Othello, WA

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Population

19,261

0.843% growth

Poverty Rate

23.1%


Median Age

28.4


Median Household Income

$48,131

1.21% growth

Number of Employees

7,757

1.15% decline

Median Property Value

$150,300

2.66% growth

About

In 2017, Othello, WA had a population of 19.3k people with a median age of 28.4 and a median household income of $48,131. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Othello, WA grew from 19,100 to 19,261, a 0.843% increase and its median household income grew from $47,554 to $48,131, a 1.21% increase.

The population of Othello, WA is 62.3% Hispanic or Latino, 35.2% White Alone, and 0.986% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Othello, WA speak a non-English language, and 80.4% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Othello, WA is $150,300, and the homeownership rate is 64.3%. Most people in Othello, WA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Othello, WA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Othello, WA employs 7.76k people. The largest industries in Othello, WA are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2,440 people), Manufacturing (1,226 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (818 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($66,667), Utilities ($56,583), and Public Administration ($45,972).

Median household income in Othello, WA is $48,131. Males in Othello, WA have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,882. The income inequality in Othello, WA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$48,131

2017 value

± $5,933

1.21%

1 Year Growth

± 14.7%

Households in Othello, WA have a median annual income of $48,131, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $47,554 in 2016, which represents a 1.21% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$73,040

Average Male Salary

± $1,385

$53,882

Average Female Salary

± $1,130

In 2017, full-time male employees in Washington made 1.36 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Washington by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,555 ± $3,156

  2. White

    $57,225 ± $943

  3. Two or More Races

    $46,049 ± $3,328

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Washington workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.15 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Washington by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Othello, WA is from Washington.

0.467

2017 Wage GINI

0.467

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Washington was 0.467 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.104% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Washington was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Washington in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Othello, WA was King County, WA with a value of $95,009, followed by Snohomish County, WA and Kitsap County, WA, with respective values of $87,440 and $76,945.

The following map shows all of the counties in Othello, WA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males < 5

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

23.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Othello, WA (4.39k out of 19k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males < 5, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Hispanic

    3,500 ± 383

  2. White

    2,955 ± 357

  3. Other

    957 ± 241

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Othello, WA is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

7.76k

2017 Value

± 555

-1.15%

1 Year decline

± 9.83%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Othello, WA declined at a rate of -1.15%, from 7.85k employees to 7.76k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Othello, WA, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1,773 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (743 people), and Production Occupations (714 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Othello, WA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Othello, WA, by number of employees, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1,773 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (743 people), and Production Occupations (714 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Othello, WA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (33.8 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (1.98 times), and Production Occupations (1.59 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Othello, WA, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($68,788), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($67,955), and Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($66,813).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

7.76k

2017 Value

± 555

-1.15%

1 Year decline

± 9.83%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Othello, WA declined at a rate of -1.15%, from 7.85k employees to 7.76k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Othello, WA, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2,440 people), Manufacturing (1,226 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (818 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Othello, WA, though some of these residents may live in Othello, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Othello, WA, by number of employees, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2,440 people), Manufacturing (1,226 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (818 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Othello, WA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (26.6 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (1.88 times), and Utilities (1.77 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Othello, WA, by median earnings, are Information ($66,667), Utilities ($56,583), and Public Administration ($45,972).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $45.6B

  2. $39.9B

  3. $29B

In 2015, the top outbound Washington product (by dollars) was Transport equip. with $45.6B, followed by Mixed freight ($39.9B) and Misc. mfg. prods. ($29B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Washington products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$323B

2020 Value

$444B

Projected 2045 Value

37.4% growth

In 2020, total outbound Washington trade was $323B. This is expected to increase 37.4% to $444B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Washington trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $29.1B

  2. $15.8B

  3. $10.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Washington domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Oregon with $29.1B, followed by California with $15.8B and Tennessee and $10.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Washington shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

80.5% of the population of Othello, WA has health coverage, with 31.8% on employee plans, 31.1% on Medicaid, 7.44% on Medicare, 9.49% on non-group plans, and 0.735% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the msa of Othello, WA was $7,913 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,609).

Primary care physicians in Othello, WA see 1202 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.839% increase from the previous year (1192 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1254 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 335 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14%). Additionally, Adams County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (36.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,202 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Washington see an average of 1,202 patients per year. This represents a 0.839% increase from the previous year (1,192 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

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State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,913

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,328

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,851

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,997

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Washington (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4%, from $7,609 to $7,913.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

19.5%

Uninsured

31.8%

Employer Coverage

31.1%

Medicaid

7.44%

Medicare

9.49%

Non-Group

0.735%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Othello, WA declined by 3.33% from 20.2% to 19.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Othello, WA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14% prevalence

  2. 13.6% prevalence

  3. 13.4% prevalence

Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Washington, at 14%.

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Diversity

Othello, WA is home to a population of 19.3k people, from which 80.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 24.9% of Othello, WA residents were born outside of the country (4.79k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Othello, WA is composed of 12k Hispanic or Latino residents (62.3%), 6.78k White Alone residents (35.2%), 190 Asian Alone residents (0.986%), 173 Two or More Races residents (0.898%), 72 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.374%), 50 Black or African American Alone residents (0.26%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

22

Median Native-Born Age

± 1

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Othello, WA was 28.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 22, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Othello, WA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Othello, WA residents was 29.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

24.9%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

4.79k people

23.8%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

4.55k people

As of 2017, 24.9% of Othello, WA residents (4.79k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Othello, WA was 23.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    237,445 ± 11,764 people

  2. Philippines

    67,799 ± 6,362 people

  3. India

    67,429 ± 6,345 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Washington was Mexico, the natal country of 237,445 Washington residents, followed by Philippines with 67,799 and India with 67,429.

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Citizenship

80.4%

2017 Citizenship

80.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 80.4% of Othello, WA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Othello, WA was 80.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    12k ± 1.26k

  2. White Alone

    6.78k ± 6

  3. Asian Alone

    190 ± 9

In 2017, there were 1.77 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (12k people) in Othello, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.78k White Alone and 190 Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    241 ± 59

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    71 ± 42

  3. Korea

    59 ± 36

Othello, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.39 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Othello, WA was $150,300 in 2017, which is 0.654 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $146,400 to $150,300, a 2.66% increase. The homeownership rate in Othello, WA is 64.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Othello, WA have an average commute time of 16.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Othello, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$150,300

2017 Median

± $5,801

$146,400

2016 Median

± $5,469

In 2017, the median property value in Othello, WA grew to to $150,300 from the previous year's value of $146,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Othello, WA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Othello, WA the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

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$48,131

Median Household Income

± $5,933

5.82k

Number of Households

± 436

In 2017, the median household income of the 5.82k households in Othello, WA grew to $48,131 from the previous year's value of $47,554.

The following chart displays the households in Othello, WA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Othello, WA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Othello, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

64.3%

2017 Homeownership

67.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 64.3% of the housing units in Othello, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 67.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Othello, WA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

16.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Othello, WA have a shorter commute time (16.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.73% of the workforce in Othello, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    71.3%

  2. Carpooled

    18.6%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.71%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Othello, WA was Drove Alone (71.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (18.6%) and those who Worked At Home (5.71%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Othello, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Othello, WA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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