Bothell is a medium-sized city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 44,546 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 86.31% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Bothell is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bothell who work in management occupations (12.49%), office and administrative support (11.22%), and sales jobs (10.51%).
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.
One downside of living in Bothell is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Bothell, the average commute to work is 30.85 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
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.
Bothell is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 48.36% of adults in Bothell have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Bothell in 2010 was $40,623, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $162,492 for a family of four. However, Bothell contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bothell is a very 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. Important ancestries of people in Bothell include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Swedish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Bothell's cultural character, accounting for 18.87% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Bothell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.