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People

Total Population 1,852
Male Share of the Population 52.6%
Female Share of the Population 47.4%
Senior Citizens 19.3%
Employed Population 16+ 750
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 49.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.4%
Median Earnings25+ $23,877
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,671
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,083
% Above Poverty Level 77.6%
% Below Poverty Level 22.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.4%
Median Gross Rent $597
Median House Value $57,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 68.1%
US/American 0%
English 2.2%
Irish 4.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Olton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles N of Lubbock, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 264 miles E of Albuquerque, New Mexico
County Lamb
Standard Zip Codes 79064
Phone Area Codes 806
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.194
Longitude -102.134

Olton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station OLTON
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 51 F
Apr Temp 41 to 72 F
Jul Temp 63 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 73 F
Annual Precip 17.9 inches
Station PLAINVIEW
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 49 F
Apr Temp 44 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 73 F
Annual Precip 19.9 inches
Station DIMMITT 2 N
Distance 29.9 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 49 F
Apr Temp 37 to 71 F
Jul Temp 62 to 90 F
Oct Temp 41 to 71 F
Annual Precip 19.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Amherst 957 $49,844
Earth 832 $44,688
Edmonson 109 $68,750
Hale Center 2,486 $40,170
Hart 1,216 $47,813

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Olton Public Libraries

Library
Olton Area Library
701 MAIN ST
Olton, Texas
(806) 285-7772

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Olton High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

OLTON H S
7TH & AVE G
806-285-2691
A Title I School.
Serves 197 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.1

OLTON D A E P
7TH & AVE G
806-285-2715
A Non-traditional School
A Title I School.
Serves 5 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5.6

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