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Olympia Fields, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Olympia Fields had a population of 5,037 as of July 1, 2016. Olympia Fields ranks in 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 Olympia Fields is located at latitude 41.5221 and longitude -87.6916 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Olympia Fields (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 692 feet.

The Village of Olympia Fields (GNIS ID: 2399572) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Olympia Fields is located within Township of Rich, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Olympia Fields population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Olympia Fields, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,037
Population in Households 4,984
Population in Familes 4,241
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density1 1,714
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 1,978
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 1,382
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,542 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 437 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 126 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $239,482
Average Home Value $261,900


Median Household Income $78,691
Average Household Income $104,885
Per Capita Income $41,448
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% 0.17%
Households 0.22% 0.21%
Families 0.09% 0.13%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Olympia Fields, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Olympia Fields to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 343 75th
Population Density1 # 392 71st
Diversity Index2 # 148 89th
Median Household Income # 156 89th
Per Capita Income # 94 93rd

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