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Moving to Bothell, Washington is a big decision

Should you move to Bothell, Washington? Is Bothell,Washington a good place to live? When determining what cities are good for your personality type, life situation, and personal preferences, there are many factors to consider including climate, cost of living, community, job opportunities, population makeup, activities, and things to do.

With data on over 50,000 cities in the United States, Dwellics makes it easy to find the best place for you to move based on your personal preferences. This page contains detailed facts and statistics to help you determine if moving to Bothell, Washington is the right decision for you.

Cost of living in Bothell, Washington

Is it expensive to live in Bothell, Washington? When calculating the cost of living in Bothell, Washington we factor in state income tax rates, average housing rental prices, average property values, cost of living index, and more.

The cost of living in Bothell, Washington is the highestAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in the United States and the highestAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in Washington, while median household income in Bothell is $99,965 which is the highest Analytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in the United States and the highestAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in Washington.

Taxes in Bothell, Washington

The sales tax rate in Bothell, Washington is 10%. Last year, the average property taxes paid was 1% Bothell, Washington.

The state of Washington is one of the states with no state income taxes.

Housing costs in Bothell, Washington

In Bothell, Washington, 66.2% of the population owns their homes, while approximately 33.8% rent. The average cost of a single-family home in Bothell, Washington in 2021 is $831,662 which is the highestAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in the United States and the highestAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in Washington. The average one-bedroom apartment cost is approximately $1,776 per month.

Rental SizeMonthly CostCompared to Washington
1 Bedroom$1,776the highestAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest
2 Bedroom$2,130the highestAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest
3 Bedroom$3,028the highestAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest
4 Bedroom$3,566the highestAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest

Climate in Bothell, Washington

What is the climate like in Bothell, Washington? There are many important factors that may affect your personal climate preferences including average temperature and humidity, annual rainfall and snow, number of cloudy days, wind speeds, and more.

Climate comfort in Bothell, Washington

In a typical year, Bothell, Washington temperatures fall below 50F° for 237 days per year. Annual precipitation in Bothell is typically 42.7 inches per year (highAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in the US) and snow covers the ground 23 days per year or 6.3% of the year (lowAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in the US). It may be helpful to understand the yearly precipitation by imagining 8 straight days of moderate rain per year. The humidity in Bothell, Washington is below 60% for approximately 28 days or 7.7% of the year.

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Climate Mood comfort

Sunrise and sunset times vary by region in the United States. The duration of each day and the amount of sunlight can affect people's moods in a significant way. In Bothell,Washington, the shortest day starts at 07:58 a.m. and ends at 04:16 p.m. and lasts for 8 hours 23 minutes. The longest day starts at 05:10 a.m. and ends at 09:11 p.m. and lasts for 16 hours 00 minutes.

Is Bothell, Washington a safe place to live?

Dwellics analytics team assigned the score 40.6 to Bothell, Washington (with 100 being the best). This score helps find the safest places to live in America. When determining if Bothell, Washington is a safe place to live, we analyze factors including air quality, water quality, crime rates, natural disaster frequency, substance abuse rates, cancer instances, and more.

Crime rates in Bothell, Washington

In Bothell, Washington, violent crime rates are considered to be highAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in the United States according to our research. Arson crimes are the highestAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest and property crimes, including vandalism rank the highestAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest.

Environmental Hazards Bothell, Washington

In Bothell, Washington, cancer instances are considered to be the lowestAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in the United States according to our research. Substance abuse in Bothell, Washington is the highestAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest in the United States according to our research.

Natural Disasters in Bothell, Washington

Natural Disaster CategoryProbability
EarthquakesEarthquakes in Bothellare high risk
HurricanesHurricanes inBothell are unlikely
Severe StormsSevere Storms inBothell are unlikely
TornadosTornadoes in Bothellare unlikely
VolcanoesVolcanic hazard in Bothell is medium
WildfiresWildfires in Bothellare very low

Smoking Laws in Bothell, Washington

Smoking is prohibited inside restaurants and bars in Bothell. Smoking inside of workplaces in Bothell is prohibited. The use of e-cigarettes is not banned. In Bothell, Washington recreational and medical marijuana use is legal.

Air & Water Quality in Bothell, Washington

Bothell, Washington has good air quality 91% of the time or 332 days per year. The water quality index calculated by Dwellics team in Bothell is 100 out of 100 (100 being the best) based on the number of acute health-based violations for every water utility in the last 5 years.

Does Bothell, Washington have good schools?

When determining if Bothell, Washington, has good schools, we analyze key factors including math proficiency, reading/language proficiency, students-per-teacher ratio, average teacher salaries, National Blue Ribbon awards, Spelling Bee and STEM/non-STEM national competitions, and more.

SchoolsNational RankingsPrivate School Enrollment
Elementary schools in BothellRank 66.7Dwellics analytics team assigned the score 66.7 to elementary education in Bothell, Washington (with 100 being the best). in the country.8.9%
Middle schools in BothellRank 66.7Dwellics analytics team assigned the score 66.7 to middle education in Bothell, Washington (with 100 being the best). in the country.7.7%
High schools in BothellRank 64.6Dwellics analytics team assigned the score [r_high] to high education in Bothell, Washington (with 100 being the best). in the country.4.5%

Dwellics searched for winners of 69 nationwide competitions for school children in both STEM and non-STEM fields and found 0 winners in the Bothell, Washington in the last 5 years.

