Oxford, Georgia Information:

Oxford is in Newton County, Georgia. Oxford College of Emory University in Oxford, Georgia is the location where The Dukes of Hazzard filmed the opening credits where the car jumps on the grounds of the college. In 2010, the census determined the population to be 2,134, but it has grown and estimates from 2016 show the population closer to 2,225.

In 2017, Oxford ranked #281 out of 2,884 of the “Safest Suburbs in America,” #824 out of 9,932 of the “Safest Places to Live in America,” #3 out of 77 of the “Safest Suburbs in Georgia,” #33 out of 373 of the “Safest Places to Live in Georgia,” #41 out of 110 of the “Best Suburbs to Buy a House in Georgia,” #65 out of 110 of the “Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Georgia,” #3 out of 77 of the “Safest Suburbs in the Atlanta Area,” and #134 out of 275 of the “Best Places to Raise a Family in the Atlanta Area.”

The livability index in Oxford is 75, higher than both the Georgia state average of 67 and the national average of 66. Oxford is rated highly when it comes to weather, crime, education, and cost of living; however, it ranks poorly in terms of housing and employment.

Facebook Page for Oxford, Georgia:

Oxford City Hall
110 West Clark Street
Oxford, GA 30054
770-786-7004
comments@oxfordgeorgia.org

Crime in Oxford, Georgia:

In 2016, the crime index in Oxford was 33.9, far below the U.S. average of 278.0.

There were 724 total crimes in Oxford per 100,000 residents compared with 3,402 crimes per 100,000 citizens in the state of Georgia and 2,837 total crimes for every 100,000 individuals. According to the data, there were no violent crimes in Oxford, Georgia, so the rate of violent crimes for Oxford, GA is 0 out of 100,000 residents. Obviously, this makes the rate of violent crimes lower in Oxford, than the Georgia state average of 398 crimes per 100,000 residents and the national average of 386 violent crimes for every 100,000 residents.

Property crimes in Oxford occurred at the rate of 724 crimes per 100,000 residents. This is lower than the state average of 3,005 property crimes for every 100,000 people and lower han the national average of 2,451 property crimes per 100,000 people.
As of February 2018, there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Oxford, Georgia.

Facts about crime in Oxford, Georgia:

  • The overall crime rate in Oxford is 74% lower than the national average;
  • Oxford is safer than 92% of cities in the U.S.;
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Oxford has decreased by 31%; and
  • In Oxford, you have a 1 in 139 chance o becoming a victim of any crime.

    Oxford, Georgia Police Department Address:

    Oxford Police Department
    110 W Clark Street
    Oxford, GA 30054
    770-788-1390

    Other Information about Oxford Police:

    The Chief of Police of the Oxford Police Department is Chief Dave Harvey. He has been the Chief of Police in Oxford since 2011.

    In 2016, there were four (4) police officers in Oxford, making the ratio of officers to residents 1.81 officers for every 1,000 residents. The state average in Georgia that same year was 2.50 officers per 1,000 residents.

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    The Sheriff of Newton County is Sheriff Ezell Brown. Sheriff Brown has been the Sheriff of Newton County since 2008.

    Newton County Sheriff’s Office
    15151 Alcovy Road
    Covington, GA 30014
    678-625-1400

    Newton County Jail
    15151 Alcovy Road
    Covington, GA 30014
    678-625-1400

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