Kitsap County, Washington Population 2021

Kitsap County, Washington's estimated population is 275,867 with a growth rate of 0.80% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kitsap County, Washington is the 8th largest county in Washington. The 2010 Population was 251,681 and has seen a growth of 9.61% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021275,8672,1970.80%
2020273,6702,1970.81%
2019271,4732,1970.82%
2018269,2762,9871.12%
2017266,2893,1471.20%
2016263,1423,9101.51%
2015259,2325,8452.31%
2014253,3879860.39%
2013252,401-1,938-0.76%
2012254,339420.02%
2011254,2972,6161.04%
2010251,68161,95032.65%
1990189,73142,57928.94%
1980147,15245,42044.65%
1970101,73217,55620.86%
196084,1768,45211.16%
195075,72431,33770.60%
194044,38713,61144.23%
193030,776-2,386-7.19%
192033,16215,51587.92%
191017,64710,880160.78%
19006,7672,14346.35%
18904,6242,886166.05%
18801,738872100.69%
187086632259.19%
18605440.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.80%
County Website
Founded
January 16, 1857
County Seat
2010 Population
251,681
Growth (since 2010)
9.61%
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Kitsap County, Washington Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White215,01580.87%
Two or More Races20,2117.60%
Asian12,8764.84%
Black or African American7,1292.68%
Some Other Race5,8812.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,5960.98%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,1740.82%
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Kitsap County, Washington Population by Race

Kitsap County, Washington Population Pyramid 2021

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Kitsap County, Washington Median Age

39.1


Total

36.9


Male

41.5


Female

Kitsap County, Washington Adults

There are 211,232 adults, (46,144 of whom are seniors) in Kitsap County, Washington.

Kitsap County, Washington Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Kitsap County, Washington Sex Ratio

Female

129,899

48.86%

Male

135,983

51.14%

Kitsap County, Washington Population by Age

Kitsap County, Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kitsap County, Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.1%19.9%
All67.8%32.2%
Male61.3%38.7%
Non Family53.9%46.1%
Female50.3%49.7%

67.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kitsap County, Washington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All103,9132.4867.8
Married55,0693.0380.1
Non Family34,0901.3353.9
Female9,8933.1250.3
Male4,8613.0961.3

2.94

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Kitsap County, Washington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,9581.60%
9th to 12th Grade6,7063.63%
High School Graduate40,95622.16%
Some College53,01728.69%
Associates Degree19,88310.76%
Bachelors Degree40,04321.67%
Graduate Degree21,25311.50%
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Kitsap County, Washington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kitsap County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White149,311142,95852,187
Hispanic10,7729,5992,481
Asian10,1159,0573,491
Multiple Races8,4717,8272,105
Black4,3994,221837
Other Race3,3072,771610
Native American1,7141,521325
Islander1,4971,307247

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 95.95%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.95%.

Kitsap County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,394$56,163$34,787
Less Than High School$29,603$32,075$20,335
High School Grad$34,128$42,599$27,013
Some College$42,084$52,421$31,424
Bachelors Degree$58,699$77,323$42,679
Graduate Degree$76,171$95,719$59,310

$45,394

Average Earnings

$56,163

Average Male

$34,787

Average Female

Kitsap County, Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kitsap County, Washington Language by Age

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Kitsap County, Washington Language

92.90% of Kitsap County, Washington residents speak only English, while 7.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.32% of the population.

Kitsap County, Washington Language

Kitsap County, Washington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White197,93615,6147.89%
Multiple19,3632,33712.07%
Hispanic19,6692,03710.36%
Black6,6281,30919.75%
Other5,54397117.52%
Asian12,6926905.44%
Native2,43440916.80%
Islander2,13132615.30%

8.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.72%

Male Poverty Rate

9.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kitsap County, Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kitsap County, Washington is Black, with 19.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kitsap County, Washington is Asian, with 5.44% 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 11.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.33%.

Kitsap County, Washington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.25%
High School11.56%
Some College8.01%
Bachelors or Greater3.82%

Kitsap County, Washington Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.61%
Male Unemployed23.92%
Female Employed4.87%
Male Employed3.87%

Kitsap County, Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kitsap County, Washington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,411$93,122
Families$89,107$107,371
Married Families$100,247$119,914
Non Families$45,234$58,399
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Income by Household Type

Kitsap County, Washington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Kitsap County, Washington Married by Age and Sex

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Kitsap County, Washington 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.

Kitsap County, Washington Marital Status by Race

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Kitsap County, Washington Marital Status

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33,029

Number of Veterans

29,260

Male Veterans

3,769

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam11,454
First Gulf War11,366
Second Gulf War10,152
Korea1,433
World War II693

Kitsap County, Washington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 549,635
65 to 747,764
55 to 647,266
75+4,921
18 to 343,443

Kitsap County, Washington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White28,36217.31%
Hispanic1,71714.11%
Black1,33329.67%
2 or More1,23311.63%
Asian1,18411.25%
Hawaiian39023.47%
Other2907.94%
Indian23712.23%

Kitsap County, Washington Veterans by Race

Kitsap County, Washington Veterans by Education

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4.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kitsap County, Washington Veterans by Education

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62.3%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Kitsap County, Washington Employment by Age

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Kitsap County, Washington Employment by Race

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Kitsap County, Washington 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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41.24%

Born in Washington

93.51%

Native Born

6.49%

Foreign Born

2.23%

Non Citizen

4.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.51% of Kitsap County, Washington residents were born in the United States, with 41.24% having been born in Washington. 2.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Kitsap County, Washington Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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