Oxford Jobs

  • Accounting Manager

    Careerfinder - Oxford, MS

    Accounting Manager for a manufacturer of automotive components. Bachelors degree in Accounting required with 6+ years of experience. Will supervise A/R, A/P and hourly payroll...

    from Careerfinder - 6 days ago
  • Sales Consultant

    AFLAC - Oxford, MS

    Aflac - Sales Consultant Company Overview - A leading provider of voluntary insurance in the United States. - Insures more than 50 million people worldwide. - Provides policies to...

    from AFLAC, Inc. - 18 hours ago
  • Class A CDL Company Truck Driver - Regional Lanes

    Knight Transportation - Oxford, MS

    Company Truck Drivers (Regional Dry Van)What’s your why? Choose the Right Path,Your PathYou’re connected to other drivers by a common calling for the road. Beyond that, your hopes...

    from Knight Transportation - 10 days ago
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Oxford, Mississippi

Oxford is the county seat of Lafayette County, Mississippi, United States. The population is currently about 19,000, due to a recent annexation of five square miles of Lafayette County in all directions. Oxford is the home of the University of Mississippi, founded in 1848, also known as "Ole Miss". Oxford has been named by USA Today as one of the top 6 college towns in the nation and is included in The Best 100 Small Towns in America. Lafayette County consistently leads the state rankings in the lowest unemployment rate per quarter. Both Oxford city and Lafayette County school systems are consistently ranked as "5-star" systems; the highest rating available.

Oxford Careers

Among the most common occupations in Oxford are Management, professional, and related occupations, 43%; Sales and office occupations, 26%; and Service occupations, 14%. Approximately 59 percent of workers in Oxford, Mississippi work for companies, 29 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Oxford Industries

The leading industries in Oxford, Mississippi are Educational, health and social services, 36%; Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 12%; and Retail trade, 9%. Simply Hired's Oxford job listings indicate that the following industries in Oxford are hiring the most workers:

Oxford Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Oxford, Mississippi is $28,017, and the median income of households in Oxford was $20,526.

Average Salaries in Oxford, MS

Oxford, MS


According to our Oxford Trends data, the number of Oxford, Mississippi jobs has decreased by 37% since April 2013.
Oxford job trends

Oxford Employment Statistics

Population of Oxford
Total population 11,756
Male 50.15%
Female 49.85%
Median age 26.2
Oxford Housing
Owner-occupied homes 36.2%
Median cost of a home $123,400
Median mortgage payment $620
Renter-occupied homes 63.8%
Vacant housing 13.2%
Median monthly rent $517
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $33,750
Median for all female full-time $22,284
Household Income
Less than $10,000 26%
$10,000 to $14,999 11%
$15,000 to $24,999 19%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 9%
$50,000 to $74,999 11%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 10%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10%
High school graduate 14%
Some college, no degree 17%
Associate's degree 3%
Bachelor's degree 23%
Graduate degree 23%
Marital Status
Never married 48%
Currently married 36%
Separated 2%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 8%
White 76%
Black or African American 21%
Asian 3%
Other 0%
Oxford Commute
Carpool 9.6%
Public transportation 0.2%
Average travel time 14 minutes