Olin, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Olin, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Olin had a population of 671 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Olin is located at latitude 41.9981 and longitude -91.1415 in Jones County. The formal boundaries for the City of Olin (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Jones County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 758 feet.

The City of Olin (GNIS ID: 2396054) 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.

The City of Olin is located within Township of Rome, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jones County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Olin: Rome.

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Olin, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 671
Population in Households 671
Population in Familes 523
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 656
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $51,356
Average Household Income $59,753
Per Capita Income $24,927


Total Housing Units 324 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 204 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 81 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $97,353
Average Home Value $127,439


Total Households 284
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 187
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.48% -0.27%
Households -0.46% -0.21%
Families -0.38% -0.32%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Olin, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Olin to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa 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 # 395 61st
Population Density # 523 48th
Diversity Index # 393 61st
Median Household Income # 682 33rd
Per Capita Income # 834 17th

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