Olton, Texas

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Population in 2014: 2,158 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.7%
 
Males: 1,150  (53.3%)
Females: 1,008  (46.7%)
Median resident age:  38.9 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 79064.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,412 (it was $24,010 in 2000)
Olton:

$32,412
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,786 (it was $10,189 in 2000)

Olton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $52,943 (it was $29,900 in 2000)
Olton:

$52,943
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $73,385; Detached houses: $75,529; Townhouses or other attached units: $45,428; Mobile homes: $44,185

Median gross rent in 2013: $615.

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  • Races in Olton, TX (2010)

    Olton races chart
    • 1,53969.5%Hispanic
    • 63928.8%White alone
    • 150.7%Two or more races
    • 130.6%Black alone
    • 50.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.1%Other race alone
    • 10.05%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Olton: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (4.6%), Irish (4.2%), German (4.1%), English (3.5%), French (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.36 square miles.

Population density: 1,588 people per square mile   (low).

Olton, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Olton:

  • High school or higher: 61.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Olton city:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

355 residents are foreign born (16.5% Latin America).

This city:

17.1%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Olton, Texas as of December 04, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Olton to the number of sex offenders is 2,231 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: $1,152 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $392 (0.9%)

Olton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lubbock, TX (45.1 miles , pop. 199,564).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (262.6 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (322.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Springlake, TX (3.2 miles) , Hart, TX (3.8 miles ), Edmonson, TX (3.9 miles) , Earth, TX (4.0 miles ), Spade, TX (4.3 miles) , Hale Center, TX (4.3 miles ), Amherst, TX (4.4 miles ), Littlefield, TX (4.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $39,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $80,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.18 N, Longitude: 102.14 W

Area code: 806

Olton household income distribution Olton home values distribution

Crime rates in Olton by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 3210010000N/A0
per 100,000 125.585.642.70.00.045.70.00.00.00.0N/A0.0
Robberies 000200000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.085.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 8812573654581
per 100,000 334.7342.3511.9213.8313.6137.2280.8242.0176.8219.4358.145.9
Burglaries 67726688797113
per 100,000 251.0299.5298.61,111.6268.8365.8374.4338.8397.9307.2492.4137.8
Thefts 121113412181412751015
per 100,000 502.1470.7554.61,752.9940.9365.8655.1580.8309.5219.4447.6689.0
Auto thefts 436105022302
per 100,000 167.4128.4256.042.80.0228.60.096.888.4131.60.091.9
Arson 100000110000
per 100,000 41.80.00.00.00.00.046.848.40.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.4) 227.3194.6208.3228.7124.0127.6113.0107.386.188.1129.155.9

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Olton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
Texas average:

2.02
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.8%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +173 (+8.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Olton, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Olton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/17/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.3 miles away from the Olton city center killed 5 people and injured 51 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1957, a category F4 tornado 17.9 miles away from the city center injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Olton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 112.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 139.3 miles away from Olton center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 279.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 240.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 179.9 miles away from Olton center
On 8/17/2000 at 01:08:05, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.6 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 Lamb County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Olton topographic map

Birthplace of: Jerry Sisemore - Player of football.

Hospitals and medical centers in Olton:

  • RUNNINGWATER DRAW CARE CENTER INC (800 W 13TH ST)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Olton:

  • Wayland Baptist University (about 24 miles; Plainview, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,526)
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (about 43 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 3,269)
  • South Plains College (about 44 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 7,007)
  • Texas Tech University (about 45 miles; Lubbock, TX; FT enrollment: 29,251)
  • West Texas A & M University (about 57 miles; Canyon, TX; FT enrollment: 6,820)
  • Eastern New Mexico University-Main Campus (about 70 miles; Portales, NM; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Amarillo College (about 72 miles; Amarillo, TX; FT enrollment: 6,622)

Public high school in Olton:

  • OLTON H S (Location: 700 AVE G, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Olton:

  • OLTON J H (Students: 177, Location: 700 AVE G, Grades: 6-8)
  • WEBB EL (Location: 801 AVE G, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Olton

Library in Olton:

  • OLTON AREA LIBRARY (Operating income: $79,955; Location: 701 MAIN ST; 7,560 books; 145 audio materials; 747 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 7 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Olton Volunteer Ambulance Association (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lamb 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: 25.6%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 29.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.1% for other race residents, 17.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  72.0%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.2%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
70 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
69 people in nursing homes in 2000

