Othello, Washington

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Population in 2019: 8,386 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +43.4%
Males: 4,297  (51.2%)
Females: 4,089  (48.8%)
Median resident age:

25.9 years
Washington median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 99344.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,388 (it was $30,291 in 2000)
Othello:

$50,388
WA:

$78,687

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,832 (it was $11,409 in 2000)

Othello city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $188,312 (it was $84,800 in 2000)
Othello:

$188,312
WA:

$387,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $226,979; detached houses: $226,437; mobile homes: $192,269

Median gross rent in 2019: $962.

March 2019 cost of living index in Othello: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 28.2%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.9% for Black residents, 32.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 90.1% for American Indian residents, 24.0% for other race residents, 50.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Othello, WA (2019)
    • 6,83482.0%Hispanic
    • 1,49918.0%White alone
    • 1141.4%Asian alone
    • 160.2%Black alone
    • 190.2%American Indian alone
    • 170.2%Two or more races

Races in Othello detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Othello, Washington as of May 11, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Othello is 884 to 1.


Crime rates in Othello by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(15.8)
1
(15.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(63.2)
2
(31.5)
4
(62.2)
2
(30.0)
3
(44.1)
1
(13.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(39.6)
5
(65.0)
3
(38.5)
3
(38.0)
2
(24.3)
1
(12.1)
2
(23.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.5)
4
(62.2)
12
(180.1)
5
(73.5)
4
(53.5)
5
(66.2)
8
(105.6)
7
(91.0)
5
(64.2)
5
(63.3)
1
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(173.8)
18
(283.2)
22
(342.2)
19
(285.2)
20
(293.8)
24
(320.9)
15
(198.6)
35
(461.9)
27
(351.0)
12
(154.1)
9
(114.0)
10
(121.6)
8
(97.0)
4
(47.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
78
(1,233)
147
(2,312)
74
(1,151)
72
(1,081)
87
(1,278)
82
(1,096)
75
(992.9)
62
(818.3)
54
(701.9)
54
(693.6)
40
(506.8)
36
(437.7)
32
(388.0)
27
(321.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
362
(5,721)
434
(6,827)
410
(6,377)
353
(5,299)
354
(5,201)
345
(4,612)
308
(4,077)
236
(3,115)
256
(3,328)
225
(2,890)
163
(2,065)
115
(1,398)
106
(1,285)
91
(1,085)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
27
(426.7)
46
(723.6)
43
(668.8)
40
(600.4)
36
(528.9)
35
(467.9)
29
(383.9)
45
(593.9)
64
(831.9)
30
(385.4)
41
(519.4)
30
(364.7)
39
(472.9)
27
(321.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(31.6)
2
(31.5)
3
(46.7)
4
(60.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(26.7)
8
(105.9)
2
(26.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(38.5)
1
(12.7)
3
(36.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.9)
City-Data.com crime index466.2615.5526.1470.7485.2389.6322.9411.5398.3275.9231.9163.2145.5123.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Othello, WA

Crime rate in Othello detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 24 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Washington average:

1.44
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Ancestries: American (1.7%), European (1.4%), German (1.0%), English (1.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1910

Elevation: 1038 feet

Land area: 3.00 square miles.

Population density: 2,796 people per square mile   (average).

Othello, Washington map

2,797 residents are foreign born (32.3% Latin America).

This city:

33.6%
Washington:

14.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,509 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,139 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (42.9 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (151.1 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (882.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Warden, WA (3.4 miles ),
Basin City, WA (4.0 miles ),
Hatton, WA (4.1 miles),
Connell, WA (4.3 miles ),
Mesa, WA (4.3 miles ),
Moses Lake, WA (4.6 miles ),
Royal City, WA (4.7 miles ),
Cascade Valley, WA (4.8 miles )

Latitude: 46.82 N, Longitude: 119.17 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +991 (+11.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,110 (64.1%)

Area code: 509

Distribution of median household income in Othello, WA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Othello, WA in 2019
Othello satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
Washington:

5.9%
Historical population in Othello, WA
Historical housing units in Othello, WA

Population change in the 1990s: +1,191 (+25.6%).
Most common industries in Othello, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (22.9%)
  • Food (16.7%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Construction (2.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (31.4%)
  • Food (17.4%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
  • Truck transportation (3.9%)
  • Health care (3.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.9%)
  • Food (15.8%)
  • Health care (14.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Othello, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (17.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (21.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (12.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)

Average climate in Othello, Washington

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Othello, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.0. This is about average.

