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Olney
  • Town in Texas

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade C
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade C minus
  12. Commute
    grade B+

editorial

Olney is a town in Texas with a population of 3,098. Olney is in Young County. Living in Olney offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Olney and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Olney are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$67,400
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$663
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    357.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    32.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,980.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    681.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    129.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    21%
    national  11%

Working in Olney

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$33,994
National
$64,994

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