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Olney, Montana - Basic Facts

The Olney Census Designated Place had a population of 228 as of July 1, 2017. Olney ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Montana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Olney is located at latitude 48.5469 and longitude -114.5724 in Flathead County. The formal boundaries for the Olney Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Flathead County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,169 feet.

The Olney Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583831) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Montana is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Olney Census Designated Place is located within Whitefish Division of Flathead County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Olney population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Olney, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 228
Population in Households 223
Population in Familes 176
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 171
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 105
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 66
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 111 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 83 (74.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $225,000
Average Home Value $307,622


Median Household Income $49,429
Average Household Income $68,897
Per Capita Income $32,364
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.47% 2.18%
Households 2.47% 2.19%
Families 2.04% 2.04%
Median Household Income   4.69%
Per Capita Income   4.5%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Olney, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Olney to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 227 37th
Population Density1 # 197 46th
Diversity Index2 # 78 79th
Median Household Income # 157 57th
Per Capita Income # 72 80th

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