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Othello, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Othello is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Adams County at latitude 46.8226 and longitude -119.1654. Adams County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,060 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Othello, but most people and references simply refer to it as Othello, Washington.

The P1 Census Class Code for Othello indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Othello (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Othello, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 8,001
Population in Households 7,938
Population in Familes 7,071
Population in Group Qrtrs 63
Population Density1 2,100
Diversity Index2 83


Total Households 2,275
Average Household Size 3.49
Family Households 1,795
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 2,345 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,212 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,063 (45.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $166,063
Average Home Value $195,206


Median Household Income $34,803
Average Household Income $46,745
Per Capita Income $13,384
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.97% 1.46%
Households 1.81% 1.29%
Families 1.73% 1.25%
Median Household Income   3.11%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Othello, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Othello to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 140 78th
Population Density1 # 149 76th
Diversity Index2 # 18 97th
Median Household Income # 577 8th
Per Capita Income # 603 4th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.