Olton, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Olton (2011 data):

  • Security State Bank: Olton Branch at 816 Main Street, branch established on 1958/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $107.9 mil, Deposits: $95.7 mil, headquarters in Littlefield, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Xit Bancshares, Inc.
  • Happy State Bank: Olton Branch at 612 Main Street, branch established on 1929/09/29. Info updated 2011/07/12: Bank assets: $1,840.0 mil, Deposits: $1,625.4 mil, headquarters in Happy, TX, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Happy Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.2
Texas average:

14.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Olton city (based on Lamb County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,72132
Catholic3,0133
Mainline Protestant1,3118
Black Protestant-1
Other-1
None1,932-
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: 6
Lamb County:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Lamb County:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

6.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.1%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Lamb County:

27.5%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.0%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.0%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Olton:

44.5%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Olton:

28.9
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Olton:

23.5%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Olton:

13.3%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Olton:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Olton:

34.4%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

51.7%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.5%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Olton, TX 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
Financial Administration 2$7,655$45,9300$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$3,662
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,656
Police Protection - Officers 3$8,225$32,9004$2,353
Police - Other 0$0 2$390
Firefighters 0$0 30$867
Health 0$0 5$3,366
Solid Waste Management 2$4,112$24,6720$0
Sewerage 3$7,350$29,4003$2,618
Parks and Recreation 0$0 5$2,592
Water Supply 1$3,160$37,9200$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 6$1,529
Totals for Government 11$30,502$33,27564$19,033

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $84,000 ($38.92)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $336,000 ($155.70)
    Financial Administration: $306,000 ($141.80)
    General - Other: $150,000 ($69.51)
    Police Protection: $121,000 ($56.07)
    Sewerage: $107,000 ($49.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $102,000 ($47.27)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($6.49)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $310,000 ($143.65)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $143,000 ($66.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $102,000 ($47.27)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $46,000 ($21.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $17,000 ($7.88)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $88,000 ($40.78)
    Interest Earnings: $41,000 ($19.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $451,000 ($208.99)
  • Tax - Property: $277,000 ($128.36)
    Total General Sales: $95,000 ($44.02)
    Public Utilities: $54,000 ($25.02)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $854,000 ($395.74)

6.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,013 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
Texas average:

7.14%

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 Lubbock County, TX  1.52% ($28,304 average AGI)
from Hockley County, TX  0.48% ($28,045)
from Hale County, TX  0.40% ($34,944)


7.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,319 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Texas average:

6.69%

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 Lubbock County, TX  2.44% ($24,295 average AGI)
to Hockley County, TX  0.48% ($25,045)
to Hale County, TX  0.46% ($28,619)

Strongest AM radio stations in Olton:

  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KVOP (1090 AM; 5 kW; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KIJN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FARWELL, TX; Owner: METROPOLITIAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KJTV (950 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KFYO (790 AM; 5 kW; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KZZN (1490 AM; 1 kW; LITTLEFIELD, TX; Owner: EMIL MACHA)
  • KGNC (710 AM; 10 kW; AMARILLO, TX; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KREW (1400 AM; 1 kW; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCLR (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RALLS, TX; Owner: PAULINO BERNAL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Olton:

  • KBTE (104.9 FM; TULIA, TX; Owner: DOVE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KHDY (97.3 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KBAH (90.5 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KAIQ (95.5 FM; WOLFFORTH, TX; Owner: LITTLEFIELD BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KKYN-FM (106.9 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KRIA (103.9 FM; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Olton:

  • KLBK-TV (Channel 13; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: QUORUM OF TEXAS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJTV-TV (Channel 34; LUBBOCK, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • K59GC (Channel 59; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: RAMAR COMMUNICATIONS II, LTD.)
  • KPGD-LP (Channel 53; PLAINVIEW, TX; Owner: PRIME TIME CHRISTIAN B/CASTING, INC.)
Olton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Olton fatal accident list:

