Olney, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 33,844. Population change since 2000: +7.7%
Males: 16,099  (47.6%)
Females: 17,745  (52.4%)
Median resident age:  40.9 years
Maryland median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 20832.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $127,579 (it was $94,818 in 2000)
Olney:

$127,579
MD:

$72,483

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $48,035 (it was $35,267 in 2000)

Olney CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $492,601 (it was $242,400 in 2000)
Olney:

$492,601
MD:

$280,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $529,723; Detached houses: $639,659; Townhouses or other attached units: $332,783; In 2-unit structures: $212,920; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $196,175; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $264,460; Mobile homes: $105,240

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,624.

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  • Races in Olney, MD (2013)

    Olney races chart
    • 21,82962.3%White alone
    • 4,31912.3%Black alone
    • 4,09711.7%Asian alone
    • 3,0668.7%Hispanic
    • 1,0192.9%Two or more races
    • 2580.7%Other race alone
    • 620.2%American Indian alone
    • 370.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Olney detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Olney: 117.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Olney, MD City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (11.7%), German (9.4%), English (6.5%), Italian (6.2%), United States (4.9%), Polish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 540 feet

Land area: 13.0 square miles.

Population density: 2,605 people per square mile   (average).

Olney,MD real estate house value index trend

Olney, Maryland map

For population 25 years and over in Olney:

  • High school or higher: 96.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 62.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 28.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Olney CDP:

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

6,541 residents are foreign born (5.5% Asia, 4.6% Latin America, 2.4% Africa, 2.3% Europe).

This place:

17.5%
Maryland:

14.2%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Olney, Maryland as of December 11, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Olney to the number of sex offenders is 11,281 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,537 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,483 (0.9%)

Olney satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Aspen Hill, MD (4.5 miles , pop. 50,228).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (16.9 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (118.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Brookeville, MD (1.4 miles) , Leisure World, MD (1.8 miles ), Rossmoor, MD (1.8 miles ), Ashton-Sandy Spring, MD (2.0 miles ), Redland, MD (2.1 miles ), Aspen Hill, MD (2.1 miles ), Layhill, MD (2.1 miles ), Derwood, MD (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 39.15 N, Longitude: 77.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -10,896 (-29.2%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 3,070 (15.9%)

Olney household income distribution Olney home values distribution

Property values in Olney, MD

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (19%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Legal occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Olney: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Olney, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Olney-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the Olney place center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

On 9/5/1979, a category F3 tornado 14.9 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Olney-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 238.3 miles away from Olney center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 117.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 273.9 miles away from Olney center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 360.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Olney topographic map

Birthplace of: Frank Miller (comics) - Writer, Frank Miller - (born 1957), comic artist, Allan H. Kittleman - Politician, Jelani Jenkins - Football linebackers, Justin Maxwell - Baseball player, Richie Anderson - Football player and coach, Ed Hayden - Soccer player, Joe Aitcheson, Jr. - Jockey.

Main business address for: SANDY SPRING BANCORP INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Olney:

  • MEDSTAR MONTGOMERY MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 18101 PRINCE PHILIP DRIVE)
  • MGH HOME HEALTH (18109 PRINCE PHILIP DRIVE SUITE 325)
  • MONTGOMERY GEN HOSP TCC (18101 PRINCE PHILIP DRIVE)

Heliports located in Olney:

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Amtrak stations near Olney:

  • 7 miles: ROCKVILLE (HUNGERFORD DR. & PARK ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: NEW CARROLLTON (4300 GARDEN CITY DR.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: WASHINGTON (50 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. N.E.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Olney:

  • Montgomery College (about 6 miles; Rockville, MD; Full-time enrollment: 17,999)
  • Howard Community College (about 12 miles; Columbia, MD; FT enrollment: 6,528)
  • University of Maryland-University College (about 14 miles; Adelphi, MD; FT enrollment: 25,040)
  • University of Maryland-College Park (about 14 miles; College Park, MD; FT enrollment: 32,734)
  • University of the District of Columbia (about 15 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • American University (about 15 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 9,850)
  • Catholic University of America (about 16 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 5,365)

Public high school in Olney:

Private high schools in Olney:

