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East Port Orchard, Washington - Basic Facts

The East Port Orchard Census Designated Place had a population of 4,960 as of July 1, 2020. East Port Orchard ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for East Port Orchard is located at latitude 47.5234 and longitude -122.6243 in Kitsap County. The formal boundaries for the East Port Orchard Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kitsap County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 302 feet.

The East Port Orchard Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408031) 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 East Port Orchard Census Designated Place is located within Port Orchard Division of Kitsap County.


East Port Orchard, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 4,960 (100%)
Population in Households 4,892 (98.6%)
Population in Families 3,900 (78.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 68 ( 1.4%)
Population Density 3,211
Diversity Index2 48


Median Household Income $58,150
Average Household Income $68,364
% of Income for Mortgage4 18%
Per Capita Income $26,224
Wealth Index5 54


Total HU (Housing Units) 2,036 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,200 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 685 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 151 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $247,826
Average Home Value $291,548
Housing Affordability Index3 134


Total Households 1,885
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 1,274
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.6% 0.65%
Households 0.63% 0.65%
Families 0.34% 0.65%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
Owner Occupied HU   0.66%


East Port Orchard, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Port Orchard to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 198 68th
Population Density # 81 87th
Median Household Income # 360 43rd
Housing Affordability Index # 347 56th
Per Capita Income # 474 24th
Diversity Index # 222 65th

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