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Oxford
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Motto: Our past guides our vision for the future.
Location of Oxford, Michigan
Country United States
State Michigan
County Oakland
Incorporated January 13, 1876 (by County Board of Supervisors)
Reincorporated 1891 (by act of the Legislature)
Government
 • Manager  Joseph Young
Area
 • Total 1.47 sq mi (3.81 km2)
 • Land 1.25 sq mi (3.24 km2)
 • Water 0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)  14.97%
Elevation 1,056 ft (322 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,436
 • Estimate (2012) 3,466
 • Density 2,748.8/sq mi (1,061.3/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 48371
Area code(s) 248, 810
FIPS code 26-62020
GNIS feature ID 0634267
Website www.villageofoxford.org
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  • Full Service Packing - All items in your home are packed by our trustworthy household movers using the most up-to-date packing methods and materials in the industry.
  • Fragile Packing - You define your breakable or high-value items such as dishes, glassware, artwork, fragile furniture, mirrors, etc. and we will professionally pack them with care, while you pack all of your other belongings.
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  • Loading - Each of your belongings is labeled, inventoried and loaded in a systematic process. Additionally, all upholstered furniture is wrapped in stretch wrap, a strong, clear plastic that completely covers the furniture, protecting it from dirt and damage.
  • Transportation - All of our trailers are equipped with air-ride suspension systems to ensure the contents travel in the safest manner possible. All trucks are driven by professional household movers with the best training in the industry.
  • Unloading - Upon arrival, all items are inventoried as they are unloaded. When unloading, furniture, boxes and other belongings are placed in the rooms you designate. Assembly of beds, bookcases and other furniture is available upon request. Additionally, our household movers will protect your new home by using several types of floor runners to prevent stains or scratches on carpet and wood flooring.
Oxford PA 19363
Highly Recommend
We have travelled to many continents before retirement and this crew is the best. They are presently loading the first  container to Europe. Very professional, prompt and considerate. Compelled to recommend even while in process
March 08, 2017
Incredible Service
The whole team at Rose was incredibly responsive, professional, and did an wonderful job on all levels! I would highly recommend them!!
July 21, 2016
Great team! I would definitely use Rose Moving again in the future.
I used Rose moving 22-27 April 2013 to relocate from MI to SC.  The company worked with me and my situation.  We had household goods in a condo and a storage unit.  Everything went great and everyone was on time.  They accommodated extra requests.  The driver and his team were great to work with, friendly and professional.  The guys worked very hard packing and unloading.  Mr. Stafford was also great to work with, professional and true to his word.  Would definitely use them in the future.
June 24, 2013
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Oxford (Get Moves Cost for Oxford, MI) is a village in Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is located among metropolitan Detroit's affluent northern suburbs. The population was 3,436 at the 2010 census. The village is entirely within Oxford Charter (Oxford Charter, Michigan Moving Reviews). The village occupies one square mile and is both politically and geographically a part of the township. The village calls itself sister city to Oxford, England. Oxford is located roughly 30 miles (48 km) from Flint and 40 miles (64 km) from Detroit.

Culture of Oxford (Get Move Quote for Oxford, MI)

Centennial Park in Downtown Oxford (Get Movers Cost for Oxford, MI)
The Ox Bar and Grill next to Centennial Park

The village center consists of shops, restaurants, and taverns stretching for two blocks. Local happenings such as athletic events, downtown fairs, scarecrow competitions, school plays, and concerts garner a large turnout throughout the year and are reported in the weekly newspaper of record since 1898, The Oxford (Get Moves Estimate for Oxford, MI) Leader.

The area's public high school, Oxford (Get Relocation Prices for Oxford, MI) High School, was newly expanded in 2003-2004 and now holds the title of the largest single-floor high school in the state of Michigan.

Notable residents

Professional hockey player Nathan Gerbe was born in Oxford (Get Move Prices for Oxford, MI) and currently plays for the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League.

Eric Ghiaciuc, a football player for the New England Patriots, was born in Oxford (Get Relocation Prices for Oxford, MI) on May 28, 1981. Other Oxford (Get Moves Prices for Oxford, MI) High graduates to have played in the NFL are Mike Lantry (University of Michigan / Dallas Cowboys), Chris Gambol (University of Iowa / Indianapolis Colts) and Dave Rayner (Michigan State University / Indianapolis Colts). 1964 Oxford (Get Moves Quote for Oxford, MI) grad Jim Bates (University of Tennessee) has been a long time NFL defensive coach (Packers, Broncos, Dolphins and Bucs) as well as being Miami's head coach for 8 games in 2004.

Oxford (Get Relocation Quote for Oxford, MI) was once home to Brace Beemer, radio's Lone Ranger.

