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Olpe is a city in Lyon County, in the Emporia metro area.
The community was named after city in Germany
The latitude of Olpe is 38.262N. The longitude is -96.166W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,198 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 513.
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44% of Olpe residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Olpe ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Olpe was $13,623, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Olpe residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Olpe, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $263. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $788.
Lyon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Olpe political report.
The average commute time for Olpe workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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