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Olton is a city in Lamb County.

The community was named after W. Olton Powell, son of the postmaster.

The latitude of Olton is 34.183N. The longitude is -102.134W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,612 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,305.


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Median household income
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$24,010
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Olton demographic reports
Olton is in the Panhandle.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 10. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.3 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Sand Hills
Historic sites and museums: Sand Crawl Museum

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5% of Olton residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Olton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Olton was $10,189, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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8% of Olton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Olton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $253.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $554.


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Lamb County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Olton political report.

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The average commute time for Olton workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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