Bothell, WA Real Estate Market

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Bothell, WA Housing Market Trends

With 47,415 people, 17,262 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $673,620, Bothell house prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, Bothell real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Bothell, accounting for 54.79% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Bothell include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 27.75%), mobile homes or trailers ( 7.99%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.27%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Bothell. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 65.14% of Bothell's homes, and 51.95% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Bothell built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Bothell built between 2000 and later ( 29.38%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 14.83%). There's also some housing in Bothell built before 1939 ( 1.42%).

Bothell Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Bothell has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Bothell real estate appreciated 100.82% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 7.22%, putting Bothell in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Bothell definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Bothell that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Bothell real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Bothell appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.58%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 78.00% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Bothell. Bothell appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.41%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 10.01%.

Relative to Washington, our data show that Bothell's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% of the other cities and towns in Washington.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Bothell differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Bothell - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Bothell real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values

 
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Median Home Value:
$673,620

Bothell, WA HOME PRICES

> $1,250,000
4.8%
4.8%
$938,001 - $1,250,000
14.7%
14.7%
$625,001 - $938,000
37.4%
37.4%
$500,001 - $625,000
16.3%
16.3%
$375,001 - $500,000
11.8%
11.8%
$250,001 - $375,000
7.0%
7.0%
$125,001 - $250,000
3.1%
3.1%
$63,001 - $125,000
1.2%
1.2%
$0 - $63,000
3.7%
3.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

Very High for Nation

Very High for WA

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
17,262

Bothell Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
WA*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q3 - 2020 Q4
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q4 - 2020 Q4
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q4
164.60% 4.74%
10
10
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 
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Average Market Rent:
$2,667 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
65.1%
65.1%
Renters
34.9%
34.9%
Vacant
5.2%
5.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 
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Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
29.4%
29.4%
1970 - 1999
54.4%
54.4%
1940 - 1969
14.8%
14.8%
1939 or Older
1.4%
1.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
54.8%
54.8%
Townhomes
3.5%
3.5%
Small Apt. Buildings
5.3%
5.3%
Apt. Complexes
27.7%
27.7%
Mobile Homes
8.0%
8.0%
Other
0.7%
0.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
2.1%
2.1%
1 Bedroom
13.1%
13.1%
2 Bedrooms
24.7%
24.7%
3 Bedrooms
32.2%
32.2%
4 Bedrooms
19.8%
19.8%
5 or more bedrooms
8.1%
8.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES