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Olney is in Montgomery County, in the Washington-Arlington metro area.
The community was named for Olney, Buckinghamshire, England.
The latitude of Olney is 39.153N. The longitude is -77.067W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 541 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 31,438.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Olney demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Montgomery County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Washington area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 20832 ZIP code.
12% of Olney residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Olney ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Olney was $35,267, compared with $21,587 nationally.
56% of Olney residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Olney, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $958. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,728.
Libraries in Olney include Olney Community Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Olney include Olney Gazette
Montgomery County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Olney political report.
Olney restaurants taking online reservations include Ricciuti's Restaurant ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Olney workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Olney between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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