Othello is a somewhat small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 7,809 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Othello is the 100th largest community in Washington.
When you are in Othello, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 45.93% of Othello’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Othello is a city of sales and office workers, farmers, fishers, or foresters, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Othello who work in farm management occupations (19.04%), office and administrative support (12.81%), and teaching (10.16%).
Another important characteristic of Othello is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Othello spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.56 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The percentage of people in Othello with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.31% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Othello in 2010 was $15,769, which is low income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $63,076 for a family of four.
Othello is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Othello home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Othello, accounting for 75.38% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Othello residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Othello include English, Irish, Norwegian, and Swedish.
Othello also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 27.56%.
The most common language spoken in Othello is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and French.