Olive Branch, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Olive Branch, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Olive Branch Census Designated Place had a population of 909 as of July 1, 2017. Olive Branch ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Olive Branch is located at latitude 37.1837 and longitude -89.3495 in Alexander County. The formal boundaries for the Olive Branch Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Alexander County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 338 feet.

The Olive Branch Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583440) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Olive Branch Census Designated Place is located within Olive Branch Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Alexander County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Olive Branch population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Olive Branch: Olivebranch.

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Olive Branch, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 909
Daytime Population: Workers 98
Daytime Population: Residents 600
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 698
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 909
Population in Familes 739
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 94
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $45,444
Average Household Income $58,571
Per Capita Income $25,456


Total Housing Units 454 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 314 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $67,647
Average Home Value $95,303


Total Households 398
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 267
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.7% -0.31%
Households 0.86% -0.15%
Families 1.14% -0.38%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

Olive Branch, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Olive Branch to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 738 46th
Population Density # 1352 1st
Diversity Index # 262 81st
Median Household Income # 986 28th
Per Capita Income # 807 41st

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