Port Townsend, WA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Port Townsend, Washington Info Snack

Population
9,551
Unemployment
5.4%
Poverty
15.6%
Median Home
$338,000
Median Income
$51,389
Median Rent
$957

Port Townsend SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
9.5
Commute
9.5

Port Townsend, WA Crime Report

213
Total Crimes
2,177.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-12.06%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Port Townsend
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 213 2,177.9 2,975.8 2,476.7
Violent Crime 41 419.2 293.9 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.6 5.0
Robbery 1 10.2 67.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 32 327.2 179.9 250.2
Property Crime 172 1,758.7 2,681.9 2,109.9
Burglary 39 398.8 453.6 340.5
Larceny 124 1,267.9 1,907.9 1,549.5
Car Theft 9 92.0 320.5 219.9

Port Townsend, WA Cost Of Living

122
Port Townsend's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Port Townsend Washington National Average
Overall 122 116 100
Services 123 108 100
Groceries 121 108 100
Health 117 119 100
Housing 142 135 100
Transportation 103 116 100
Utilities 85 89 100

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Rankings for Port Townsend in Washington

Map Of Port Townsend, WA

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Population over time in Port Townsend

Year Population % Change
2019 9,551 1.3%
2018 9,428 1.2%
2017 9,315 0.3%
2016 9,286 0.8%
2015 9,208 0.4%
2014 9,168 0.4%
2013 9,136 0.3%
2012 9,106 0.2%
2011 9,091 0.2%
2010 9,074 -

Race / Ethnicity in Port Townsend

White
89.7% (8,568)
African American
0.6% (57)
American Indian
1.2% (113)
Asian
2.2% (210)
Hawaiian
0.0% (4)
Other
0.2% (16)
Two Or More
1.7% (162)
Hispanic
4.4% (421)
Race Port Townsend WA USA
White 89.7% 68.5% 60.7%
African American 0.6% 3.7% 12.3%
American Indian 1.2% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.2% 8.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.7% 4.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 4.4% 12.7% 18.0%

Gender in Port Townsend

Female
54.1% (5,164)
Male
45.9% (4,387)
Gender Port Townsend WA USA
Female 54.1% 50.0% 50.8%
Male 45.9% 50.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Port Townsend for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (95)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (191)
High School / GED
17.0% (1,623)
Some College
17.0% (1,623)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (477)
Bachelor's Degree
30.0% (2,865)
Master's Degree
20.0% (1,910)
Professional Degree
5.0% (477)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (286)
Education Port Townsend WA USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 17.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 30.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 20.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Port Townsend, Washington

Less than $10,000
7.9% (75,273)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.9% (46,918)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.3% (79,149)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.8% (121,988)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.8% (140,959)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.2% (183,390)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.0% (114,848)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.3% (88,737)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.6% (34,067)
$200,000 or more
7.3% (69,765)
Income Port Townsend WA USA
Less than $10,000 7.9% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.9% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.3% 6.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.8% 7.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.8% 11.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.2% 17.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.0% 13.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.3% 17.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.6% 8.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 7.3% 9.5% 7.7%

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