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The City of Olney had a population of 8,838 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Olney is located at latitude 38.7309 and longitude -88.0853 in Richland County. The formal boundaries for the City of Olney encompass a land area of 7.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Richland County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 479 feet.
The City of Olney (GNIS ID: 2396060) 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.
|Total Population||8,838 (100%)|
|Population in Households||8,482 (96.0%)|
|Population in Families||6,402 (72.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||356 ( 4.0%)|
|Median Household Income||$39,689|
|Average Household Income||$56,769|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||10%|
|Per Capita Income||$24,041|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||4,221 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,954 (46.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,785 (42.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||481 (11.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$92,137|
|Average Home Value||$121,560|
|Housing Affordability Index3||214|
|Average Household Size||2.27|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.34%|
|Per Capita Income||1.9%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.24%|
The table below compares Olney to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 241||82nd|
|Population Density||# 572||58th|
|Median Household Income||# 1267||8th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 552||40th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1131||17th|
|Diversity Index||# 624||54th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.