  • OUR LADY OF GOOD COUNSEL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,254, Location: 17301 OLD VIC BLVD, Grades: 9-12)
  • WASHINGTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 308, Location: 16227 BATCHELLORS FOREST RD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Olney:

Private elementary/middle schools in Olney:

  • ST PETER'S SCHOOL (Students: 413, Location: 2900 SANDY SPRING RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST JOHN'S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 230, Location: 3427 OLNEY LAYTONSVILLE RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • OLNEY ADVENTIST PREPARATORY (Students: 97, Location: 4100 OLNEY LAYTONSVILLE RD, Grades: KG-8)
  • THE JULIA BROWN MONTESSORI SCHOOLS (Students: 67, Location: 3400 QUEEN MARY DR, Grades: PK-3)
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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • under your listing, Private primary/middle schools in Olney, please include - Saint John's Episcopal School;(Students-324; Location 3427 Olney-Laytonsville; Grades KG-8) Thank you very much!!!

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Notable locations in Olney: Trotters Glen Golf Course (A), Brooke Manor Country Club (B), Norbeck Golf Course (C), Anne Arundel County Police (D), Fire Station Company 40 (E), Olney Theater (F), Olney Library (G), Brooke Grove Health Center (H), Olney Library (I), Marian Assisted Living Center (J), Arbor Place Assisted Living Center (K), Sandy Spring Volunteer Fire Department Station 40 (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Norbeck Center Shopping Center (1), Olney Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Olney: SANDY SPRING BANCORP INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Olney include: Bnai Shalom Synagogue (A), Marian Fathers Novititate (B), Refuge Church of Christ (C), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (D), Oakdale Emory United Methodist Church (E), Saint Peters Catholic Church (F), Olney Baptist Church (G), Olney Church of Christ (H), Norbeck Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Johns Episcopal Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Williamsburg Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Olney include: Southeast Olney Park (1), Reedy Branch Park (2), Olney Square Park (3), Longwood Recreation Center (4), Longwood Park (5), Greenwood Park (6), Cashell Road Park (7), Brook Manor Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Montgomery County Public Libraries - Olney (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 3500 Olney Laytonsville R).

Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.283. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.283
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.0
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.788. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.788
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.34
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 1.9%
(1.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.6% for Black residents, 4.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.6% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  81.4%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.8%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Olney in 2010:

  • 54 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 37 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 14 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Olney in 2000:

  • 103 people in nursing homes
  • 53 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 24 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 12 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Olney, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Olney (2011 data):

  • Sandy Spring Bank: Olney Georgia Avenue Branch at 17801 Georgia Avenue, branch established on 2007/10/19; at 17801 Georgia Avenue, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2007/07/17: Bank assets: $3,709.4 mil, Deposits: $2,664.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices, Holding Company: Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc.
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Olney Branch at 3221 Spartan Road, branch established on 1999/07/02; Olney Shoppers Branch at 18140 Village Mart Drive, branch established on 2003/08/04. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Capital One, National Association: Town Center Branch at 18104 Town Center, branch established on 1991/03/01; 17831 Georgia Ave Branch at 17831 Georgia Avenue, branch established on 1985/06/30. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Olney Town Center Branch at 18100 Town Center Drive, branch established on 1995/06/16. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Olney Branch at 16810 Georgia Ave, branch established on 2007/07/20. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Olney Branch at 3200 Sandy Spring Road, branch established on 1973/05/14. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Olney Branch at 17920 Georgia Ave, branch established on 2006/02/06. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • SunTrust Bank: Olney Branch at 18110 Village Mart Drive, branch established on 1979/04/19. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Maryland average:

12.6

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

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Neighborhood in Olney (Olney, Maryland Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Olney CDP (based on Montgomery County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic122,56939
Evangelical Protestant104,377319
Mainline Protestant73,637186
Other70,946153
Orthodox9,88914
Black Protestant3,18922
None587,170-
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: 203
Montgomery County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 94
Montgomery County:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 134
Montgomery County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 556
Here:

5.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

18.8%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.9%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Olney:

54.8%
Maryland:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Olney:

54.7%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.0
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.6%
State:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.7%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.6%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
Olney:

61.4%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Olney:

82.3%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Olney, MD Residents

6.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($59,969 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
Maryland average:

