Select a New Section:

Olathe, Kansas   Add Favorite    14 Reviews | Review This Place

Find your Best Mortgage in Olathe: Fixed Rate, Adjustable Rate, 30 years, 15 years.


-Diverse economy
-Attractive downtown


-Growth & sprawl
-Uninteresting physical setting
-Crime rates

What Bert Has To Say About Kansas City Metro Area

Kansas City is a large, prosperous, self-sufficient and culturally rich city located astride the Missouri River. The downtown area and most of the population are on the older Missouri side, filled with shaded neighborhoods and mixed development. For the past 20 years the big growth has been on the Kansas side to the southwest in suburbs like Overland Park, Lenexa, and Shawnee.


Large-city complex located in Missouri-Kansas border, on the Missouri River See local real estate
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Schools: See Local Schools
City: Olathe
Zip Codes: 66062, 66061, ... 2 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1014 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Olathe

    The unemployment rate in Olathe is 3.30 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Olathe jobs have Increased by 1.57 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Olathe's cost of living is 5.10% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Olathe's Cost of Living
    Olathe's population is 134,305 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 112.00 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Olathe is $210,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.58%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Olathe public schools spend $10,889 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.8 students per teacher in Olathe. Learn more...

Olathe Ranked & Rated

View More Data >

Olathe Housing Market

It's a good time to buy in Olathe. Home Appreciation is up 4.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Olathe Real Estate.
The median home price in Olathe is $210,800. Browse Homes in this Range.
Learn More
Mortgage Calculator     Home Equity Calculator

Reviews for Olathe, Kansas


Star Rating Not a fan. Not for me. Just okay. Great place. The best place.
Mouse over the stars for your rating and click to rate.
Start Your Review of Olathe, KS

In Johnson County, KS since 1977

Lived in Olathe since about 1980. I can say Olathe is a great place to make a living, live life etc. It's one of those places that the UPS driver can leave a package... (Read More)



Don't move to Johnson County, KS unless you like s

Johnson County, KS looks very nice when you first come here. There is a nice grid system for the roadways, very little if any litter and very nice landscaping... (Read More)



Love living here...

I live near 119th and Black Bob in Olathe. I've been here with my husband now for 7 years. I enjoy the multi-use trail behind my house (can get up to 20 miles out and... (Read More)



View More Data >

Side-by-Side Comparison

Compare Olathe, Kansas to any other place in the USA.

Olathe, KS Maps

Check out the latest Maps in a variety of categories including cost of living, population, and commute time.

Select a New Section: