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Population in 2012: 9,092 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.3%
 

Males: 4,290  (47.2%)
Females: 4,802  (52.8%)

Median resident age:  40.2 years
Illinois median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 62450.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $34,000 (it was $28,084 in 2000)
Olney:

$34,000
Illinois:

$53,234
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $21,724

Olney city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $60,699 (it was $55,400 in 2000)
Olney:

$60,699
Illinois:

$178,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $83,881; Detached houses: $86,953; Townhouses or other attached units: $139,549; In 2-unit structures: $243,400; Mobile homes: $28,480

Median gross rent in 2011: $555.

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  • White alone - 8,425 (95.3%)
  • Asian alone - 187 (2.1%)
  • Hispanic - 85 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 79 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 54 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 10 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Olney: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (27.2%), English (15.4%), United States (14.4%), Irish (10.8%), Dutch (2.7%), Polish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/29/1911

Elevation: 490 feet

Land area: 5.76 square miles.

Population density: 1578 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Olney:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Olney city:

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

324 residents are foreign born (0.6% Latin America, 0.6% Europe, 0.5% Africa).

This city:  3.7%
Illinois:  13.5%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Olney, Illinois as of April 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Olney to the number of sex offenders is 381 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,375 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $800 (1.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (59.5 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (116.9 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (216.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Claremont, IL (2.4 miles ), Calhoun, IL (2.4 miles ), Noble, IL (2.8 miles ), Parkersburg, IL (3.1 miles ), Sumner, IL (3.5 miles ), Ste. Marie, IL (3.8 miles ), Clay City, IL (3.9 miles ), West Salem, IL (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 38 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 1998: 28 buildings, average cost: $128,500
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $135,100
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $153,500
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $184,200
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $200,600
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $166,400

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Latitude: 38.73 N, Longitude: 88.08 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Home of the white squirrels

Daytime population change due to commuting: +719 (+8.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,126 (56.8%)

Area code: 618

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Crime rates in Olney by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.010.90.0
Rapes 3455412487910910
per 100,000 34.846.357.958.446.6141.347.294.983.9107.1120.798.4109.6
Robberies 120031331016121
per 100,000 11.623.20.00.035.011.835.435.612.00.0193.1131.311.0
Assaults 423423232332161317140324
per 100,000 486.6393.9266.5268.8268.2376.7188.9154.3203.7166.50.032.8263.0
Burglaries 68808282845658673547524751
per 100,000 787.9926.9950.1958.5979.6659.3684.8795.2419.5559.1627.5514.1558.9
Thefts 289270335335332269228259184201245253238
per 100,000 3348.43128.33881.43915.83871.73166.92691.93073.82205.22390.92956.42767.42608.2
Auto thefts 23202525222023710917147
per 100,000 266.5231.7289.7292.2256.6235.5271.583.1119.8107.1205.1153.176.7
Arson 4466434741317
per 100,000 46.346.369.570.146.635.347.283.147.911.936.210.976.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 343.4335.7349.1352.2349.9388.6267.0306.7241.7265.7337.4309.5297.0

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Crime rate in Olney detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Illinois average:

2.76

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Olney, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.7%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,005 (-10.4%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Olney-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 126% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.7 miles away from the Olney city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 tornado 18.3 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Olney-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Illinois state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 22.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 12.3 miles away from Olney center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 21.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 9.6 miles away from Olney center
On 4/21/2008 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 20.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Richland County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Alfred M. Wilson - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Clarence Tade - Politician, Edmund Sebree - General, Elaine Shepard - Journalist, Reginald C. Harmon - Lawyer, Dummy Murphy - Baseball player, Glenn Brummer - Major League Baseball catcher, Ollie Pickering - Baseball player, Paul LePaul - Magician, Stan Royer - Baseball player.


Hospital/medical center in Olney:

  • RICHLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 800 EAST LOCUST)

Political contributions by individuals in Olney, IL

Heliports located in Olney:

Colleges/Universities in Olney:

  • Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Olney Central College (Full-time enrollment: 924; Location: 305 N West Street; Public; Website: www.iecc.edu/occ)
  • Illinois Eastern Community College System Office (Location: 233 E Chestnut Street; Public; Website: www.iecc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Olney:

  • Vincennes University (about 31 miles; Vincennes, IN; Full-time enrollment: 6,470)
  • Lake Land College (about 53 miles; Mattoon, IL; FT enrollment: 3,606)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 53 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,940)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (about 57 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,423)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 58 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 8,149)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Wabash Valley (about 58 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,860)
  • University of Evansville (about 61 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,636)

Public high school in Olney:

Public elementary/middle schools in Olney:

Private elementary/middle school in Olney:

  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 142; Location: 520 E CHESTNUT ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Olney, School District: EAST RICHLAND COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT 1

