Gorst, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Gorst, Washington - Basic Facts

The Gorst Census Designated Place had a population of 612 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Gorst is located at latitude 47.5239 and longitude -122.7055 in Kitsap County. The formal boundaries for the Gorst Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kitsap County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 52 feet.

The Gorst Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584976) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Gorst Census Designated Place is located within Port Orchard Division of Kitsap County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gorst population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gorst: Butler, Gorst Creek, Head of the Bay.

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Gorst, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 612
Population in Households 612
Population in Familes 495
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 997
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 264
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 184
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 271 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 195 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 69 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 2.6%)
Median Home Value $289,516
Average Home Value $346,538


Median Household Income $63,631
Average Household Income $97,474
Per Capita Income $35,544
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 2.49%
Households 0.56% 2.52%
Families 4.23% 2.58%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
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.

Gorst, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gorst to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 447 29th
Population Density1 # 298 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 208 67th
Median Household Income # 200 68th
Per Capita Income # 132 79th

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