Olathe, Kansas 

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Population

134,368

+11.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.9%

Median Income

$76,519

Median Home Price

$261,000

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Best Places to Live in Olathe, Kansas

Large-city complex - Missouri-Kansas border, on the Missouri River. September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Olathe, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Olathe, KS Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Diverse economy
Entertainment
Attractive downtown
Cons
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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Kansas
County: Johnson County
Metro Area: Kansas City Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Olathe
Zip Codes: 66062 66061
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1014 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Olathe is 2.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Olathe jobs have increased by 1.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Olathe's cost of living is 4.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Olathe's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Johnson county flipped moderately Democratic, 52.7% to 44.5%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Olathe's population is 134,368 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 11.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Olathe is Real Estate: $261,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.8%.

SCHOOLS
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. More Education



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Housing Market in Olathe

It's a good time to buy in Olathe. Home Appreciation is up 6.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Olathe is $261,000.

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Reviews for Olathe   15 Reviews
Bedroom community, great schools, lacks diversity - 4/26/2019
I've lived in Olathe for 12 years. Olathe is a quiet bedroom community with great schools. 21st Century program provides many career path choices at the high school... Read More

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Redneck Hippie - 4/8/2018
I'm just going to give it right to ya! Olathe is closer of a normal mid-class neighborhood than say; Overland Park$$$. And if you like hoe-down country style, go South... Read More

In Johnson County, KS since 1977 - 6/2/2015
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


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ZIP CODES IN OLATHE, KANSAS
66062 66061

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