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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 Demographics

Median Population in Port Townsend , WA

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

Race in Port Townsend , WA

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

Population By Gender in Port Townsend , WA

  Male 43.2%
  Female 56.8%

Language in Port Townsend , WA

  English Only 94.7%
  English Other 5.3%

Economics in Port Townsend , WA

  Median Household Income $42,742
  Median Home Price $288,800
  Homes Owned 34.5%
  Homes Rent 65.5%
  Median Property Rent $807

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Commute Types in Port Townsend , WA

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

Total Employed Armed Forces: 8
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