Olney, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 33,844.
Population change since 2000: +7.7%
Males: 16,260  (48.0%)
Females: 17,584  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

42.2 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 20832.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $136,805 (it was $94,818 in 2000)
Olney:

$136,805
MD:

$80,776

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $50,486 (it was $35,267 in 2000)

Olney CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $549,946 (it was $242,400 in 2000)
Olney:

$549,946
MD:

$312,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $585,971; detached houses: $696,414; townhouses or other attached units: $386,090; in 2-unit structures: $224,510; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $193,619; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $310,854; mobile homes: $56,690

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,668.

March 2019 cost of living index in Olney: 181.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.4%
(2.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.5% for Black residents, 1.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.6% for American Indian residents, 3.4% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Olney, MD (2017)
    • 21,75059.7%White alone
    • 4,82313.2%Asian alone
    • 4,06211.1%Black alone
    • 3,5609.8%Hispanic
    • 1,0262.8%Two or more races
    • 5511.5%Other race alone
    • 1130.3%American Indian alone
    • 80.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Olney, Maryland as of December 09, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Olney is 7,188 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Olney, MD City Guides:

Ancestries: American (8.7%), Irish (6.7%), German (4.8%), Italian (4.6%), Russian (3.4%), English (3.2%).

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, Maryland map

7,126 residents are foreign born (5.6% Asia, 5.2% Latin America, 2.2% Europe).

This place:

19.5%
Maryland:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,676 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,716 (0.9%)

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: -10,316 (-28.3%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 3,521 (17.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Olney, MD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Olney, MD in 2017

Property values in Olney, MD

Olney satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Maryland:

3.9%
Historical population in Olney, MD
Historical housing units in Olney, MD
Most common industries in Olney, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.5%)
  • Public administration (12.3%)
  • Health care (11.4%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (14.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.7%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.0%)
  • Health care (15.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.3%)
  • Public administration (10.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Olney, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Computer specialists (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.9%)
  • Computer specialists (7.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Top executives (5.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Engineers (3.9%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Registered nurses (5.1%)
  • Computer specialists (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)

Average climate in Olney, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Olney, Maryland average temperatures Olney, Maryland average precipitation Olney, Maryland humidity Olney, Maryland wind speed Olney, Maryland snowfall Olney, Maryland sunshine Olney, Maryland clear and cloudy days

Olney, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 89.3. This is worse than average.

City:

89.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.255. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.255
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.481. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.481
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.57
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

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 Olney 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 Olney 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 (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Olney topographic map

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)
See full list of schools located in Olney

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).

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.

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Olney:

Marital status in Olney, MD
  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

For population 25 years and over in Olney:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 61.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 29.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Maryland average:

12.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Olney
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhood in Olney (Olney, Maryland Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Olney, MD (based on Montgomery County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Montgomery County:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

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

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.
Maryland:

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

5.91 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.7%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

18.8%
Maryland:

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

19.9%
Maryland:

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

6.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($77,283 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,842 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.11%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Prince George's County, MD  1.04% ($45,199 average AGI)
from District of Columbia, DC  0.73% ($112,324)
from Fairfax County, VA  0.29% ($78,625)


7.28% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($87,043 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.28%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,904 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.16%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Prince George's County, MD  1.00% ($45,435 average AGI)
to District of Columbia, DC  0.72% ($92,766)
to Frederick County, MD  0.44% ($72,920)
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

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)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Olney fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 177ft / 54.3mTotal length
  • 235,358Total average daily traffic
  • 10,917Total average daily truck traffic
  • 283,300Total future (year 1990) average daily traffic
New bridges in Olney, MD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 72010-2018
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:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Olney, MD)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • 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, 11565.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, Grant 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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/15/2007, Expiration Date: 03/15/2017, Cancellation Date: 09/23/2008, Certifier: Nadja Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 01/08/2010, Expiration Date: 01/08/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 01/08/2010, Expiration Date: 01/08/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 04/22/2013, Expiration Date: 04/22/2023, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 04/22/2013, Expiration Date: 04/22/2023, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • ICC GEORGIA, Md 200 And Md 97 (Lat: 39.119194 Lon: -77.075778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 100 m, Overall height: 106 m, Call Sign: WRBT800,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, Grant Date: 06/18/2018, Expiration Date: 06/18/2028, Certifier: Gerry W Adcock Sr, Registrant: Montgomery County Govt. Dts/Etsd/Rcs, 16647 Crabbs Branch Way, Rockville, MD 20855, Phone: (240) 773-7278, Fax: (301) 208-7070, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

114 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Olney)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • 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: 32466 , Serial Number: 28-7505062, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 11/05/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 02/17/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Heung Taeg Oh, 18076 Rolling Meadow Way, Olney, MD 20832
  • Aircraft: TEXTRON AVIATION INC B300 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 19, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-60A (1050 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 350KE , Serial Number: FL-1165, Year manufactured: 2018, Airworthiness Date: 12/23/2018, Certificate Issue Date: 02/01/2019
    Registrant (Corporation): Kea America Ltd, Po Box 1821, Olney, MD 20830
  • Aircraft: BEECH D55 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 497A , Serial Number: TE-547, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 03/29/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 02/02/1991
    Registrant (Co-Owned): William F H Bedell, 18511 Meadowland Ter, Olney, MD 20832, Other Owners: Rowland H S Jr Bedell
  • Aircraft: RUSNACK BD-5B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 70TR , Serial Number: 01, Certificate Issue Date: 03/17/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas W Rusnack, 3821 Gelding Ln, Olney, MD 20832

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 in Olney, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Olney, MD - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 36
  • Hazardous Condition: 64
Fire incident types in Olney, MD

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Olney, MD
  • 63.9%Utility gas
  • 27.2%Electricity
  • 7.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Olney, MD
  • 58.4%Electricity
  • 35.5%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel


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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher 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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