City:

65.0
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.06
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Othello-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 1249% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 159.8 miles away from Othello center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 162.1 miles away from Othello center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi) earthquake occurred 169.4 miles away from Othello center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 153.0 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 322.2 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 439.6 miles away from Othello center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Adams County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Othello topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Othello:

  • OTHELLO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 315 NORTH 14TH AVENUE)
  • AVALON CARE CENTER - OTHELLO LLC (495 NORTH THIRTEENTH STREET)
  • FMC LEAH LAYNE DIALYSIS CENTER (530 S 1ST AVE)

Airports and heliports located in Othello:

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Amtrak station near Othello:

  • 20 miles: MOSES LAKE (1819 KITTLESON RD.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Othello:

  • Columbia Basin College (about 40 miles; Pasco, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,111)
  • Central Washington University (about 66 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 10,960)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 67 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 67 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 3,632)
  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 70 miles; Wenatchee, WA; FT enrollment: 2,951)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 88 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • Washington State University (about 96 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)

Public high schools in Othello:

  • OTHELLO HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 340 S 7TH AVE, Grades: 8-12)
  • DESERT OASIS HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 825 E. ASH ST., Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Othello:

Private elementary/middle school in Othello:

  • MID-COLUMBIA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 25, Location: 1212 E PINE ST, Grades: PK-4)
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Notable locations in Othello: Othello Ambulance Service Othello Community Hospital (A), Adams County Fire District 5 (B), Othello Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western Lincoln Inn (1020 East Cedar Street), Aladdin Motel Motor Inn (1020 East Cedar Street), Mar Don Resort (8198 Highway 262 Southeast), Cabana Motel (665 East Windsor Street).

Birthplace of: Davey Richards - Professional wrestler, Jim Sandusky - Player of and football, Peter J. Taggares - Food industry businessman, Stephen Beus - Classical pianist.

Adams County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Othello and their reported violations in the past:

MESEBERG WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 877, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
IGLESIA BETHEL (Population served: 197, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
BIRD DOG FAMILY LTD PARTNERSHIP II (Population served: 186, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
CASCADE VILLAGE MHP (Population served: 153, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 80 regular monitoring violations
MONSANTO CO. (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BASIN VIEW WATER ASSOCIATION (Address: 859 S CRESTLINE RD , Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 27 regular monitoring violations
MONSANTO CUNNINGHAM RD (Address: 1485 W. Cunningham Rd , Population served: 56, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
EAGLE LAKES RANCH (Population served: 43, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Othello that have no violations reported:

  • ADAMS COUNTY WATER DIST #1 (Address: 124 S Broadway , Population served: 740, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • MAR DON RESORT (Population served: 153, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DRAKES MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 36, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

3.5 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

79.2%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.3%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
74 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
38 people in nursing homes in 2000
10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Othello (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Othello Branch at 401 East Main, branch established on 1966/10/03; Othello Motor Bank at 665 East Main, branch established on 1989/03/20. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Sterling Savings Bank: Othello Branch at 450 East Main, branch established on 1988/06/30. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation
  • Columbia State Bank: Othello Branch at 605 East Main Street, branch established on 1987/11/02. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $4,785.2 mil, Deposits: $3,892.8 mil, headquarters in Tacoma, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 104 total offices, Holding Company: Columbia Banking System, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Othello:

Marital status in Othello, WA
  • Never married: 33.9%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

For population 25 years and over in Othello:

  • High school or higher: 60.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

22.8
Washington average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Othello
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Religion statistics for Othello, WA (based on Adams County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other2,24810
Evangelical Protestant2,21219
Catholic2,0244
Mainline Protestant1,5279
None10,717-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Adams County:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
This county:

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Here:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adams County:

10.4%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Adams County:

33.9%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.6%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Othello:

45.8%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.3%
State:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Othello:

28.2
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.7%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Othello:

9.4%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

30.4%
State:

32.6%

General health condition:
This city:

54.1%
State:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.4%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Othello, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 16$93,214$69,9110$0
Police - Other 9$38,619$51,4920$0
Other Government Administration 5$30,780$73,8728$2,644
Streets and Highways 5$26,768$64,2430$0
Parks and Recreation 5$17,416$41,7981$1,325
Sewerage 5$34,416$82,5980$0
Water Supply 4$17,208$51,6240$0
Financial Administration 3$18,188$72,7520$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$7,797$93,5641$2,724
Totals for Government 53$284,407$64,39410$6,693

