Olive Branch, Mississippi

Population 34,039

Olive Branch is located in Desoto County, MS. The population is 34,039, making Olive Branch the 2nd largest city in Desoto County and the 8th largest city in the state of Mississippi.

There are 15 public schools in Olive Branch with an average Homefacts rating of A+. The total crime rate for Olive Branch is moderate , and there are 19 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Olive Branch is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Olive Branch property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Olive Branch include Bridgetown, Southaven and Germantown.

Olive Branch Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Exceptional
  • No High School Diploma: 8.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 64.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 27.2%

Crime Rate

1.34% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 222
  • Violent Crimes: 230
  • Robbery: 54
  • Burglary: 286
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

51.94% Lower than national avg.
  • 19 offenders in Olive Branch
  • 5.58 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

102 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 17
  • Superfunds: 7
  • Tanks & Spills: 78


Low 2.6%
  • Mississippi unemployment average: 3.8%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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15 Public Schools view public schools

There are 15 K-12 public schools in Olive Branch, MS and 3 private schools. Homefacts rates Olive Branch's schools as Exceptional, with an overall A+ rating.
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3 Private Schools

Cross Creek Christian Academy

Desoto County Academy

Park Academy School

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0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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224 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Olive Branch, MS issued 224 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Olive Branch, MS issued 162 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $850
  • 1 Bedroom: $970
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,120
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,500
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,728

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Environmental Hazards

102 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (409/421)
    Olive Branch, MS has 97.15% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Olive Branch, MS is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.28 Average
    Olive Branch, MS is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 40.63°
  • February 45.75°
  • March 54.93°
  • April 63.7°
  • May 72.53°
  • June 81.76°
  • July 83.25°
  • August 82.72°
  • September 75.87°
  • October 62.93°
  • November 53.6°
  • December 41.7°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Olive Branch, MS

Olive Branch, MS has a low risk of earthquakes.
Olive Branch, MS has no risk of hurricanes.
Olive Branch, MS has a very high risk of hail storms.
Olive Branch, MS has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Olive Branch, MS: $67,004


Unemployment in Olive Branch is 2.6%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.8% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 38.47%
White Collar - 61.53%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Phil Bryant
  • Sen. Thad Cochran
  • Sen. Roger F. Wicker

City Representatives

  • Trent Kelly

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

32 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Olive Branch, MS
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