City of Oxford, MS
Oxford is located in Lafayette County in Mississippi. The median income is $34,523 and the median home value is $222,000. The unemployment rate is 10.02% compared to the 6.1% unemployment rate for the United States (as of August 2014). Workers commute an average of 13.7 minutes to work each day. The population is 75% White, 18% Black, 3% Asian. 0% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 4% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. For more on schools, business, and healthcare in Oxford, see each of the tabs to the leftabove. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Oxford has a Walk Score® of 23.
Median Household Income$34,523
Median Home Price$222,000
Oxford, MS is full of art, music and history. Discover some of the cool places and events that draw people to the “Jewel of Mississippi.” Historic Downtown Square
Enjoy ever-changing eats in an upscale atmosphere at City Grocery, which is on the square in downtown Oxford.
Participate in the long-held Oxford tradition of tailgating on The Grove at the University of Mississippi before the Rebels take the football field on game day.
SchoolsIn Oxford, Mississippi
The quality of a school district if often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Oxford rates.
BusinessIn Oxford, Mississippi
Being a great place to live and being a great place to work, often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Oxford.
HealthIn Oxford, Mississippi
Access to quality hospitals, doctors and healthcare providers are just part of what make a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Oxford.