Oxford, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2022: 5,845 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +35.5%
 
Males: 2,985  (51.1%)
Females: 2,860  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

36.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.9 years

Zip codes: 19363.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $59,310 (it was $34,966 in 2000)
Oxford:

$59,310
PA:

$71,798

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $33,674 (it was $16,579 in 2000)

Oxford borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $314,284 (it was $113,400 in 2000)
Oxford:

$314,284
PA:

$245,500

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $270,070; detached houses: $296,512; townhouses or other attached units: $260,998; mobile homes: $16,029

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,191.

March 2022 cost of living index in Oxford: 104.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 20.7%
(13.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.1% for Black residents, 29.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Oxford, PA (2022)
    • 3,00351.6%White alone
    • 2,25338.7%Hispanic
    • 2945.0%Black alone
    • 2804.8%Two or more races
    • 220.4%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Oxford, Pennsylvania as of April 14, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Oxford is 405 to 1.


Crime rates in Oxford by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(63.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(58.9)
1
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(36.7)
1
(18.4)
2
(35.4)
2
(35.5)
1
(17.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(63.9)
10
(197.0)
3
(58.9)
3
(58.5)
2
(39.0)
2
(39.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(36.7)
3
(55.1)
1
(17.7)
2
(35.5)
2
(35.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(362.0)
17
(334.8)
24
(471.2)
17
(331.4)
10
(195.0)
28
(547.3)
13
(253.0)
16
(293.6)
21
(385.5)
11
(194.8)
23
(408.0)
16
(283.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(255.5)
9
(177.3)
21
(412.3)
18
(350.9)
24
(467.9)
10
(195.5)
16
(311.4)
15
(275.3)
7
(128.5)
8
(141.6)
6
(106.4)
4
(70.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
140
(2,981)
99
(1,950)
85
(1,669)
90
(1,755)
73
(1,423)
58
(1,134)
78
(1,518)
75
(1,376)
62
(1,138)
54
(956.1)
70
(1,242)
28
(496.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(170.4)
3
(59.1)
4
(78.5)
6
(117.0)
8
(156.0)
2
(39.1)
3
(58.4)
4
(73.4)
6
(110.2)
1
(17.7)
6
(106.4)
2
(35.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(21.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.7)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index293.4221.2260.9203.5152.9183.3137.8179.3171.7122.2186.3109.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. 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 2021, including police officers: 12 (11 officers - 10 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.95
Pennsylvania average:

2.55
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Oxford, PA City Guides:

Ancestries: German (8.4%), Italian (5.6%), Irish (4.7%), European (4.1%), English (3.5%), American (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/08/1833

Elevation: 567 feet

Land area: 1.91 square miles.

Population density: 3,054 people per square mile   (average).

Oxford, Pennsylvania map

862 residents are foreign born (13.6% Latin America).

This borough:

14.8%
Pennsylvania:

7.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $5,469 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $4,464 (1.7%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Oxford, PA in 2022
Distribution of house value in Oxford, PA in 2022
Oxford satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.1%
Pennsylvania:

2.9%
Historical population in Oxford, PA
Historical housing units in Oxford, PA

Population change in the 1990s: +509 (+13.4%).
Most common industries in Oxford, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.1%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Food (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.5%)
  • Educational services (14.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Social assistance (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Oxford, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.9%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (6.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.7%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.7%)

Average climate in Oxford, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Oxford, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 130. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

130
U.S.:

73
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2021 was 0.259. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.259
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2021 was 9.56. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.56
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2021 was 0.281. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.281
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 37.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 17.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 9.90. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.90
U.S.:

8.11
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2020 was 0.00328. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00328
U.S.:

0.00931

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 significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 167.1 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 260.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/2017 at 21:47:31, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.9 miles away from Oxford 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 Oxford 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 (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 6

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

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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

Chester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Oxford:

Marital status in Oxford, PA
  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 38.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 18.6%

For population 25 years and over in Oxford:

  • High school or higher: 79.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Oxford
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oxford, PA (based on Chester County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Chester County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

6.63 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Chester County:

7.5%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Chester County:

22.3%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Chester County:

14.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.1%
State:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Oxford:

43.8%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.9%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Oxford:

12.6%
Pennsylvania:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Oxford:

33.8%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
Oxford:

52.9%
Pennsylvania:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Oxford:

77.5%
Pennsylvania:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oxford, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 10$75,954$91,1453$970
Streets and Highways 5$23,332$55,9970$0
Financial Administration 2$8,553$51,3181$355
Water Supply 2$9,986$59,9160$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,720$44,6405$6,233
Police - Other 0$0 2$776
Totals for Government 20$121,545$72,92711$8,335

