Port Orchard, WA Population

Population: 7,693. Estimated population in July 2020: 7,986 (+3.8% change)
Males: 3,954 (51.4%), Females: 3,739 (48.6%)

Kitsap County

Zip codes: 98366, 98367.

Median resident age: 31.2 years
Median household income: $34,020
Median house value: $120,100

Races in Port Orchard:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.6%)
  • Two or more races (6.2%)
  • Hispanic (5.1%)
  • Black (4.0%)
  • American Indian (3.9%)
  • Filipino (2.3%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (1.1%)
  • Korean (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (15.8%), German (15.2%), English (12.6%), Norwegian (6.7%), United States (4.9%), French (4.3%).

Elevation: 140 feet

Land area: 4.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Port Orchard

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Port Orchard city

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

5.9% Foreign born (2.8% Asia, 1.5% Europe, 0.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,388 (+45.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Port Orchard:

  • HARRISON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; BREMERTON, WA)
  • WEST SEATTLE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; SEATTLE, WA)
  • SCHICK-SHADEL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; SEATTLE, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Port Orchard:

  • BOEING FIELD/KING COUNTY INTL (about 24 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Abbreviation: BFI)
  • SEATTLE-TACOMA INTL (about 25 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Abbreviation: SEA)
  • MCCHORD AFB (about 30 miles; TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: TCM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Port Orchard:

  • BREMERTON NATIONAL (about 9 miles; BREMERTON, WA; Abbreviation: PWT)
  • VASHON MUNI (about 14 miles; VASHON, WA; Abbreviation: 2S1)
  • PORT OF POULSBO MARINA MOORAGE (about 14 miles; POULSBO, WA; Abbreviation: 83Q)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Port Orchard:

  • ETON TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 130; Location: 3649 FRONTAGE RD ST A; Private, for-profit; Website: etontech.com)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port Orchard:

  • OLYMPIC COLLEGE (about 3 miles; BREMERTON, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,889)
  • SEATTLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 20 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,013)
  • SEATTLE PACIFIC UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,992)
  • TACOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF SEATTLE (about 22 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,313)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND (about 22 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,754)
  • SEATTLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 23 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,489)

Schools

Public high schools in Port Orchard:

  • SOUTH KITSAP HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,473; Location: 425 MITCHELL AVE; Grades: 10 – 12)
  • DISCOVERY (Students: 181; Location: 2150 FIRCREST DR SE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • KITSAP CO DETENTION CTR (Students: 46; Location: 1338 SW OLD CLIFTON RD; Grades: 07 – 12)
Private high school in Port Orchard:

  • SOUTH KITSAP CHRISTIAN (Students: 190; Location: 1780 S E LINCOLN AVE; Grades: KG – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Port Orchard:

  • JOHN SEDGWICK JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 948; Location: 8995 SE SEDGWICK RD; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • MARCUS WHITMAN JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 928; Location: 1887 MADRONA DR SE; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • CEDAR HEIGHTS JH (Students: 835; Location: 2220 POTTERY AVE; Grades: 07 – 09)
  • ORCHARD HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY (Students: 722; Location: 2288 FIRCREST DR SE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • SIDNEY GLEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 653; Location: 500 SW BIRCH RD; Grades: KG – 06)
  • BURLEY GLENWOOD ELEMENTARY (Students: 603; Location: 100 SW LAKEWAY BLVD; Grades: KG – 06)
  • MULLENIX RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 565; Location: 3900 SE MULLENIX RD; Grades: PK – 06)
  • EAST PORT ORCHARD ELEMENTARY (Students: 527; Location: 1964 HOOVER AVE SE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • HIDDEN CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 521; Location: 5455 CONVERSE ROAD SE; Grades: KG – 06)
  • MANCHESTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 499; Location: 1901 CALIFORNIA AVE E; Grades: PK – 06)
Private primary/middle school in Port Orchard:

  • BETHANY LUTHERAN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 97; Location: 151 TREMONT W.; Grades: PK – 8)