Olathe, Colorado Population 2024

1,962

Olathe is a city located in Montrose County Colorado. Olathe has a 2024 population of 1,962. Olathe is currently declining at a rate of -0.46% annually and its population has decreased by -2.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,018 in 2020.

The average household income in Olathe is $63,247 with a poverty rate of 24.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Olathe is 37.7 years, 37.6 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.

Olathe Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Olathe was:

  • White: 54.66%
  • Two or more races: 44.35%
  • Other race: 1%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,306.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.78% (-56)
The current population of Olathe, Colorado is 1,962 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,018.

Olathe, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,03954.66%
Two or more races84344.35%
Other race191%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Olathe Population by Race

Olathe Population Pyramid 2024

Olathe Median Age

37.7

Total

37.6

Male

37.7

Female

Olathe Adults

There are 1,493 adults, (281 of whom are seniors) in Olathe.

Olathe Age Dependency

56.8

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Olathe Sex Ratio

Female88746.66%
Male1,01453.34%

Olathe Population by Age

Olathe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5093.3564.835.2
Married2514.6175.724.3
Non Family1691.0944.455.6
Female634.769.830.2
Male262.6580.819.2
showing: 5 rows

4.44

Average Family Size

3.35

Average Household Size

64.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Olathe Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Olathe Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Olathe Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.41%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.66%.

Olathe Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,659

Average Earnings

$35,198

Average Male

$26,739

Average Female

Olathe Earnings by Educational Attainment

Olathe Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Olathe Language

46% of Olathe residents speak only English, while 54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 53.67% of the population.

Olathe Language

Olathe Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,12027624.64%
Multiple84321925.98%
White61516526.83%
showing: 3 rows

24.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.59%

Male Poverty Rate

26.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Olathe

The race most likely to be in poverty in Olathe is White, with 26.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Olathe is Hispanic, with 24.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.34%.

Olathe Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater23.91%
Less Than 9th Grade19.61%
Some College16.81%
High School13.99%
showing: 4 rows

Olathe Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed79.17%
Female Employed13.36%
Male Employed6.92%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Olathe Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Olathe Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Olathe Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Olathe Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Olathe Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Olathe Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Olathe Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

125

Number of Veterans

125

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Olathe Veterans by War

count

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Olathe Veterans by Age

count

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Olathe Veterans by Race

Olathe Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Olathe Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Olathe Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Olathe Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Olathe Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

50.97%

Born in Olathe

77.17%

Native Born

22.83%

Foreign Born

13.41%

Non Citizen

9.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.17% of Olathe residents were born in the United States, with 50.97% having been born in Colorado. 13.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Olathe Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,917-9-0.47%
20281,926-9-0.47%
20271,935-9-0.46%
20261,944-9-0.46%
20251,953-9-0.46%
20241,962-9-0.46%
20231,971-9-0.45%
20221,980-9-0.45%
20211,989-29-1.44%
20202,01819410.64%
20191,824-10-0.55%
20181,834191.05%
20171,815110.61%
20161,804110.61%
20151,793-9-0.5%
20141,802-7-0.39%
20131,809-12-0.66%
20121,821-18-0.98%
20111,839-21-1.13%
20101,860
showing: 20 rows

Olathe Population by Year