Bothell 80 Exceptional
Bothell Livability #41 ranked city in Washington#3,577 ranked city in the USARanks better than 87% of areas
A+ Bothell Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Bothell Cost of Living Cost of living is 27% higher than Washington
14747% more expensive than the US average
11616% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Bothell cost of living
B+ Bothell Crime Total crime is 30% lower than Washington
Total crime
2,09016% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 4816% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-10%Year over year crime is down
Bothell crime
B- Bothell Employment Household income is 37% higher than Washington
Median household income
$86,16756% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$40,62336% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%6% lower than the US average
Bothell employment
C+ Bothell Housing Home value is 38% higher than Washington
Median home value
$372,700102% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,46054% higher than the US average
Home ownership
67%5% higher than the US average
Bothell real estate or Bothell rentals
B- Bothell Schools HS graduation rate is 6% higher than Washington
High school grad. rates
92%11% higher than the US average
School test scores
54%10% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
19:117% higher than the US average
Bothell K-12 schools
A+ Bothell User Ratings There are a total of 6 ratings in Bothell
Overall user rating
90% 6 total ratings
User reviews rating
90% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
90% 5 total surveys
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      Living in Bothell, WA

      Bothell, Washington is a moderately-sized city with a population of 43,153 people. With a population density of 3,159 people per square mile, Bothell is well above the nation's average density level. At 74%, the majority of the Bothell population is White; this is followed by 13% Asian and 2% Black. Bothell is known to be family friendly as more than 80% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 52% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

      Whether you’re moving to a new town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Bothell could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Washington if you know where to look. To help you find the best places to live in and around Bothell, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like crime, education, employment and more.

      Using data and statistics Bothell has received a livability score of 73 out of 100. This score is ranked in the 77th percentile when compared to all other cities. If we dig down a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Bothell has higher than average grades for the following: amenities (A+), crime (B), education (B-) and employment (B-). There is at least one category that did not score well in Bothell. The following was graded with a disappointing score: cost of living (F).

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Bothell on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

      Feeling a sense of safety in the area that you live in is a must for most people. Low crime rates can have a positive impact on things like home prices, home appreciation rates and the overall sense of community. Bothell has a violent crime rate of 108 crimes per 100,000 residents which is far lower than the national average.

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Bothell. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Bothell are affordable. Median real estate prices in Bothell come in at $372,700, which is 38.4% higher than the Washington average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Bothell, the home price to income ratio is 4.3, which is 0% lower than the Washington average. Knowing if your home will appreciate on a long term or even a short term basis should be factored into your decision making. An increase in your home’s value can be a good way to generate tax-free equity that can create long term financial security. In the past year, appreciation rates for homes in the Bothell area were 11.2% and 5 year appreciation rates were 13.1%.

      Bothell transportation information

      Average one way commute30min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work73.2%72.3%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.3%10.2%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit7.0%6.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.4%0.9%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.7%3.6%2.8%
      Working from home6.0%5.6%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Bothell, WA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).