Oxford, Wisconsin

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Oxford, Wisconsin
Village
Looking east at Oxford on WIS 82
Looking east at Oxford on WIS 82
Location of Oxford, Wisconsin
Location of Oxford, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 43°46′21″N 89°32′43″W / 43.77250°N 89.54528°W / 43.77250; -89.54528Coordinates: 43°46′21″N 89°32′43″W / 43.77250°N 89.54528°W / 43.77250; -89.54528
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Marquette
Area[1]
 • Total 1.04 sq mi (2.69 km2)
 • Land 1.01 sq mi (2.62 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation[2] 869 ft (265 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 607
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 599
 • Density 601.0/sq mi (232.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-60900[5]
GNIS feature ID 1583886[2]

Oxford is a village in Marquette County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 607 at the 2010 census. The village is located within the Town of Oxford.

Geography[edit]

Oxford is located at 43°46′47″N 89°34′11″W / 43.77972°N 89.56972°W / 43.77972; -89.56972 (43.77999, -89.569947).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.04 square miles (2.69 km2), of which, 1.01 square miles (2.62 km2) of it is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2) is water.[1]

The village lies on Wisconsin Highway 82 between two small lakes: Oxford Lake and Neenah Lake. It is about five miles west of Interstate 39.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 416
1930 397 −4.6%
1940 404 1.8%
1950 509 26.0%
1960 548 7.7%
1970 453 −17.3%
1980 432 −4.6%
1990 499 15.5%
2000 536 7.4%
2010 607 13.2%
Est. 2015 590 [7] −2.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 607 people, 248 households, and 155 families residing in the village. The population density was 601.0 inhabitants per square mile (232.0/km2). There were 283 housing units at an average density of 280.2 per square mile (108.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 93.9% White, 0.5% African American, 0.3% Native American, 1.3% Asian, 3.1% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.8% of the population.

There were 248 households of which 31.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.4% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.5% were non-families. 30.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.99.

The median age in the village was 37.5 years. 25.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.3% were from 25 to 44; 26.7% were from 45 to 64; and 12.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.9% male and 50.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 536 people, 223 households, and 136 families residing in the village. The population density was 536.3 people per square mile (207.0/km²). There were 259 housing units at an average density of 259.1 per square mile (100.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.64% White, 1.49% Black or African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.56% Asian, 0.56% from other races, and 0.56% from two or more races. 1.87% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 223 households out of which 30.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.0% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.6% were non-families. 33.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the village, the population was spread out with 27.8% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 18.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 88.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $35,481, and the median income for a family was $42,292. Males had a median income of $29,792 versus $22,083 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,103. About 11.5% of families and 14.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.4% of those under age 18 and 18.5% of those age 65 or over.

Economy[edit]

Camp Freeland Leslie, a Boy Scout camp, is located near Oxford. The nearby Oxford Federal Correctional Institution is located on Hwy G in Brooks, an unincorporated community in Adams County.

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