Olin 62 Average
Olin Livability #699 ranked city in Iowa#16,356 ranked city in the USARanks better than 44% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Olin

  • Cost Of Living

    Taking into account the cost of goods and services like housing, groceries, transportation and utilities, the overall cost of living in this area is well below average.

  • Housing

    High scores in the housing category are a distinguishing feature of this area, possibly driven by a favorable home affordability ratio, higher home values and appreciation rates.

  • Amenities

    The majority of amenities are not ideally located within walking distance. To access these amenities, residents may be required to rely on a vehicle or public transit.

  • Commute

    A low commute score could be due to longer-than-average work commutes and the limited availability of public transportation in this area.

  • Health & Safety

    The low score in this category could be due to challenges related to air quality and the limited accessibility of health-related facilities like hospitals, nursing homes, doctors and pharmacies.

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      Olin transportation information

      Statistic Olin Iowa National
      Average one way commute35min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work63.3%80.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool27.7%8.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.5%0.6%
      Workers who walk6.2%3.5%2.8%
      Working from home2.4%4.5%4.6%
      Source: The Olin, IA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).