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Oxford, Idaho
Location of Oxford in Franklin County, Idaho.
Location of Oxford in Franklin County, Idaho.
Country United States
State Idaho
County Franklin
Area
 • Total 0.26 sq mi (0.68 km2)
 • Land 0.26 sq mi (0.68 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
4,803 ft (1,464 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 48
 • Estimate 
(2019)
52
 • Density 199.23/sq mi (76.81/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
Area code(s) 208
FIPS code 16-60040
GNIS feature ID 0388063

Oxford is a city in Franklin County, Idaho, United States. The population was 48 at the 2010 census.

History

Oxford was first settled by Mormons in September 1864.

Oxford has several historical links. It is the location Harold B. Lee, a future president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, taught school. It is also the location where Jefferson Hunt, a Mormon colonist died. Hunt is buried just behind the hill off the highway at Red Rock Pass.

Geography

Oxford is located at 42°15′35″N 112°1′13″W / 42.25972°N 112.02028°W / 42.25972; -112.02028 (42.259830, -112.020187).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 110
1960 83 −24.5%
1970 75 −9.6%
1980 66 −12.0%
1990 44 −33.3%
2000 53 20.5%
2010 48 −9.4%
2019 (est.) 52 8.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 48 people, 17 households, and 11 families residing in the city. The population density was 192.0 inhabitants per square mile (74.1/km2). There were 22 housing units at an average density of 88.0 per square mile (34.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.8% White and 6.3% Native American.

There were 17 households, of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.3% were non-families. 35.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.82.

The median age in the city was 34 years. 41.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16.8% were from 25 to 44; 27.1% were from 45 to 64; and 12.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 58.3% male and 41.7% female.

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