Olney Springs, CO Profile: Facts & Data


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Olney Springs, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Olney Springs had a population of 346 as of July 1, 2018. Olney Springs ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Olney Springs is located at latitude 38.1663 and longitude -103.9445 in Crowley County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Olney Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Crowley County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,383 feet.

The Town of Olney Springs (GNIS ID: 2413079) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Olney Springs is located within Ordway Division of Crowley County.

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Olney Springs, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 346
Population in Households 91
Population in Familes 75
Population in Group Qrtrs 255
Population Density2 1,438
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $37,771
Average Household Income $53,766
Per Capita Income $16,639


Total Housing Units 163 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 99 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $78,125
Average Home Value $90,500


Total Households 137
Average Household Size 1.0
Family Households 96
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.04% 0.06%
Households 0.18% 0.15%
Families 0.39% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.5%
Per Capita Income   0.64%

Olney Springs, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Olney Springs to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 310 33rd
Population Density # 127 72nd
Diversity Index # 47 90th
Median Household Income # 389 15th
Per Capita Income # 446 3rd

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