Library in Olney:

  • OLNEY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $253,358; Location: 400 WEST MAIN STREET; 44,002 books; 2,184 audio materials; 1,763 video materials; 16 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 61 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The Olney Central College Website has been changed to: www.iecc.edu/occ
  • Ring of Fire Evangelistic Ministry/Blue Jeans For Jesus Food & Clothing Ministry 300 W. Chetnut, Olney, IL 62450 Phone:838-0328 Rev. Kimberly R. Dreiman Services:Sunday 10:00 a.m. 5:30 p.m. Fellowship Meal 7:00 p.m. Service, Wed. 7:00 p.m. Adult Bible Study, 1st Thurs.Noah's Ark Youth Group 6:30 p.m.,Friday Prayer 7:00p.m.
  • Ring of Fire Evangelistic Ministry 300 W. Chestnut Olney, IL 62450 Phone:618-393-1336

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Notable locations in Olney: Olney Public Library (A), Richland County Jail (B), Olney Fire Department (C), Richland County Courthouse (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Olney include: Calvary Baptist Church (A), Church of Christ (B), Church of the Nazarene (C), Congregational Christian Church (D), Elm Street Christian Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), First Christian Church (G), First Presbyterian Church (H), First United Brethren Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Maple Dale Cemetery (1), Saint Joseph Cemetery (2), Haven Hill Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Olney include: Bower Park (1), City Park (2), Elliott Street Historic District (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Carnegie Building (Museums; 401 East Main Street).

Hotel: Holiday Motel (1300 South West Street).

Court: Illinois State - Richland County Office- Department of Human Services- Public Aid Depart (1406 Martin Street).

 
Richland 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 2011: 16.0%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.8% for Black residents, 23.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 22.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.3%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Olney, IL

People in group quarters in Olney in 2010:

  • 273 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 35 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 29 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Olney in 2000:

  • 92 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in other group homes

Olney compared to Illinois state average:

Olney, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Olney (2011 data):

  • First National Bank in Olney: Drive-In, Route 130 North Facility, First National Bank In Olney, Olney Drive-In Facility. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $306.4 mil, Deposits: $269.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Summit Bancshares, Ltd.
  • First Financial Bank, National Association: Olney Main Branch at 240 East Chestnut St, branch established on 1883/01/01; Olney 130 Branch at 1110 South West, branch established on 1998/10/05. Info updated 2012/01/04: Bank assets: $2,852.7 mil, Deposits: $2,227.7 mil, headquarters in Terre Haute, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Corporation
  • TrustBank: Richland County Mall Facility at North West Street, branch established on 1981/05/04; Trustbank at 600 East Main Street, branch established on 1912/09/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $168.4 mil, Deposits: $144.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Rich Land Bancorp, Inc.
  • Citizens National Bank of Albion: Olney Branch at 202 South Whittle Avenue, branch established on 2002/01/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $265.4 mil, Deposits: $222.5 mil, headquarters in Albion, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Olney, Illinois:

  • Travelers Inn Motel, 1801 E Main St, Olney, IL 62450 , Phone: (618) 393-2186
  • Super 8 Motel Olney , 425 SW Rt 30, Olney, IL 62450 , Phone: (618) 392-7888, Fax: (618) 392-7888
  • Royal Inn Motel, 1001 W Main St, Olney, IL 62450 , Phone: (618) 395-8581
  • Holiday Motel, US 50 & I-130, Olney, IL 62450 , Phone: (618) 395-2121, Fax: (618) 395-3200
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Olney, Illinois

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Olney travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

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Religion statistics for Olney (based on Richland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.36%
Here64.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents23.1%21.1%15.8%7.3%6.1%
Congregations4.4%20.0%22.2%6.7%2.2%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurches of Christ Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents4.2%3.2%3.1%2.8%13.5%
Congregations2.2%11.1%2.2%4.4%24.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Richland County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Richland County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Richland County:

3.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Richland County:

27.7%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.4%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$7,171$43,0260$0
Other Government Administration 5$18,591$44,6185$2,555
Judicial and Legal 1$5,790$69,4800$0
Police Protection - Officers 13$47,698$44,0290$0
Police - Other 6$15,852$31,7040$0
Firefighters 3$14,398$57,5920$0
Streets and Highways 8$24,283$36,4253$3,046
Sewerage 7$20,699$35,4840$0
Parks and Recreation 5$17,338$41,6110$0
Water Supply 9$31,817$42,4230$0
Local Libraries 3$7,253$29,0124$1,884
Other and Unallocable 2$6,474$38,8442$715
Totals for Government 64$217,364$40,75614$8,200

