Oxford, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 5,126 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +18.8%
 
Males: 2,326  (45.4%)
Females: 2,800  (54.6%)
Median resident age:  32.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 19363.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,385 (it was $34,966 in 2000)
Oxford:

$44,385
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,541 (it was $16,579 in 2000)

Oxford borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $198,071 (it was $113,400 in 2000)
Oxford:

$198,071
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $184,325; Detached houses: $205,658; Townhouses or other attached units: $167,046; Mobile homes: $11,771

Median gross rent in 2013: $852.

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  • Races in Oxford, PA (2010)

    Oxford races chart
    • 3,04159.9%White alone
    • 1,46428.8%Hispanic
    • 3957.8%Black alone
    • 1242.4%Two or more races
    • 410.8%Asian alone
    • 80.2%American Indian alone
    • 40.08%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Oxford: 105.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Oxford, PA City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (16.0%), German (12.1%), English (8.5%), United States (5.7%), Italian (5.5%), Polish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/08/1833

Elevation: 567 feet

Land area: 1.91 square miles.

Population density: 2,678 people per square mile   (average).

Oxford,PA real estate house value index trend

Oxford, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Oxford:

  • High school or higher: 75.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oxford borough:

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 44.1%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 12.9%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

902 residents are foreign born (16.7% Latin America).

This borough:

17.5%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Oxford, Pennsylvania as of June 25, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Oxford to the number of sex offenders is 2,559 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,165 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,658 (1.6%)

Oxford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greater Newark, DE (14.4 miles , pop. 67,114).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (46.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lincoln University, PA (1.8 miles ), Kirkwood, PA (2.7 miles ), Little Britain, PA (2.7 miles ), Rising Sun, MD (2.7 miles ), Cochranville, PA (2.8 miles ), West Grove borough, PA (2.9 miles ), Wakefield, PA (3.3 miles ), Avondale borough, PA (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 39.78 N, Longitude: 75.98 W

Area codes: 484, 610

Oxford household income distribution Oxford home values distribution

Crime rates in Oxford by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 01301303100
per 100,000 0.022.264.50.021.563.90.058.919.50.00.0
Robberies 264333103322
per 100,000 46.1133.086.063.364.463.9209.458.958.539.039.1
Assaults 2316382523171724171028
per 100,000 530.7354.6817.0527.6493.4362.0355.9471.2331.4195.0547.3
Burglaries 152315202412921182410
per 100,000 346.1509.8322.5422.1514.8255.5188.4412.3350.9467.9195.5
Thefts 1316891831051409985907358
per 100,000 3,022.61,507.11,956.61,751.82,252.32,981.32,072.91,669.01,754.71,423.31,133.7
Auto thefts 676118834682
per 100,000 138.4155.1129.0232.2171.6170.462.878.5117.0156.039.1
Arson 01013100000
per 100,000 0.022.20.021.164.421.30.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 283.0) 286.8246.0365.4252.0285.5304.7244.1270.9211.3158.7190.4

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City-data.com crime index 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 2014, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Pennsylvania average:

2.59
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +509 (+13.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Oxford, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Oxford-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the Oxford borough center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 tornado 23.0 miles away from the borough center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oxford-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 37.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.6 miles away from Oxford center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 260.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 300.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 184.1 miles away from Oxford center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 299.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chester County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oxford topographic map

Birthplace of: Evan Pugh - First president of Penn State University, Jeff McComsey - Artist.

Main business address for: PEOPLES FIRST INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Oxford:

  • BRANDYWINE RIVER VALLEY HOME HEALTH (121 BELL TOWER LANE)
  • OXFORD HEALTH CENTER (7 EAST LOCUST STREET)
  • OXFORD MANOR (7 LOCUST STREET)

Amtrak stations near Oxford:

  • 13 miles: PARKESBURG (WEST 1ST & S. CULVERT STS.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking.
  • 15 miles: NEWARK (429 S. COLLEGE AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: COATESVILLE (3RD AVE. & FLEETWOOD ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Operable nuclear power plants near Oxford:

  • 19 miles: Peach Bottom 2 and 3 in Delta, PA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oxford:

  • Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (about 4 miles; Lincoln University, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,042)
  • University of Delaware (about 14 miles; Newark, DE; FT enrollment: 20,078)
  • Wilmington University (about 22 miles; New Castle, DE; FT enrollment: 10,072)
  • Harford Community College (about 23 miles; Bel Air, MD; FT enrollment: 4,530)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington (about 23 miles; Wilmington, DE; FT enrollment: 4,972)
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania (about 24 miles; West Chester, PA; FT enrollment: 14,492)
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania (about 25 miles; Millersville, PA; FT enrollment: 7,743)

Public high schools in Oxford:

Private high school in Oxford:

  • ST ANTHONY SCHOOL PROGRAMS (Students: 100, Location: 2000 CORPORATE DR, Grades: UG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Oxford:

  • WEXFORD EL SCH (Location: 250 BROWN ROAD, Grades: KG-3)
  • MARSHALL EL SCH (Location: 5135 WEXFORD RUN RD, Grades: KG-5)
  • MARSHALL MS (Location: 5145 WEXFORD RUN RD, Grades: 6-8)

Private elementary/middle schools in Oxford:

  • ST ALPHONSUS SCHOOL (Students: 374, Location: 201 CHURCH RD, Grades: 1-8)
  • ST ALEXIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 269, Location: 10090 OLD PERRY HWY, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Oxford

Library in Oxford:

  • OXFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $389,809; Location: 48 SOUTH SECOND STREET; 49,039 books; 1,861 audio materials; 5,305 video materials; 27 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 67 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Union Fire Company 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Center: Oxford Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Oxford: PEOPLES FIRST INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Chester County - Courthouse- Directions To County of Chesters Major Facilities- Correctional Ce (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 48 South 2nd Street).

Chester 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 119. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

119
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.297. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.297
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 9.67. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.67
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.781. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.781
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00001. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00001
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.6%
(19.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.1% for Black residents, 28.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.1% for other race residents, 26.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.7 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  65.2%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  7.4%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
130 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
140 people in nursing homes in 2000
3 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Oxford, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Oxford (2011 data):

  • National Penn Bank: Pbo Main Branch at 24 South 3rd Street, branch established on 1913/12/19; Oxford South Branch at 2196 Baltimore Pike, branch established on 2000/08/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $8,395.9 mil, Deposits: $5,879.6 mil, headquarters in Boyertown, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 131 total offices, Holding Company: National Penn Bancshares, Inc.
  • Susquehanna Bank: Oxford Branch at 320 Limestone Road, branch established on 2004/12/01. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.
  • Coatesville Savings Bank: Oxford Branch at 126 South Third Street, branch established on 1996/01/09. Info updated 2010/12/20: Bank assets: $200.2 mil, Deposits: $158.0 mil, headquarters in Coatesville, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices
  • Fulton Bank, National Association: Oxford Branch at 300 Commons Drive, branch established on 1963/10/01. Info updated 2010/12/30: Bank assets: $9,041.7 mil, Deposits: $6,700.3 mil, headquarters in Lancaster, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 122 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Oxford Branch at 273 North Third Street, branch established on 1970/08/05. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB: Oxford Branch at 59 South Third Street, Suite 1, branch established on 2008/08/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,281.1 mil, Deposits: $3,150.2 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Oxford travel time to work - commute Oxford mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oxford borough (based on Chester County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic212,11333
Mainline Protestant60,921156
Evangelical Protestant31,520167
Other6,09025
Black Protestant4,27125
Orthodox6754
None183,296-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 75
Chester County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
Chester County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 91
Chester County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 322
Here:

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Chester County:

22.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.0%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.1%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Oxford:

42.4%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.0%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Oxford:

12.5%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Oxford:

32.9%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Oxford:

52.0%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Oxford:

76.9%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oxford, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$54,704$218,8160$0
Other Government Administration 2$46,490$278,9403$27,830
Police Protection - Officers 10$55,423$66,5085$18,279
Police - Other 1$12,115$145,3805$20,384
Streets and Highways 5$96,579$231,7900$0
Water Supply 2$40,802$244,8120$0
Totals for Government 23$306,113$159,71113$66,493

5.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($71,379 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($654 average AGI)
Chester County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Montgomery County, PA  0.88% ($66,697 average AGI)
from Delaware County, PA  0.74% ($78,925)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.33% ($58,604)


