Bothell, WA

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Population

44,082

2.15% growth

Median Age

37.1


Median Household Income

$89,477

3.84% growth

Poverty Rate

5.87%


Number of Employees

23,125

2.28% growth

Median Property Value

$414,200

11.1% growth

About

In 2017, Bothell, WA had a population of 44.1k people with a median age of 37.1 and a median household income of $89,477. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Bothell, WA grew from 43,153 to 44,082, a 2.15% increase and its median household income grew from $86,167 to $89,477, a 3.84% increase.

The population of Bothell, WA is 66.8% White Alone, 13.9% Asian Alone, and 10.6% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Bothell, WA speak a non-English language, and 89.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Bothell, WA are University of Washington-Bothell Campus (1,822 degrees awarded in 2017), Cascadia College (567 degrees), and Montessori Education Institute of the Pacific Northwest (17 degrees).

The median property value in Bothell, WA is $414,200, and the homeownership rate is 66.1%. Most people in Bothell, WA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Bothell, WA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Bothell, WA employs 23.1k people. The largest industries in Bothell, WA are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,041 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,978 people), and Manufacturing (2,880 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($128,158), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($91,544), and Information ($91,402).

Median household income in Bothell, WA is $89,477. Males in Bothell, WA have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,882. The income inequality in Bothell, WA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$89,477

2017 value

± $5,060

3.84%

1 Year Growth

± 7.26%

Households in Bothell, WA have a median annual income of $89,477, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $86,167 in 2016, which represents a 3.84% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$73,040

Average Male Salary

± $1,385

$53,882

Average Female Salary

± $1,130

In 2017, full-time male employees in Washington made 1.36 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,555 ± $3,156

  2. White

    $57,225 ± $943

  3. Two or More Races

    $46,049 ± $3,328

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Washington workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.15 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bothell, WA is from Washington.

0.467

2017 Wage GINI

0.467

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Washington was 0.467 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.104% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Washington was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Washington in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Washington across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 519.25

  2. Census Tract 519.15

  3. Census Tract 221.02

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bothell, WA was Census Tract 519.25 with a value of $135,859, followed by Census Tract 519.15 and Census Tract 221.02, with respective values of $110,205 and $104,053.

The following map shows all of the places in Bothell, WA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.87% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bothell, WA (2.56k out of 43.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,449 ± 268

  2. Hispanic

    555 ± 219

  3. Asian

    456 ± 159

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bothell, WA is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

23.1k

2017 Value

± 1,013

2.28%

1 Year growth

± 6.19%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Bothell, WA grew at a rate of 2.28%, from 22.6k employees to 23.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bothell, WA, are Management Occupations (2,975 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,635 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,451 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bothell, WA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Bothell, WA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (2,975 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,635 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,451 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Bothell, WA has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (3.46 times higher than expected), Architecture & Engineering Occupations (2.41 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.46 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Bothell, WA, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($104,324), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($96,439), and Management Occupations ($90,201).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

23.1k

2017 Value

± 1,013

2.28%

1 Year growth

± 6.19%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Bothell, WA grew at a rate of 2.28%, from 22.6k employees to 23.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bothell, WA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,041 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,978 people), and Manufacturing (2,880 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bothell, WA, though some of these residents may live in Bothell, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Bothell, WA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,041 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,978 people), and Manufacturing (2,880 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Bothell, WA has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (3.16 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.84 times), and Information (1.83 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Bothell, WA, by median earnings, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($128,158), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($91,544), and Information ($91,402).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $45.6B

  2. $39.9B

  3. $29B

In 2015, the top outbound Washington product (by dollars) was Transport equip. with $45.6B, followed by Mixed freight ($39.9B) and Misc. mfg. prods. ($29B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Washington products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$323B

2020 Value

$444B

Projected 2045 Value

37.4% growth

In 2020, total outbound Washington trade was $323B. This is expected to increase 37.4% to $444B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Washington trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $29.1B

  2. $15.8B

  3. $10.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Washington domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Oregon with $29.1B, followed by California with $15.8B and Tennessee and $10.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Washington shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

94.1% of the population of Bothell, WA has health coverage, with 63.6% on employee plans, 8.4% on Medicaid, 8.99% on Medicare, 11.9% on non-group plans, and 1.22% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Bothell, WA was $7,913 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,609).

