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People

Total Population 1,284
Male Share of the Population 40.6%
Female Share of the Population 59.4%
Senior Citizens 20.6%
Employed Population 16+ 373
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 30.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,771
% Above Poverty Level 81.3%
% Below Poverty Level 18.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.8%
% Using Public Transportation 1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.6%
Median Gross Rent $449
Median House Value $73,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 36.6%
US/American 0%
English 2.5%
Irish 15.3%

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

Ola Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 56 miles W of Little Rock, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 174 miles SE of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Yell
Standard Zip Codes 72853
Phone Area Codes 479
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.032
Longitude -93.223

Ola 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 NIMROD DAM
Distance 6.5 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 48 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49.8 inches
Station DARDANELLE
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 94 F
Oct Temp 49 to 76 F
Annual Precip 48.5 inches
Station ALUM FORK
Distance 26.6 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 48 F
Apr Temp 47 to 71 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 55.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Belleville 359 $35,625
Casa 208 $47,917
Danville 2,242 $36,615
Dardanelle 4,676 $35,051
Plainview 553 $56,750
Russellville 28,738 $43,840

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

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Ola High Schools

OLA HIGH SCHOOL
HILL STREET
479-489-4154
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 252 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11

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