Olney, Richland County, Illinois

Olney: City in Richland County, Illinois, United States of America

About

Olney is a city located in the county of Richland in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,115 and a population density of 491 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,667 inhabitants.

The city was created 174 years ago in 1847.

Quick Facts about Olney

Population : 8,667 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Richland County
Postal code : 62450
Phone Area Codes : 618
Area : 18.57 km2
Capital city : Olney is capital of Richland County
Establishment : January 01, 1848 (174 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:30:04 (29th June 2022)
Density : 467 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.17% (2010-2020)
Olney locator map
Location of Olney on Illinois map.
Chestnut and Whittle in Olney image
Chestnut and Whittle in Olney
Chestnut and Whittle in Olney image

Geography

Olney is located at 38°43'51"N 88°5'7"W (38.7308800, -88.0853200).

Olney map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Olney decreased by 5.17% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,115 - census
2011 9,068 -0.52% estimation process
2012 9,035 -0.37% estimation process
2013 8,968 -0.75% estimation process
2014 8,970 0.02% estimation process
2015 8,927 -0.48% estimation process
2016 8,854 -0.82% estimation process
2017 8,864 0.11% estimation process
2018 8,782 -0.93% estimation process
2019 8,679 -1.19% estimation process
2020 8,667 -0.14% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 51,233
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 50,915
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 0.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 51,824
April 1, 2010 Population : 50,533
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.5%
People over 65 (%) : 14.4%
Female persons, % : 50.5%
White only, percent : 71.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.8%
Asians alone % : 17.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.3%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 39.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 39.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,920
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 24.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.3%

Olney zip code is 62450. County name: Richland, County fips: 17159

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $630,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,805
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $628
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,792
2015-2019 Households : 16,583
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.09
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 37.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 96.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 92.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 87.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 39.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 74,534
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 218,917
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 756,993
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 356,104
2012 total retail sales per capita : $6,891
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $95,757
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $37,809
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 4,841
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,199
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,869
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,272
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,350
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 252
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,363
2010 population per square mile : 7,693.9
2010 land area in square miles : 6.57

People born in Olney (24)

People born in Olney, including Broadway and film actress in the 1930s and 1940s Elaine Shepard, Union Army soldier and american politician Gilbert L. Laws, United States Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient Alfred M. Wilson, .

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Schools in Olney

College & universities near Olney, IL

Code Name City ZIP
145707 Olney Central College Olney (IL) 62450

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Olney, IL

Code Name Address Type
EFG Effingham 401 West National Ave. RAIL
MAT Mattoon station 1718 Broadway Ave. RAIL
MVI Mt. Vernon, IL 102 Potomac Boulevard BUS
CEN Centralia station 108 East Broadway RAIL
EVN Evansville, IN 119 Northwest 6th Street BUS

Post offices near Olney

Post Office Name City ZIP
Olney Post Office Olney (IL) 62450

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Olney , Maryland unincorporated area of Montgomery County, Maryland, United States of America with a population of 33,844 people.
  • Olney , Texas city in Young County, Texas, United States of America with a population of 3,074 people.

Other cities in Richland County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Richland County , IL.

City Name Population Title
Amity 807 Township in Livingston County, Illinois
Noble 719 Village in Illinois
Seminary 483 Township in Fayette County, Illinois
Parkersburg 201 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Claremont 168 Village in Richland County, Illinois, United States
Calhoun 164 Village in the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Olney distances to largest Illinois cities