Feb 15, 1997 09:40 AM, 70, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 20, 1981 10:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 13, 1978 02:55 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • OLTON, .5 Mi W Of Hwy Fm 168, 5.5 Mi S (Lat: 34.101944 Lon: -102.143889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 98.1 m, Call Sign: WPYT425
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.825 MHzGrant Date: 09/24/2013, Expiration Date: 10/21/2023, Certifier: Jay JenkinsRegistrant: J P Jenkins, Inc Dba South Plains Communications, 5811 34th Street, Lubbock, TX 79407, Phone: (806) 795-5823

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Hwy 168 N (Lat: 34.205361 Lon: -102.124083), Call Sign: KVP589
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.145 MHzGrant Date: 06/11/2015, Expiration Date: 07/02/2025Registrant: South Plains Communication, 5811 34th St, Lubbock, TX 79407, Phone: (806) 795-5823, Email:
  • 611 W 8th (Lat: 34.180917 Lon: -102.135194), Call Sign: WYV260
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.955 MHzGrant Date: 12/12/2013, Expiration Date: 03/01/2024Registrant: South Plains Communication, 5811 34th St, Lubbock, TX 79407, Phone: (806) 795-5823, Email:
  • City Hall Roof (Lat: 34.180917 Lon: -102.147694), Call Sign: KNIF841
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.625 MHzGrant Date: 11/02/2013, Expiration Date: 01/10/2024Registrant: South Plains Communications, 5811 34th Street, Lubbock, TX 79407-3232, Phone: (806) 795-5823, Fax: (806) 795-2444, Email:
  • Hwy 70 E (Lat: 34.187583 Lon: -102.131583), Call Sign: KZF405, Licensee ID: L00089001
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.540 MHzGrant Date: 07/20/1995, Expiration Date: 09/18/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2000Registrant: Thompson Implement Inc, Olton, TX 79064, Phone: (806) 285-2636
  • Hwy 70 Fm 2284 6 Mi N (Lat: 34.297583 Lon: -102.036306), Call Sign: KBH337, Licensee ID: L00128540
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.000 MHzGrant Date: 02/02/2002, Expiration Date: 01/17/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2012Registrant: Leon Griffin, Hc 4 Box 39, Olton, TX 79064
  • Lat: 34.182917 Lon: -102.136944, Call Sign: WQXK536
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.550 MHz, 451.600 MHz, 464.587 MHz, 469.237 MHzGrant Date: 03/31/2016, Expiration Date: 03/31/2026, Certifier: Bub MciverRegistrant: South Plains Communications, 5811 34th St. Ste D, Lubbock, TX 79407, Phone: (806) 795-5823, Fax: (806) 795-2444, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 17-30A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 14690 , Serial Number: 74-30637, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 11/01/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Monty L Mcfadden, Po Box 407, Olton, TX 79064
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7EC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4377C , Serial Number: 7EC-401, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 04/09/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Delbert L Howell, 370 County Road 50, Olton, TX 79064
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5120G , Serial Number: 28-4937, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 05/03/1968
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Monty L Mcfadden, Po Box 407, Olton, TX 79064, Other Owners: Robert C Ballard
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 554LB , Serial Number: 28-10250, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 05/24/1999
    Registrant (Corporation): Plains Aerial Applicators Inc, Po Box 662, Olton, TX 79064
  • Aircraft: BEECH J35 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7219B , Serial Number: D-5558, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 04/16/1958
    Registrant (Corporation): Del Tex Flyers Inc, 390 County Road C, Olton, TX 79064
  • Aircraft: FLOYD BERT BF-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 900F , Serial Number: 1A, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 12/17/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Danny L Howell, 390 Crc, Olton, TX 79064
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 188 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 96 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9849V , Serial Number: 188-0099, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 08/27/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Monty Lynn Mcfadden, 207 N Highway 168, Olton, TX 79064

Most common first names in Olton, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2276.3 years
John2076.0 years
William1678.9 years
Robert1377.0 years
George1181.5 years
Mary1079.3 years
Charles970.1 years
Frank876.5 years
Annie885.0 years
Ruby783.1 years
Most common last names in Olton, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1378.2 years
Jones1083.3 years
Thomas1080.5 years
Copeland787.7 years
Nafzger785.3 years
Moore780.0 years
Carson786.1 years
Johnson775.6 years
Gonzales675.0 years
Givens684.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Businesses in Olton, TX

  • Dairy Queen: 1

Olton compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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