Olyphant is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,023 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Olyphant is the 284th largest community in Pennsylvania. Olyphant has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Olyphant is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Olyphant is a borough of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Olyphant who work in food service (10.05%), office and administrative support (9.08%), and healthcare (9.04%).
The overall crime rate in Olyphant is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The percentage of adults in Olyphant who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.76% of the adults in Olyphant have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Olyphant in 2018 was $24,907, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,628 for a family of four. However, Olyphant contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Olyphant is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Olyphant home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Olyphant residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Olyphant also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.77% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Olyphant include Polish, Irish, Italian, German, and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Olyphant is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.