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Oxford is a town in New Haven County, in the New Haven-Milford metro area.

The community was named after Oxford, MA.

The latitude of Oxford is 41.43N. The longitude is -73.135W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 705 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 9,821.


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Median household income
Local
$77,126
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Oxford demographic reports
Oxford is between the Housatonic and Naugatuck rivers.
Local festivals include:
  • Oxford Peach Festival - Aug. 25, 2007
Dates often change. Check Oxford web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Southford Falls State Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Oxford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the New Haven County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Bridgeport area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 06478 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Oxford residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oxford ancestry & family history guide.

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Recommendations: Rich's Farm ice cream

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oxford was $28,250, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

32% of Oxford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Oxford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $536.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,569.


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Libraries in Oxford include Oxford Public Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Oxford workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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