Poulsbo, Washington Population 2021

11,696
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Poulsbo is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 11,696, it is the 80th largest city in Washington and the 2779th largest city in the United States. Poulsbo is currently growing at a rate of 2.31% annually and its population has increased by 27.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,200 in 2010. Poulsbo reached it's highest population of 11,696 in 2021. Spanning over 5 miles, Poulsbo has a population density of 2,469 people per square mile.

The average household income in Poulsbo is $88,268 with a poverty rate of 7.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,354 per month, and the median house value is $360,200. The median age in Poulsbo is 42.5 years, 41.6 years for males, and 43.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.3 males.

Poulsbo Demographics

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

  • White: 83.86%
  • Two or more races: 5.21%
  • Other race: 4.73%
  • Asian: 4.15%
  • Black or African American: 1.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.68%
  • Native American: 0.08%
The current population of Poulsbo, Washington is 11,696, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,904.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,200.

Poulsbo, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,89183.86%
Two or More Races5525.21%
Some Other Race5014.73%
Asian4404.15%
Black or African American1371.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander720.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.08%
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Poulsbo Population by Race

Poulsbo Population Pyramid 2021

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Poulsbo Median Age

42.5


Total

41.6


Male

43.4


Female

Poulsbo Adults

There are 8,332 adults, (2,289 of whom are seniors) in Poulsbo.

Poulsbo Age Dependency

75.4

Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Poulsbo Sex Ratio

Female

5,848

55.16%

Male

4,754

44.84%

Poulsbo Population by Age

Poulsbo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Poulsbo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male79%21%
Married77.7%22.3%
All63.9%36.1%
Female50.6%49.4%
Non Family47.8%52.2%

63.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Poulsbo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4512.3563.9
Married2,2303.177.7
Non Family1,6921.1747.8
Female4052.9750.6
Male1243.1979

3.03

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Poulsbo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1401.86%
9th to 12th Grade1381.84%
High School Graduate1,45319.34%
Some College1,93525.75%
Associates Degree7449.90%
Bachelors Degree1,90725.38%
Graduate Degree1,19715.93%
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Poulsbo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Poulsbo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,2526,0832,842
Hispanic51545168
Asian327282100
Multiple Races29329361
Other Race26621216
Black787833
Islander5151
Native American55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 45.46%.

Poulsbo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,433$63,484$40,660
Less Than High School$30,500$31,917$20,729
High School Grad$28,359$44,239$24,575
Some College$45,485$62,500$31,250
Bachelors Degree$67,067$80,197$52,143
Graduate Degree$74,028$87,596$68,864

$52,433

Average Earnings

$63,484

Average Male

$40,660

Average Female

Poulsbo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Poulsbo Language by Age

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Poulsbo Language

88.99% of Poulsbo residents speak only English, while 11.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.45% of the population.

Poulsbo Language

Poulsbo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,2845466.59%
Multiple55014626.55%
Hispanic1,039777.41%
Asian422153.55%
Native9444.44%

7.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.70%

Male Poverty Rate

9.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Poulsbo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Poulsbo is Native, with 44.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Poulsbo is Asian, with 3.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.57%.

Poulsbo Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School12.18%
Bachelors or Greater5.58%
Some College4.53%
Less Than High School3.82%

Poulsbo Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.14%
Male Unemployed7.48%
Female Employed5.65%
Male Employed1.40%

Poulsbo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Poulsbo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$73,388$88,268
Families$99,120$110,811
Married Families$106,090-
Non Families$40,781$50,471
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Income by Household Type

Poulsbo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Poulsbo Married by Age and Sex

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Poulsbo 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.

Poulsbo Marital Status by Race

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Poulsbo Marital Status

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1,225

Number of Veterans

1,053

Male Veterans

172

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War549
Second Gulf War436
Vietnam333
World War II68
Korea45

Poulsbo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54529
75+224
65 to 74224
55 to 64198
18 to 3450

Poulsbo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,08316.15%
2 or More4914.50%
Asian3710.05%
Black3346.48%
Hawaiian2345.10%
Hispanic182.54%

Poulsbo Veterans by Race

Poulsbo Veterans by Education

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0.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Poulsbo Veterans by Education

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61.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Poulsbo Employment by Age

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Poulsbo Employment by Race

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Poulsbo 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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36.81%

Born in Washington

92.54%

Native Born

7.46%

Foreign Born

3.00%

Non Citizen

4.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.54% of Poulsbo residents were born in the United States, with 36.81% having been born in Washington. 3.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Poulsbo Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,6962642.31%
202011,4322642.36%
201911,1682642.42%
201810,9042382.23%
201710,6663693.58%
201610,2973533.55%
20159,9443063.17%
20149,6381912.02%
20139,447850.91%
20129,362350.38%
20119,327510.55%
20109,2762,4633.13%
20006,8131,9653.46%
19904,8481,3953.45%
19803,4530.00%

Poulsbo Population by Year