Kitsap County

Kitsap County, Washington

614 Division St MS 4
Port Orchard, WA 98366
Phone: (360) 337-7146
Fax: (360) 337-4632

A peninsula in western WA, bounded on east by Puget Sound, west of Seattle. Organized as Slaughter County Jan 16, 1857 (prior to statehood) from Jefferson and King counties; name changed Jul 13, 1857. Name Origin: For an Indian chief, whose name means 'brave,' said to have saved area settlers by warning them of a planned massacre. Originally named for Lt. W.A. Slaughter (?-1855)

Area (sq mi):: 565.98 (land 395.97; water 170.01) Population per square mile: 607.80
Population 2005: 240,661 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 3.70%; 1990-2000 22.30% Population 2000: 231,969 (White 82.20%; Black or African American 2.90%; Hispanic or Latino 4.10%; Asian 4.40%; Other 8.40%). Foreign born: 5.70%. Median age: 35.80
Income 2000: per capita $22,317; median household $46,840; Population below poverty level: 8.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,493-$32,140
Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 32.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Bremerton (35,967)
  • Bainbridge Island (21,910)

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    First Federal is a community-based savings bank serving western Washington State with twelve banking locations - eight located within Clallam and Jefferson counties, one in Kitsap County, two in Whatcom County and a home lending centre in King County.
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