Oxford, Idaho

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Oxford, Idaho
City
Location in Franklin County and the state of Idaho
Location in Franklin County and the state of Idaho
Coordinates: 42°15′35″N 112°1′13″W / 42.25972°N 112.02028°W / 42.25972; -112.02028Coordinates: 42°15′35″N 112°1′13″W / 42.25972°N 112.02028°W / 42.25972; -112.02028
Country United States
State Idaho
County Franklin
Area[1]
 • Total 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Land 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 4,803 ft (1,464 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 48
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 47
 • Density 192.0/sq mi (74.1/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 208
FIPS code 16-60040
GNIS feature ID 0388063

Oxford is a city in Franklin County, Idaho, United States. The population was 48 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Logan, Utah-Idaho Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Oxford was first settled by Mormons in September 1864.[4]

Oxford has several historical links. It is the location Harold B. Lee, a future president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, taught school. It is also the location where Jefferson Hunt, a Mormon colonist died. Hunt is buried just behind the hill off the highway at Red Rock Pass.

Geography[edit]

Oxford is located at 42°15′35″N 112°1′13″W / 42.25972°N 112.02028°W / 42.25972; -112.02028 (42.259830, -112.020187).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 48 people, 17 households, and 11 families residing in the city. The population density was 192.0 inhabitants per square mile (74.1 /km2). There were 22 housing units at an average density of 88.0 per square mile (34.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.8% White and 6.3% Native American.

There were 17 households of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.3% were non-families. 35.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.82.

The median age in the city was 34 years. 41.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16.8% were from 25 to 44; 27.1% were from 45 to 64; and 12.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 58.3% male and 41.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 53 people, 18 households, and 14 families residing in the city. The population density was 209.1 people per square mile (81.9/km²). There were 23 housing units at an average density of 90.8 per square mile (35.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.34% White and 5.66% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.66% of the population.

There were 18 households out of which 44.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.2% were married couples living together, and 22.2% were non-families. 22.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.50.

In the city the population was spread out with 35.8% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 20.8% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 103.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $23,125, and the median income for a family was $28,333. Males had a median income of $15,000 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $9,889. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-18. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-18. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-03. 
  4. ^ Leonard J. Arrington. History of Idaho Vol. 1, p. 275
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.