Olivet, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 66 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.1%
 
Males: 26  (40.5%)
Females: 40  (59.5%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip code: 66856

Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,647 (it was $32,188 in 2000)
Olivet:

$24,647
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,396 (it was $15,781 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $49,294 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Olivet:

$49,294
KS:

$129,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $93,078; Detached houses: $105,323; Mobile homes: $32,903

Median gross rent in 2013: $294.

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    • 6089.6%White alone
    • 46.0%Two or more races
    • 23.0%Asian alone
    • 11.5%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Olivet: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.6%), Scottish (18.4%), Irish (14.5%), English (9.2%), Norwegian (1.3%), Polish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1150 feet

Land area: 0.25 square miles.

Population density: 262 people per square mile   (very low).

Olivet, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Olivet:

  • High school or higher: 98.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Olivet city:

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 34.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $810 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $711 (1.4%)

Olivet satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (38.8 miles , pop. 122,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (76.5 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (397.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Melvern, KS (2.5 miles ), Lebo, KS (2.7 miles ), Lyndon, KS (3.1 miles ), Waverly, KS (3.2 miles ), Osage City, KS (3.4 miles ), Reading, KS (3.4 miles ), Vassar, KS (3.7 miles ), Quenemo, KS (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 38.48 N, Longitude: 95.75 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 785

Olivet household income distribution Olivet home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+8.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (67%)
  • Utilities (17%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (55%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (33%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (25%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (55%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (18%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Olivet, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Olivet-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Olivet city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1966, a category F5 tornado 31.7 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Olivet-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 351.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 351.5 miles away from Olivet center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 300.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 301.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 266.9 miles away from Olivet center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 195.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Osage County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Olivet topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Olivet:

  • HILLTOP HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LYNDON, KS)
  • COFFEY COUNTY HOSPITAL LTCU (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WAVERLY, KS)
  • OSAGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; OSAGE CITY, KS)
  • PETERSON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; OSAGE CITY, KS)

Operable nuclear power plant near Olivet:

  • 20 miles: Wolf Creek in Burlington, KS.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Olivet:

  • Emporia State University (about 24 miles; Emporia, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,687)
  • Baker University (about 37 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • Washburn University (about 39 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • Allen County Community College (about 43 miles; Iola, KS; FT enrollment: 2,089)
  • University of Kansas (about 43 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 59 miles; Olathe, KS; FT enrollment: 2,158)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 64 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)

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Notable location: Osage County Fire District 3 Olivet Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Osage County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.4%
Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.7%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.6%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.4
Kansas average:

11.3

Olivet travel time to work - commute Olivet mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Olivet city (based on Osage County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,18712
Evangelical Protestant2,57319
Catholic9582
Other71
None9,570-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Osage County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Osage County:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

8.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.6%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Osage County:

29.8%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.7%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

59.5%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Olivet:

45.4%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Olivet:

30.7
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Olivet:

8.0%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.3%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.4
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

57.9%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Olivet:

52.3%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Olivet:

73.0%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Olivet, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

Olivet government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,000 ($60.61)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($30.30)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,000 ($15.15)

Olivet government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($30.30)
    General Support: $1,000 ($15.15)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,000 ($30.30)
    Property: $1,000 ($15.15)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($15.15)

Olivet government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $10,000 ($151.52)

5.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,275 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
Kansas average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Shawnee County, KS  2.08% ($34,585 average AGI)
from Franklin County, KS  0.53% ($36,121)
from Douglas County, KS  0.27% ($38,118)


6.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,352 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Shawnee County, KS  2.56% ($30,663 average AGI)
to Franklin County, KS  0.53% ($20,000)
to Lyon County, KS  0.34% ($22,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Olivet:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KMAJ (1440 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVOE (1400 AM; 1 kW; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: EMPORIA RADIO STATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Olivet:

  • KANS (92.9 FM; OSAGE CITY, KS; Owner: C&C CONSULTING, INC.)
  • KCHZ (95.7 FM; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: SYNCOM RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WIBW-FM (94.5 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMAJ-FM (107.7 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTPK (106.9 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: KANSAS CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDVV (100.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBUZ (90.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K280EK (103.9 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KPOR (90.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KSNP (97.7 FM; BURLINGTON, KS; Owner: SOUTHEAST KANSAS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KVOE-FM (101.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: EMPORIA RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • K209CB (89.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KANH (89.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)

TV broadcast stations around Olivet:

  • KTKA-TV (Channel 49; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • KTWU (Channel 11; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: WASHBURN UNIVERSITY OF TOPEKA)
  • WIBW-TV (Channel 13; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KETM-CA (Channel 17; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: MONTGOMERY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSNT (Channel 27; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF TOPEKA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Santa Fe Right Of Way Milepost 86 (Lat: 38.479444 Lon: -95.750278), Type: Pole, Structure height: 21 m, Overall height: 28 m, Call Sign: KAP271
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.900 MHz, 160.335 MHz, 160.650 MHzGrant Date: 04/19/2000, Expiration Date: 06/05/2005, Cancellation Date: 08/06/2005, Certifier: John W PopeRegistrant: Bnsf, 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4613, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Olivet, Bnsf Mp 86 (Lat: 38.479444 Lon: -95.750000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 21 m, Overall height: 28 m, Call Sign: WPXQ582
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHzGrant Date: 05/21/2003, Expiration Date: 05/21/2013, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2012, Certifier: Robert LeedhamRegistrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)

Olivet compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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