Oxford, Mississippi is 62 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee. It is in Lafayette county. The population of the city is 11,756.
In Oxford, about 29% of adults are married. Adults in Oxford are more likely than in most places to live alone. There are a lot of singles in the city.
It's notable that men are disproportionately common in Oxford.
In 2000, Oxford had a median family income of $45,700. Oxford is one of the richer cities in Mississippi. The people of the city can point with pride to the large number of college graduates in the the city.
Among Oxford political contributors, John Kerry was favored among Presidential candidates in 2004, with $85,400. The Democratic party attracted the largest share of donations from the city.
Of the housing in Oxford, approximately 37% is occupied by their owners. A good bit of the housing in the city is used seasonally or for leisure or vacation purposes. Newer housing units are not uncommon in Oxford. The city offers a good supply of small apartments. Real estate taxes per home are higher in Oxford than most places in Mississippi.
In Oxford, 92% of commuters drive to work. The layout of the city makes walking and bicycling easier than most places. Oxford features shorter commuting times than most similar places.
Oxford strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Mississippi):
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Strong support groups and sober friends are very helpful for recovering Alcoholics after rehab. Alcoholics Anonymous provides meetings that recovering alcoholics can attend to help stay focused on their sobriety. You can find AA meetings at the following locations in Oxford: