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Oxley is the smallest suburb in Canberra. It is located in the district of Tuggeranong. The suburb is named after the explorer John Joseph William Molesworth Oxley (1783 to 1828), who explored parts of New South Wales.

It was gazetted on 22 March 1982 and first settled in 1985. Streets are named after social reformers. It is next to the suburbs of Greenway, Wanniassa and Monash and is bounded by Drakeford Drive, Taverner Street and Erindale Drive. (source)

Median property value for Oxley 2903 (source)

2001

$170k

2011

$399k

2016$520k

Statistics about Oxley (source)

Area of Oxley

1.08 sq Kms

People

1,693

Male

836

Female

857

Median age

35

Families

479

Average children per family

1.9

All private dwellings

653

Average people per household

2.7

Median weekly household income

2,106

Median monthly mortgage repayments

1,950

Median weekly rent

330

Average motor vehicles per dwelling

2

The most common ancestries in Oxley were

Australian

27.7%

English

24.9%

Irish

10.6%

Scottish

7.3%

German

3.4%

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