Olathe is a very small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 1,798 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Olathe is the 128th largest community in Colorado.
Olathe is a blue-collar town, with 59.95% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Olathe is a town of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Olathe who work in office and administrative support (12.78%), farm management occupations (7.77%), and food service (6.46%).
As is often the case in a small town, Olathe doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Olathe, just 7.34% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Olathe in 2010 was $14,143, which is low income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $56,572 for a family of four.
Olathe is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Olathe home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Olathe, accounting for 58.13% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Olathe residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Olathe include German, Irish, Italian, and Czech.
In addition, Olathe has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (24.11%).
The most common language spoken in Olathe is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.