Primary care physicians in Bothell, WA see 1202 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.839% increase from the previous year (1192 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1254 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 335 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14%). Additionally, Adams County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (36.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,202 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Washington see an average of 1,202 patients per year. This represents a 0.839% increase from the previous year (1,192 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,913

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,328

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,851

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,997

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Washington (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4%, from $7,609 to $7,913.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5.9%

Uninsured

63.6%

Employer Coverage

8.4%

Medicaid

8.99%

Medicare

11.9%

Non-Group

1.22%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bothell, WA declined by 13.6% from 6.83% to 5.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Bothell, WA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14% prevalence

  2. 13.6% prevalence

  3. 13.4% prevalence

Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Washington, at 14%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Washington by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Bothell, WA is home to a population of 44.1k people, from which 89.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 20% of Bothell, WA residents were born outside of the country (8.82k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Bothell, WA is composed of 29.4k White Alone residents (66.8%), 6.11k Asian Alone residents (13.9%), 4.67k Hispanic or Latino residents (10.6%), 2.55k Two or More Races residents (5.78%), 915 Black or African American Alone residents (2.08%), 175 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.397%), 151 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.343%), and 58 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.132%).

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.1

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Bothell, WA was 37.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Bothell, WA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Bothell, WA residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

20%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

8.82k people

18.9%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

8.14k people

As of 2017, 20% of Bothell, WA residents (8.82k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bothell, WA was 18.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    237,445 ± 11,764 people

  2. Philippines

    67,799 ± 6,362 people

  3. India

    67,429 ± 6,345 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Washington was Mexico, the natal country of 237,445 Washington residents, followed by Philippines with 67,799 and India with 67,429.

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Citizenship

89.8%

2017 Citizenship

90.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 89.8% of Bothell, WA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Bothell, WA was 90.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    29.4k ± 1k

  2. Asian Alone

    6.11k ± 640

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    4.67k ± 820

In 2017, there were 4.82 times more White Alone residents (29.4k people) in Bothell, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.11k Asian Alone and 4.67k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Bothell, WA as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    860 ± 174

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    506 ± 152

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    371 ± 127

Bothell, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.7 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Bothell, WA awarded 2,406 degrees. The student population of Bothell, WA is skewed towards men, with 4,808 male students and 4,639 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Bothell, WA are White (1,148 and 54.4%), followed by Asian (448 and 21.2%), Hispanic or Latino (167 and 7.92%), and Two or More Races (149 and 7.06%).

The largest universities in Bothell, WA by number of degrees awarded are University of Washington-Bothell Campus (1,822 and 75.7%), Cascadia College (567 and 23.6%), and Montessori Education Institute of the Pacific Northwest (17 and 0.707%).

The most popular majors in Bothell, WA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (352 and 14.6%), General Business Administration & Management (330 and 13.7%), and Registered Nursing (208 and 8.65%).

The median tuition costs in Bothell, WA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $6,689 and $21,647 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 279 degrees awarded

  2. 185 degrees awarded

  3. 146 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Bothell, WA was General Business Administration & Management with 279 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Bothell, WA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,822 degrees awarded

  2. 567 degrees awarded

  3. 17 degrees awarded

$6,689

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Bothell, WA institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Washington-Bothell Campus with 1,822 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,103

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,303

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 1,103 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Bothell, WA, which is 0.847 times less than the 1,303 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,148 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    448 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    167 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Bothell, WA were to White students. These 1,148 degrees mean that there were 2.56 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 448 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bothell, WA was $414,200 in 2017, which is 1.8 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $372,700 to $414,200, a 11.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Bothell, WA is 66.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Bothell, WA have an average commute time of 28.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Bothell, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$414,200

2017 Median

± $12,988

$372,700

2016 Median

± $9,405

In 2017, the median property value in Bothell, WA grew to to $414,200 from the previous year's value of $372,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Bothell, WA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bothell, WA the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$89,477

Median Household Income

± $5,060

16.8k

Number of Households

± 861

In 2017, the median household income of the 16.8k households in Bothell, WA grew to $89,477 from the previous year's value of $86,167.

The following chart displays the households in Bothell, WA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Bothell, WA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bothell, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

66.1%

2017 Homeownership

66.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 66.1% of the housing units in Bothell, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 66.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Bothell, WA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

28.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bothell, WA have a longer commute time (28.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.12% of the workforce in Bothell, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    71.8%

  2. Carpooled

    12.8%

  3. Public Transit

    7.2%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Bothell, WA was Drove Alone (71.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (12.8%) and those who Public Transit (7.2%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Bothell, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bothell, WA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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