Othello government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,713,000 ($204.27)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,752,000 ($208.92)
    Water Utilities: $1,735,000 ($206.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,126,000 ($134.27)
    Central Staff Services: $658,000 ($78.46)
    Natural Resources - Other: $634,000 ($75.60)
    Regular Highways: $596,000 ($71.07)
    Sewerage: $456,000 ($54.38)
    Financial Administration: $392,000 ($46.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $174,000 ($20.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $172,000 ($20.51)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $98,000 ($11.69)
    Housing and Community Development: $90,000 ($10.73)
    General Public Buildings: $70,000 ($8.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000 ($4.65)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $210,000 ($25.04)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $251,000 ($29.93)
    Other - Water Utilities: $127,000 ($15.14)
    Other - Police Protection: $52,000 ($6.20)
    Other - Sewerage: $31,000 ($3.70)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($2.15)
    Other - Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.24)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,493,000 ($178.03)
    Sewerage: $436,000 ($51.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $289,000 ($34.46)
    Police Protection: $45,000 ($5.37)
    Financial Administration: $45,000 ($5.37)
    Regular Highways: $33,000 ($3.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $33,000 ($3.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($1.43)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,980,000 ($355.35)

Othello government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,603,000 ($191.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,184,000 ($141.19)
    Other: $288,000 ($34.34)
    Regular Highways: $85,000 ($10.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $83,000 ($9.90)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000 ($0.48)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $102,000 ($12.16)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $59,000 ($7.04)
    Fines and Forfeits: $32,000 ($3.82)
    Rents: $15,000 ($1.79)
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000 ($1.31)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.12)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,720,000 ($324.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,713,000 ($204.27)
    Other: $259,000 ($30.88)
    General Local Government Support: $103,000 ($12.28)
    Housing and Community Development: $24,000 ($2.86)
  • Tax - Property: $1,565,000 ($186.62)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,563,000 ($186.38)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,110,000 ($132.36)
    Other License: $169,000 ($20.15)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $67,000 ($7.99)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $53,000 ($6.32)
    Other Selective Sales: $45,000 ($5.37)
    Other: $25,000 ($2.98)
    Amusements Sales: $2,000 ($0.24)

Othello government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,236,000 ($624.37)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,204,000 ($620.56)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $267,000 ($31.84)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $235,000 ($28.02)
Businesses in Othello, WA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets4
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Sears1
Burger King1Subway1
FedEx1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Jones New York1Walmart1
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Othello:

  • KRSC (1400 AM; 1 kW; OTHELLO, WA; Owner: RAFAEL C. GUERRERO)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KBSN (1470 AM; 5 kW; MOSES LAKE, WA; Owner: KSEM, INC.)
  • KFLD (870 AM; 10 kW; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWIQ (1020 AM; 3 kW; MOSES LAKE NORTH, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KONA (610 AM; 5 kW; KENNEWICK-RICHLAND-P, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALE (960 AM; 5 kW; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KZTS (1210 AM; 10 kW; SUNNYSIDE, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYAK (930 AM; 10 kW; YAKIMA, WA)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Othello:

  • KZLN-FM (97.5 FM; OTHELLO, WA; Owner: WHEELER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KRCW (96.3 FM; ROYAL CITY, WA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUCATIONAL RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KMLW (88.3 FM; MOSES LAKE, WA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • K204DH (88.7 FM; HANFORD, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KPQ-FM (102.1 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESCOAST BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNWR (90.7 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KXRX (97.1 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIOK (94.9 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KONA-FM (105.3 FM; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KARY-FM (100.9 FM; GRANDVIEW, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KWWW-FM (96.7 FM; QUINCY, WA; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC..)
  • KZML (95.9 FM; QUINCY, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWLN (103.3 FM; WILSON CREEK, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KDRM (99.3 FM; MOSES LAKE, WA; Owner: KSEM, INC.)
  • KWIQ-FM (100.3 FM; MOSES LAKE, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
Othello fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Othello fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 174ft / 53.3mTotal length
  • $45,631,000Total costs
  • 59,013Total average daily traffic
  • 9,546Total average daily truck traffic
  • 59,129Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Othello, WA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 141950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Othello, WA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Othello)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Othello, WA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Othello)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 28 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Othello)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 77. The highest number of reported fires - 133 took place in 2007, and the least - 19 in 2014. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Othello, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (64.1%), and Structure Fires (15.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Othello, WA
    • 79464.1%Outside Fires
    • 19115.4%Structure Fires
    • 16012.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 937.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Othello, WA
Most common first names in Othello, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3974.6 years
James2970.6 years
John2975.4 years
Robert2469.8 years
Charles2175.4 years
George2075.0 years
Mary1978.4 years
Donald1570.7 years
Jack1575.0 years
Ruth1376.8 years
Most common last names in Othello, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garza2462.9 years
Martinez1870.2 years
Smith1571.9 years
Johnson1068.4 years
Campbell1077.3 years
Brown974.4 years
Ruiz870.0 years
Thomas873.9 years
Allred769.8 years
Garcia766.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Othello, WA
  • 55.9%Electricity
  • 39.8%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Othello, WA
  • 69.7%Electricity
  • 28.0%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel


Othello compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Othello on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 5,000+)"
There are 23 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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