Bothell is a medium-sized city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 47,415 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Bothell is the 30th largest community in Washington.
Bothell home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Bothell real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Bothell is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.19% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Bothell is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bothell who work in management occupations (12.69%), computer science and math (11.78%), and office and administrative support (10.40%).
Also of interest is that Bothell has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In Bothell, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.98 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Bothell is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Bothell area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Bothell. 52.66% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Bothell in 2018 was $46,507, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $186,028 for a family of four. However, Bothell contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bothell is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bothell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bothell residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Bothell also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.45% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bothell include German, English, Irish, Norwegian, and Italian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Bothell's cultural character, accounting for 21.37% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Bothell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.