Olivia, MN Population

Population: 2,570. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,504 (-2.6% change)
Males: 1,240 (48.2%), Females: 1,330 (51.8%)

Renville County

Zip code: 56277

Median resident age: 41.1 years
Median household income: $35,060
Median house value: $67,900

Races in Olivia:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.8%)
  • Hispanic (7.6%)
  • Other race (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (48.8%), Norwegian (16.5%), Irish (9.9%), Czech (8.3%), Swedish (7.4%), Dutch (4.4%).

Elevation: 1080 feet

Land area: 2.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Olivia

  • High school or higher: 77.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Olivia city

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -78 (-2.9%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Olivia:

  • RENVILLE COUNTY HOSPITAL (611 E FAIRVIEW)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Olivia:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Olivia:

  • ST CLOUD REGIONAL (about 84 miles; ST CLOUD, MN; Abbreviation: STC)
  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL/WOLD-CHAMBERLAIN/ (about 123 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Abbreviation: MSP)
  • BRAINERD LAKES RGNL (about 126 miles; BRAINERD, MN; Abbreviation: BRD)

Other public-use airports nearest to Olivia:

  • OLIVIA REGIONAL (about 2 miles; OLIVIA, MN; Abbreviation: OVL)
  • REDWOOD FALLS MUNI (about 18 miles; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Abbreviation: RWF)
  • HECTOR MUNI (about 21 miles; HECTOR, MN; Abbreviation: 1D6)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Olivia:

  • RIDGEWATER COLLEGE (about 24 miles; WILLMAR, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,711)
  • SOUTHWEST STATE UNIVERSITY (about 59 miles; MARSHALL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,405)
  • SAINT CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; ST CLOUD, MN; Full-time enrollment: 12,913)
  • GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS COLLEGE (about 76 miles; ST PETER, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,355)
  • SOUTH CENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE-MANKATO (about 78 miles; NORTH MANKATO, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,186)
  • SAINT CLOUD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 78 miles; ST CLOUD, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,183)
  • MINNESOTA STATE UNVERSITY-MANKATO (about 82 miles; MANKATO, MN; Full-time enrollment: 11,210)

Schools

Public high school in Olivia:

  • BOLD SR. (Students: 365; Location: 701 S. 9TH ST.; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle school in Olivia:

  • BOLD-OLIVIA EL. (Students: 214; Location: 701 S. 9TH ST.; Grades: PK – 04)