Olathe, Kansas

Demographic Snapshot

Olathe Johnson County Kansas City MSA
Population, 2016 135,473 584,451 2,104,509
Population % Ch., 2007-2016 14.8% 11.6% 4.4%
Median Age, 2015 34.2 36.8 35.9
Land Area (sq. mi.) 59.66 473.38 7,950
High School Grads, 2015 94% 95.8% 91.2%
College Grads, 2015 45.8% 52.8% 35.8%
Labor Force, 2016 75,800 325,825 1,126,141
Unemployment Rate, 2016 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
130
DH Pace Distribution 460
FAA/Air Route Traffic Control Center
Government
600
Farmers Insurance - National Claims, HelpPoint, ServicePoint Divisions
Insurance claims processing
3,000
FedEx SmartPost Delivery services 400
Garmin International
Global positioning systems mfg.
3,100
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
Olathe Medical Center
Health services
1,800
PacSun Retail distribution 180
Pepsi Beverages Company
Beverage distribution center
280
Sysco Food Services
Food wholesale/distribution
585
The Gerson Company
Specialty wholesaler, importer, and mfg.
250
TransAm Trucking
Trucking
1,000
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