Port Orchard, WA Profile: Facts & Data

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Port Orchard, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Port Orchard had a population of 14,734 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Port Orchard is located at latitude 47.5352 and longitude -122.634 in Kitsap County. The formal boundaries for the City of Port Orchard (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.68 sq. miles and a water area of 1.45 sq. miles. Kitsap County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 72 feet.

The City of Port Orchard (GNIS ID: 2411466) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Port Orchard: Sidney, Ter-cha-duk.

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Port Orchard, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 14,734
Population in Households 13,913
Population in Familes 10,761
Population in Group Qrtrs 821
Population Density2 1,522
Diversity Index3 45
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,179
Average Household Income $79,480
Per Capita Income $32,718

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,974 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,248 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,347 (39.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 379 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $295,792
Average Home Value $339,675
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,595
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 3,517
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.01% 1.35%
Households 1.89% 1.32%
Families 1.75% 1.39%
Median Household Income   3.6%
Per Capita Income   3.38%

Port Orchard, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Orchard to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 88 86th
Population Density # 204 68th
Diversity Index # 231 63rd
Median Household Income # 295 53rd
Per Capita Income # 245 61st

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