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Income/capita 54%
Household income 33%
Unemployment 50%
IndexOlatheColoradoNational
Income per capita$13,730$33,230$29,829
Median household income$37,125$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$44,250$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,929$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$20,637$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$21,045$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate7.0%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level35.9%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Olathe is 54% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Olathe is 33% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Olathe is 50% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Olathe is 138% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $24,747$37,125$74,250
      City
      $41,675$62,520$125,040
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Olathe median earnings by income bracket

      Olathe employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry19.1%5.9%
      Manufacturing sector16.5%35.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services8.4%21.4%
      Public administration3.6%6.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.9%3.9%
      Education, health & social services1.2%22.4%
      Other48.4%17.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Montrose, CO19,016$41,54725%
      Orchard City, CO3,043$40,61527%
      Delta, CO8,813$37,15933%
      Hotchkiss, CO967$29,81346%
      Olathe, CO1,878$37,12533%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Chester, GA1,878$25,25054%
      Patrick Springs, VA1,879$37,50032%
      Stockton, IL1,877$37,67932%
      Eddington, PA1,877$66,38220%
      Marshall, VA1,877$58,7006%
      Olathe, CO1,878$37,12533%
      Source: The Olathe, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).