Olney, MD Neighborhood Real Estate Analysis

History

Originally known as Mechanicsville, the village which became Olney was established in 1800. The area was mostly farmland, but it soon began attracting artisans. Early residents Sarah Brooke and Dr. Charles Farquhar were devotees of the English poet William Cowper, and named their home after the poet’s hometown. The area was in turn named for their home, which still stands and is known as the Olney House.

The Brooke family held the largest tracts of land in Olney, whose central village was at the intersection of the Rockville to Baltimore road, and the one which connected Washington with Westminster, Maryland, to the north. The Quaker community in Sandy Spring thrived just to Olney’s east. The Sandy Spring Museum is a historical museum featuring educational programs and displays. St. John’s Episcopal Church was established in 1842 and survives to this day.

After the siege of Washington by the British in 1814 during the War of 1812, President Madison and his family passed through Olney en route to taking refuge in the neighboring town of Brookeville. Although not as involved in the Civil War as areas of Maryland to the west, Olney residents still experienced the tug-of-war between loyalty to the plantation economy of the South and to the Federal government in Maryland’s midst.

Geography

As an unincorporated area, Olney’s boundaries are not officially defined. The United States Census Bureau defines a Census-Designated Place of Olney centered at 39°9′ North and 77°5′ West. It has a total area of 13.0 square miles (34 km2). None of the area is covered with water.

Olney’s town center sits at the intersection of state route 97 (Georgia Ave.) and route 108 (Olney-Laytonsville Road). The town, larger than any other in the neighboring areas, lies south of Brookeville, west of Sandy Spring, east of Rockville and north of Aspen Hill.

Demographics

At the 2000 census[1], there were 31,438 people, 10,274 households, and 8,650 families residing in the area. The population density is 2,420.1 people per square mile (934.4/km²). There are 10,415 housing units at an average density of 801.7 per square mile (309.6/km²). The racial makeup of the area is 79.04% White, 8.78% African American, 8.03% Asian, 5.01% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.48% Native American.

There are 10,274 households, of which 49.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.4% are married couples living together, 10.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 15.8% are non-families. The average household size is 3.04 and the average family size is 3.34.

31.2% of residents are under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 26.9% from 45 to 64, and 6.4% 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 93.5 males.

According to a 2007 estimate,[2] the median household income is $116,319, and the median family income is $126,849. Males have a median income of $69,911 versus $45,818 for females. The per capita income for the area is $35,267. 2.6% of the population and 1.9% of families are below the poverty line.

Recreational facilities

Soccer at Freeman Fields

Playgrounds, playing fields and courts are available throughout Olney and the surrounding area. Many of the parks are public and some belong to homeowners or other private associations. Public parks include Olney Manor Park (featuring the Olney Swim Center, a year-round indoor public pool), Southeast Olney Park, Longwood Park, Cherrywood Park, Bowie Mill Park, and the OBGC Park at Freeman Fields.

Olney is also home to a private country club and a golf driving range.

Find out more information about Olney Maryland by visiting http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olney,_Maryland

Olney Real Estate Market Stats

Average Home Values

Price Distribution


Home Averages

$406,000 Average Price
1,808Avg Home Size
1985Avg Year Built

Owners vs Renters

Local vs National Home Values

 LocalNational
Zillow Home Value Index $457,600 $177,600
Median Single Family Home Value $532,800 $177,200
Median Condo Value $309,000 $182,400
Median 3-Bedroom Home Value $370,200 $170,800
Median 4-Bedroom Home Value $524,400 $287,300
Percent Homes Decreasing 19.8% 30.4%
Percent Listing Price Reduction 0 0
Median List Price Per Sq Ft $239 $113
Median List Price $450,000 $211,400
Median Sale Price $406,000 $201,200
Homes For Sale 0 0
Homes Recently Sold 0 0
Property Tax $4,010 $2,094
Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.) 4% 4%
Median Value Per Sq Ft $236 $119
1-Yr. Change 3.6% 6%
Homes For Sale By Owner Array Array
New Construction Array Array
Foreclosures Array Array

Local vs National Demographics

 LocalNational
Median Household Income 94,818 44,512
Single Males 11.1% 14.6%
Single Females 10.6% 12.5%
Median Age 34 36
Homes With Kids 48.7% 31.4%
Average Household Size 3 2
Average Commute Time (Minutes) 36 26

