Olathe, KS Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 33,333 housing units in Olathe. This represents a 48.2% growth from 22,497 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 32,373 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 960 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Olathe is about 71.6%. Olathe's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.1%. Average household size is 2.83 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Olathe were built after 1985.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.90%
One Bedroom9.70%
Two Bedrooms15.50%
Three Bedrooms37.90%
Four Bedrooms33.20%
Five Bedrooms or more2.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.04
Median year structure was built1986
Median Value of occupied units$139,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$176,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.29
Median year structure was built1981
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$560

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage10.60%
Home Equity Loan10.40%
Simple Mortgage68.40%
Debt Free10.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.2%