Elementary Schools in Bothell, Washington

There are 9 public elementary schools in Bothell, Washington. The public elementary schools in Bothell are rated 66.7 (with 100 being the best) in the United States according to our research. Among elementary school students, approximately 8.9% are enrolled at private schools in Bothell.

The average percentage of students proficient in math in Bothell, Washington at the elementary level is 65%, and proficient in reading & language arts 68.1%.

The average salary of an elementary school teacher in Bothell is $78,347 per year. The average number of elementary school students assigned to a teacher’s classroom in Bothell is 16.

Middle Schools in Bothell, Washington

There are 3 public middle schools inBothell, Washington. The public middle schools in Bothell are rated 66.7 (with 100 being the best) in the United States according to our research. Among middle school students, approximately 7.7% are enrolled at private schools in Bothell.

The average percentage of students proficient in math in Bothell, Washington at the elementary level is 66.8%, and proficient in reading & language arts 75.7%.

The average salary of a middle school teacher in Bothell is $78,347 per year. The average number of middle school students assigned to a teacher’s classroom in Bothell is 21.

High Schools in Bothell, Washington

There are 4 high schools in Bothell, Washington. The public high schools in Bothell are rated 64.6 (with 100 being the best) in the United States according to our research. Among high school students, approximately 4.5% are enrolled at private schools in Bothell.

The average percentage of students proficient in math in Bothell, Washington at the elementary level is 58.6%, and proficient in reading & language arts 84.8%.

The average salary of a high school teacher in Bothell is $78,347 per year. The average number of high school students assigned to a teacher’s classroom in Bothell is 20.

Infrastructure and Government in Bothell, Washington

Bothell, Washington is a mid-size suburb in a metro area in the Pacific Time Zone. The wireless internet speeds in Bothell are approximately 77 Mbps, while wired internet connections average a speed of 175 Mbps.

Transportation in Bothell, Washington

The nearest airport to Bothell is 10 miles away. The nearest coastline is 8 miles away. Compared to national averages, traffic on highways and roads in Bothell is lowAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest. The road network is highAnalytics team at Dwellics grouped locations into 5 ranges for each metric: Lowest, Low, Moderate, High, Highest.

Community Demographics in Bothell, Washington

In terms of political views, the Bothell population skews Democratic. The top religion in Bothell is Protestant. The top age group is 25-44 per census data.

Household Types in Bothell, Washington

Household TypePercentage of Population
Singles in Bothell42.9%
Married Couples in Bothell57.1%

Age Groups of People Living in Bothell, Washington

Age GroupPercentage of Population
18 to 24 year olds7.6%
25 to 44 year olds31.5%
45 to 64 year olds24.8%
65+ year olds13.6%

Race Diversity in Bothell, Washington

The Race Diversity score in Bothell, Washington is 32.Race diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

Race DiversityPercentage of Population
Latino/Hispanics10.4%
Whites69.3%
Black or African Americans2.1%
American Indian & Alaska Natives0.5%
Asians17.5%
Native Hawaiians & Other Pacific Islanders0.1%
Multi5.8%
Other4.8%

The Religion of people living in Bothell, Washington

The primary religious affiliation in Bothell, Washington is Protestant. The Religion Diversity score inBothell, Washington is 30.5.Religion diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score..

ReligionPercentage of Population
Protestant15.7%
Catholic12.5%
Orthodox0.5%
Other / Christian0%
Mormon3.1%
Jewish0.4%
Muslim0.5%
Buddhist0.7%
Hindu0.5%
Other / Non-Christian0.3%

Industry and Occupation in Bothell, Washington

The top industry present in Bothell, Washington is Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services. 53.2 % of residents work in Management, business, science, and arts occupations, while only 6.4% work in Production, transportation, and material moving occupations. The Industry Diversity score in Bothell, Washington is 65.Industry diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

IndustryPercentage of Population
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining0.8%
Construction5.6%
Manufacturing11.3%
Wholesale trade2.2%
Retail trade10.4%
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2.4%
Information3.4%
Finance and insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing6.3%
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services20.9%
Educational services, health care, and social assistance20.2%
Arts, entertainment, recreation, and accommodation and food services8.1%
Other services, except public administration5.2%
Public administration3.2%

The Occupation Diversity score in Bothell, Washington is 58.5.Occupation diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

OccupationPercentage of Population
Management, business, science, and arts occupations53.2%
Service occupations14.8%
Sales and office occupations19.1%
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations6.4%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations6.4%

Average Educational level of people living in Bothell,Washington

79.4% of residents in Bothell, Washington have earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to the U.S. average of 46.6%. 53.5% of residents in Bothell, Washington hold STEM degrees (STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). The Educational level Diversity score in Bothell, Washington is 74.7.Educational diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

Educational levelPercentage of Population
Less than high school graduate5.3%
High school graduate (includes equivalency)15.3%
Some college or associate's degree26.8%
Bachelor's degree33.5%
Graduate or professional degree19.2%