Olney Real Estate Listings

Active Listings in Olney

2800 SEABISCUIT DR Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 2800 SEABISCUIT DR, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8522711)
4 beds 5 baths 4,400 sqft $1,103,995
2605 DAPPLE GREY COURT Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 2605 DAPPLE GREY COURT, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8522492)
5 beds 5 baths 5,600 sqft $1,163,995
2608 DAPPLE GREY COURT Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 2608 DAPPLE GREY COURT, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8522482)
5 beds 8 baths 4,800 sqft $1,149,995
2805 Seabiscuit DR Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 2805 Seabiscuit DR, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8522461)
4 beds 4 baths 4,948 sqft $1,194,995
3228 SPARTAN RD, Unit 61 Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 3228 SPARTAN RD, Unit 61, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8521911)
3 beds 2 baths 1,022 sqft $163,000
3812 CHERRY VALLEY DR Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 3812 CHERRY VALLEY DR, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8521076)
4 beds 4 baths $519,000
18247 HICKORY MEADOW DR Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 18247 HICKORY MEADOW DR, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8519434)
5 beds 4 baths 2,393 sqft $690,292
3136 SAINT FLORENCE TER Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 3136 SAINT FLORENCE TER, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8519211)
3 beds 4 baths 2,290 sqft $349,900
4246 BRIARS RD Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 4246 BRIARS RD, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8517189)
5 beds 4 baths $495,900
4724 BABBLING BROOK DR Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 4724 BABBLING BROOK DR, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8516861)
3 beds 3 baths $300,000
4806 ABBYVILLE PL Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 4806 ABBYVILLE PL, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8514901)
3 beds 4 baths $498,750
3909 SHALLOW BROOK LN Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 3909 SHALLOW BROOK LN, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8514535)
4 beds 4 baths 2,572 sqft $529,999
4817 CHICHESTER HOUSE RD Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 4817 CHICHESTER HOUSE RD, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8514518)
4 beds 3 baths $770,000
19616 ISLANDER ST Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 19616 ISLANDER ST, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8509193)
4 beds 3 baths $459,000
18254 HICKORY MEADOW DR Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 18254 HICKORY MEADOW DR, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8503426)
5 beds 4 baths 3,250 sqft $670,000
18618 CLOVERCREST CIR Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 18618 CLOVERCREST CIR, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8502685)
3 beds 3 baths $405,000
3206 SPARTAN RD, Unit 2-G-1 Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 3206 SPARTAN RD, Unit 2-G-1, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8499370)
3 beds 2 baths 1,252 sqft $149,900
4624 BRIGHTWOOD RD Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 4624 BRIGHTWOOD RD, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8499336)
4 beds 4 baths $589,000
4109 Olney Laytonsville Rd Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 4109 Olney Laytonsville Rd, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8497589)
3 beds 3 baths $0
3335 TIDEWATER CT, Unit C-3 Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 3335 TIDEWATER CT, Unit C-3, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8497784)
3 beds 3 baths $190,000
2905 LINDENWOOD DR Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 2905 LINDENWOOD DR, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8496055)
4 beds 4 baths $639,900
2101 BISHOPS CASTLE DR Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 2101 BISHOPS CASTLE DR, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8493885)
4 beds 3 baths 3,516 sqft $576,998
2449 SAINT ALBERT TER Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 2449 SAINT ALBERT TER, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8493189)
3 beds 4 baths 2,684 sqft $489,900
18125 HOMELAND DR Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 18125 HOMELAND DR, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8493777)
4 beds 4 baths 1,820 sqft $312,500
5604 Heartwood Cir Olney, MD 20832
4 beds 5 baths $0
4722 BABBLING BROOK DR Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 4722 BABBLING BROOK DR, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8492451)
3 beds 3 baths $349,000
4616 BETTSWOOD DR Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 4616 BETTSWOOD DR, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8492407)
3 beds 3 baths $485,000
3308 LLEWELLYN FIELD RD Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 3308 LLEWELLYN FIELD RD, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8492274)
3 beds 3 baths 2,178 sqft $409,900
18017 SUNSET RIVER CT Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 18017 SUNSET RIVER CT, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8491164)
4 beds 4 baths $329,990
3536 SOFTWOOD TER Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 3536 SOFTWOOD TER, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8490672)
4 beds 4 baths 1,920 sqft $323,900

