Oxford, Arkansas

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Oxford, Arkansas
City
Location of Oxford in Izard County, Arkansas.
Location of Oxford in Izard County, Arkansas.
Coordinates: 36°13′3″N 91°55′8″W / 36.21750°N 91.91889°W / 36.21750; -91.91889Coordinates: 36°13′3″N 91°55′8″W / 36.21750°N 91.91889°W / 36.21750; -91.91889
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Izard
Area[1]
 • Total 6.49 sq mi (16.81 km2)
 • Land 6.49 sq mi (16.81 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation 784 ft (239 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 670
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 646
 • Density 99.51/sq mi (38.42/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72565
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-52880
GNIS feature ID 0053117

Oxford is a city in Izard County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 642 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Oxford is located at 36°13′3″N 91°55′8″W / 36.21750°N 91.91889°W / 36.21750; -91.91889 (36.217573, -91.918875).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.6 square miles (17 km2), all of it land.

List Of Highways[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 79
1960 191 141.8%
1970 271 41.9%
1980 520 91.9%
1990 562 8.1%
2000 642 14.2%
2010 670 4.4%
Est. 2016 646 [2] −3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 642 people, 263 households, and 184 families residing in the city. The population density was 96.9 people per square mile (37.4/km²). There were 309 housing units at an average density of 46.6/sq mi (18.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.79% White, 0.16% Black or African American, 1.09% Native American, 0.47% from other races, and 2.49% from two or more races. 1.71% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 263 households out of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.0% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.0% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the city, the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 20.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $22,313, and the median income for a family was $25,250. Males had a median income of $20,556 versus $20,385 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,778. About 19.0% of families and 22.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.6% of those under age 18 and 20.5% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

It is a part of the Izard County Consolidated School District. It was served by the Oxford School District until it consolidated into Izard County consolidated on July 1, 1985.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 18, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "ConsolidationAnnex_from_1983.xls." Arkansas Department of Education. Retrieved on October 13, 2017.