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WELCOME TO OLATHE

Olathe, located just west of Overland Park, is the fourth largest city in Kansas coming in with a population under Kansas City, KS.  It is home to many young dual-income families who choose to make it the place they buy their first home.   Housing options are diverse with both older neighborhoods and new construction.  Single family residences are common but there are also many townhomes and villas which provide affordable options for small or single parent families, as well as those looking to downsize to make an investment in a home verses renting.

With 37 neighborhood and community parks, 57 miles of public trails, 25 miles of bike lanes and 30 miles of signed shared roadway, Olathe is a great place for families to enjoy the outdoors.  Heritage Park being the favorite of many residents with options including trails, a large dog park, youth sports fields and a lake.

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    WHAT TO EXPECT

    Continued growth and change that comes with being one of the fastest growing cities in Kansas.

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    YOU'LL FALL IN LOVE WITH

    Deep sense of community and support.

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    THE LIFESTYLE

    Busy and active family lifestyle.

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    THE MARKET

    Active and often highly competitive, especially for families looking to purchase their first home.

Local foodies will love the fresh produce and meat at the Olathe Farmers’ Market in Black Bob Park.  To enjoy the local life head over to downtown Olathe during Fourth Fridays for food trucks, music, shops, restaurants and great activities during the Spring through Fall seasons.  Wine enthusiast should head to west Olathe to try local wine varieties and complimentary music in the vines at KC Wine Co or Stone Pillar Winery. 

The median family income is well above the state average and the cost of living remains lower making it very affordable.  Partly due to well established employers who choose to reside in Olathe such as Garmin International.

OLATHE MAP

DEMOGRAPHICS

POPULATION
137,500

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE
3.3%

MEDIAN INCOME
$87,052

PERSONS PER HOUSEHOLD
2.8

MEDIAN HOME PRICE
$239,100

MEDIAN AGE
35.2

AROUND THE BLOCK

SCHOOLS

The highly rated Olathe School District encompasses most of the city with additional options of Blue Valley to the Southeast, Spring Hill to the South, or DeSoto to the Northwest if you live closer to the city boundary lines.

PARKS AND RECREATION

There are many recreation amenities that can be found in the area including two public lakes, Lake Olathe and Cedar Lake. Lake Olathe is the larger of the two lakes at 172 acres, while Cedar Lake encompasses only 45 acres.  There is a long list of parks and trails located within the city limits that will offer a little something for nature enthusiasts and fitness buffs alike. In total, there are 22 miles of trails that can be found throughout the city.

You can visit the Ernie Miller Nature Center or explore Prairie Center which contains 300-acre prairie preserve with wetlands, woodlands & wildlife, plus trails and educational programs.

SHOPPING

Whatever you’re shopping for, you’ll find it in and around Olathe.

  • Olathe Pointe
  • Olathe Station
  • Santa Fe Square
  • Heritage Square
  • Northridge Plaza

RESTAURANTS

The flavors of Olathe are being showcased in a modern and inviting way. Everything from street food to fine dining, there are plenty of dining options residing throughout Olathe to choose from that you just can’t miss out on.

TOP EMPLOYERS

When it comes to employment, Olathe has many commercial and industrial parks where several major companies are located.  Below are just some of the companies recognized within the community.

Here are two free internet resources to get the inside scoop on your current or future neighborhood.

Looking for the perfect neighborhood for you or your family?  Discover detailed lifestyle and demographic insights about each zip code via the ESRI Explore Your Neighborhood app.
Go to Address Report.  Plug in an address and you will be given a report with tax records, sales records, neighborhood demographics, school info, crime stats, weather, commute times and a very cool life-style section showing the yelp reviews of businesses in that area.

POPULAR OLATHE NEIGHBORHOODS

Woodland Manor | Raven Crest | Fallbrook | Prairie Brook | Eagle Crest | Highlands of Kensington | Havencroft | Persimmon Hill

Click below to request a more detailed report specific on your neighborhood.

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