299AO (107.7 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYFL (92.5 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WICE (98.3 FM; CLARKSVILLE, VA; Owner: JOYNER RADIO, INC.)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHLQ (102.5 FM; LOUISBURG, NC; Owner: NEW CENTURY MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WDCG (105.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFXC (107.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WWMY (102.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WWND, L.L.C.)
  • WNCU (90.7 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY)
  • WKRX (96.7 FM; ROXBORO, NC; Owner: ROXBORO BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Oxford:

  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • W34AX (Channel 34; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: TIME WARNER ENTERTAINMENT)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWAY (Channel 3; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WUNP-TV (Channel 36; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WIWW-LP (Channel 26; DURHAM, NC; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W24CP (Channel 24; DURHAM, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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

Oxford, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 28
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 42
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 28
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 66
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 108
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 167
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 117
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 289
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

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


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Oxford)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Oxford, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oxford)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Oxford)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 86
  • Hazardous Condition: 41
  • Good Intent Call: 9

Incident types - Oxford


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

Most common first names in Oxford, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James28370.5 years
Mary24278.3 years
William21071.0 years
John18372.8 years
Robert13772.4 years
Willie13274.1 years
Annie11079.2 years
George10872.4 years
Thomas9472.0 years
Charlie7774.4 years
Most common last names in Oxford, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Harris15274.5 years
Jones14473.1 years
Smith12675.6 years
Currin11875.3 years
Williams11072.3 years
Royster10574.2 years
Daniel9975.2 years
Wilson8072.8 years
Taylor7173.9 years
Hunt7073.6 years
Businesses in Oxford, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Popeyes1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1Subway1
FedEx3Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul3
H&R Block1UPS1
Jones New York2Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1
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