Oxford government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,101,000 ($188.37)
    General - Other: $723,000 ($123.70)
    Water Utilities: $500,000 ($85.54)
    Financial Administration: $446,000 ($76.30)
    Regular Highways: $291,000 ($49.79)
    Central Staff Services: $206,000 ($35.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $162,000 ($27.72)
    General Public Buildings: $95,000 ($16.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $64,000 ($10.95)
    Parking Facilities: $46,000 ($7.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($1.88)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.34)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $55,000 ($9.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $237,000 ($40.55)
    Police Protection: $75,000 ($12.83)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,664,000 ($284.69)

Oxford government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $35,000 ($5.99)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($3.93)
    Other: $19,000 ($3.25)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $44,000 ($7.53)
    General Revenue - Other: $33,000 ($5.65)
    Rents: $27,000 ($4.62)
    Donations From Private Sources: $21,000 ($3.59)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($3.08)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,134,000 ($194.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $189,000 ($32.34)
    Highways: $124,000 ($21.21)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($0.68)
  • Tax - Property: $2,159,000 ($369.38)
    Individual Income: $549,000 ($93.93)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $326,000 ($55.77)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $67,000 ($11.46)

Oxford government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,021,000 ($345.77)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,768,000 ($302.48)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $253,000 ($43.28)

Oxford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,083,000 ($869.63)

6.84% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($103,258 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.84%
Pennsylvania average:

5.27%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries
Chester County:

0.01%
Pennsylvania average:

0.01%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Montgomery County, PA  1.18% ($102,798 average AGI)
from Delaware County, PA  1.13% ($93,272)
from Philadelphia County, PA  0.67% ($105,683)


5.95% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($116,684 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Pennsylvania average:

5.44%

0.01% of residents moved to foreign countries ($128 average AGI)
Chester County:

0.01%
Pennsylvania average:

0.01%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.93% ($90,748 average AGI)
to Delaware County, PA  0.55% ($108,394)
to Philadelphia County, PA  0.42% ($89,084)
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

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 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Oxford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 121ft / 37.5mTotal length
  • $2,251,000Total costs
  • 130,461Total average daily traffic
  • 18,736Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Oxford, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 171960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 12010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Oxford, PA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Oxford, PA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

16 (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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 7-B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 1524F, N1524F, N-1524F, Serial Number: 10308, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 05/21/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 10/15/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Robert O Jr Wagoner, 251 Reedville Rd, Oxford, PA 19363
  • Aircraft: MARTIN DENNIS C RV-4 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 193DM, N193DM, N-193DM, Serial Number: 1093, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 08/19/1995, Certificate Issue Date: 07/22/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Melissa Jean Ortega, 269 Commerce St, Oxford, PA 19363
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 8B-15 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 2562N, N2562N, N-2562N, Serial Number: F8B-427, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 06/30/1992, Certificate Issue Date: 10/15/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Robert O Jr Wagoner, 251 Reedville Rd, 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, N3869Q, N-3869Q, Serial Number: 17259969, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 05/10/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 06/30/1988
    Registrant (Individual): Christopher M Coburn, 3798 Newark 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, N6874P, N-6874P, Serial Number: 24-2009, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 04/05/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 05/11/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Andrew E Kluger, 1303 Glen Hope Rd, Oxford, PA 19363
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 82721, N82721, N-82721, Serial Number: 7AC1368, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 02/23/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 03/19/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Michael A Godra, 402 Blue Gill Rd, Oxford, PA 19363

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 in Oxford, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Oxford, PA - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 65. The highest number of reported fires - 111 took place in 2008, and the least - 10 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Oxford, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (53.6%), and Outside Fires (29.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Oxford, PA
    • 55853.6%Structure Fires
    • 31029.8%Outside Fires
    • 979.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 767.3%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oxford, PA
  • 88.9%Utility gas
  • 8.2%Electricity
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Oxford, PA
  • 55.4%Utility gas
  • 32.6%Electricity
  • 7.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 0.8%No fuel used


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 above 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"
There are 18 pilots and 22 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • John P. O'Brien (21)
  • Brian A. Salisbury (17)
  • Wayne T. Flickinger (15)
  • Edward C. Gunzel (12)
  • John S. Formon (10)
  • Franz J. Shelley (10)
  • Clement L. Brungardt (6)
  • Stephen D. Strachan (6)
  • Jeffrey B. Fay, Ii (6)
  • John Henry Green (5)

Total of 201 patent applications in 2008-2024.