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Oxford, MS: What you need to know

Home to the University of Mississippi commonly known as “Ole Miss,” the city of Oxford is also served by the Oxford School District that has a “Star” rating – the highest ranking available in Mississippi. Residents can utilize several parks and a number of walking trails, and Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi serves the region.

Also accommodating the community is University-Oxford Airport along with the city’s Courthouse Square that features several restaurants and specialty shops.


Oxford, MS City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 20,769
Median Age 26
Median Household Income $32,474
Median Home Price $230,400
Walkscore 23

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Business in Oxford, MS

  • University of Mississippi in Oxford, MS
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    Oxford, MS Top Employers

    Ole Miss, hospitals, manufacturers lead the way

  • Insight Park in Oxford, MS
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    Oxford, MS Business Overview

    Oxford has a strong business climate with a thriving workforce and a top-notch transportation system.

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Health in Oxford, MS

  • Oxford, MS Health-Care Overview

    Oxford's primary health-care facility is Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi, with the North Mississippi Regional Center available for mentally disabled patients.

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Oxford, MS Demographics

Median Population in Oxford, MS

Median Age 25.8%
Age 18 Over 84.4%
Age 21 Over 74.9%
Age 62 Over 12.8%
Age 65 Over 10.4%

Race in Oxford, MS

  Ethnicity White 73.7%
  Ethnicity Black 21.1%
  Ethnicity Asian 3.7%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 2.7%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Other 0.4%

Population By Gender in Oxford, MS

  Male 51.3%
  Female 48.7%

Language in Oxford, MS

  English Only 92.8%
  English Other 7.2%

Economics in Oxford, MS

  Median Household Income $32,474
  Median Home Price $230,400
  Homes Owned 60.5%
  Homes Rent 39.5%
  Median Property Rent $807

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Commute Types in Oxford, MS

  Walked 2.7%
  Worked at Home 3%
  Public Transportation 1.3%
  Other Means 3.8%
  Drove Alone 80.6%
  Carpooled 8.5%

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