Olathe, Colorado

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Population in 2019: 1,837 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +16.8%
 
Males: 932  (50.8%)
Females: 905  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

41.1 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years

Zip codes: 81425.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,794 (it was $26,286 in 2000)
Olathe:

$45,794
CO:

$77,127

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,672 (it was $12,620 in 2000)

Olathe town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $153,334 (it was $78,100 in 2000)
Olathe:

$153,334
CO:

$394,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $166,360; detached houses: $184,597; mobile homes: $80,789

Median gross rent in 2019: $769.

March 2019 cost of living index in Olathe: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 26.4%
(35.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Olathe, CO (2019)
    • 97357.1%Hispanic
    • 73243.0%White alone
    • 60.4%Two or more races

Races in Olathe detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Olathe, Colorado as of October 18, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Olathe is 149 to 1.


Crime rates in Olathe by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(116.9)
1
(57.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(56.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(57.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(56.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
9
(526.0)
4
(230.0)
6
(342.9)
2
(113.8)
8
(455.8)
10
(554.6)
1
(55.3)
1
(54.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(759.8)
18
(1,035)
17
(971.4)
17
(967.0)
12
(683.8)
16
(887.4)
5
(276.4)
2
(109.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(292.2)
5
(287.5)
4
(228.6)
3
(170.6)
1
(57.0)
2
(110.9)
2
(110.6)
3
(164.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index184.1138.081.1117.263.8238.523.821.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Olathe, CO

Crime rate in Olathe detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Colorado average:

2.16
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Ancestries: Irish (5.8%), German (3.8%), American (3.5%), English (3.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 10/16/1907

Elevation: 5356 feet

Land area: 1.33 square miles.

Population density: 1,386 people per square mile   (low).

Olathe, Colorado map

404 residents are foreign born (23.5% Latin America).

This town:

23.7%
Colorado:

9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $637 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $486 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, CO (172.1 miles , pop. 144,126).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (173.0 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (419.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Delta, CO (3.2 miles ),
Montrose, CO (3.3 miles ),
Orchard City, CO (3.8 miles ),
Hotchkiss, CO (4.4 miles ),
Cedaredge, CO (4.5 miles ),
Crawford, CO (4.6 miles ),
Colona, CO (4.7 miles),
Paonia, CO (5.3 miles )

Latitude: 38.61 N, Longitude: 107.98 W

Area code: 970

Distribution of median household income in Olathe, CO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Olathe, CO in 2019
Olathe satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.5%
Colorado:

6.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +329 (+26.4%).
Most common industries in Olathe, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.7%)
  • Food (8.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.8%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (24.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.6%)
  • Food (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.5%)
  • Utilities (5.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (16.0%)
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Food (9.7%)
  • Social assistance (9.0%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.8%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
Most common occupations in Olathe, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Child care workers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)

Average climate in Olathe, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Olathe, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Earthquake activity:

Olathe-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 1290% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 434.7 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 524.0 miles away from Olathe center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 484.0 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 565.5 miles away from Olathe center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 334.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 548.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montrose County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Fires: 2, Landslides: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Olathe topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Olathe:

  • COLOROW CARE CENTER (750 8TH STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Olathe:

  • DELTA CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; DELTA, CO)
  • DELTA COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; DELTA, CO)
  • VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA HOME HEALTH OF WESTERN COLO (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; MONTROSE, CO)
  • EVERGREEN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MONTROSE, CO)
  • ALPINE HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; MONTROSE, CO)
  • DELTA MONTROSE HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; DELTA, CO)
  • MONTROSE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; MONTROSE, CO)

Airports and heliports located in Olathe:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Olathe:

  • Colorado Mesa University (about 45 miles; Grand Junction, CO; Full-time enrollment: 7,671)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 58 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Colorado Mountain College (about 74 miles; Glenwood Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 93 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • San Juan College (about 128 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)
  • Adams State University (about 139 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 168 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 5,507)

Public high school in Olathe:

Public elementary/middle schools in Olathe:

Private elementary/middle school in Olathe:

  • HOLY GUARDIAN ANGELS SCHOOL (Students: 28, Location: 59350 CARNATION RD # B, Grades: KG-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Olathe: Colorow Care Center (A), Olathe Community Center (B), Olathe Volunteer Fire Department (C), Olathe City Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Olathe include: Olathe United Methodist Church (A), Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church (B), Church of Christ (C), Olathe Assembly of God (D), Mountain Valley Baptist Church (E), First Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Olathe Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Olathe: Lions Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Montrose County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:

3.0 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.8%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.5%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Olathe in 2010:

  • 58 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
67 people in nursing homes in 2000
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Olathe (2011 data):

  • Bank of Colorado: Express Agent Banking Branch at 302 Main Street, branch established on 1993/11/01; Olathe Branch at 500 U.S. Highway 50, Business Loop, branch established on 1976/08/30. Info updated 2006/09/15: Bank assets: $2,140.7 mil, Deposits: $1,783.1 mil, headquarters in Fort Collins, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Olathe:

Marital status in Olathe, CO
  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

For population 25 years and over in Olathe:

  • High school or higher: 67.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.0
Colorado average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Olathe
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Olathe, CO (based on Montrose County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,72139
Catholic2,9163
Other2,8268
Mainline Protestant1,7859
None30,028-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Here:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Montrose County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Montrose County:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Montrose County:

