Oxford, Mississippi

Population 19,519

Oxford is located in Lafayette County, MS. The population is 19,519, making Oxford the largest city in Lafayette County.

There are 14 public schools in Oxford with an average Homefacts rating of A-. The total crime rate for Oxford is moderate , and there are 57 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Oxford is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Oxford property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Oxford include University, Taylor and Abbeville.

Oxford Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 6.4%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 42.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 51.5%

Crime Rate

48.9% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 28
  • Violent Crimes: 332
  • Robbery: 14
  • Burglary: 664
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

60.23% Higher than national avg.
  • 57 offenders in Oxford
  • 29.20 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

123 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 5
  • Superfunds: 3
  • Tanks & Spills: 115

Unemployment

Low 2.9%
  • Mississippi unemployment average: 3.8%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

14 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 14 K-12 public schools in Oxford, MS and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates Oxford's schools as Excellent, with an overall A- rating.

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  • 38 Cr 299


  • 128 County Road 427


  • 573 Cr 102


  • 165 County Road 105


  • 18b Gator Rd 153


  • 679 Highway 30 E


  • Out Of State Oxford


  • 1313 Oxford Way


  • Jail Lafayette Co

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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471 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Oxford, MS issued 471 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 471 permits, 195 were issued for single family homes and 276 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Oxford, MS issued 605 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 605 permits, 139 were issued for single family homes and 466 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $750
  • 1 Bedroom: $822
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,026
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,268
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,391

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Environmental Hazards

123 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (409/421)
    Oxford, MS has 97.15% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Oxford, MS is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.28 Average
    Oxford, MS is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 41.2°
  • February 41.35°
  • March 51.65°
  • April 61.43°
  • May 68.33°
  • June 76.36°
  • July 82.38°
  • August 79.53°
  • September 70.3°
  • October 57.97°
  • November 49.63°
  • December 41.7°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Oxford, MS

Earthquakes
Oxford, MS has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Oxford, MS has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Oxford, MS has a low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Oxford, MS has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Oxford, MS: $33,800

Unemployment

Unemployment in Oxford is 2.9%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.8% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 36.12%
White Collar - 63.88%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Phil Bryant
  • Sen. Thad Cochran
  • Sen. Roger F. Wicker

City Representatives

  • Trent Kelly

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

40 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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