95 Apartments under 700 for rent in Olathe, KS

Last updated September 26 at 12:01AM
123 S Chester St
Frisco Lakes
Olathe, KS
Updated September 25 at 5:33PM
1 Bedroom
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8151 Holmes Rd
Kansas City, MO
Updated September 21 at 5:36PM
1 Bedroom
4125 Thompson# 4
Kansas City, KS
Updated September 20 at 6:55PM
2 Bedrooms
1520 E 97th St
Linden Hills and Indian Heights
Kansas City, MO
Updated September 20 at 6:55PM
2 Bedrooms
1520 E 97th St
Linden Hills and Indian Heights
Kansas City, MO
Updated September 20 at 6:55PM
1 Bedroom
Paseo Blvd
Marlborough Heights - Marlborough Pride
Kansas City, MO
Updated September 23 at 7:22AM
1 Bedroom
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Rent Report

September 2017 Olathe Rent Report

Welcome to the September 2017 Olathe Rent Report. Olathe rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Olathe rental market, including comparisons to similar cities nationwide.

Olathe rents increased over the past month

Olathe rents have increased 0.3% over the past month, and are up significantly by 4.8% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Olathe stand at $930 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,140 for a two-bedroom. This is the tenth straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in October of last year. Olathe's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 2.0%, as well as the national average of 3.0%.

Olathe rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased in Olathe, a few large cities nationwide have seen also rents grow more modestly. Olathe is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Rents also increased in other cities across the state, with Kansas as a whole logging rent growth of 2.0% over the past year.
  • Olathe's median two-bedroom rent of $1,140 is slightly below the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 3.0% over the past year compared to the 4.8% rise in Olathe.
  • While Olathe's rents rose over the past year, many cities nationwide also saw increases, many cities nationwide also saw increases, including Seattle (+5.4%), Phoenix (+4.9%), and Denver (+3.0%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Olathe than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,070, which is more than two-and-a-half times the price in Olathe.

For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.
City Median 1BR price Median 2BR price M/M price change Y/Y price change
Kansas City $730 $890 -0.3% 0.8%
Overland Park $930 $1,140 -0.2% 2.3%
Kansas City $730 $890 0.1% 2.9%
Olathe $930 $1,140 0.3% 4.8%
Independence $720 $880 -0.6% 1.3%
Lenexa $940 $1,150 0.6% 1.6%

Methodology - Recent Updates:

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Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.


Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

Read more about our methodology here.

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