Othello, WA Population

Population: 5,847. Estimated population in July 2020: 6,221 (+6.4% change)
Males: 2,971 (50.8%), Females: 2,876 (49.2%)

Adams County

Zip code: 99344

Median resident age: 26.2 years
Median household income: $30,291
Median house value: $85,400

Races in Othello:

  • Hispanic (63.8%)
  • Other race (39.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (34.4%)
  • Two or more races (3.6%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
  • Black (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (7.4%), English (6.9%), United States (5.1%), Irish (4.3%), Swedish (1.8%), Norwegian (1.7%).

Elevation: 1038 feet

Land area: 3.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Othello

  • High school or higher: 58.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Othello city

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

29.2% Foreign born (28.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,191 (+25.6%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Othello:

  • OTHELLO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (315 NORTH 14TH AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Othello:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Othello:

  • GRANT CO INTL (about 28 miles; MOSES LAKE, WA; Abbreviation: MWH)
  • TRI-CITIES (about 40 miles; PASCO, WA; Abbreviation: PSC)
  • WALLA WALLA REGIONAL (about 80 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; Abbreviation: ALW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Othello:

  • OTHELLO MUNI (about 8 miles; OTHELLO, WA; Abbreviation: S70)
  • NEW WARDEN (about 12 miles; WARDEN, WA; Abbreviation: 2S4)
  • MOSES LAKE MUNI (about 22 miles; MOSES LAKE, WA; Abbreviation: W20)
Amtrak station near Othello:

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

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Othello:

  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 39 miles; PASCO, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 78 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,812)
  • WENATCHEE VALLEY COLLEGE (about 91 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,074)
  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 95 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,420)
  • YAKIMA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 99 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,906)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 106 miles; PULLMAN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 18,110)
  • EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 117 miles; CHENEY, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,852)

Schools

Public high school in Othello:

  • OTHELLO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 810; Location: 615 E JUNIPER STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Othello:

  • LUTACAGA ELEMENTARY (Students: 617; Location: 615 E JUNIPER STREET; Grades: KG – 07)
  • SCOOTNEY SPRINGS ELEMENTARY (Students: 603; Location: 615 E JUNIPER STREET; Grades: KG – 06)
  • HIAWATHA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 598; Location: 615 E JUNIPER STREET; Grades: KG – 06)
  • MCFARLAND JUNIOR (Students: 468; Location: 615 E JUNIPER STREET; Grades: 07 – 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Othello:

  • MID COLUMBIA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 22; Location: 910 E ELM; Grades: KG – 4)
  • OTHELLO CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 12; Location: 736 E. ELM; Grades: 2 – 8)