Bremerton, Washington Population 2021

42,449
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Bremerton is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 42,449, it is the 29th largest city in Washington and the 922nd largest city in the United States. Bremerton is currently growing at a rate of 1.25% annually and its population has increased by 12.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 37,729 in 2010. Bremerton reached it's highest population of 42,449 in 2021. Spanning over 32 miles, Bremerton has a population density of 1,491 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bremerton is $68,457 with a poverty rate of 16.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,033 per month, and the median house value is $238,600. The median age in Bremerton is 33 years, 30.8 years for males, and 36.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 112.9 males.

Bremerton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bremerton was:

  • White: 72.31%
  • Two or more races: 9.03%
  • Black or African American: 6.24%
  • Asian: 5.83%
  • Other race: 5.07%
  • Native American: 0.88%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.64%
The current population of Bremerton, Washington is 42,449, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 40,883.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 37,729.

Bremerton, Washington Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021275,8672,1970.80%
2020273,6702,1970.80%
2019271,4732,1970.81%
2018269,2762,9871.11%
2017266,2893,1471.18%
2016263,1423,9101.49%
2015259,2325,8452.25%
2014253,3879860.39%
2013252,401-1,938-0.77%
2012254,339420.02%
2011254,2972,6161.03%
2010251,6810.00%

Bremerton Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White29,38272.31%
Two or More Races3,6709.03%
Black or African American2,5346.24%
Asian2,3675.83%
Some Other Race2,0585.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native3580.88%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2620.64%
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Bremerton Population by Race

Bremerton Population Pyramid 2021

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Bremerton Median Age

33


Total

30.8


Male

36.1


Female

Bremerton Adults

There are 33,735 adults, (5,508 of whom are seniors) in Bremerton.

Bremerton Age Dependency

43.9

Age Dependency Ratio

19.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Bremerton Sex Ratio

Female

19,085

46.97%

Male

21,546

53.03%

Bremerton Population by Age

Bremerton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bremerton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married59.9%40.1%
Male48.8%51.2%
All43.3%56.7%
Non Family34.6%65.4%
Female25.2%74.8%

43.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bremerton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,7332.2243.3
Non Family8,2161.3434.6
Married5,9733.0359.9
Female1,7553.1225.2
Male7893.248.8

2.9

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Bremerton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7012.58%
9th to 12th Grade9613.54%
High School Graduate6,46923.84%
Some College9,11633.60%
Associates Degree3,14611.60%
Bachelors Degree4,54716.76%
Graduate Degree2,1918.08%
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Bremerton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bremerton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,72818,8415,370
Hispanic2,2111,813407
Asian1,8901,758514
Multiple Races1,6911,515290
Black1,4651,391132
Other Race1,049821178
Native American27320451
Islander19519545

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.22%.

Bremerton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,653$45,127$31,849
Less Than High School$21,558$24,926$14,420
High School Grad$30,819$34,083$26,190
Some College$37,564$43,861$31,224
Bachelors Degree$51,592$65,250$40,300
Graduate Degree$66,574$83,750$62,933

$38,653

Average Earnings

$45,127

Average Male

$31,849

Average Female

Bremerton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bremerton Language by Age

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Bremerton Language

90.28% of Bremerton residents speak only English, while 9.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.81% of the population.

Bremerton Language

Bremerton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,9593,65014.62%
Hispanic4,06894623.25%
Other1,91368035.55%
Black2,25166129.36%
Multiple3,48253515.36%
Asian2,3062078.98%
Islander2458333.88%
Native3137122.68%

16.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.69%

Male Poverty Rate

18.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bremerton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bremerton is Other, with 35.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bremerton is Asian, with 8.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.65%.

Bremerton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.73%
High School22.50%
Some College14.32%
Bachelors or Greater7.89%

Bremerton Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed38.47%
Female Unemployed35.56%
Female Employed9.13%
Male Employed7.79%

Bremerton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bremerton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,716$68,457
Families$65,622$81,200
Married Families$76,332$91,796
Non Families$36,907$50,037
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Income by Household Type

Bremerton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.3%

Male Marriage Rate

40.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Bremerton Married by Age and Sex

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Bremerton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bremerton Marital Status by Race

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Bremerton Marital Status

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4,659

Number of Veterans

4,154

Male Veterans

505

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,712
First Gulf War1,381
Vietnam1,332
Korea178
World War II109

Bremerton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,228
55 to 641,112
18 to 34867
65 to 74839
75+613

Bremerton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,38115.70%
Black53131.59%
2 or More34216.88%
Hispanic33412.51%
Asian21311.22%
Other15812.39%
Indian186.59%
Hawaiian168.47%

Bremerton Veterans by Race

Bremerton Veterans by Education

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9.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bremerton Veterans by Education

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64.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.1%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Bremerton Employment by Age

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Bremerton Employment by Race

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Bremerton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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40.41%

Born in Washington

91.86%

Native Born

8.14%

Foreign Born

3.57%

Non Citizen

4.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.86% of Bremerton residents were born in the United States, with 40.41% having been born in Washington. 3.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bremerton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202142,4495221.25%
202041,9275221.26%
201941,4055221.28%
201840,8832210.54%
201740,6622310.57%
201640,4315701.43%
201539,8611,4293.72%
201438,4322000.52%
201338,232-966-2.46%
201239,198350.09%
201139,1631,2423.28%
201037,9216620.18%
200037,259-883-0.23%
199038,1421,9340.52%
198036,2089010.25%
197035,3076,3852.01%
196028,9221,2440.44%
195027,67812,5446.22%
194015,1344,9644.06%
193010,1701,2521.32%
19208,9185,92511.54%
19102,9930.00%

Bremerton Population by Year