Olathe, Kansas 

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Population

134,305

112% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.3%

Median Income

$76,519

Avg. Home Price

$250,800

Best Places to Live in Olathe, Kansas

Large-city complex - Missouri-Kansas border, on the Missouri River
Pros
-Diverse economy
-Entertainment
-Attractive downtown
Cons
-Growth & sprawl
-Uninteresting physical setting
-Crime rates

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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: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Kansas
County: Johnson County
Metro Area: Kansas City Metro Area
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 3.3% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Olathe jobs have increased by 1.57%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
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
POPULATION
Olathe's population is 134,305 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 112.00%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Olathe is $250,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.54%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Olathe

It's a good time to buy in Olathe. Home Appreciation is up 6.5% in the last 12 months. Browse Olathe Real Estate.

The median home price in Olathe is $250,800. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Olathe   14 Reviews
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)

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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)

Love living here... - 3/30/2014
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)


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ZIP CODES IN OLATHE, KANSAS
66062 66061