Bothell is a medium-sized city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 47,784 people and 24 constituent neighborhoods, Bothell is the 26th 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.
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.
Of important note, Bothell is also a city of artists. Bothell has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Bothell’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Bothell telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 19.78% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In Bothell, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.58 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.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Bothell use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Bothell‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
If knowledge is power, Bothell is a pretty powerful place. 55.45% of the adults in Bothell have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Bothell in 2018 was $55,340, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $221,360 for a family of four.
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 10.38% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bothell include German, English, Irish, Norwegian, and Italian.
In addition, Bothell has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (21.36%).
The most common language spoken in Bothell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.