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Bainbridge Island, Washington

Bainbridge Island is a city located in Kitsap County, Washington. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 20,308.


\nBainbridge Island is located at 47°39'19" North, 122°32'6" West (47.655260, -122.535083)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 169.7 km² (65.5 mi²). 71.5 km² (27.6 mi²) of it is land and 98.2 km² (37.9 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 57.87% water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 20,308 people, 7,979 households, and 5,784 families residing in the city. The population density is 284.0/km² (735.6/mi²). There are 8,517 housing units at an average density of 119.1/km² (308.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 92.88% White, 0.28% African American, 0.62% Native American, 2.40% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 0.75% from other races, and 2.96% from two or more races. 2.17% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 7,979 households out of which 36.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.1% are married couples living together, 7.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.5% are non-families. 22.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.52 and the average family size is 2.98. In the city the population is spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 3.6% from 18 to 24, 23.8% from 25 to 44, 33.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 94.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.0 males. The median income for a household in the city is $70,110, and the median income for a family is $83,415. Males have a median income of $65,853 versus $42,051 for females. The per capita income for the city is $37,482. 4.4% of the population and 3.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 3.8% are under the age of 18 and 3.3% are 65 or older.