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People

Total Population 13,004
Male Share of the Population 47.6%
Female Share of the Population 52.4%
Senior Citizens 13.5%
Employed Population 16+ 4,910
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 51.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $76,067
% Above Poverty Level 86.2%
% Below Poverty Level 13.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 5.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.2%
% Using Public Transportation 7.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,048
Median House Value $251,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.5%
US/American 0.1%
English 8.6%
Irish 18.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Port Orchard Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 14 miles W of Seattle, Washington
County Kitsap
Standard Zip Codes 98366, 98367
Phone Area Codes 360
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.54
Longitude -122.635

Port Orchard Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BREMERTON
Distance 2.9 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 45 F
Apr Temp 41 to 59 F
Jul Temp 54 to 75 F
Oct Temp 44 to 60 F
Annual Precip 53.9 inches
Station SEATTLE TACOMA AP
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 46 F
Apr Temp 42 to 58 F
Jul Temp 55 to 75 F
Oct Temp 46 to 60 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Station KENT
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 47 F
Apr Temp 42 to 61 F
Jul Temp 55 to 77 F
Oct Temp 44 to 62 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Port Orchard, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Annapolis (98366)

Colby (98366)

Colchester (98366)

Fernwood (98366)

Forest City (98366)

Harper (98366)

Horseshoe Lake (98366)

Lake Holiday (98366)

Long Lake (98366)

Orchard Heights (98366)

Overlook (98366)

South Park Village (98366)

View Park (98366)

Waterman (98366)

Wautauga Beach (98366)

Wye Lake (98366)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bainbridge Island 23,343 $121,940
Bremerton 39,017 $55,533
Burien 49,785 $64,546
Gig Harbor 7,918 $82,969
Normandy Park 6,568 $114,875
Poulsbo 9,588 $74,309

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Port Orchard High Schools

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SOUTH KITSAP HIGH SCHOOL
425 MITCHELL AVE
360-876-7318
Serves 2,473 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.3

DISCOVERY
2150 FIRCREST DR SE
360-876-7309
A Non-traditional School
Serves 181 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.6

EXPLORER ACADEMY
1962 HOOVER AVE SE
360-876-7341
A Non-traditional School
Serves 163 students.

MADRONA HEIGHTS SCHOOL
2150 FIRCREST DR SE
360-876-7333
A Special Education School
Serves 70 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.7

KITSAP CO DETENTION CTR
1338 SW OLD CLIFTON RD
360-337-5401
Serves 46 students.

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