Oxford is a census-designated place situated in the Worcester metropolitan area, which is part of Massachusetts, United States.
Most areas in Oxford are quiet, as noise from the streets and other parts of the city is rarely an issue - although that is not the case closer to the airport (Oxford), Interstate 395, Massachusetts Turnpike or one of the railway lines.
In Oxford, about two thirds of the dwellings are single detached homes, while the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings. The median year of construction for dwellings in this part of the Worcester metropolitan area is 1977. This census-designated place offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Home owners occupy around 80% of the properties in Oxford and 20% are occupied by renters.
High schools and primary schools are not numerous in Oxford, and thus not always within walking distance. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. When it comes to eating, some, but not all, property owners in this census-designated place will live within walking distance of the nearest supermarket. Residents of Oxford benefit from around 20 restaurants as well.
Oxford is especially car friendly. Many properties for sale are a rather short car ride from the closest highway, such as Interstate 395, and it is very easy to park. However, this part of the Worcester metropolitan area is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, house owners benefit from a few bus lines. Oxford is not very well-suited for traveling on foot because meeting daily needs is difficult by walking.