Oxford County is located in western Maine. The County Seat is Paris and the largest city is Rumford. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.oxfordcounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 57,238 and the 2010 census population was 57,831. The land area is 2,076.84 square miles and there are 27.8 persons per square mile.
97% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 1.2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.5% is two or more races. 89.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 18.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $137,200, there are 22,890 households, an average of 2.47 persons per household. The per capita income is $21,441, the median household income is $40,674, and 14.9% of the persons in Oxford County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 6,099. Retail sales (in $1000) were $489,480, and sales per capita were $8,647. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 21.6%.
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