Port Townsend, WA: What you need to know

Graced with some of the most beautiful Victorian buildings in the Pacific Northwest, Port Townsend is situated on the northeast tip of the Olympic Peninsula where boating and maritime activities are key elements of livability. Residents have access to two major hospitals and several public parks, and the downtown district features many restaurants, shops and nightspots along with annual regional cultural events.


Port Townsend, WA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 9,208
Median Age 56
Median Household Income $42,742
Median Home Price $288,800

Port Townsend, WA Rankings

Port Townsend, WA Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 43.2%
  Population Women 56.8%

 
TOTAL MILITARY : 0.1
In Port Townsend

 
8% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Port Townsend

Median Population

Median Age 56
Age 18 Over 85.4
Age 21 Over 84.5
Age 62 Over 36.4
Age 65 Over 29.8

Race

  Ethnicity White 90.8%
  Ethnicity Black 1.6%
  Ethnicity Asian 3.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 2.4%
  Ethnicity Indian 1.7%

Median Household Income

  Median Household Income 42742
  Median Home Price 288800
  Homes Owned 34.5
  Homes Rent 65.5
  Median Property Rent 807

Language

  English Only 94.7
  English Other 5.3
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME: 17.6 MINUTES
in Port Townsend

Commute Types

  Walked 14.2
  Worked at Home 12.2
  Public Transportation 1
  Other Means 2.9
  Drove Alone 60.4
  Carpooled 9.3