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Encyclopedia > Oxford, Ohio
Oxford, Ohio
Location of Oxford in Butler County, Ohio
Location of Oxford in Butler County, Ohio
Coordinates: 39°30′27″N 84°44′48″W / 39.5075, -84.74667
Country United States
State Ohio
County Butler
Area
 - Total 5.9 sq mi (15.2 km²)
 - Land 5.9 sq mi (15.2 km²)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km²)
Elevation [1] 928 ft (283 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 21,943
 - Density 3,734.4/sq mi (1,441.9/km²)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45056
Area code(s) 513
FIPS code 39-59234[2]
GNIS feature ID 1044265[1]

Oxford is a city in northwestern Butler County, Ohio, United States, in the southwestern portion of the state. In lies in Oxford Township, originally called the College Township. The population was 21,943 at the 2000 census. A college town, it is the home of Miami University and the town was founded as a home for the school. Miami was chartered in 1809. It is the first town in North America to bear the name Oxford. Oxford is served by U.S. Route 27, Ohio State Route 732, and Ohio State Route 73. Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias OH county maps by Catbar. ... This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... 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The town was laid out by James Heaton on March 29, 1810, by the Ohio General Assembly's order of February 6, 1810. It was established in R1ET5N of the Congress Lands in the southeast quarter of Section 22, the southwest corner of Section 23, the northwest corner of Section 26, and the northeast corner of Section 27. The original town consisted of 128 lots. The town was incorporated on February 23, 1830. is the 88th day of the year (89th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1810 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The Ohio General Assembly is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Ohio. ... is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1810 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix commemorates the July Revolution 1830 (MDCCCXXX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...

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Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 21,943 people, 5,870 households, and 2,066 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,734.4 people per square mile (1,440.9/km²). There were 6,134 housing units at an average density of 1,043.9/sq mi (402.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.20% White, 4.32% African American, 0.17% Native American, 2.42% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.48% from other races, and 1.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.44% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 5,870 households out of which 16.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 26.8% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 64.8% were non-families. 32.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.85. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 8.3% under the age of 18, 66.8% from 18 to 24, 11.7% from 25 to 44, 8.4% from 45 to 64, and 4.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 21 years. For every 100 females there were 87.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.1 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $25,164, and the median income for a family was $52,589. Males had a median income of $35,833 versus $24,637 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,165. About 13.4% of families and 43.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.8% of those under age 18 and 8.1% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Historic population figures

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Education

  • Higher level academic institutions
  • Public Schools
    • Talawanda School District Oxford's Talawanda School District was listed as one of the top 100 public school systems in the country by Offspring Magazine, a Forbes publication (Sep/Oct 2000). Sixty-one of the 100 districts listed were college town districts. Offspring worked with SchoolMatch.com using student score criteria, cost of living, academic performance and academic expenditures to develop a more complete overview of school districts. The article said these are districts that give you the most return for your housing/K-12 public school education dollar.
  • Private Schools
    • McGuffey Foundation School K-8

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Notable people

Producer-Director Khashyar Darvich with the Dalai Lama in India during filming of the Dalai Lama Renaissance documentary. ... Kason Ronald Gabbard[1] (born April 8, 1982 in Oxford, Ohio) is a starting pitcher who plays for the Boston Red Sox. ... Major Leagues redirects here. ... This article is about the player in baseball. ... White House portrait Caroline Lavinia Scott Harrison (October 1, 1832 _ October 25, 1892), wife of Benjamin Harrison, was First Lady of the United States from 1889 until her death. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      For other uses, see President of the United States (disambiguation). ... For other persons named Benjamin Harrison, see Benjamin Harrison (disambiguation). ... William Holmes McGuffey William Holmes McGuffey (September 23, 1800 – May 4, 1873) was an American professor and college president who is best known for writing the McGuffey Readers, one of the nations first and mostly widely used series of textbooks. ... Walter Robert Wally Szczerbiak (born March 5, 1977 in Madrid, Spain) is an American basketball player for the Boston Celtics. ... The Cleveland Cavaliers (also known as the Cavs) are a professional basketball team based in Cleveland, Ohio. ... , This article is about the university in Oxford, Ohio. ...

Trivia

Delta Zeta (ΔΖ) is a college sorority founded on October 24, 1902, at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. ... Phi Kappa Tau (ΦΚΤ) is a U.S. national college fraternity // Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity (commonly called Phi Tau) was founded in the Union Literary Society Hall of Miami Universitys Old Main Building in Oxford, Ohio on March 17, 1906. ... Phi Delta Theta (ΦΔΘ) is an international fraternity founded in 1848 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. ... Beta Theta Pi (ΒΘΠ) is a social collegiate fraternity that was founded at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, USA, where it is part of the Miami Triad which includes Phi Delta Theta and Sigma Chi. ...

External links

  • City of Oxford
  • Oxford, Ohio is at coordinates 39°30′27″N 84°44′48″W / 39.507452, -84.746552 (Oxford, Ohio)Coordinates: 39°30′27″N 84°44′48″W / 39.507452, -84.746552 (Oxford, Ohio)
  • Miami University
  • Miami University Art Museum
  • Lane Public Library
  • laneteenzone.org
  • Oxford Press, weekly newspaper

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References

  1. ^ a b US Board on Geographic Names. United States Geological Survey (2007-10-25). Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ a b American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved on 2008-01-31.

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