Olathe, KS Homes For Sale

Recent City Awards and Recognition:

2020:

ICMA Certificate of Excellence for Performance Measurement
The International City/County Management Association’s (ICMA) Center for Performance Analytics recognizes the City of Olathe with a Certificate of Excellence for its performance measurement efforts. According to ICMA, “The certificate program recognizes communities that have demonstrated leadership in continuous improvement and community engagement using performance analysis,” Olathe is among jurisdictions receiving the Certificate of Excellence – the highest level awarded.

2019: 

 Gold Level Healthy KC Certified
The City of Olathe has been named Gold Level Healthy KC Certified by Healthy KC, a partnership of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC), and a number of regional health and wellness leaders. The Healthy KC Workplace Wellness Certification program is a regional program that recognizes area organizations for innovation and excellence in promoting a culture of health in the workplace.

This is the fifth year Olathe has been recognized as a leader in workplace wellness.

Safest Cities in Kansas
BackgroundChecks.org has named Olathe as one of the safest cities in Kansas. Only 14 cities in the state earned a positive score in their "safety index," indicating favorably low rates of violent and property crime. The website used the most recent FBI crime statistics to create state rankings.

Most Educated City in Kansas
Olathe was named the 2019 Most Educated City Award in Kansas from Insurify.

Using the educational data reported by drivers who submitted over 1.6 million car insurance applications, each city was analyzed for the overall academic achievement of its citizens. An education score was determined using a proprietary scoring algorithm that incorporated the educational history and performance of each driver or the GPA of current students. The city with the highest average score per state was then selected.