Demographics

People

Total Population2,005
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens17%
Employed Population 16+828
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married47.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher6.2%
Median Earnings25+$30,685
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,375
Median Earnings With High School Degree$33,558

Wealth

Median Family Income$44,922
% Above Poverty Level77.9%
% Below Poverty Level22.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone27.8%
Median Gross Rent$614
Median House Value$62,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)75.7%
Irish2.4%
Scottish1.8%
English1.5%
French Except Basque0.6%
African0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Czech0.2%
Swedish0.2%
German0.1%
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Olton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lamb County
Standard Zip Codes79064
Phone Area Codes806
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude34.17
Approximate Longitude-102.13

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)

StationOLTON
Distance0.8 miles
Jan Temp22 to 51 F
Apr Temp41 to 72 F
Jul Temp63 to 90 F
Oct Temp43 to 73 F
Annual Precip17.9 inches
StationPLAINVIEW
Distance24.9 miles
Jan Temp24 to 49 F
Apr Temp44 to 71 F
Jul Temp67 to 91 F
Oct Temp46 to 73 F
Annual Precip19.9 inches
StationDIMMITT 2 N
Distance29.9 miles
Jan Temp20 to 49 F
Apr Temp37 to 71 F
Jul Temp62 to 90 F
Oct Temp41 to 71 F
Annual Precip19.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Amherst796$52,000
Earth1,099$57,500
Edmonson76$0
Hale Center2,189$45,652
Hart1,172$44,632
Springlake72$50,313

Olton Public Libraries

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

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Olton Public Schools

Olton H S
700 Ave G
ZIP: 79064
(806) 285-2691
High
Total Enrollment 179
Olton J H
700 Ave G
ZIP: 79064
(806) 285-2681
Middle
Total Enrollment 158
Webb El
801 Ave G
ZIP: 79064
(806) 285-2657
Primary
Total Enrollment 305
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