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

  • Construction - General: $370,000 ($40.70)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,095,000 ($120.44)
    Police Protection: $1,016,000 ($111.75)
    Water Utilities: $933,000 ($102.62)
    General - Other: $803,000 ($88.32)
    Sewerage: $631,000 ($69.40)
    Parks & Recreation: $572,000 ($62.91)
    Fire Protection: $389,000 ($42.78)
    Central Staff Services: $329,000 ($36.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $243,000 ($26.73)
    Libraries: $192,000 ($21.12)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $125,000 ($13.75)
    Financial Administration: $111,000 ($12.21)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $53,000 ($5.83)
    General Public Buildings: $12,000 ($1.32)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $2,208,000 ($242.85)
    Benefit Payments: $189,000 ($20.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $181,000 ($19.91)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $45,000 ($4.95)
    Police Protection: $29,000 ($3.19)
    Central Staff: $24,000 ($2.64)
    Fire Protection: $14,000 ($1.54)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($0.99)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($0.55)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,824,000 ($310.60)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $39,000 ($4.29)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $736,000 ($80.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $273,000 ($30.03)
    All Other: $55,000 ($6.05)
    Parks & Recreation: $52,000 ($5.72)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $175,000 ($19.25)
    From Local Government: $136,000 ($14.96)
    Local Employee Contribution: $55,000 ($6.05)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $227,000 ($24.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $80,000 ($8.80)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $354,000 ($38.94)
    General Revenue, NEC: $160,000 ($17.60)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $990,000 ($108.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,221,000 ($244.28)
    Highways: $807,000 ($88.76)
    All Other: $513,000 ($56.42)
    Health & Hospitals: $3,000 ($0.33)
  • Tax - Property: $1,176,000 ($129.34)
    NEC: $161,000 ($17.71)

Olney government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $655,000 ($72.04)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,502,000 ($275.19)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $413,000 ($45.42)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,783,000 ($306.09)
    Water Utilities: $575,000 ($63.24)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $132,000 ($14.52)
    Water Utilities: $80,000 ($8.80)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,704,000 ($297.40)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,401,000 ($154.09)
    Total Federal Securities: $408,000 ($44.87)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,288,000 ($691.60)

5.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,064 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
Illinois average:

5.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Clay County, IL  0.49% ($26,100 average AGI)
from Jasper County, IL  0.42% ($24,192)
from Lawrence County, IL  0.41% ($28,480)


6.29% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,801 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Illinois average:

5.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Clay County, IL  0.48% ($29,233 average AGI)
to Edwards County, IL  0.26% ($16,375)
to Lawrence County, IL  0.26% ($29,938)

Strongest AM radio stations in Olney:

  • WVLN (740 AM; 0 kW; OLNEY, IL; Owner: V.L.N. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WMIX (940 AM; 5 kW; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING CO OF ILLINOIS)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Olney:

  • WSEI (92.9 FM; OLNEY, IL; Owner: V.L.N. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPTH (88.1 FM; OLNEY, IL; Owner: OLNEY VOICE OF CHRISTIAN FAITH, INC.)
  • WUSI (90.3 FM; OLNEY, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF S. ILL. UNIVER.)
  • WTYE (101.7 FM; ROBINSON, IL; Owner: ANN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBJW (91.7 FM; ALBION, IL; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES INC)
  • WAKO-FM (103.1 FM; LAWRENCEVILLE, IL; Owner: LAWRENCEVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WYNG (94.9 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNOI (103.9 FM; FLORA, IL; Owner: H & R COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVJC (89.1 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS EASTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGES)

TV broadcast stations around Olney:

  • WUSI-TV (Channel 16; OLNEY, IL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WNOI-LP (Channel 24; FLORA, IL; Owner: H & R COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Olney, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 31
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 171
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 38
  • Fatalities: 122
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 302
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Olney fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 10 meters (33ft)
Total costs: $1,009,000
Total average daily traffic: 28,050
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,256

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Olney)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Olney, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Olney)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Olney)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 55
  • Hazardous Condition: 38
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Olney


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Olney, IL

Most common first names in Olney, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary14180.1 years
William11874.8 years
Charles9373.8 years
Robert9369.6 years
John9174.7 years
James8973.7 years
George5176.8 years
Helen5078.5 years
Ruth4780.6 years
Frank4278.1 years
Most common last names in Olney, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller4873.3 years
Smith4378.2 years
Jones4180.9 years
Brown3677.5 years
Martin3573.8 years
Harmon3470.0 years
Burgener3381.5 years
Williams3275.8 years
Wilson2881.0 years
Anderson2877.4 years
Businesses in Olney, IL
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry2Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
Fashion Bug1Taco Bell1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS3
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1

Olney on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Department and other general merchandise stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Mathematical science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Vending machine operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Mining (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Andrew Herman (1)
  • Don E. Abel (1)
  • Daryl Gayer (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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