Oxford, Kansas

Oxford, Kansas
Oxford, Kansas
—  City  —
Location of Oxford, Kansas
Coordinates: 37°16′29″N 97°10′11″W / 37.27472°N 97.16972°W / 37.27472; -97.16972Coordinates: 37°16′29″N 97°10′11″W / 37.27472°N 97.16972°W / 37.27472; -97.16972
Country United States
State Kansas
County Sumner
 – Total 0.8 sq mi (2.2 km2)
 – Land 0.8 sq mi (2.2 km2)
 – Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,188 ft (362 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 – Total 1,049
 – Density 1,311.3/sq mi (506.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 – Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67119
Area code(s) 620
FIPS code 20-53850[2]
GNIS feature ID 0470136[3]
Website www.OxfordKS.org

Oxford is a city in Sumner County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 1,049.[1]



Oxford is located at 37°16′29″N 97°10′11″W / 37.274841°N 97.169825°W / 37.274841; -97.169825 (37.274841, -97.169825).[4] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), all of it land.


Historical populations
Census Pop.
1990 1,143
2000 1,173 2.6%
2010 1,049 −10.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,173 people, 465 households, and 327 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,401.8 people per square mile (539.2/km2). There were 503 housing units at an average density of 601.1 per square mile (231.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.99% White, 0.09% African American, 1.71% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.26% from other races, and 1.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.28% of the population.

There were 465 households out of which 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.0% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.5% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.3% 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 2.95.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 21.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 87.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $34,875, and the median income for a family was $42,500. Males had a median income of $36,250 versus $22,841 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,479. About 4.3% of families and 5.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.0% of those under age 18 and 1.9% of those age 65 or over.


Primary and secondary education

Oxford is part of the Unified School District 358.

  • Oxford Jr/Sr High School, 515 N Water St.


Oxford High School has produced several championship sports teams recently: district champions in football, regional champions in baseball, and tournament champions in basketball.[citation needed] Oxford High School has also produced an academic Scholar's Bowl team that went to state, in which it took 2nd place in 2008.[5]


  1. ^ a b "2010 City Population and Housing Occupancy Status". U.S. Census Bureau. http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=DEC_10_PL_GCTPL2.ST13&prodType=table. Retrieved March 6, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ Cherry, David. "Scholars Bowl Champs." KSHAA. KSHAA. 30 Oct 2008, http://www.kshsaa.org/CURRENT-CHMPS/curschbchmp08.html

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