7.35 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.2%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Montrose County:

16.9%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

7.1%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.7%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Olathe:

43.2%
State:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Olathe:

28.4
Colorado:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

26.6%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.9%
Colorado:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Olathe:

6.8
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Olathe:

32.2%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

51.6%
State:

57.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Olathe:

78.2%
Colorado:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Olathe, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 5$4,626$11,1020$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$16,760$40,2240$0
Sewerage 5$4,626$11,1020$0
Solid Waste Management 5$1,541$3,6980$0
Water Supply 5$4,626$11,1020$0
Other Government Administration 3$19,260$77,0407$380
Parks and Recreation 1$3,612$43,3442$1,851
Financial Administration 0$0 3$11,926
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,262
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,535
Totals for Government 29$55,049$22,77915$16,953

Olathe government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $57,000 ($31.03)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $423,000 ($230.27)
    Police Protection: $352,000 ($191.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($7.62)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $54,000 ($29.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $5,000 ($2.72)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $620,000 ($337.51)

Olathe government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $282,000 ($153.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $186,000 ($101.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $32,000 ($17.42)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $29,000 ($15.79)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $254,000 ($138.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $50,000 ($27.22)
    Other: $13,000 ($7.08)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.54)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $396,000 ($215.57)
    Property: $99,000 ($53.89)
    Public Utilities Sales: $55,000 ($29.94)
    Motor Vehicle License: $21,000 ($11.43)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($0.54)

Olathe government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,344,000 ($731.63)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,344,000 ($731.63)

Olathe government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $247,000 ($134.46)

7.78% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,942 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.78%
Colorado average:

10.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Mesa County, CO  0.67% ($36,573 average AGI)
from Delta County, CO  0.62% ($38,021)
from Jefferson County, CO  0.34% ($81,231)


6.15% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,827 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
Colorado average:

9.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Mesa County, CO  0.84% ($31,315 average AGI)
to Delta County, CO  0.82% ($28,298)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.21% ($47,469)

Businesses in Olathe, CO

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 1
  • True Value: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Olathe:

  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KDTA (1400 AM; 1 kW; DELTA, CO; Owner: MONUMENT MEDIA LLC)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KAVP (1450 AM; 1 kW; COLONA, CO; Owner: WS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Olathe:

  • KWGL (105.7 FM; OURAY, CO; Owner: WS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KPRH (88.3 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO INC)
  • KVMT (89.1 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: NORTH FORK VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • KRYD (104.9 FM; NORWOOD, CO; Owner: ROCKY III INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • KBNG (103.7 FM; RIDGWAY, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K256AD (99.1 FM; PALISADE, CO; Owner: NORTH FORK VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KKXK (94.1 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K205CK (88.9 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K214CA (90.7 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KKNN (95.1 FM; DELTA, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K210CE (89.9 FM; MESA, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KSTR-FM (96.1 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: LEGGETT BROADCASTING, INC)
  • K218BG (91.5 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KPRU (103.3 FM; DELTA, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO INC)
  • KZKS (105.3 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KDNK (90.5 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: CARBONDALE COMM. ACCESS RADIO, INC.)
  • K247AD (97.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR)
  • KRVG (95.5 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • KLXV (91.9 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZKS-FM2 (105.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C)

TV broadcast stations around Olathe:

  • KREY-TV (Channel 10; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • K28AD (Channel 28; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Olathe fatal accident list:

Jul 31, 1996 05:15 PM, 50, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 21.8mTotal length
  • $831,000Total costs
  • 28,777Total average daily traffic
  • 1,810Total average daily truck traffic
  • 43,499Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Olathe, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 101980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Olathe, CO

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Olathe)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1.9 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 38.585250 Lon: -108.003667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 37 m, Call Sign: WNSI799,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz, Grant Date: 03/04/2014, Expiration Date: 03/25/2024, Certifier: Signature On File, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • 1.9 Mi Sw (Lat: 38.585250 Lon: -108.003667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 26 m, Call Sign: WPLS298,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz, 462.900 MHz, Grant Date: 11/27/2007, Expiration Date: 01/06/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2018, Certifier: Jean Hudgens, Registrant: Cssi, 905 Palo Pinto, Weatherford, TX 76086-4135, Phone: (817) 341-2337, Fax: (817) 613-0230, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Olathe)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Olathe)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 19. The highest number of reported fires - 53 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2012. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Olathe, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (66.7%), and Structure Fires (24.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Olathe, CO
    • 19266.7%Outside Fires
    • 7024.3%Structure Fires
    • 238.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 31.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Olathe, CO
Most common first names in Olathe, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2780.3 years
William2277.6 years
Robert2175.4 years
John1877.4 years
James1778.6 years
Charles1679.7 years
Donald1272.7 years
Dorothy1274.4 years
Arthur1177.3 years
Richard1074.9 years
Most common last names in Olathe, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wilson1479.1 years
Smith1380.1 years
Brown1079.2 years
Pierson979.2 years
Miller983.9 years
Jackson878.6 years
Williams882.6 years
Clark777.4 years
Percival783.6 years
Mills785.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Olathe, CO
  • 69.7%Utility gas
  • 23.5%Electricity
  • 4.5%Wood
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Olathe, CO
  • 59.3%Utility gas
  • 40.7%Electricity


Olathe compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 21 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2021.