Kitchen Remodeling And More In One Of The Richest Towns in Connecticut
According to median household income, Oxford is the 26th-richest town in the state of Connecticut. It is a domestic town situated in western New Haven County, Connecticut, United States with the population of 12,683 according to the 2010 Census.
Different settled locations in the town include:
• Oxford Center
• Quaker Farms
Oxford town is related to the Bridgeport–Stamford–Norwalk Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a sub-region of the New York metropolitan area. The towns sharing borders with Oxford are Monroe, Newtown, Southbury, Middlebury, Naugatuck, Beacon Falls, Seymour and Shelton.
Oxford comprises a total area of 33.3 square miles (86.3 km2) which is more than twice of Prospect‘s area. 32.7 square miles (84.8 km2) of the total area is land and 0.58 square miles (1.5 km2), or 1.78% of which is water, according to the United States Census Bureau.
Coming to the educational structure of the town – Education is provided on different levels. Oxford consists of two elementary schools, one middle school, and a high school.
• Quaker Farms School; which has 550 students in grades K to 2
• Oxford Center School; which has 499 students in grades 3 to 5
• Great Oak Middle School; comprising of 501 students in grades 6 to 8
• Oxford High School; which has 554 students in grades 9 to 12.
Like Orange, Oxford is also a little expensive to live in. The town has 4,504 households, out of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.4% were headed by married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.5% were non-families. 14.2% of all households were comprised of individuals. The housing price in the town of Oxford is a little high considering that almost all hoses have a well-kept lawn, beautiful architecture, modern remodeled kitchens overlooking backyards and laws and overall structure of the house.
A developmental study conducted at the University of Connecticut in the time period of 1985-2006 showed that Oxford had the largest increase in economy by percentage, and has grown over 62% during that time. The average household income in the town has grown over 20%. Oxford is now ranked as the 26th richest town of 169 total communities in the state. Publishing and media sector contributes well to the economy as well. Local newspapers are:
• Connecticut Post of Bridgeport.
• Republican-American of Waterbury.
• New Haven Register of New Haven.
• Voices, which is a free publication and is distributed in over 20 towns in Fairfield, New Haven and Litchfield counties.
Another factor that contributes to the economy is tourism. Important tourist attractions include:
• Quaker Farms Historic District
• Wooster Sawmill and Gristmill Site
• Twitchell-Rowland Homestead Center and Museum
• Southford Falls State park
• Jackson Cove beach
• Golf club at Oxford Greens.
In this rich town of Oxford, a lot of American celebrities were born. Some of which lived here and some moved out. Popular people belonging to Oxford Town are:
• Orson Hyde (1805-1878), fifth in seniority of the original twelve apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
• John Lyman Chatfield (1826-1863), U.S. Civil War Colonel
• Barbara Hershey (1948-), actress
• Kurt Kepshire (1959-), former pitcher for the Saint Louis Cardinals
• Elliot M. Sutton, mayor of Burlington, Vermont
All in all, Oxford town offers great opportunity for new house owners to settle and so, provides a greater opportunity to Kitchen Infinity to remodel your kitchen according to Oxford standards.