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Port Orchard, Washington

Port Orchard is the county seat of Kitsap County, Washington. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 7,693.


\nPort Orchard is located at 47°31'54" North, 122°38'18" West (47.531563, -122.638405)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.7 km² (4.9 mi²). 10.4 km² (4.0 mi²) of it is land and 2.3 km² (0.9 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 17.92% water.


\nAs of the
census1 of 2000, there are 7,693 people, 2,901 households, and 1,772 families residing in the city. The population density is 738.9/km² (1,912.1/mi²). There are 3,178 housing units at an average density of 305.2/km² (789.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 82.22% White, 4.00% African American, 1.49% Native American, 3.69% Asian, 1.05% Pacific Islander, 1.38% from other races, and 6.16% from two or more races. 5.13% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 2,901 households out of which 34.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.5% are married couples living together, 16.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 38.9% are non-families. 30.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.40 and the average family size is 2.99. In the city the population is spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 13.2% from 18 to 24, 33.3% from 25 to 44, 16.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 31 years. For every 100 females there are 105.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 105.1 males. The median income for a household in the city is $34,020, and the median income for a family is $41,946. Males have a median income of $33,610 versus $25,739 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,382. 12.9% of the population and 10.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 17.2% are under the age of 18 and 9.1% are 65 or older.