6.59%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,297 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.12%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Prince George's County, MD  1.05% ($38,277 average AGI)
from District of Columbia, DC  0.71% ($77,997)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.30% ($73,418)


6.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($64,405 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
Maryland average:

6.66%

0.18% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,923 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.18%
Maryland average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Prince George's County, MD  1.02% ($38,901 average AGI)
to District of Columbia, DC  0.73% ($66,818)
to Frederick County, MD  0.37% ($66,681)

Strongest AM radio stations in Olney:

  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WTNT (570 AM; 5 kW; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Olney:

  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPOC (93.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WIYY (97.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Olney:

  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W52AS (Channel 52; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
See more detailed statistics of Olney fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 65m213ftTotal length
  • 151,463Total average daily traffic
  • 5,980Total average daily truck traffic
  • 182,474Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 32000-2009
  • 82010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Olney, MD

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Olney)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7 (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, MD)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • WDC0809, 16911 Georgia Avenue (Lat: 39.133556 Lon: -77.068028), Type: Pole, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WQFC533, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 21925.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/14/2006, Expiration Date: 06/14/2016, Cancellation Date: 09/09/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • MD-WSH008B, Buehler Rd (Lat: 39.148139 Lon: -77.064444), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQGP552
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/15/2007, Expiration Date: 03/15/2017, Cancellation Date: 09/23/2008, Certifier: Nadja Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Clearwire Corporation, 815 Connecticut Avenue, Nw, Suite 610, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • DC-WSH5294A, Routes 28 & 97 (Lat: 39.115889 Lon: -77.074389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQLF796
    Assigned Frequencies: 11505.0 MHz, 23075.0 MHz, 11625.0 MHz, 23225.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/08/2010, Expiration Date: 01/08/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • MD-WSH016A, 16911 Georgia Avenue (Lat: 39.133611 Lon: -77.068000), Type: Pole, Structure height: 35.1 m, Call Sign: WQLF824
    Assigned Frequencies: 21875.0 MHz, 22025.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/08/2010, Expiration Date: 01/08/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • 7WAN027A, 17710 Buehler Road (Lat: 39.147861 Lon: -77.064972), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQRD545, Licensee ID: L00127664
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/22/2013, Expiration Date: 04/22/2023, Certifier: Dan MenserRegistrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • 7WAN497A, 4301 Brookeville Road (Lat: 39.183944 Lon: -77.081389), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WQRD546, Licensee ID: L00127664
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/22/2013, Expiration Date: 04/22/2023, Certifier: Dan MenserRegistrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

98 (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)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED116$352,121162$358,9161,208$299,53146$237,59823$215,671
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$532,7439$420,49080$310,95710$74,7325$201,800
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$430,23310$339,307238$339,8838$128,4347$261,297
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$443,57116$365,933171$319,6847$79,9819$272,658
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$378,8605$253,80053$306,5675$105,3566$256,833

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7013.04 , 7013.06, 7013.08, 7013.10, 7013.12, 7013.13

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$312,67020$367,654
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$350,0008$424,793
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$011$400,847
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$463,430
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$383,1301$554,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7013.04 , 7013.06, 7013.08, 7013.10, 7013.12, 7013.13

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 36
  • Hazardous Condition: 64

Incident types - Olney

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Olney, MD
Most common first names in Olney, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5883.1 years
John4870.1 years
James3770.0 years
William3675.6 years
Robert3474.5 years
Helen3381.2 years
Margaret3179.6 years
Joseph2472.3 years
George2373.1 years
Dorothy1978.9 years
Most common last names in Olney, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1877.3 years
Lee1574.4 years
Johnson1271.3 years
Brown969.1 years
Morris971.9 years
Davis779.1 years
Jones787.7 years
Selby671.6 years
Burns687.5 years
White680.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Olney, MD
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1KFC1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
CVS1Popeyes1
Chipotle1RadioShack1
Cold Stone Creamery1Rite Aid1
Curves1Safeway1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks2
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
FedEx6T.J.Maxx1
GNC1Taco Bell1
Giant1UPS2
JoS. A. Bank1

Olney compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Olney on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities where residents moved in more then 10 years ago (10,000+ households)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Western Europe (population 500+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
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