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Oxford, Mississippi
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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Oxford is 90% less densely populated than Ames.
People are 28.2% more likely to be married in Ames.
The Median Age is 1.3 years older in Oxford.

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PEOPLE
 Oxford, MSAmes, IAUnited States
 Population22,31465,060321,418,820
 Population - 201017,99057,343308,745,538
 Population - 200011,75650,731285,036,114
 Population - 19909,98447,198251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now123.50%37.85%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now89.81%28.25%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,4092,67291
 Land Area16243,531,905
 Water Area00264,837
 Median Age24.823.537.4
 Female Population50.45%47.28%50.81%
 Male Population49.55%52.72%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Oxford, MSAmes, IAUnited States
 Age 0 to 44.98%4.06%6.36%
 Age 5 to 94.98%3.68%6.51%
 Age 10 to 143.67%3.37%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.36%1.80%4.03%
 Age 18 to 209.73%21.02%4.35%
 Age 21 to 2424.93%21.37%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3414.68%14.29%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4410.20%7.63%12.97%
 Age 45 to 547.79%7.44%14.09%
 Age 55 to 593.11%3.42%6.57%
 Age 60 to 643.54%3.62%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.06%4.30%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.54%2.81%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.45%1.20%1.85%
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 RACE
 Oxford, MSAmes, IAUnited States
 White72.60%82.04%62.77%
 Black18.93%3.26%12.24%
 Asian4.44%8.87%4.95%
 Native American0.10%0.20%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.00%0.03%0.16%
 Other0.00%0.02%0.20%
 Two or More Races0.44%2.38%2.13%
 Hispanic3.50%3.20%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic96.50%96.80%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Oxford, MSAmes, IAUnited States
 Households7,50423,566116,211,000
 Family Households3,40110,35076,958,100
 Non Family Households4,10313,21639,253,000
 Household Size2.552.252.63
 Married Population26.28%33.71%50.58%
 Single Population73.72%66.30%49.42%
 Now Married25.14%33.49%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.15%0.22%2.17%
 Never Married59.17%59.61%32.55%
 Widowed4.96%2.22%5.95%
 Divorced9.59%4.46%10.92%
 Married, w/children23.55%33.75%31.68%
 Married, no children34.05%51.36%41.44%
 Single, w/children20.47%7.22%16.94%
 Single, no children21.94%7.67%9.95%

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