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Oxford is a city in Calhoun County, in the Anniston metro area. (The community straddles Calhoun and Talladega counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community is believed named for the city in England.
The latitude of Oxford is 33.614N. The longitude is -85.835W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 656 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,470.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Oxford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Calhoun County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Anniston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 36207 ZIP code.
8% of Oxford residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oxford ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oxford was $18,923, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Oxford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Oxford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $351. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $802.
Libraries in Oxford include Oxford Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Oxford include Oxford Independent
Calhoun County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oxford political report.
The average commute time for Oxford workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Oxford between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Oxford include Comfort Inn Oxford, Comfort Suites Oxford, Country Inn & Suites by Carlson, Days Inn Oxford, Econo Lodge, Hampton Inn Anniston Oxford, Hampton Inn Suites Oxford Anniston, Holiday Inn Express and Suites, Howard Johnson Express, Jameson Inn Oxford ... More hotels.
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