Mount Olive, Illinois

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Mount Olive

Mount Olive, Illinois

Contact Accredited Schools With Online Options

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

High Points

Mount Olive strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 17% Mount Olive Affordability of Rents
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Mount Olive Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 19% Mount Olive Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Mount Olive, Illinois

Comparing Mount Olive to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 4
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Age of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Racial Diversity 2 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 5
Average Household Size 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 7 4
Median Family Income 6 3
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Working at Home 3 2
Short Commute Times 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 9
People Living Alone 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 6
Housing Recently Built 1 1

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Mount Olive

Mount Olive Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles NE of Florissant, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 42 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Macoupin
Standard Zip Codes 62069
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.072
Longitude -89.727

Mount Olive Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 40.1 inches
Distance 27.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
Distance 28.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 45 to 64 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Mount Olive

Mount Olive Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,150 100%
Male 1,051 48.9%
Female 1,099 51.1%
Under 18 505 23.5%
18+ 1,645 76.5%
65+ 433 20.1%
Median Age 38.9
Average Family Size 2.92
White 2,124 98.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.3%
Other 6 0.3%
Mixed Race 10 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 17 0.8%

Estimated Mount Olive Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,100
Growth -50
Growth % -2.3%

Mount Olive Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 39.7%
US/American 19.1%
Irish 6.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.3%
Italian 5%
Slovak 4%
Croatian 2.4%
Scottish 2.4%
Polish 2.2%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Dutch 1.7%
French Canadian 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
English 0.9%
European 0.9%
Austrian 0.9%
Yugoslavian 0.8%
Czech 0.8%
Hungarian 0.6%
Serbian 0.5%
Carpatho Rusyn 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Slovene 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Mount Olive

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mount Olive 2,150 $41,765
Benld 1,541 $36,953
Eagarville 128 $40,500
Sawyerville 295 $34,167
Staunton 5,030 $44,630
White City 221 $42,500
Williamson 251 $37,500
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Mount Olive

Featured Colleges in the Mount Olive Area (QuickSchools™)

quickinfoThese schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles).

Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.

Matching School Ads

Whether you’re looking for a new career, or searching to enhance your current position, Midwest Technical Institute (MTI) can help kick-start your educational goals.

  • Programs: HVAC/R - MAR Technician, Medical Coding Specialist
  • Degrees: Certificate

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: MSHUS- Organizational and Social Services, MS in Psychology - Addictions, AAS in Business Administration - Small Business Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Associate, Bachelor

Grow Your Career with the University of Saint Mary

  • Programs: Masters of Business Administration - Human Resources Management, RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Masters of Business Administration - Health Care Management, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.

  • Programs: Creative Writing, Master of Fine Arts (Online), Entertainment Business, Master of Science (Online), Audio Production Bachelors (Online), more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor
Penn Foster

Advance your career with our affordable, self-paced, career-focused distance education programs.

  • Programs: HVACR Technician, Diesel Mechanics, Veterinary Assistant, more...
  • Degrees: Diploma
Matching School Ads

Mount Olive High Schools (2004)

Serves 169 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

Mount Olive Colleges

(List of Illinois Colleges)

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Mount Olive

Advanced Controls

Click this [+/-] link to see or edit the similarity criteria used.

Limit Results to One State?

Sorry, no cities with similar criterias found in our database. Please choose any other state and try.
You are visiting:

Find a school near you

Study Online in Mount Olive

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

Career and College Resources on CityTownInfo

Real-World Career Reports

Career Stories from workers: daily activities, job tips, best/worst job aspects, training, etc.
Daily Career & Education News from our staff. We're an approved Google News provider!

Career References and Original Articles

Resource Center. A starting point for all CityTownInfo career and college resources.
Career Overviews of hundreds of careers: descriptions, salaries, forecasts, schools, more.
Best Careers Not Requiring Degrees: Good pay, job growth, low need for degrees.
Helpful Articles, many in "how-to" format; e.g., "How to Become a Chef".
Infographics covering employment and educational trends.

College Directories and Lists

These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.

Colleges by State. Nearly every college and trade school in the country.
Colleges Listed Alphabetically. About 7,000 colleges & trade schools, including online schools.
Colleges by Major City. Browse cities with multiple college options.
Online Colleges. Colleges with online degree programs.
Graduate Schools by State. Colleges offering graduate degree programs.
Graduate Schools by Major City. Find cities with multiple graduate school options.

Additional Resources

Large City Map

Info for Mount Olive Government Officials

Are you an official in the Mount Olive government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

SPEAK TO AN ADVISOR 1.844.285.6104