Poulsbo, Washington Population 2020

11,665

Poulsbo is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 11,665, it is the 80th largest city in Washington and the 2777th largest city in the United States. Poulsbo is currently growing at a rate of 3.27% annually and its population has increased by 26.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,200 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Poulsbo has a population density of 2,462 people per square mile.

The average household income in Poulsbo is $80,325 with a poverty rate of 7.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,246 per month, and the median house value is $335,600. The median age in Poulsbo is 40.7 years, 38.8 years for males, and 42.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.9 males.

Poulsbo Demographics

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

  • White: 81.89%
  • Two or more races: 7.66%
  • Asian: 5.02%
  • Other race: 3.56%
  • Black or African American: 0.99%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.59%
  • Native American: 0.28%
The current population of Poulsbo, Washington is 11,665, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,927.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 9,200.

Poulsbo, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,43681.89%
Two or More Races7897.66%
Asian5175.02%
Some Other Race3673.56%
Black or African American1020.99%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander610.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native290.28%

Poulsbo Population Pyramid 2020

Poulsbo Median Age

40.7


Total

38.8


Male

42.2


Female

Poulsbo Adults

There are 8,071 adults, (2,244 of whom are seniors) in Poulsbo.

Poulsbo Age Dependency

76.8

Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Poulsbo Sex Ratio

Female

5,662

54.97%

Male

4,639

45.03%

Poulsbo Households and Families

Poulsbo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Poulsbo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male81%19%
Married78.8%21.2%
All62.6%37.4%
Non Family46.1%53.9%
Female43.1%56.9%

62.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,2502.3962.6
Married2,0783.1778.8
Non Family1,6611.246.1
Female4113.0143.1
Male1003.381

3.1

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Poulsbo Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1842.55%
9th to 12th Grade1231.71%
High School Graduate1,59122.08%
Some College1,84625.62%
Associates Degree73610.21%
Bachelors Degree1,81125.13%
Graduate Degree91512.70%

Poulsbo Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,8075,6442,436
Hispanic556501127
Asian39030198
Multiple Races34434442
Other Race22119157
Black636323
Islander3838
Native American2323

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 41.95%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,571$58,819$30,439
Less Than High School$$36,364$
High School Grad$26,130$32,768$20,986
Some College$42,012$60,313$28,256
Bachelors Degree$56,932$68,405$41,071
Graduate Degree$75,357$104,583$64,250

$45,571

Average Earnings

$58,819

Average Male

$30,439

Average Female

Poulsbo Language

Poulsbo Language by Age

Poulsbo Language

88.40% of Poulsbo residents speak only English, while 11.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.18% of the population.

Poulsbo Poverty

Poulsbo Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,6674956.46%
Multiple78914117.87%
Hispanic1,099605.46%
Asian505152.97%
Native29620.69%

7.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.38%

Male Poverty Rate

10.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Poulsbo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Poulsbo is Native, with 20.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Poulsbo is Asian, with 2.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.70%.

Name Poverty
High School11.59%
Some College5.98%
Less Than High School3.90%
Bachelors or Greater3.86%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.00%
Male Unemployed6.47%
Female Employed6.16%
Male Employed1.47%

Poulsbo Income

Poulsbo Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$67,813$80,325
Families$89,099$99,390
Married Families$101,695-
Non Families$36,830$49,442

Poulsbo Marital Status

Poulsbo Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Poulsbo Married by Age and Sex

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

Poulsbo Veterans

1,099

Number of Veterans

983

Male Veterans

116

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War494
Second Gulf War358
Vietnam335
Korea81
World War II76
Name Veterans % of Total
White99315.71%
Asian4710.33%
Hispanic335.10%
Black2240.00%
2 or More194.22%
Hawaiian1847.37%

$Poulsbo Veterans by Education

0.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Poulsbo Employment Status

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Poulsbo Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

36.18%

Born in Washington

90.95%

Native Born

9.05%

Foreign Born

3.36%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.95% of Poulsbo residents were born in the United States, with 36.18% having been born in Washington. 3.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202011,6653693.27%
201911,2963693.38%
201810,9272502.34%
201710,6773693.58%
201610,3083573.59%
20159,9513133.25%
20149,6381892.00%
20139,449890.95%
20129,360360.39%
20119,324460.50%
20109,2782,4653.14%
20006,8131,9653.46%
19904,8481,3953.45%
19803,4530.00%