Mount Olive, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 2,150. Estimated population in 2021: 2,100 (-2.3% change)
Males: 1,051 (48.9%), Females: 1,099 (51.1%)

Macoupin County

Zip code: 62069

Median resident age: 38.9 years
Median household income: $35,065
Median house value: $48,500

Races in Mount Olive:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.4%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (36.9%), United States (15.0%), Irish (6.9%), English (5.7%), Italian (5.4%), Slovak (4.7%).

Elevation: 684 feet

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mount Olive

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Olive city

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-0.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Mount Olive:

  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; STAUNTON, IL)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; LITCHFIELD, IL)
  • HILLSBORO AREA HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; HILLSBORO, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mount Olive:

  • ST LOUIS REGIONAL (about 25 miles; ALTON/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: ALN)
  • SCOTT AFB/MIDAMERICA (about 38 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: BLV)
  • LAMBERT-ST LOUIS INTL (about 49 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Abbreviation: STL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mount Olive:

  • LITCHFIELD MUNI (about 7 miles; LITCHFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: 3LF)
  • HILLSBORO MUNI (about 20 miles; HILLSBORO, IL; Abbreviation: 3K4)
  • HIGHLAND-WINET (about 22 miles; HIGHLAND, IL; Abbreviation: H07)
Amtrak station near Mount Olive:

  • 19 miles: CARLINVILLE (128 ALTON ST.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Olive:

  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 28 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 36 miles; GODFREY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,451)
  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 40 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 46 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FLORISSANT VALLEY (about 46 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ST LOUIS (about 47 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,715)
  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
Public high school in Mount Olive:

  • MT OLIVE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 169; Location: 804 W MAIN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Mount Olive:

  • MT OLIVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 433; Location: 804 W MAIN ST; Grades: PK – 08)

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