Olivia, MN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Olivia, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Olivia had a population of 2,428 as of July 1, 2016. Olivia ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Olivia is located at latitude 44.7772 and longitude -94.9976 in Renville County. The formal boundaries for the City of Olivia (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Renville County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,083 feet.

The City of Olivia (GNIS ID: 2396057) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Olivia population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Olivia: City of Olivia.

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Olivia, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,428
Population in Households 2,311
Population in Familes 1,796
Population in Group Qrtrs 117
Population Density1 1,038
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 1,029
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 638
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,127 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 686 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 343 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 98 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $105,479
Average Home Value $124,453


Median Household Income $43,851
Average Household Income $59,048
Per Capita Income $25,686
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.36% -0.58%
Households -0.14% -0.43%
Families -0.37% -0.54%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Olivia, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Olivia to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 237 74th
Population Density1 # 263 71st
Diversity Index2 # 142 84th
Median Household Income # 688 24th
Per Capita Income # 594 34th

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