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Oxford, Arkansas
Location of Oxford in Izard County, Arkansas
Location of Oxford in Izard County, Arkansas
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Izard
Area
 • Total 6.54 sq mi (16.95 km2)
 • Land 6.54 sq mi (16.95 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
784 ft (239 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 573
 • Density 87.55/sq mi (33.80/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72565
Area code(s) 870
FIPS code 05-52880
GNIS feature ID 0053117

Oxford is a city in Izard County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 670 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Oxford is located at 36°13′3″N 91°55′8″W / 36.21750°N 91.91889°W / 36.21750; -91.91889 (36.217573, -91.918875).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.6 square miles (17 km2), all of it land.

List Of Highways

  • Arkansas 9.svg Arkansas Highway 9
  • Arkansas 354.svg Arkansas Highway 354

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 79
1960 191 141.8%
1970 271 41.9%
1980 520 91.9%
1990 562 8.1%
2000 642 14.2%
2010 670 4.4%
2020 573 −14.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Oxford racial composition
Race Number Percentage
White (non-Hispanic) 511 89.18%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 4 0.7%
Native American 2 0.35%
Asian 1 0.17%
Other/Mixed 51 8.9%
Hispanic or Latino 4 0.7%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 573 people, 265 households, and 179 families residing in the city.

Education

Oxford is a part of the Izard County Consolidated School District. It was served by the Oxford School District until it consolidated into Izard County consolidated on July 1, 1985.

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