University, Mississippi

University is a census-designated place (CDP) and the official name for an area covering the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) campus, in Lafayette County, Mississippi, United States. The CDP is surrounded by the city of Oxford.[1][2] Its official United States Postal Service designation is "University, Mississippi", with a ZIP Code of 38677.

University, Mississippi
University is located in Mississippi
University
University
Location in Mississippi
University is located in the United States
University
University
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 34°21′55″N 89°32′6″W / 34.36528°N 89.53500°W / 34.36528; -89.53500Coordinates: 34°21′55″N 89°32′6″W / 34.36528°N 89.53500°W / 34.36528; -89.53500
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyLafayette
Area
 • Total0.70 sq mi (1.82 km2)
 • Land0.70 sq mi (1.82 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
500 ft (200 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total4,202
 • Density5,966/sq mi (2,303.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP Code
38677
Area code(s)662
FIPS code28-75520
GNIS feature ID2586613

The population at the 2010 census was 4,202,[3] while the 2014 enrollment for Ole Miss was 20,112 in 2014.[4]

The University CDP is an enclave surrounded by the city of Oxford, west of its downtown area. It has an area of 0.70 square miles (1.82 km2), all of it recorded as land.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: University Census Designated Place
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Oxford
  3. ^ "Total Population: 2010 Census DEC Summary File 1 (P1), University CDP, Mississippi". data.census.gov. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 30, 2020.
  4. ^ "Quick Facts | University of Mississippi". www.olemiss.edu. Retrieved 2015-09-10.
  5. ^ "U.S. Gazetteer Files: 2019: Places: Mississippi". U.S. Census Bureau Geography Division. Retrieved March 30, 2020.