About This Place
Olivet is a city in Eaton County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,758 at the 2000 census. Olivet College is located there.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.6 km²), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,758 people, 474 households, and 293 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,735.0 people per square mile (672.0/km²). There were 488 housing units at an average density of 481.6 per square mile (186.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 84.30% White, 9.61% African American, 1.65% Native American, 1.65% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 1.76% from other races, and 0.97% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.10% of the population.