Olathe, Kansas

Population 130,031

Olathe is located in Johnson County, KS. The population is 130,031, making Olathe the 2nd largest city in Johnson County and the 4th largest city in the state of Kansas.

There are 52 public schools in Olathe with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Olathe is low , and there are 336 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Olathe is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Olathe property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Olathe include Olathe Township, Lenexa and Overland Park.

Olathe Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 6.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 43.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 49.6%

Crime Rate

41.81% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 111
  • Violent Crimes: 186
  • Robbery: 24
  • Burglary: 120
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

19.06% Higher than national avg.
  • 336 offenders in Olathe
  • 25.84 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

246 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 23
  • Superfunds: 13
  • Tanks & Spills: 210


Low 2.5%
  • Kansas unemployment average: 3.1%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

52 Public Schools view public schools

There are 52 K-12 public schools in Olathe, KS and 5 private schools. Homefacts rates Olathe's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.

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Crime view details

336 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$269,900 compared to April 2018
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

502 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Olathe, KS issued 502 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 502 permits, 494 were issued for single family homes and 8 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Olathe, KS issued 513 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 513 permits, 505 were issued for single family homes and 8 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $659
  • 1 Bedroom: $827
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,009
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,373
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,557

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Environmental Hazards

246 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (570/623)
    Olathe, KS has 91.49% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Olathe, KS is a red zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.29 Average
    Olathe, KS is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 29.33°
  • February 33.08°
  • March 45.6°
  • April 55.17°
  • May 64.63°
  • June 75.3°
  • July 78.74°
  • August 77.32°
  • September 67.97°
  • October 56.37°
  • November 44.88°
  • December 32.37°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Olathe, KS

Olathe, KS has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Olathe, KS has no risk of hurricanes.
Olathe, KS has a very high risk of hail storms.
Olathe, KS has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Olathe, KS: $82,242


Unemployment in Olathe is 2.5%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.1% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 27.71%
White Collar - 72.29%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Sam Brownback
  • Sen. Jerry Moran
  • Sen. Pat Roberts

City Representatives

  • Kevin Yoder

Neighborhood Info

4 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

23 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

2 Libraries view all

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