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 7.9% for the U.S. as a whole. Workers commute an average of 13.7 minutes each day. The population is 75.0% White, 17.9% Black, 0.3% American Indian, 3.4% Asian, and 3.3% identify as some other race or ethnicity. For more on the schools, healthcare, and getting around in Oxford, see each of the tabs below. For those people interested in the walkability 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
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.
Enjoy ever-changing eats in an upscale atmosphere at City Grocery, which is on the square in downtown Oxford.
Restaurants in Oxford, MS, serve both casual Southern-style plates and upscale gourmet dishes, as well as sweet treats perfect for dessert. The city also has three farmers markets. Homestyle Restaurants
Oxford makes staying active easy with its many parks and recreational activities. Whether you are a sunbather or a high-intensity mountain biker, this city has you covered. Parks
Oxford is home to several locally owned shops offering clothing, gift items, antiques and more. Shopping on the Square The Kaleidoscope includes fun and funky Bohemian looks for women, while Le Shea's features dresses for formal occasions. Therapy and The Village Tailor are also women’s staples in Oxford.