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Average rent in Olathe, KS

$1,157/mo Olathe, KS average rental price, July 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Olathe, KS is $1,157.

    Olathe, KS apartment rent ranges

    About 42% of apartment rents in Olathe, KS range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 12% of apartments. Around 41% of Olathe’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 2% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.

    Olathe, KS rent trends

    Getting around in Olathe, KS

    63 /100
    Somewhat Walkable
    20 /100
    Minimal Transit
    50 /100
    Walk Score®: 63, Transit Score®: 20, Bike Score®: 50

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Olathe, KS last updated?

    Prices and availability in Olathe, KS were last updated on 9 Dec 2022.

    What are the best apartments in Olathe, KS?

    The best apartments in Olathe, KS are: PineCrest Townhomes, Olathe Haciendas, Bristol Pointe Apartments, Deerfield and Aspen Ridge.

    What is the average rent in Olathe, KS?

    The average rent in Olathe, KS is $1,157. Start your search for apartments in Olathe, KS now.

    What is the price range for a studio apartment in Olathe, KS?

    The price range for a studio apartment in Olathe, KS is between $785 and $1,121. View all studio apartments in Olathe, KS.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Olathe, KS?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Olathe, KS is between $800 and $2,092. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Olathe, KS now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Olathe, KS?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Olathe, KS is between $800 and $2,549. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Olathe, KS.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Olathe, KS?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Olathe, KS is between $810 and $2,718. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Olathe, KS.

    What type of rental buildings are in Olathe, KS?

    In Olathe, 27% of the residents are renting compared to 73% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 9% of Olathe’s rentals, 73% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 18% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Olathe, KS?

    The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Olathe are about 29 years old, on average. Of these, 25% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 3 stories. About 97% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 3% are mid-rises, and none are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Olathe, KS?

    Studio apartments in Olathe are around 0.7% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 44% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 48% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

    Olathe, KS in the news

    Living in Olathe, KS

    Just 30 minutes southwest of Kansas City is the small town of Olathe, KS. It’s a densely suburban place that is very attractive to families because the public school system is so highly rated. The weather in this part of Kansas is considered continental with very hot summers; snowy, cold winters; and a partly cloudy sky year-round. If you rent in Olathe, you can look forward to a community with a friendly vibe that watches out for its renting neighbors. The crime rate in this area is also much lower than the national average, which is great news for those who rent here. Olathe also has a nice park system — including Frisco Lake Park, which has a fishing pond, playground, and walking trails for renters to bike or enjoy a bit of peaceful nature.

    Renting in Olathe, KS

    The number of affordable rental apartments in Olathe is one of the biggest reasons for renters to live here. About one-quarter of the population rents their homes, with the proximity to local attractions and amenities being a big perk. The type of apartments varies from studios to four-bedroom townhomes. Meanwhile, amenities in rental apartments include year-round pools, fitness centers, clubhouses and tennis courts. If you want to have a pet, most rental communities are even pet-friendly. There are also some walkable neighborhoods, including Edgemere, Central Core and Wyncroft. Likewise, convenience stores, grocery shops, and other essentials, like coffee shops, are nearby, as well.

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    Olathe, KS demographics

    Olathe, KS has a population of 139,216 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 70,753 of Olathe’s residents are women and 68,463 are men. The median age of those who live in Olathe, KS is 35.2.

    Shopping in Olathe, KS

    There are many shopping plazas located near rental apartments in Olathe. Some of those include Olathe Point, Eastgate Shopping Center and Northridge Plaza. They all have a variety of shops, including shoe stores, clothing shops, restaurants and a grocery store in each. For renters who want an indoor mall experience, Oak Park Mall is in nearby Lenexa, which is around eight miles away. There’s also more local “mom and pop” shopping in downtown Olathe that renters can explore. These shops have what the town’s website calls, “good treats, good eats, good fun and good friends.” There are also boutique clothing stores, gift shops and home decor stores with items that you won’t find in big-box stores.

    Olathe, KS households

    • 36,446 Family
      12,473 Non-family
    • 20,449 Children
      28,470 No Children
    • 48,919Total Number of Households
    • 2.81Average People Per Household
    • $96,548Median Household Income

    According to U.S. Census data, there are 48,919 households in Olathe, KS. 36,446 are family households and 12,473 are non-family households. There are 20,449 households with children in Olathe and 28,470 households without children. On average, about 2.81 people live in a household in Olathe, KS.

    Transportation in Olathe, KS

    Johnson County Transportation is responsible for the public system of buses that go through Olathe. In particular, its conveniently located “park and ride” options make it easy for renters to commute into Kansas City from their rental apartments. When renting in Olathe, getting around isn’t a problem. Both interstates 435 and 35 run through the town near rental apartments. For renters who want airline service, the option is the Kansas City International Airport, which is only 39 miles away. Finally, for renters who like to bike, there are many biking trails and lanes all around Olathe, which make it a safer place to ride than most cities.

    Olathe, KS education statistics

    The level of education of the population of Olathe, KS is as follows: 2% have no high school education, 21% completed some high school, 24% partially completed college, 8% have an Associate Degree, 29% have a Bachelor Degree, and 16% have a Graduate Degree.

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