Oxford County ME Information


Oxford County Subdivisions

Oxford County ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 59,841
Daytime Population: Workers 20,209
Daytime Population: Residents 33,409
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 53,618
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 58,992
Population in Familes 45,387
Population in Group Qrtrs 849
Population Density2 29
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $40,683
Average Household Income $55,218
Per Capita Income $23,638


Total Housing Units 37,633 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,801 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,457 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,375 (32.9%)
Median Home Value $153,346
Average Home Value $182,297


Total Households 25,258
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 16,191
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.47% 0.41%
Households 0.53% 0.46%
Families 0.35% 0.34%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   2.38%


Oxford County ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oxford County to the other 16 counties and county equivalents in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 7 63rd
Population Density # 11 38th
Diversity Index # 13 25th
Median Household Income # 11 38th
Per Capita Income # 12 31st

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