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Oley is a township in Berks County, in the Reading metro area.
The community name derives from Algonquian for "valley."
The latitude of Oley is 40.387N. The longitude is -75.79W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 371 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,583.
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35% of Oley residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oley ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oley was $21,565, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Oley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Oley include Oley Township Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Oley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $508. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,133.
Berks County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oley political report.
The average commute time for Oley workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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