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Olney, Texas - Basic Facts

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The City of Olney had a population of 3,077 as of July 1, 2017. Olney ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Olney is located at latitude 33.3641 and longitude -98.7585 in Young County. The formal boundaries for the City of Olney (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Young County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,184 feet.

The City of Olney (GNIS ID: 2411316) 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.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Olney is located within Olney Division of Young County.

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

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Olney, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,077
Daytime Population: Workers 1,738
Daytime Population: Residents 1,766
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,504
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.14
Population in Households 3,017
Population in Familes 2,445
Population in Group Qrtrs 60
Population Density2 1,521
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $34,358
Average Household Income $46,389
Per Capita Income $19,057


Total Housing Units 1,545 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 752 (48.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 491 (31.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 301 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $51,661
Average Home Value $65,846


Total Households 1,244
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 814
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 -0.9% -0.53%
Households -1.04% -0.64%
Families -1.22% -0.72%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Olney, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Olney to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas 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 # 556 68th
Population Density # 433 75th
Diversity Index # 786 55th
Median Household Income # 1433 18th
Per Capita Income # 1301 26th

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