Demographics

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’s 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.

 

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Kitsap County

Population

Total Population

276,954

Population
Growth Rate

0.87%

Median Age

41

Diversity Index

46.000

Housing & Income

Households

108,062

Total Housing Units

118,025


Owner Occupied

80,121

Renter Occupied

27,941

Vacant

9,963

Median Home Value

$425,993


Average Home Value

$548,255

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.94%


Per Capita Income

2.53%

Income Projection

Median Household

$79,387 $87,887


Average Household

$97,967 $110,769


Per Capita

$38,492 $43,615

Workforce

Total Businesses

7,942

Total Employed

76,805

Workers 16+

127,515

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

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Businesses

831

Employed

15,271

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

1,145

Employed

12,447

2021 Accommodation/Food Service

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Businesses

583

Employed

7,534

2021 Food Service/Drinking Estab

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Businesses

536

Employed

6,848

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

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Businesses

236

Employed

6,781

2021 Public Administration

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Businesses

194

Employed

5,269

Some
High School

6,584

Graduated
High School

36,182

Associates
Degree

21,016

Bachelor's
Degree

44,083

Graduate
Degree

24,494

Average Commute Time

31 min.



Resident Commuters

103,843

Non-Resident Commuters

22,594

Drive Alone

88,104

Carpooled

9,189

Public

11,808

Work At Home

8,073