Port Orchard, Washington Population 2021

15,033
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Port Orchard is a city located in Kitsap County Washington. It is also the county seat of Kitsap County. With a 2020 population of 15,033, it is the 69th largest city in Washington and the 2312th largest city in the United States . Port Orchard is currently growing at a rate of 1.47% annually and its population has increased by 34.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,144 in 2010. Port Orchard reached it's highest population of 15,033 in 2021. Spanning over 11 miles, Port Orchard has a population density of 1,559 people per square mile.

The average household income in Port Orchard is $79,671 with a poverty rate of 14.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,225 per month, and the median house value is $324,200. The median age in Port Orchard is 35.7 years, 33.4 years for males, and 36.9 years for females.

Port Orchard Demographics

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

  • White: 73.82%
  • Two or more races: 10.15%
  • Asian: 6.95%
  • Black or African American: 4.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.16%
  • Other race: 1.80%
  • Native American: 0.56%
The current population of Port Orchard, Washington is 15,033 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,379.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,144.

Port Orchard, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,38073.82%
Two or More Races1,42710.15%
Asian9786.95%
Black or African American6414.56%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3042.16%
Some Other Race2531.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native790.56%
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Port Orchard Population by Race

Port Orchard Population Pyramid $2021

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Port Orchard Median Age

35.7


Total

33.4


Male

36.9


Female

Port Orchard Adults

There are 10,960 adults, (2,090 of whom are seniors) in Port Orchard.

Port Orchard Age Dependency

58.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Port Orchard Sex Ratio

Female

7,077

50.33%

Male

6,985

49.67%

Port Orchard Population by Age

Port Orchard Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Port Orchard Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.4%22.6%
All59.4%40.6%
Male52.1%47.9%
Non Family41.9%58.1%
Female34.9%65.1%

59.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Port Orchard Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1752.5559.4
Married2,5573.0477.4
Non Family1,6761.5141.9
Female5873.0834.9
Male3553.1552.1

2.92

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Port Orchard Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1701.76%
9th to 12th Grade6286.49%
High School Graduate2,45625.39%
Some College2,91530.14%
Associates Degree8799.09%
Bachelors Degree1,63416.89%
Graduate Degree99110.25%
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Port Orchard Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Port Orchard Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,2916,8392,219
Hispanic779732132
Asian687597228
2+ Races45735659
Black3713197
Islander19012419
Other Race18518545
Native American747422

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 33.19%.

Port Orchard Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,954$45,632$35,690
Less Than 9th Grade$24,321$23,893$
High School Graduate$25,784$28,727$21,089
Some College$41,790$50,494$27,115
Bachelors Degree$61,066$78,803$45,323
Graduate Degree$83,244$96,167$74,340

$40,954

Average Earnings

$45,632

Average Male

$35,690

Average Female

Port Orchard Earnings by Educational Attainment

Port Orchard Language by Age

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Port Orchard Language

90.35% of Port Orchard residents speak only English, while 9.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.25% of the population.

Port Orchard Language

Port Orchard Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,1008709.56%
Multiple1,20140133.39%
Black56821938.56%
Islander29619264.86%
Hispanic1,51517511.55%
Asian968676.92%

14.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.28%

Male Poverty Rate

14.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Port Orchard

The race most likely to be in poverty in Port Orchard is Islander, with 64.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Port Orchard is Asian, with 6.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.41%.

Port Orchard Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.68%
High School17.81%
Some College8.11%
Bachelors or Greater3.42%

Port Orchard Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed58.96%
Female Unemployed57.96%
Male Employed7.55%
Female Employed4.08%

Port Orchard Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Port Orchard Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$69,962$79,671
Families$85,219$87,007
Married Families$99,205-
Non Families$43,158$58,959
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Income by Household Type

Port Orchard Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Port Orchard Married by Age and Sex

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Port Orchard Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Port Orchard Marital Status by Race

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Port Orchard Marital Status

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1,695

Number of Veterans

1,375

Male Veterans

320

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War641
First Gulf War601
Vietnam595
Korea120
World War II108

Port Orchard Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54508
65 to 74350
75+306
55 to 64295
18 to 34236

Port Orchard Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,36516.59%
Hispanic25430.71%
Asian12516.47%
Black10928.61%
Other Race4532.37%
2+ Races254.00%
Islander157.94%
Native American1113.92%

Port Orchard Veterans by Race

Port Orchard Veterans by Education

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1.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Port Orchard Veterans by Education

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60%

Labor Force Participation

51.8%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Port Orchard Employment by Age

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Port Orchard Employment by Race

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Port Orchard 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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37.28%

Born in Port Orchard

92.09%

Native Born

7.91%

Foreign Born

2.28%

Non Citizen

5.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.09% of Port Orchard residents were born in the United States, with 37.28% having been born in Washington. 2.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Port Orchard Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115,0332181.47%
202014,8152181.49%
201914,5972181.52%
201814,3793682.63%
201714,0111761.27%
201613,8353412.53%
201513,4943072.33%
201413,1873082.39%
201312,8792672.12%
201212,612950.76%
201112,5172792.28%
201012,2384,5454.75%
20007,6932,7094.44%
19904,9841970.40%
19804,7878832.06%
19703,9041,1263.46%
19602,7780.00%

Port Orchard Population by Year