Olive Branch, Mississippi 

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Population

36,033

+12.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.3%

Median Income

$64,253

Median Home Price

$208,600

Best Places to Live in Olive Branch, Mississippi

Large city - Extreme southwest Tennessee along the Mississippi River and Arkansas and Mississippi border. May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Olive Branch, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Entertainment
Cultural interest
Cost of living
Cons
Crime rates
Recent employment declines
Hot, humid summers
 $275,000 
N/A
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2186 SqFt
 $340,000 
5438 Wedgewood Drive Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 5 | N/A SqFt
 $456,000 
4482 Bakersfield Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | N/A SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Memphis Metro Area

Sultry, soulful Memphis is an interesting and vivid place, located along the Mississippi River at the Arkansas border. The largest city in Tennessee, Memphis has a history of dramatic highs and lows: antebellum cotton-trading prosperity, Civil War destruction and reconstruction, yellow-fever epidemics, resurgence as a lumber and (again) cotton-trading center, and post–World War II decline. Today the city is on an upswing, thanks to recognition of its unique cultural assets and urban renewal.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Olive Branch
Zip Codes: 38654
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 284 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Olive Branch is 4.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Olive Branch jobs have increased by 1.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Olive Branch's cost of living is 5.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Olive Branch's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Olive Branch, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
DeSoto county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Olive Branch's population is 36,033 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 12.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Olive Branch is $208,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.2%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Olive Branch public schools spend $6,979 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.2 students per teacher in Olive Branch. More Education



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Housing Market in Olive Branch

It's a good time to buy in Olive Branch. Home Appreciation is up 11.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Olive Branch Real Estate

The median home price in Olive Branch is $208,600. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Olive Branch   4 Reviews
Ready to move - 12/14/2012
Olive Branch used to be the perfect small town with large city access, but the city of Memphis became so bad we've been affected tremendously over the past few years. ... Read More

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Six years and still pleased - 7/27/2008
We moved to Olive Branch, MS in 2002 and have been very pleased with our choice. Housing is less expensive than in the other Memphis Metro areas and with the tax breaks... Read More

struggling - 5/6/2007
city struggling to keep up with... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN OLIVE BRANCH
$275,000
N/A
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$340,000
5438 Wedgewood Drive Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 5

$456,000
4482 Bakersfield Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$121,000
5579 Dr
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$363,000
14401 Chapel Ridge Trl
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$187,500
9802 Dogwood Ct E
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$262,000
9677 Vaughters Cv
Bed 3 | Bath 3

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