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Economy and Tax Base: The city has a very strong economy and tax base, which are a modest credit strength when compared with the assigned rating of Aa2. For example, the full value per capita ($179,437) is materially above the US median. Moreover, the median family income is a robust 151.6% of the US level. Lastly, Bothell's total full value ($7.7 billion) is much stronger than other Moody's-rated cities nationwide and saw an impressive increase from 2012 to 2015.
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