Review of Olathe, Kansas


Bedroom community, great schools, lacks diversity
Star Rating - 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 level. Homes are affordable with highways nearby to access more industrial areas for jobs. 30 minutes away from The Country Club Plaza, The Crossroads Arts District, The Power and Light district and Jazz district in KCMO for night life. College town of Lawrence Kansas is 30 minutes away for great restaurants.

Olathe could use more diversity. It's a mostly white church going community without a lot of tolerance for alternative life styles. Not a great place to be single but schools make Olathe a good place to raise a family.
Theresa | Olathe, KS
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