Kitsap County WA Information


Kitsap County Subdivisions

Kitsap County WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 254,658
Population in Households 245,257
Population in Familes 196,963
Population in Group Qrtrs 9,401
Population Density1 645
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 99,401
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 67,007
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 110,674 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 66,143 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 33,258 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,273 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $288,787
Average Home Value $355,082


Median Household Income $61,889
Average Household Income $80,164
Per Capita Income $31,807
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.24%
Households 0.42% 0.36%
Families 0.34% 0.32%
Median Household Income   3.38%
Per Capita Income   2.65%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Kitsap County WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kitsap County to the other 39 counties and county equivalents in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 7 85th
Population Density1 # 3 95th
Diversity Index2 # 17 59th
Median Household Income # 4 92nd
Per Capita Income # 4 92nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.