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

279,622

Population
Growth Rate

0.00%

Median Age

41

Diversity Index

52.000

Housing & Income

Households

107,398

Total Housing Units

114,979


Owner Occupied

77,252

Renter Occupied

30,146

Vacant

7,581

Median Home Value

$443,480


Average Home Value

$546,557

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.00%


Per Capita Income

3.40%

Income Projection

Median Household

$87,202 $103,739


Average Household

$118,286 $139,862


Per Capita

$45,689 $53,996

Workforce

Total Businesses

8,179

Total Employed

76,232

Workers 16+

128,516

2022 HealthCare/Social Assist

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Businesses

866

Employed

15,008

2022 Retail Trade Businesses

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Businesses

1,144

Employed

12,590

2022 Accommodation/Food Service

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Businesses

626

Employed

7,885

2022 Food Service/Drinking Estab

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Businesses

577

Employed

6,950

2022 Educational Services - Businesses

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Businesses

250

Employed

6,287

2022 Public Administration

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Businesses

197

Employed

5,334

Some
High School

6,154

Graduated
High School

36,950

Associates
Degree

23,140

Bachelor's
Degree

46,384

Graduate
Degree

25,605

Average Commute Time

30 min.



Resident Commuters

105,719

Non-Resident Commuters

21,843

Drive Alone

87,516

Carpooled

9,918

Public

10,681

Work At Home

10,376