Albert J. Campbell, United States Representative from Montana, lived in Oxford (Get Movers Prices for Oxford, MI)

Ralph Gilles, an automotive designer currently serving as the President and CEO of the SRT Brand and Senior Vice President of Design at Chrysler Group LLC.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.47 square miles (3.81 km2), of which, 1.25 square miles (3.24 km2) of it is land and 0.22 square miles (0.57 km2) is water.

Demographics

Washington (Washington, MI Movers) Street on a summer day

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 3,436 people, 1,335 households, and 889 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,748.8 inhabitants per square mile (1,061.3 /km2). There were 1,468 housing units at an average density of 1,174.4 per square mile (453.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.1% White, 1.9% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.7% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.4% of the population.

There were 1,335 households of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.5% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.4% were non-families. 29.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.09.

The median age in the village was 38.5 years. 25% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.5% were from 25 to 44; 28.9% were from 45 to 64; and 10.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.3% male and 50.7% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 3,540 people, 1,402 households, and 918 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,873.5 per square mile (1,111.2/km²). There were 1,476 housing units at an average density of 1,198.1 per square mile (463.3/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.23% White, 0.59% African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.51% Asian, 0.31% from other races, and 1.05% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.66% of the population.

There were 1,402 households out of which 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.4% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.5% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the village the population was spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 34.4% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 8.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 96.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $53,885, and the median income for a family was $72,875. Males had a median income of $50,179 versus $29,938 for females. The per capita income for the village was $24,811. About 3.0% of families and 5.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.1% of those under age 18 and 10.5% of those age 65 or over.

History

During the early 19th century the northeast Oakland (Oakland, MI Relocation Company) area was largely avoided by the early settlers because it was believed to be nothing but impenetrable swamp land. The area was, at that time, nicknamed "The Barren Plains of Oxford." It was called this primarily because of a report made in 1812 by the U.S. Surveyor General that described the area as a poor, barren, sandy land, on which scarcely any vegetation could grow with the exception of some very small scrubby oaks. It was concluded in the surveyors' report that there was one acre out of one hundred that appeared to be eligible for cultivation. Any hope for crop production was thought to be preposterous. At this point, the area was deemed worthless, and discouragement of any hope for development by forthcoming settlers was inevitable.

West side of Washington (Washington, Michigan Relocation) Street

Purchase of public land in what is now called Oxford was in 1823 by a man named Elbridge G. Deming. Soon after, the first person to settle in Oxford was a wolf trapper named Avery Brown. He made use of the land and gave some credibility to its value. It wasn't long after that the first area post office was officially established in what was then known as Demingsburgh on May 2, 1834. Five years later, the name was officially changed to Oxford on January 15, 1839. Elbridge D. Deming was the first postmaster for Oxford, as the post office was located in his log home near the intersection of M-24 and Metamora Road. At that time, the mail was brought from Rochester (Rochester, MI Mover Reviews) once a week by a man named Mr. Hubbard who walked the distance to ensure, what was at that time, considered as prompt delivery of the mail. A few years later the delivery time was drastically cut by another man named Mr. Rose. The route was given to him as he would use his horse and cart instead of walking like his predecessor, thus expediting the delivery time tenfold.

Schools

A view of the entrance of Oxford (Get Move Quote for Oxford, MI) High School

The village of Oxford (Get Moves Prices for Oxford, MI) is home to the school district of Oxford (Get Moves Cost for Oxford, MI) Community Schools. The district has nine schools which include:

  • Two high schools (Oxford (Get Movers Cost for Oxford, MI) High School and Crossing Bridges Alternative High School )
  • One middle school (Oxford (Get Movers Estimate for Oxford, MI) Middle School)
  • Five elementary schools (Clear Lake, Daniel Axford, Lakeville, Leonard (Leonard, MI Moving Company), and Oxford Elementary). All five elementary schools earned an A on their EducationYes! Report cards for the 2010-2011 school year.
  • One special education school (Crossroads for Youth)

The primary mascot for Oxford (Get Relocation Quote for Oxford, MI) Schools is the Wildcat. Both the high school and the middle school have sports teams which are referred to as Oxford (Get Moves Estimate for Oxford, MI) Wildcats. The Oxford (Get Move Prices for Oxford, MI) Wildcat logo is visible around the town, prominently on one of the three water towers.

In 2009 and in 2010, Oxford Community Schools was featured as one of the "Best Schools In Michigan". Two of the elementary schools Leonard Elementary and Lakeville Elementary both won Michigan Blue Ribbon Awards, making all Oxford elementary schools Michigan Blue Ribbon Schools. In the 2010-2011 year, Oxford High School moved from the Flint Metro League to the Oakland (Oakland, MI Relocation Companies) Activities Association.

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