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Olathe Apartments
Last updated March 4 2024 at 9:42 PM

Olathe, KS
133 Apartments for Rent

Olathe Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 140,545
Population Density: 2,280 people/sq mile
Median Age: 40
Percentage of Family Households: 74%
Median Annual Income: $99,631 / year
Median Rent: $1,170 / month

What locals are saying

Even from here, we can see the wheels in your head spinning ‘round and ‘round. You know you want to find an apartment in Olathe, Kansas, but you’re not sure where to start. Hell, maybe you don’t even know how to pronounce Olathe (it’s “Oh-Lay-Tha” – or “Oh-lay-thə,” for those of you familiar with the concept of the schwa E). In any case, you can put those wheels in chill mode and let us take it from here, because finding people dream dwellings in Olathe (or anywhere, for that matter) is our specialty. Just peruse the following Qs and As, and we guarantee you’ll be kicking back in Kansas City’s fastest-growing suburb in no time.

Though located only 20-odd miles from downtown Kansas City, MO, Olathe is far enough away to provide residents with a sense of tranquility that the bustling big city can’t offer

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Olathe Demographics


How diverse is Olathe?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Olathe is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Olathe are White (73.2%), Hispanic Or Latino (10.8%), Black Or African American (6.1%), Two Or More (4.4%), Asian (3.9%), Other (1.5%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.1%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Olathe residents?

The median age in Olathe is 40 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Olathe?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Olathe is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Olathe are White (73.2%), Hispanic Or Latino (10.8%), Black Or African American (6.1%), Two Or More (4.4%), Asian (3.9%), Other (1.5%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.1%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0.1%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Olathe residents?

The median age in Olathe is 40 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Olathe Crime


Overall Crime

Below Average
Overall crime in Olathe is below average in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

Below Average
The level of violent crime in Olathe is below average compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

Below Average
The level of property crime in Olathe is below average compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Olathe


Elementary Schools

7 /10
Mahaffie Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
408 Students
8 Reviews
408
Students
8 Reviews
7 /10
Liberty View Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
452 Students
5 Reviews
452
Students
5 Reviews
6 /10
Tomahawk Elementary School
Public
PK-5
Public
PK-5
338 Students
3 Reviews
338
Students
3 Reviews

Middle Schools

8 /10
Chisholm Trail Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
730 Students
7 Reviews
730
Students
7 Reviews
8 /10
Prairie Trail Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
931 Students
4 Reviews
931
Students
4 Reviews
7 /10
California Trail Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
734 Students
2 Reviews
734
Students
2 Reviews

High Schools

8 /10
Olathe Northwest High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,007 Students
6 Reviews
2,007
Students
6 Reviews
7 /10
Olathe East Sr High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,918 Students
9 Reviews
1,918
Students
9 Reviews
7 /10
Olathe South Sr High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
2,089 Students
1 Reviews
2,089
Students
1 Reviews

What Renters Say about Olathe


Apartment List has released the results for Olathe from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
90%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
70%
Commute Time
62%
Safety and Crime Rate
55%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
19%
Affordability
15%
State and Local Taxes
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Average rent in Olathe, Kansas

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Olathe is $1,542, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,822. Rent rates updated 5 days ago
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Find an apartment for rent in Olathe, KS


Searching for an apartment for rent in Olathe, KS? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 133 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Olathe. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Olathe is $1,231 for a studio, $1,542 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,822 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Olathe apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Olathe, KS apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Olathe?

In Olathe, the average rent is $1,231 for a studio, $1,542 for a 1-bedroom, $1,822 for a 2-bedroom, and $2,441 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Olathe, check out our monthly Olathe Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Olathe?

You can filter cheap apartments in Olathe by price: under $800, under $900.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Olathe?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Olathe apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Olathe?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Olathe.

How can I find off-campus housing in Olathe?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Olathe. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Rockhurst University, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, and Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.