Olathe, KS

Census Place

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Population
135,986
1.2% 1-year growth
Median Age
35

Poverty Rate
6.37%

Median Household Income
$85,318
3.23% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$224,000
5.86% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
72,801
1.02% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Olathe, KS had a population of 136k people with a median age of 35 and a median household income of $85,318. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Olathe, KS grew from 134,368 to 135,986, a 1.2% increase and its median household income grew from $82,649 to $85,318, a 3.23% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Olathe, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (75.7%), White (Hispanic) (9.54%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.93%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.96%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.78%). NaNk% of the people in Olathe, KS speak a non-English language, and 94% are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Olathe, KS was $224,000, and the homeownership rate was 71.2%. Most people in Olathe, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Olathe, KS was 2 cars per household.

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Civics

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Diversity

Olathe, KS is home to a population of 136k people, from which 94% are citizens. As of 2018, 10.8% of Olathe, KS residents were born outside of the country (14.7k people).

In 2018, there were 7.94 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (103k people) in Olathe, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13k White (Hispanic) and 8.07k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Olathe, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    103k ± 1.26k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    13k ± 1.04k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    8.07k ± 698
11.3%
Hispanic Population
15.4k people

In 2018, there were 7.94 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (103k people) in Olathe, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13k White (Hispanic) and 8.07k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.3% of the people in Olathe, KS are hispanic (15.4k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Olathe, KS as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

10.8%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
14.7k people
11.3%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
15.1k people

As of 2018, 10.8% of Olathe, KS residents (14.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Olathe, KS was 11.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

34
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
40
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.8

In 2018, the median age of all people in Olathe, KS was 35. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Olathe, KS are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Olathe, KS residents was 35.

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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the Place level, so we are showing data for Olathe, KS.

In N/A, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Olathe, KS was N/A, the natal country of N/A Olathe, KS residents, followed by N/A with N/A and N/A with N/A.

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Citizenship

94%
2018 Citizenship
93.4%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 94% of Olathe, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Olathe, KS was 93.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,021 ± 288
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,289 ± 249
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,139 ± 221

Olathe, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Olathe, KS is $85,318. In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income in Olathe, KS was Census Tract 530.11 with a value of $144,226, followed by Census Tract 535.05 and Census Tract 528.01, with respective values of $117,665 and $117,113.

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The economy of Olathe, KS employs 72.8k people. The largest industries in Olathe, KS are Health Care & Social Assistance (9,521 people), Retail Trade (8,202 people), and Educational Services (7,526 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($79,921), Utilities ($74,354), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($74,276).

Wages

Median Household Income

$85,318
2018 value
± $2,169
3.23%
1 Year Growth
± 3.43%

Households in Olathe, KS have a median annual income of $85,318, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $82,649 in 2017, which represents a 3.23% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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Average Female Salary in N/A
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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Olathe, KS is from Olathe, KS.
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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 530.11
  2. Census Tract 535.05
  3. Census Tract 528.01

In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Olathe, KS was Census Tract 530.11 with a value of $144,226, followed by Census Tract 535.05 and Census Tract 528.01, with respective values of $117,665 and $117,113.

The following map shows all of the places in Olathe, KS colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.37% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Olathe, KS (8.55k out of 134k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    6,443 ± 590
  2. Hispanic
    2,857 ± 442
  3. Black
    1,157 ± 306

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Olathe, KS is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

72.8k
2018 Value
± 1,704
1.02%
1 Year growth
± 3.35%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Olathe, KS grew at a rate of 1.02%, from 72.1k employees to 72.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Olathe, KS, are Management Occupations (8,977 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (8,675 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (7,942 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Olathe, KS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Olathe, KS, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (8,977 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (8,675 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (7,942 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Olathe, KS has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.63 times higher than expected), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.47 times), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.4 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Olathe, KS, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($84,300), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($84,031), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($82,357).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

72.8k
2018 Value
± 1,704
1.02%
1 Year growth
± 3.35%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Olathe, KS grew at a rate of 1.02%, from 72.1k employees to 72.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Olathe, KS, are Health Care & Social Assistance (9,521 people), Retail Trade (8,202 people), and Educational Services (7,526 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Olathe, KS, though some of these residents may live in Olathe, KS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Olathe, KS, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (9,521 people), Retail Trade (8,202 people), and Educational Services (7,526 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Olathe, KS has an unusually high number of Finance & Insurance (1.55 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.37 times), and Information (1.32 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Olathe, KS, by median earnings, are Information ($79,921), Utilities ($74,354), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($74,276).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Olathe, KS was $224,000 in 2018, which is 0.975 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $211,600 to $224,000, a 5.86% increase. The homeownership rate in Olathe, KS is 71.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Olathe, KS have an average commute time of 20.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Olathe, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$224,000
2018 Median
± $2,739
$211,600
2017 Median
± $2,569

In 2018, the median property value in Olathe, KS grew to to $224,000 from the previous year's value of $211,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Olathe, KS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Olathe, KS the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$85,318
Median Household Income
± $2,169
47.3k
Number of Households
± 1,300

In 2018, the median household income of the 47.3k households in Olathe, KS grew to $85,318 from the previous year's value of $82,649.

The following chart displays the households in Olathe, KS distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Olathe, KS distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Olathe, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

71.2%
2018 Homeownership
71.5%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 71.2% of the housing units in Olathe, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Olathe, KS compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

20.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Olathe, KS have a shorter commute time (20.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 0.736% of the workforce in Olathe, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (83.1%)
  2. Carpooled (9.19%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.6%)

In 2018, 83.1% of workers in Olathe, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.19%) and those who worked at home (5.6%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Health

92.6% of the population of Olathe, KS has health coverage, with 65.3% on employee plans, 7.22% on Medicaid, 8.14% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 0.893% on military or VA plans.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Morris County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.9%)

Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Coverage

7.38%
Uninsured
65.3%
Employer Coverage
7.22%
Medicaid
8.14%
Medicare
11%
Non-Group
0.893%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Olathe, KS declined by 11.1% from 8.3% to 7.38%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Olathe, KS changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 14.5% prevalence
  2. 14.2% prevalence
  3. 14% prevalence

Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in N/A, at 14.5%.

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