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81 Apartments under 900 for rent in Olathe, KS

Last updated October 18 at 6:38pm UTC
Rolling Ridge
1000 West Elm Street
Olathe, KS
Updated October 18 at 12:05pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$545
2 Bedrooms
$670
Sheridan Crossing
600 South Harrison Street
Olathe, KS
Updated October 18 at 6:34pm UTC
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$750
3 Bedrooms
$825
Lakeview Duplexes
502 South Ridgeview Road
Olathe, KS
Updated October 18 at 1:26pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$775
3 Bedrooms
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Horizon Pointe
316 South Pine Street
Olathe, KS
Updated October 18 at 6:15pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$725
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
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Stonepost Lakeside
13810 Pflumm Road
Olathe, KS
Updated September 12 at 2:51pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$846
2 Bedrooms
$1,004
3 Bedrooms
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Millcreek Woods
1711 North Ridgeview Road
Olathe, KS
Updated October 18 at 10:40am UTC
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$801
210 S Water St
Central Core
Olathe, KS
Updated October 18 at 6:21am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$825
210 S Water St
Central Core
Olathe, KS
Updated September 12 at 1:45am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$695
129 Mahaffie
Central Core
Olathe, KS
Updated September 4 at 9:33am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$775
Results within 1 miles of Olathe, KS
Pinnacle Pointe
10460 Pflumm Rd
Lenexa, KS
Updated October 18 at 4:37pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$787
2 Bedrooms
$995
3 Bedrooms
$1,205
Stonepost Ranch Apartments
12801 W 136th St
Overland Park, KS
Updated September 10 at 3:11pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$875
2 Bedrooms
$1,185
3 Bedrooms
$1,521
Results within 5 miles of Olathe, KS
Four Seasons
9512 W 87th St
Overland Park, KS
Updated October 18 at 6:28pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$600
2 Bedrooms
$760
Waterford Place
11220 West 108th Street
Overland Park, KS
Updated October 18 at 5:06pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$781
2 Bedrooms
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October 2018 Olathe Rent Report

Welcome to the October 2018 Olathe Rent Report. Olathe rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Olathe rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the state and nation.

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October 2018 Olathe Rent Report

Welcome to the October 2018 Olathe Rent Report. Olathe rents declined over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Olathe rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the state and nation.

Olathe rents declined moderately over the past month

Olathe rents have declined 0.3% over the past month, and are down slightly by 0.2% 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 third straight month that the city has seen rent decreases after an increase in June. Olathe's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 0.4%, as well as the national average of 0.9%.

Rents rising across cities in the Kansas City Metro

While rent decreases have been occurring in the city of Olathe over the past year, cities in the rest of the metro are seeing the opposite trend. Rents have risen in 7 of the largest 10 cities in the Olathe metro for which we have data. Kansas as a whole logged rent growth of 0.4% over the past year. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • Looking throughout the metro, Overland Park is the most expensive of all Olathe metro's major cities, with a median two-bedroom rent of $1,170; of the 10 largest cities in Kansas metro that we have data for, Topeka and Wichita, where two-bedrooms go for $770 and $740, are the two other major cities in the metro besides Olathe to see rents fall year-over-year (-0.9% and -0.5%).
  • Shawnee, Overland Park, and Kansas City have all experienced year-over-year growth above the state average (4.6%, 3.3%, and 1.8%, respectively).

Olathe rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have fallen slightly in Olathe, many large cities nationwide have seen prices increase, in some cases substantially. Olathe is also more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Olathe's median two-bedroom rent of $1,140 is slightly below the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 0.9% over the past year compared to the 0.2% decline in Olathe.
  • While rents in Olathe fell slightly over the past year, many cities nationwide saw increases, including Phoenix (+2.6%), Atlanta (+1.4%), and San Francisco (+1.1%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Olathe than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,110, 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 $900 -0.3% 0.7%
Overland Park $960 $1,170 -0.8% 3.3%
Kansas City $740 $910 0.6% 1.8%
Olathe $930 $1,140 -0.3% -0.2%
Independence $730 $890 -0.0% 1.0%
Shawnee $830 $1,010 -0.3% 4.6%
Blue Springs $910 $1,120 0.1% 0.7%
Lenexa $960 $1,170 -0.2% 2.1%
Grandview $670 $820 0.4% -0.4%

Methodology - Recent Updates:

Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

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

Methodology:

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.

About Rent Reports:

Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.