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Population (year 2000): 92,962. Estimated population in July 2005: 111,334 (+19.8% change)
Males: 46,348 (49.9%), Females: 46,614 (50.1%)

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Median resident age: 30.8 years
Median household income: $61,111 (year 2000)
Median house value: $139,500 (year 2000)

Olathe, KS residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Olathe:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.2%)
  • Hispanic (5.4%)
  • Black (3.7%)
  • Other race (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Other Asian (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
  • Chinese (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (28.2%), Irish (14.9%), English (13.0%), United States (7.6%), French (3.5%), Italian (3.3%).

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Elevation: 1040 feet

Land area: 54.2 square miles

Olathe,

For population 25 years and over in Olathe

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Olathe city

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 64.4%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

5.9% Foreign born (2.5% Latin America, 2.3% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +29,130 (+45.6%).



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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (442.1 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: KS Lenexa, (6.5 miles KS (9.2 miles Gardner, Park, KS Overland (9.4 miles KS Shawnee, (9.5 miles Hill, KS (9.5 miles Spring Quivira, KS (11.4 miles Lake KS Merriam, (12.3 miles Soto, KS De (12.4 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 1008 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 1997: 966 buildings, average cost: $121,000
  • 1998: 1333 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 1999: 1499 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2000: 1220 buildings, average cost: $118,900
  • 2001: 1437 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2002: 1247 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2003: 1219 buildings, average cost: $135,400
  • 2004: 1174 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2005: 1082 buildings, average cost: $171,700

Latitude: 38.88 N, Longitude: 94.80 W

Area code: 913


Olathe, Kansas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.7%), Retail trade (12.7%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.2%), Manufacturing (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -9,891 (-10.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 17,143 (33.6%)

Crime in Olathe (2002):
  • 4 murders (4.3 per 100,000)
  • 46 rapes (49.0 per 100,000)
  • 28 robberies (29.8 per 100,000)
  • 240 assaults (255.6 per 100,000)
  • 260 burglaries (276.9 per 100,000)
  • 2,414 thefts (2570.5 per 100,000)
  • 248 auto thefts (264.1 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 229.6 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Average climate in Olathe, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Olathe-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 135% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.5 miles away from the Olathe city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/4/2003, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused $48 million in damages.


Birthplace of: Don Davis - 2005 NFL player (New England Patriots, born: Dec 17, 1972), Larry Parks - actor, Caleb Holmes - College basketball player (Yale Bulldogs), Danny Brown - College basketball player (San Diego Toreros), Joey Mundweiler - College basketball player (Wagner Seahawks), Kyle Spears - College basketball player (UMKC Kangaroos), Nick Holmes - College basketball player (Yale Bulldogs), Tyler Hughes - College basketball player (Kansas State Wildcats).


Main business address for: BUTLER NATIONAL CORP (AIRCRAFT).


Hospital/medical center in Olathe:
  • OLATHE MEDICAL CENTER (20333 W 151ST ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Olathe:
  • SAINT LUKES SOUTH HOSPSITAL (about 7 miles; OVERLAND PARK, KS)
  • OVERLAND PARK REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; OVERLAND PARK, KS)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF KS CITY (about 7 miles; OVERLAND PARK, KS)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Olathe:
  • CHARLES B. WHEELER DOWNTOWN (about 23 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; ID: MKC)
  • KANSAS CITY INTL (about 29 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; ID: MCI)
  • FORBES FIELD (about 59 miles; TOPEKA, KS; ID: FOE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Olathe:
  • JOHNSON COUNTY EXECUTIVE (about 6 miles; OLATHE, KS; ID: OJC)
  • CEDAR AIR PARK (about 7 miles; OLATHE, KS; ID: 51K)
  • NEW CENTURY AIRCENTER (about 8 miles; OLATHE, KS; ID: IXD)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Natural Resources 10 $31,282 $37,538 2 $3,365
Transit 5 $14,152 $33,964 3 $1,939
Other and Unallocable 15 $34,994 $27,995 0 $0
Financial Administration 67 $280,470 $50,233 2 $5,907
Welfare 5 $16,667 $40,000 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 47 $157,663 $40,254 3 $3,806
Sewerage 33 $113,244 $41,179 3 $2,973
Water Supply 52 $185,954 $42,912 5 $6,359
Other Government Administration 69 $293,568 $51,055 4 $8,810
Judicial and Legal 29 $110,465 $45,709 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 134 $662,422 $59,321 0 $0
Police - Other 46 $167,159 $43,606 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 30 $100,172 $40,068 37 $20,652
Firefighters 98 $566,175 $69,327 1 $144
Streets and Highways 126 $450,370 $42,892 4 $3,713
Housing and Community Development(Local) 17 $59,705 $42,144 2 $1,658
Totals for Government 783 $3,244,462 $49,723 66 $59,326


