Living in Olathe, KS

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Olathe SnackAbility

9
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
7
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
8.5

Olathe, KS Crime Report

2,262
Total Crimes
1,625.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-36.71%
Below National Average

Olathe, KS Cost Of Living

103
Olathe's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average

Olathe, Kansas Info Snack

Olathe (/ole/ oh-LAY-th) is a city in, and is the county seat of, Johnson County, Kansas, United States. Located in northeastern Kansas, it is the fourth most populous city in Kansas, with a population of 125,872 persons as of 2010. Olathe is also the fourth-largest city in the Kansas City metropolitan area. It is bordered by the cities of Lenexa to the north, Overland Park to the east, De Soto to the northwest, and Gardner to the southwest.
Population
135,986
Unemployment
3.1%
Poverty
6.4%
Median Home
$224,000
Median Income
$85,318
Median Rent
$990

Olathe, KS Photos

Rankings for Olathe in Kansas

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1

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2

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3

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4

Lenexa, KS
Population 53,051

5

Eudora, KS
Population 6,745

6

Spring Hill, KS
Population 6,315

7

Shawnee, KS
Population 65,239

8

Gardner, KS
Population 21,351

9

Basehor, KS
Population 5,669

10

De Soto, KS
Population 6,138

Map Of Olathe, KS

Population over time in Olathe

Year Population % Change
2017 135,986 1.2%
2016 134,368 1.2%
2015 132,787 1.0%
2014 131,508 1.2%
2013 129,913 1.5%
2012 128,050 1.7%
2011 125,902 2.0%
2010 123,430 2.2%
2009 120,774 -
Crime/100k Olathe KS USA
Violent Crime 219.2 439.0 368.9
Murder 1.4 3.9 5.0
Robbery 18.7 53.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 141.6 328.3 246.8
Property Crime 1406.4 2633.9 2199.5
Burglary 105.6 430.6 376.0
Larceny 1177.8 1933.9 1594.6
Car Theft 122.9 269.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Olathe

White
75.7% (103,008)
African American
5.9% (8,068)
American Indian
0.2% (276)
Asian
4.0% (5,385)
Hawaiian
0.0% (29)
Other
0.1% (70)
Two Or More
2.8% (3,785)
Hispanic
11.3% (15,365)
Race Olathe KS USA
White 75.7% 76.1% 61.1%
African American 5.9% 5.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.7% 0.7%
Asian 4.0% 2.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.8% 2.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 11.3% 11.7% 17.8%

Household Income For Olathe, Kansas

Less than $10,000
2.8% (374,598)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.1% (282,530)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.4% (738,550)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.5% (880,391)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.8% (1,474,224)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.6% (2,250,753)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.8% (2,017,132)
$100,000 to $149,999
22.8% (3,098,058)
$150,000 to $199,999
11.0% (1,491,487)
$200,000 or more
7.3% (990,872)
Income Olathe KS USA
Less than $10,000 2.8% 5.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.1% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.4% 9.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.5% 10.2% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.8% 14.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.6% 18.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.8% 13.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 22.8% 14.2% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 11.0% 5.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 7.3% 4.9% 7.0%

Gender in Olathe

Female
50.6% (68,831)
Male
49.4% (67,155)
Gender Olathe KS USA
Female 50.6% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 49.4% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Olathe for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (2,719)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (5,439)
High School / GED
16.0% (21,757)
Some College
20.0% (27,197)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (12,238)
Bachelor's Degree
32.0% (43,515)
Master's Degree
14.0% (19,038)
Professional Degree
2.0% (2,719)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,359)
Education Olathe KS USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 16.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 32.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 14.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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