Olney, TX Population

Population: 3,396. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,340 (-1.6% change)
Males: 1,529 (45.0%), Females: 1,867 (55.0%)

Young County

Zip code: 76374

Median resident age: 39.7 years
Median household income: $21,991
Median house value: $34,300

Races in Olney:

  • White Non-Hispanic (81.4%)
  • Hispanic (14.4%)
  • Other race (4.6%)
  • Black (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)

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

Ancestries: Irish (11.9%), United States (11.6%), German (11.3%), English (11.0%), Dutch (2.6%), French (2.5%).

Elevation: 1184 feet

Land area: 2.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Olney

  • High school or higher: 70.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Olney city

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 14.7%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -78 (-2.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Olney:

  • HAMILTON HOSPITAL (901 W HAMILTON ST BOX 158)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Olney:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Olney:

  • SHEPPARD AFB/WICHITA FALLS MUNI (about 47 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Abbreviation: SPS)
  • LAWTON-FORT SILL REGIONAL (about 86 miles; LAWTON, OK; Abbreviation: LAW)
  • HENRY POST AAF (about 91 miles; FORT SILL, OK; Abbreviation: FSI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Olney:

  • OLNEY MUNI (about 5 miles; OLNEY, TX; Abbreviation: ONY)
  • ARCHER CITY MUNI (about 17 miles; ARCHER CITY, TX; Abbreviation: T39)
  • GRAHAM MUNI (about 24 miles; GRAHAM, TX; Abbreviation: RPH)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Olney:

  • MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; WICHITA FALLS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,619)
  • TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 88 miles; STEPHENVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,068)
  • CAMERON UNIVERSITY (about 89 miles; LAWTON, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 91 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 92 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • TARRANT COUNTY COLLEGE (about 108 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,454)
  • TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 110 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,032)

Schools

Public high school in Olney:

  • OLNEY H S (Students: 230; Location: 704 W GROVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Olney:

  • OLNEY EL (Students: 342; Location: 801 W HAMILTON; Grades: PK – 05)
  • OLNEY J H (Students: 165; Location: 300 S AVE H; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Olney:

  • OLNEY COMMUNITY LIBRARY AND ARTS CENTER (Operating income: $168,036; Location: 807 W HAMILTON ST; 30,777 books; 1,374 audio materials; 1,686 video materials; 99 serial subscriptions)