Everything You Need to Know About the City of Olathe Kansas

In 2017, Olathe, Kansas had a population of 134k people with a median age of 34.7 and a median household income of $82,649. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Olathe, KS grew from 132,787 to 134,368, a 1.19% increase and its median household income grew from $79,691 to $82,649, a 3.71% increase.

The number of inhabitants in Olathe, KS is 75.6% White Alone, 11.2% Hispanic or Latino, and 5.41% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Olathe, KS communicate in a non-English language, and 93.4% are U.S. residents.

The largest universities in Olathe, KS are MidAmerica Nazarene University (662 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Olathe, KS is $211,600, and the homeownership rate is 71.5%. Most people in Olathe, KS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Olathe, KS is 2 cars per household.


Education in Olathe

In 2017, universities in Olathe, KS granted 662 degrees. The student population of Olathe, KS is slanted towards ladies, with 660 male students and 1,228 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Olathe, KS are White (458 and 69.2%), followed by Black or African American (98 and 14.8%), Unknown (72 and 10.9%), and Hispanic or Latino (13 and 1.96%).

The largest universities in Olathe, KS by the number of degrees awarded are MidAmerica Nazarene University (662 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Olathe, KS are Registered Nursing (256 and 38.7%), Organizational Leadership (80 and 12.1%), and General Business Administration & Management (63 and 9.52%).

The median tuition costs in Olathe, KS is $29,170 for private four-year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Olathe

The economy of Olathe, KS employs 72.1k people and Olathe has an unemployment rate of 2.7%. Olathe has seen the job market increase by 1.5% in the course of the most recent year. Future job development throughout the following ten years is anticipated to be 34.7%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%. The biggest ventures in Olathe, KS are Health Care and Social Assistance (9,325 people), Retail Trade (7,993 people), and Educational Services (7,152 people), and the most lucrative businesses are Management of Companies and Enterprises ($80,956), Information ($77,442), and Utilities ($70,075). 

Households in Olathe, KS have a median yearly income of $82,649, which is more than the median yearly income of $61,937 over the whole United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $79,691 in 2016, which represents a 3.71% annual growth.


Tax Rates for Olathe

– The Sales Tax Rate for Olathe is 9.5%. The US average is 7.3%.

– The Income Tax Rate for Olathe is 5.7%. The US average is 4.6%.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Olathe

– The average income of an Olathe resident is $31,724 a year.

– The Median household income of an Olathe resident is $76,519 a year.