Olathe Population By Year

Population Graph For Olathe, 1990 - 2022
Year Population Rank in US Growth Rate
2023 147,461 183 1.3%
2022 145,577 189 1.8%
2021 143,014 191 1.1%
2020 141,400 194 1.2%
2010 125,872 196 3.0%
2000 93,880 264 4.0%
1990 63,442 377

Olathe Population Facts

What is the current population of Olathe?

Based on the latest 2024 data from the US census, the current population of Olathe is 147,461. Olathe, Kansas is the 183rd largest city in the US.

What county is Olathe, Kansas in?

Olathe is located entirely in Johnson County.

What is the size of Olathe, Kansas in square miles?

Olathe has an area of 59.7 square miles. Olathe is the 5th largest city, by area, in Kansas.

What was the peak population of Olathe?

The current population of Olathe (147,461) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Olathe growing?

Olathe has grown 57.0% since the 2000. Olathe, Kansas is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 80% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

What is the population density of Olathe, Kansas?

Olathe has a population density of 2,109.8 people per square mile.

Similarly Sized Cities In Kansas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2023
128 Overland Park 197,089 29.9%
175 Kansas City 152,933 4.1%
183 Olathe 147,461 57.0%
227 Topeka 125,475 1.6%
353 Lawrence 96,207 19.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2023
177 Bellevue, Washington 151,574 34.7%
178 Joliet, Illinois 150,489 39.0%
179 Naperville, Illinois 150,245 16.1%
180 Escondido, California 148,122 10.2%
181 Bridgeport, Connecticut 148,028 5.9%
182 Savannah, Georgia 147,748 11.3%
183 Olathe, Kansas 147,461 57.0%
184 Mesquite, Texas 147,317 17.8%
185 Pasadena, Texas 146,716 3.3%
186 McAllen, Texas 146,593 36.9%
187 Rockford, Illinois 146,120 -3.7%
188 Gainesville, Florida 145,812 29.0%
189 Syracuse, New York 145,560 -0.3%

Olathe Demographics

What is the voting age population of Olathe, Kansas?

The total voting age population of Olathe, Kansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 91,339. The voting age population is 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

What percentage of Olathe, Kansas residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 11.0% of the residents of Olathe are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Olathe, Kansas?

The racial demographics of Olathe are 84.9% White, 6.2% Black, 4.1% Asian, 3.4% Two or more races, 1.0% Other, 0.3% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 11.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Olathe, Kansas residents are below the poverty line?

In Olathe, 5.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 7.9%. On a per-household basis, 4.2% of families are below the poverty line in Olathe.

What percentage of Olathe, Kansas residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 74.4% of Olathe residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Olathe, Kansas residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.7% of Olathe residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 49.7% have a bachelor's degree and 17.3% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Olathe, Kansas residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Olathe residents aged 5 and older, 14.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 8.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.6% speak an Asian language.

Olathe Income & Labor Statistics

What is the unemployment rate in Olathe, Kansas?

The unemployment rate in Olathe is 2.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Olathe, Kansas residents work for the government?

In Olathe, 13.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Olathe, Kansas?

The median household income in Olathe is $90,435.

Olathe Housing & Rent Statistics

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Olathe, Kansas?

In Olathe, 72.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Olathe, Kansas?

Renters occupy 27.7% of housing units in Olathe.

What percentage of Olathe, Kansas housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Olathe, 2.4% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Olathe, Kansas housing units were built after 2000?

In Olathe, 31.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 15,900 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Olathe, Kansas?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Olathe is $1,019.

What percentage of households in Olathe, Kansas have broadband internet?

In Olathe, 93.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.


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