Sold Listings in Olney

4109 Olney Laytonsville Rd Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 4109 Olney Laytonsville Rd, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8497589)
3 beds 3 baths $0
5604 Heartwood Cir Olney, MD 20832
4 beds 5 baths $0
2557 Little Vista Ter Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 2557 Little Vista Ter, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8486930)
3 beds 3 baths $0
17440 Macduff Ave Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 17440 Macduff Ave, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8485024)
5 beds 4 baths $0
4606 Ripley Manor Ter Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 4606 Ripley Manor Ter, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8482988)
3 beds 3 baths $0
3527 Toddsbury Ln Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 3527 Toddsbury Ln, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8482935)
4 beds 4 baths $0
3211 Carnegie Hall Cir Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 3211 Carnegie Hall Cir, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8482583)
3 beds 3 baths 1,414 sqft $0
19121 Bloomfield Rd Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 19121 Bloomfield Rd, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8481785)
4 beds 3 baths 2,518 sqft $0
3210 Spartan Rd #1-B-2 Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 3210 Spartan Rd #1-B-2, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8479520)
1 bed 1 bath 719 sqft $0
3440 Queensborough Dr Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 3440 Queensborough Dr, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8479284)
3 beds 3 baths 1,724 sqft $0
4245 Bar Harbor Pl Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 4245 Bar Harbor Pl, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8476330)
3 beds 3 baths $0
1905 Bishops Castle Dr Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 1905 Bishops Castle Dr, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8476456)
4 beds 3 baths 2,398 sqft $0
4505 Winding Oak Dr Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 4505 Winding Oak Dr, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8473328)
4 beds 3 baths 2,528 sqft $0
3012 Paladin Ter Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 3012 Paladin Ter, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8472250)
4 beds 4 baths 2,160 sqft $0
16831 Centerfield Way Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 16831 Centerfield Way, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8471841)
3 beds 4 baths 2,112 sqft $0
3114 Benton Square Dr Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 3114 Benton Square Dr, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8467293)
3 beds 3 baths $0
4109 Morningwood Dr Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 4109 Morningwood Dr, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8464843)
4 beds 4 baths $0
3532 Falling Green Rd Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 3532 Falling Green Rd, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8463774)
3 beds 3 baths $0
3252 Saint Augustine Ct Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 3252 Saint Augustine Ct, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8459064)
3 beds 4 baths 2,420 sqft $0
3708 Cherry Valley Dr Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 3708 Cherry Valley Dr, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8459372)
4 beds 4 baths 3,572 sqft $0
17624 Longview Ln Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 17624 Longview Ln, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8456915)
3 beds 3 baths $0
2811 Thickett Way Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 2811 Thickett Way, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8455517)
3 beds 4 baths $0
4012 Fulford St Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 4012 Fulford St, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8454880)
4 beds 3 baths $0
17921 Dumfries Cir Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 17921 Dumfries Cir, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8455342)
3 beds 4 baths $0
4924 Tothill Dr Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 4924 Tothill Dr, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8454218)
3 beds 4 baths $0
4842 Waltonshire Cir Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 4842 Waltonshire Cir, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8451328)
3 beds 4 baths $0
17804 Buehler Rd ##145 Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 17804 Buehler Rd ##145, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8451385)
2 beds 1 bath 861 sqft $0
19417 Treadway Rd Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 19417 Treadway Rd, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8450285)
4 beds 3 baths 2,700 sqft $0
18307 Leman Lake Dr #707b Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 18307 Leman Lake Dr #707b, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8448768)
2 beds 2 baths 1,032 sqft $0
17717 Lochness Cir #61 Olney, MD 20832
Photo of 17717 Lochness Cir #61, Olney, MD 20832 (MLS # MC8448227)
3 beds 3 baths 2,052 sqft $0

Walk Score for Olney



Olney School Data

Olney School Districts

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Olney Schools

Rosa M. Parks Middle School
6-8, public
Belmont Elementary School
K-5, public
Olney Elementary School
K-5, public
William H. Farquhar Middle School
6-8, public
Brooke Grove Elementary School
PK-5, public
St. John’s Episcopal School
PK-8, private
http://www.stjes.org
Washington Christian Academy
K-12, private
http://www.washingtonchristian.org
Our Lady Of Good Counsel High School
9-12, private
St Peter’s School
PK-8, private
The Julia Brown Montessori Schools
PK-3, private
Olney Adventist Preparatory
K-8, private
Oakdale Christian Academy
K, private