A
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B+

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$372,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,460
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    55
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    5
    41
  • Robbery
    34
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    518
    500
  • Theft
    2,028
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    224
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$86,167
National
$55,322
Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%
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Bothell still has a wonderful small town atmosphere even though the town has grown so much over the past 10 years. The Northshore School District is one of the best in the state. I have an elementary age child who experienced two different elementary schools in the area and I have nothing but great things to say about both. With the housing boom, we have a great diversity of families and community support. Bothell has many small businesses that are thriving and contributing to the wellness of the community through many outreach programs. All in all, I love living in Bothell!
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I moved to Bothell in August 2016 and I couldn't say that I felt better in this city than Kirkland. This city has accessible stores, great transit services to get to locations I need to be, various picks of cuisine with favorites like Readi Spaghetti, The Rock Wood Fired Kitchen, Red Robin and places for bubble tea and teriyaki. I enjoy the calming lush trees and the atmosphere it provides for residents and I hope that people can take a chance to check out one of the best cities on the Eastside of Washington state!
We had the option of moving to Mill Creek or Bothell; so glad we chose Bothell address instead.
We are in the 98012 area. Lots of parks, bike lanes, sidewalks, beautiful and clean planned communities. Worth paying the extra fees to see the upkeep around the area and not just our neighborhoods. School is awesome 10/10 ratings.
Close to Lynnwood, Woodinville, Kirkland. I love it and plan to be here for as long as I can!