Colleges/Universities in Olathe:
  • MIDAMERICA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 1,511; Location: 2030 E COLLEGE WAY; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mnu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • THE BROWN MACKIE COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 108; Location: 100 E SANTA FE STE 300; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bmcaec.com)
  • SUPERIOR SCHOOL OF HAIRSTYLING (FT enrollment: 80; Location: 1215 E. Santa Fe; Private, for-profit)
  • KANSAS CITY AVIATION CENTER INC (Location: PO BOX 1850; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Olathe:
  • JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Full-time enrollment: 8,857)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MEDICAL CENTER (about 16 miles; KANSAS CITY, KS; FT enrollment: 2,168)
  • KANSAS CITY KANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 17 miles; KANSAS CITY, KS; FT enrollment: 2,837)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 17 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; FT enrollment: 2,189)
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGES (about 19 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; FT enrollment: 2,259)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY (about 20 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; FT enrollment: 8,830)
  • PARK UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; PARKVILLE, MO; FT enrollment: 4,180)
Public high schools in Olathe:
  • OLATHE SOUTH SR HIGH (Students: 1,486; Location: 1640 E 151ST ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • OLATHE EAST SR HIGH (Students: 1,464; Location: 14545 W 127TH; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • OLATHE NORTH SR HIGH (Students: 1,128; Location: 600 E PRAIRIE; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • OLATHE NORTHWEST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 839; Location: 21300 COLLEGE BLVD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SCHOOL FOR DEAF HIGH (Students: 78; Location: 450 EAST PARK STREET; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high schools in Olathe:
  • BEREAN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 237; Location: 15020 BLACKBOB RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • KEDESH ACADEMY (Students: 22; Location: 719 N MAHAFFIE; Grades: 1 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Olathe:
  • SANTA FE TRAIL JR HIGH (Students: 954; Location: 1100 N RIDGEVIEW RD; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • CALIFORNIA TRAIL JR HIGH (Students: 845; Location: 13775 W 133 STREET; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • FRONTIER TRAIL JR HIGH (Students: 790; Location: 15300 W 143RD STREET; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • OREGON TRAIL JR HIGH (Students: 728; Location: 1800 W DENNIS; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • CEDAR CREEK ELEM (Students: 710; Location: 11150 S CLARE RD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • HEATHERSTONE ELEM (Students: 653; Location: 13745 W 123RD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • CHISHOLM TRAIL JUNIOR (Students: 640; Location: 16700 W. 159TH STREET; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • SUNNYSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 628; Location: 16025 S. LINDENWOOD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • PIONEER TRAIL JR HIGH (Students: 616; Location: 15100 WEST 127TH; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • REGENCY PLACE ELEMENTARY (Students: 603; Location: 13250 S GREENWOOD; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Olathe:
  • PRINCE OF PEACE CATHOLIC SCHOO (Students: 527; Location: 16000 W 143RD ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PIONEER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 87; Location: 220 N ROGERS RD; Grades: PK - 11)
Library in Olathe:
  • OLATHE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,729,843; Location: 201 EAST PARK STREET; 201,772 books; 7,819 audio materials; 16,814 video materials; 426 serial subscriptions)
 

Olathe compared to Kansas state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Olathe:
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCNW (1380 AM; 3 kW; FAIRWAY, KS; Owner: KANSAS CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKLO (1410 AM; 5 kW; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: CHARA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCZZ (1480 AM; 1 kW; MISSION, KS; Owner: HMEB COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KCKN (1340 AM; 1 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Olathe:
  • KCCV-FM (92.3 FM; OLATHE, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCUR-FM (89.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KLJC (88.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KANU (91.5 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • KKFI (90.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MID-COAST RADIO PROJECT, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Olathe:
  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • K27FR (Channel 27; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K26CR (Channel 26; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

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