Kitsap County, Washington Population 2024

279,837

Kitsap County, Washington's estimated 2024 population is 279,837 with a growth rate of 0.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kitsap County, Washington is the 7th largest county in Washington. The 2010 population was 251,696 and has seen a growth of 11.18% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029285,2471,0820.38%
2028284,1651,0820.38%
2027283,0831,0820.38%
2026282,0011,0820.39%
2025280,9191,0820.39%
2024279,8371,0820.39%
2023278,7551,0820.39%
2022277,6731,0820.39%
2021276,5917890.29%
2020275,8023,5031.29%
2019272,2992,7161.01%
2018269,5832,9471.11%
2017266,6363,2171.22%
2016263,4193,9521.52%
2015259,4675,8992.33%
2014253,5681,0300.41%
2013252,538-1,876-0.74%
2012254,414630.02%
2011254,3512,6551.05%
2010251,696
1990189,73142,57928.94%
1980147,15245,42044.65%
1970101,73217,55620.86%
196084,1768,45211.16%
195075,72431,33770.6%
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%
1860544-284,703-99.81%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.39% (1,082)
County Website
Kitsap County
County Seat
2010 Population
251,696
Area
395 mi²
Density
708 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
11.18% (28,141)
Founded
January 16, 1857

Kitsap County, Washington Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White213,40177.48%
Two or more races28,60710.39%
Asian13,1884.79%
Black or African American7,4682.71%
Other race7,1832.61%
Native American2,8911.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander2,6730.97%
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Kitsap County, Washington Population by Race

Kitsap County, Washington Population Pyramid 2024

Kitsap County, Washington Median Age

39.7

Total

38

Male

41.8

Female

Kitsap County, Washington Adults

There are 220,422 adults, (51,416 of whom are seniors) in Kitsap County, Washington.

Kitsap County, Washington Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Kitsap County, Washington Sex Ratio

Female133,74648.56%
Male141,66551.44%

Kitsap County, Washington Population by Age

Kitsap County, Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All106,0312.5269.830.2
Married57,1043.0581.718.3
Non Family33,8201.3555.544.5
Female9,7723.2153.346.7
Male5,3353.0963.836.2
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2.96

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kitsap County, Washington Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Kitsap County, Washington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kitsap County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 97.61%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.59%.

Kitsap County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$55,870

Average Earnings

$68,951

Average Male

$42,758

Average Female

Kitsap County, Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kitsap County, Washington Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kitsap County, Washington Language

91.59% of Kitsap County, Washington residents speak only English, while 8.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.53% of the population.

Kitsap County, Washington Language

Kitsap County, Washington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White200,41715,3247.65%
Multiple27,5402,6179.5%
Hispanic22,4472,56111.41%
Other6,7191,18017.56%
Black7,14298213.75%
Asian12,7615274.13%
Islander2,56140315.74%
Native2,61131912.22%
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8.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.27%

Male Poverty Rate

9.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kitsap County, Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kitsap County, Washington is Other, with 17.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kitsap County, Washington is Asian, with 4.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.61%.

Kitsap County, Washington Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.86%
High School11.63%
Some College7.73%
Bachelors or Greater3.49%
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Kitsap County, Washington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed25.46%
Female Unemployed17.01%
Female Employed4.57%
Male Employed2.86%
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Kitsap County, Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kitsap County, Washington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kitsap County, Washington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Kitsap County, Washington Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Kitsap County, Washington Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kitsap County, Washington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

31,176

Number of Veterans

27,533

Male Veterans

3,643

Female Veterans

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Kitsap County, Washington Veterans by War

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Kitsap County, Washington Veterans by Age

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Kitsap County, Washington Veterans by Race

Kitsap County, Washington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.2%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kitsap County, Washington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Kitsap County, Washington Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kitsap County, Washington Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kitsap County, Washington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

42.13%

Born in Kitsap County, Washington

93.19%

Native Born

6.81%

Foreign Born

2.68%

Non Citizen

4.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.19% of Kitsap County, Washington residents were born in the United States, with 42.13% having been born in Washington. 2.68% 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

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