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Mount Olive is a town in Wayne County, in the Goldsboro metro area. (The community straddles Wayne and Duplin counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named for biblical place
The latitude of Mount Olive is 35.196N. The longitude is -78.066W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 157 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,488.
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4% of Mount Olive residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mount Olive ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mount Olive was $12,184, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Mount Olive residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Mount Olive, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $244. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $870.
Libraries in Mount Olive include Steele Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Mount Olive include Mount Olive Tribune
Wayne County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mount Olive political report.
The average commute time for Mount Olive workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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