Kitsap County

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Located in the Central Puget Sound, Kitsap County offers all the benefits of the Seattle/Tacoma Market without the gridlock and high prices. Kitsap residents and visitors enjoy over 250 miles of scenic saltwater coastline, friendly, laid-back communities, award-winning golf courses, ready access to transportation for individuals and commerce, a countywide, high-speed fiber optic backbone, and more. Kitsap recently ranked 2nd only to Santa Clara, CA in America‚Äôs Most Innovative Communities report. Kitsap County ranks high in essential economic development indicators: educational attainment and skilled workforce; development of intellectual property; per capita economic output; and, median household incomes. Our businesses thrive and prosper in a highly competitive marketplace. 

 

 

Population

Total Population

281,592

Population
Growth Rate

0.27%

Median Age

42

Diversity Index

53.600

Housing & Income

Households

108,636

Total Housing Units

116,081


Owner Occupied

78,368

Renter Occupied

30,268

Vacant

7,445

Median Home Value

$496,442


Average Home Value

$596,967

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

3.42%

Income Projection

Median Household

$89,395 $105,254


Average Household

$126,439 $148,099


Per Capita

$49,124 $58,112

Workforce

Total Businesses

7,882

Total Employed

77,494

Workers 16+

129,750

2023 HealthCare / Social Assistance

cp-industries

Businesses

836

Employed

14,319

2023 Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

1,025

Employed

12,477

2023 Accommodation / Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

632

Employed

8,042

2023 Food Service / Drinking Est.

cp-industries

Businesses

581

Employed

7,080

2023 Educational Services - Businesses

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Businesses

244

Employed

6,639

2023 Other Service excl Pub Admin

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Businesses

1,035

Employed

5,583

Some
High School

5,559

Graduated
High School

36,096

Associates
Degree

23,948

Bachelor's
Degree

49,811

Graduate
Degree

26,427

Average Commute Time

29 min.



Resident Commuters

108,164

Non-Resident Commuters

20,608

Drive Alone

85,895

Carpooled

10,517

Public

9,590

Work At Home

13,639