Olathe, Colorado Population 2020

1,857

Olathe is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 1,857, it is the 121st largest city in Colorado and the 7899th largest city in the United States. Olathe is currently growing at a rate of 0.87% annually and its population has increased by 0.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,849 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Olathe has a population density of 1,237 people per square mile.

The average household income in Olathe is $43,515 with a poverty rate of 30.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $752 per month, and the median house value is $121,900. The median age in Olathe is 34.5 years, 31.8 years for males, and 37.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 115.1 males.

Olathe Demographics

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

  • White: 98.83%
  • Native American: 0.74%
  • Two or more races: 0.32%
  • Other race: 0.11%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Olathe, Colorado is 1,857, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,825.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,849.

Olathe, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,86098.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.74%
Two or More Races60.32%
Some Other Race20.11%

Olathe Population Pyramid 2020

Olathe Median Age

34.5


Total

31.8


Male

37.3


Female

Olathe Adults

There are 1,346 adults, (274 of whom are seniors) in Olathe.

Olathe Age Dependency

75.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50

Child Dependency Ratio

Olathe Sex Ratio

Female

875

46.49%

Male

1,007

53.51%

Olathe Households and Families

Olathe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Olathe Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63.9%36.1%
Non Family60.3%39.7%
All57.1%42.9%
Female45.7%54.3%
Male34%66%

57.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6382.8457.1
Married2383.9363.9
Non Family2371.1960.3
Female1164.0245.7
Male472.7434

3.78

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Olathe Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade23819.77%
9th to 12th Grade22218.44%
High School Graduate39732.97%
Some College17814.78%
Associates Degree544.49%
Bachelors Degree635.23%
Graduate Degree524.32%

Olathe Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic67628252
White52245663
Native American74
Multiple Races66
Other Race2

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.07%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,008$22,625$21,677
Less Than High School$19,740$22,083$16,369
High School Grad$26,453$25,347$27,500
Some College$27,292$40,714$25,486
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,008

Average Earnings

$22,625

Average Male

$21,677

Average Female

Olathe Language

Olathe Language by Age

Olathe Language

48.18% of Olathe residents speak only English, while 51.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 50.62% of the population.

Olathe Poverty

Olathe Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,18834529.04%
White63021133.49%

30.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.66%

Male Poverty Rate

33.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Olathe

The race most likely to be in poverty in Olathe is White, with 33.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Olathe is Hispanic, with 29.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.32%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.43%
Some College22.69%
High School13.98%
Bachelors or Greater10.78%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.71%
Male Unemployed18.75%
Male Employed18.61%
Female Employed2.48%

Olathe Income

Olathe Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,500$43,515
Families$42,865$48,965
Married Families$51,786-
Non Families$25,272$33,635

Olathe Marital Status

Olathe Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Olathe Married by Age and Sex

Olathe Marriage

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

Olathe Marital Status by Race

Olathe Veterans

73

Number of Veterans

73

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam40
World War II7
Second Gulf War5
Korea2
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7428
75+16
55 to 6412
35 to 5412
18 to 345

$Olathe Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Olathe Employment Status

55%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Olathe Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

50.37%

Born in Colorado

77.52%

Native Born

22.48%

Foreign Born

9.30%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

77.52% of Olathe residents were born in the United States, with 50.37% having been born in Colorado. 9.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,857160.87%
20191,841160.88%
20181,825181.00%
20171,807160.89%
20161,791150.84%
20151,776-8-0.45%
20141,784-5-0.28%
20131,789-10-0.56%
20121,799-19-1.05%
20111,818-17-0.93%
20101,8350.00%