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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    A
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B
Oxford is a town in Maryland with a population of 605. Oxford is in Talbot County and is one of the best places to live in Maryland. Living in Oxford offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Oxford and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Oxford are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$561,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,294
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    0
    500.1
  • Theft
    163.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    4,085
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    5%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    3%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    5%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    44%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    31%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    8%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    0%
    13%

Working in Oxford

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$94,375
National
$55,322
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Oxford Reviews

1 review
Oxford is such a wonderful little town on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. They are known for having more boat slips than people that live here. They are also home to the Scottish Highland Creamery which has the best home made ice cream around.
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