Bothell

50 reviews
  1. Suburb of Seattle, WA
A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    A
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Real Estate
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A+
  12. Commute
    A-
Suburb of
Seattle

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$344,600
National
$176,700
Median Rent
$1,308
National
$904
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    39
    264
  • Murder
    0
    5
  • Rape
    17
    37
  • Robbery
    17
    135
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    441
    575
  • Theft
    2,292
    2,114
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    305
    257

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$75,643
National
$53,046
Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    18%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    14%
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools
  • Colleges

Reviews

50 reviews
  • Excellent
    6
  • Very Good
    31
  • Average
    8
  • Poor
    4
  • Terrible
    1
Living in Bothell is incredible. The people are all supportive, and in times of need come together as one community for a cause. In the past year we have had major business fires, and some other situations that caused distress within the community, and we came together as a support system to help each other out whenever we could. The school district is very good, one of the best in the state, we are a upper middle class area, and have more money to make our schools better. We are a growing community thats quickly growing beyond our limits which is incredible to see how much people want to live here. I started going to school here by chance, and I am so glad I did because otherwise I would never have had some of the most incredible opportunities that I did by going to Grades K-12 in the Northshore School District. I have plans to build my own family here one day, because I wouldn't want my children to grow up anywhere else!
  • Current Resident
  • 4 months ago
I love this city. The public school system in Bothell is top notch, and the athletics for the high school are nationally renowned. Everywhere you look there is great food, and even better coffee (if you like that kind of thing)! It is an overall safe city, with many beautiful parks. It is centrally located; it's about a 20 minute drive to the city and a 15 minute drive to the nearest shopping mall.
  • Current Resident
  • 25 days ago
I love living here, although the local traffic can get hectic it gives me a chance to connect with the people I am with. I love to get outdoors and the trails and parks around here are a wonderful way to get exercise while reducing your carbon footprint. The community here rallies together, recently there was a large fire downtown and many local coffee shops held fundraisers to help cover the damage. I was amazed at the number of people who showed to donate and engage in their community.
  • Current Resident
  • 2 months ago