Olathe, Kansas 

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Population

134,368

+11.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.7%

Median Income

$76,519

Median Home Price

$249,600

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

Local Listings in Olathe
 $105,000 
728 S Cherry St
Bed 1 | Bath 1 | 624 SqFt
 $385,000 
15403 W 164th Ter
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 2959 SqFt
 $359,900 
11426 S Chouteau St
Bed 5 | Bath 5 | 3636 SqFt

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

City: Olathe
Zip Codes: 66062 66061
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1014 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Olathe is 2.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Olathe jobs have increased by 1.51%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Olathe's cost of living is 12.30% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Olathe's Cost of Living

VOTING
Johnson county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Olathe's population is 134,368 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 11.26%. 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 $249,600. 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. More Education


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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 $249,600. Browse Homes in this Range.


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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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66062 66061

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NEW LISTINGS IN OLATHE
$105,000
728 S Cherry St
Bed 1 | Bath 1

$385,000
15403 W 164th Ter
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$359,900
11426 S Chouteau St
Bed 5 | Bath 5

$350,000
15594 S Widmer St
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$379,000
1400 E Sleepy Hollow Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$575,000
26401 W 108th St
Bed 5 | Bath 6

$335,000
929 S Clearwater Hills St
Bed 4 | Bath 5

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