Olathe, Kansas

Demographic Snapshot

Olathe Johnson County Kansas City MSA
Population, 2017 135,473 584,451 2,128,912
Population % Ch., 2007-2017 14.8% 11.6% 7.47%
Median Age, 2016 34.2 36.8 37.4
Land Area (sq. mi.) 59.66 473.38 7,950
High School Grads, 2016 94% 95.8% 91.4%
College Grads, 2016 45.8% 52.8% 35%
Labor Force, 2017 75,800 325,825 1,128,859
Unemployment Rate, 2017 2.9% 3.1% 3.8%
Note: Educational Attainment rates are for the population 25 years and older. For consistency, the Educational Attainment data is from the 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates, American Community Survey; U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Major Employers

Company
Type of Operation
Employees
AIG (American Insurance Group)
Insurance, financial
600
Convergys Corporation
Collection agency call center
950
Dillard's
Distribution, warehouse
75
DH Pace/Overhead Door Distribution 594
FAA/Air Route Traffic Control Center
Government
600
Farmers Insurance - National Claims, HelpPoint, ServicePoint Divisions
Insurance claims processing
2,315
FedEx SmartPost Delivery services 400
Garmin International
Global positioning systems mfg.
3,255
Honeywell Aerospace Electronic Systems
Electronic/aviation equipment mfg.
850
John Deere Company Sales and marketing
(N.A. Hdq.)
450
Johnson County Government
Government
2,000
NIC  eCommerce
government services 
 220
Olathe Medical Center
Health services
2,500
PacSun Retail distribution 180
Pepsi Beverages Company
Beverage distribution center
315
Sysco Food Services
Food
wholesale/distribution
585
Terracon  Engineers (hdq.)   205
The Gerson Company
Specialty wholesaler, importer, and mfg.
250
TransAm Trucking
Trucking
800
TVH Distribution (N.A.
Hdq.)
450

Contact Information

Olathe Economic Development Council

KC's Agricultural Heritage

KC Animal Health Initiative

Advisory Board

Strategic Priorities

KC Animal Health Investment Forum