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Olive Branch, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Olive Branch Census Designated Place had a population of 856 as of July 1, 2018. 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 37.1687 and longitude -89.3517 in Alexander County. The formal boundaries for the Olive Branch Census Designated Place 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Olive Branch: Olivebranch.

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Olive Branch, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 856
Population in Households 856
Population in Familes 698
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 89
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $46,122
Average Household Income $62,094
Per Capita Income $27,146


Total Housing Units 430 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 298 (69.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $69,079
Average Home Value $99,748


Total Households 377
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 253
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.11% -1.1%
Households 0.1% -0.97%
Families 0.34% -1.13%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   3.89%

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, 2018 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 # 749 45th
Population Density # 1357 1st
Diversity Index # 295 78th
Median Household Income # 1011 26th
Per Capita Income # 728 47th

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