Mount Olive is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,572, it is the 152nd largest city in North Carolina and the 5006th largest city in the United States. Mount Olive is currently declining at a rate of -0.82% annually and its population has decreased by -0.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,589 in 2010. Mount Olive reached it's highest population of 4,914 in 1970. Spanning over 3 miles, Mount Olive has a population density of 1,665 people per square mile.
The average household income in Mount Olive is $46,609 with a poverty rate of 36.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $708 per month, and the median house value is $79,800. The median age in Mount Olive is 36 years, 35.9 years for males, and 38.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.8 males.