Also See: Olean, NY ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Olean had a population of 13,801 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Olean is located at latitude 42.0776 and longitude -78.4297 in Cattaraugus County. The formal boundaries for the City of Olean encompass a land area of 5.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.26 sq. miles. Cattaraugus County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,447 feet.
The City of Olean (GNIS ID: 979305) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Olean: Hamilton, Hesoh, Olean Point.
|Total Population||13,801 (100%)|
|Population in Households||13,564 (98.3%)|
|Population in Families||9,577 (69.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||237 ( 1.7%)|
|Median Household Income||$43,467|
|Average Household Income||$62,822|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||8%|
|Per Capita Income||$28,362|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||7,159 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,101 (43.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,122 (43.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||936 (13.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$80,381|
|Average Home Value||$94,607|
|Housing Affordability Index3||190|
|Average Household Size||2.18|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.09%|
|Per Capita Income||1.73%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.79%|
The table below compares Olean to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 144||88th|
|Population Density||# 366||69th|
|Median Household Income||# 1098||8th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 726||61st|
|Per Capita Income||# 817||32nd|
|Diversity Index||# 544||55th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.