Oxford, Idaho

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Oxford is a city in Franklin County, Idaho, United States. The population was 53 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Logan, Utah-Idaho Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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History

Oxford was first settled by Mormons in September of 1864.[1]

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).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 53 people, 18 households, and 14 families residing in the city. The population density was 209.1 people per square mile (81.9/km²). There were 23 housing units at an average density of 90.8/sq mi (35.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.34% White and 5.66% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.66% of the population.

There were 18 households out of which 44.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.2% were married couples living together, and 22.2% were non-families. 22.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.50.

In the city the population was spread out with 35.8% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 20.8% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 103.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.5 males.

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