5.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($69,750 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,479 average AGI)
Chester County:

0.07%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.85% ($59,481 average AGI)
to Delaware County, PA  0.53% ($75,682)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.37% ($49,987)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oxford:

  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJSS (1330 AM; 5 kW; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD; Owner: PEOPLES BROADCAST NETWORK, LLC)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oxford:

  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WXCY (103.7 FM; HAVRE DE GRACE, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOEL-FM (89.9 FM; ELKTON, MD; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WSTW (93.7 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLIF (101.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF, INC.)
  • WJBR-FM (99.5 FM; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WWLU (88.7 FM; LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA; Owner: LINCOLN UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Oxford:

  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
Oxford fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Oxford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 13m43ftTotal length
  • 25,108Total average daily traffic
  • 2,323Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

52 (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, PA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (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 Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 7-B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 1524F , Serial Number: 10308, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 05/21/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Robert O Jr Wagoner, 251 Reedville Rd, Oxford, PA 19363
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 8B-15 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 2562N , Serial Number: F8B-427, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 06/30/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Robert O Jr Wagoner, 251 Reedville Rd, Oxford, PA 19363
  • Aircraft: SHAFFER DONALD ARION LIGHTNING (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: JABIRU 3300 (120 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 270J , Serial Number: 00101, Year manufactured: 2010, Airworthiness Date: 11/12/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Donald E Shaffer, 280 Wyncote Dr, Oxford, PA 19363
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3869Q , Serial Number: 17259969, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 05/10/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Christopher M Coburn, 3798 Newark Rd, Oxford, PA 19363
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6669A , Serial Number: 28769, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 05/21/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Christopher Duncan, 125 Rocky Glen Rd, Oxford, PA 19363
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6874P , Serial Number: 24-2009, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 04/05/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Andrew E Kluger, 1303 Glen Hope Rd, Oxford, PA 19363
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7858D , Serial Number: 22-5508, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 08/29/1957
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Kenneth L Sumner, 539 Barren Rd, Oxford, PA 19363, Other Owners: Philip J Ehrhart

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$195,11113$154,38566$169,2885$54,4001$632,0006$105,6671$89,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$05$155,6000$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$157,0005$77,40036$182,7505$28,0000$03$98,6672$22,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$125,0001$153,00022$169,9091$68,0000$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$180,0007$199,5710$00$02$160,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3080.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$184,0004$174,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$204,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$188,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$143,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3080.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Oxford and their reported violations in the past:

OXFORD RECREATION ASSOCIATION (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-01-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-01-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-16-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between AUG-09-2013 and SEP-09-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-01-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-01-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-16-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between AUG-03-2013 and SEP-03-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-01-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-01-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-16-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between JUL-14-2013 and AUG-14-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-01-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-01-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-16-2014)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 8 regular monitoring violations
OXFORD STRIKE N SPARE LANES (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
WILLIAMS MOBILE HOME PARK (Serves MD, Population served: 87, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-26-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-19-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-24-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-22-2008), St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2008)
MCCORMICK ORTHODONTICS (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
WEAVER DAY CARE CENTER (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Oxford that have no violations reported:

  • HOSTETTERS MARKET (Population served: 700, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WYNCOTE GOLF CLUB (Population served: 170, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 28
  • Hazardous Condition: 9
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Oxford

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oxford, PA
Most common first names in Oxford, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary10781.7 years
John10474.0 years
William8975.0 years
Robert6570.8 years
James6474.2 years
Charles6474.2 years
Margaret6382.9 years
Helen5180.9 years
George4780.6 years
Elizabeth4480.8 years
Most common last names in Oxford, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown4077.0 years
Jones3173.8 years
Smith2977.9 years
Miller2875.9 years
Wilson2673.8 years
Thompson2276.8 years
Johnson2283.8 years
Wood1975.0 years
Williams1978.1 years
Kirk1778.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Oxford, PA
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Chevrolet1Nike2
Cricket Wireless1Pizza Hut1
DHL1Rite Aid2
Domino's Pizza1The Room Place1
Dunkin Donuts1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS2
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1

Oxford compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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

Oxford on our top lists:

  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
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