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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Port Townsend is 9,168, which is 10.01% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 17.05% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Port Townsend population density is 969.25 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 96.76 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Port Townsend is white, which represent 90.79% of the total population. The average Port Townsend education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 9,168. #118

Population Growth Since 2000, #250

Port Townsend, WA

Population Density, #275

Port Townsend, WA
969.25 per square mile
96.76 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:8,324 (90.79%, #259)
Black:95 (1.04%, #203)
Hispanic:176 (1.92%, #455)
Asian:256 (2.79%, #175)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):194 (2.12%, #167)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:299 (3.26%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:12 (4.69%, see rank)
Chinese:18 (7.03%, see rank)
Filipino:17 (6.64%, see rank)
Japanese:42 (16.41%, see rank)
Korean:132 (51.56%, see rank)
Vietnamese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Asian, Other:35 (13.67%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

7,643 (83.37%) out of the total population of 9,168 reported first ancestry.

 Port Townsend, WA% of the Total PopulationWashingtonU.S.
Arab410.45%, see rank0.38%0.56%
Czech420.46%, see rank0.43%0.47%
Danish620.68%, see rank0.99%0.42%
Dutch2422.64%, see rank2.13%1.40%
English1,53316.72%, see rank10.73%8.02%
French3674.00%, see rank4.06%3.34%
German1,99021.71%, see rank18.48%15.03%
Greek910.99%, see rank0.35%0.41%
Hungarian1261.37%, see rank0.33%0.46%
Irish1,27113.86%, see rank11.22%10.80%
Italian4354.74%, see rank3.55%5.52%
Norwegian4084.45%, see rank5.49%1.42%
Polish1481.61%, see rank1.84%3.01%
Portuguese620.68%, see rank0.34%0.44%
Russian1221.33%, see rank1.30%0.92%
Scotch-Irish3493.81%, see rank1.26%0.99%
Scottish4625.04%, see rank2.90%1.72%
Subsaharan African90.10%, see rank1.02%0.95%
Swedish4685.10%, see rank3.33%1.27%
Swiss860.94%, see rank0.53%0.30%
Ukrainian170.19%, see rank0.81%0.31%
American4554.96%, see rank4.99%7.12%
Welsh2012.19%, see rank0.99%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 4,026 (43.91%, see rank)
Females: 5,142 (56.09%, see rank)

Port Townsend, WA
Male: 43.91%
Female: 56.09%
Male: 49.91%
Female: 50.09%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Port Townsend, WA
55.70 years old
37.40 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Port Townsend, WA
53.80 years old
36.30 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Port Townsend, WA
56.90 years old
38.40 years old
38.80 years old

 Port Townsend, WA% of the Total PopulationWashingtonU.S.
Under 5 years3293.59%, see rank6.43%6.36%
5 to 9 years3734.07%, see rank6.33%6.51%
10 to 14 years3283.58%, see rank6.40%6.59%
15 to 19 years2742.99%, see rank6.49%6.85%
20 to 24 years3103.38%, see rank7.01%7.13%
25 to 34 years7628.31%, see rank14.18%13.47%
35 to 44 years9019.83%, see rank13.23%12.96%
45 to 54 years1,15212.57%, see rank13.98%14.09%
55 to 64 years2,12723.20%, see rank12.78%12.29%
65 to 74 years1,65318.03%, see rank7.59%7.64%
75 to 84 5506.00%, see rank3.81%4.25%
85 years and over4094.46%, see rank1.78%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Port Townsend, WAWashingtonU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population7,554, 100%4,645,804209,056,129
Less Than High School258, 3.42%, see rank9.82%13.67%
High School Graduate1,494, 19.78%, see rank23.34%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree2,381, 31.52%, see rank34.54%29.09%
Bachelor Degree2,018, 26.71%, see rank20.58%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,403, 18.57%, see rank11.72%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#14.86, see rank13.9413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Port Townsend, WA WashingtonU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten18559.46%40.54%65.02%34.98%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)52088.27%, see rank11.73%, see rank90.14%9.86%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)30785.99%, see rank14.01%, see rank92.74%7.26%90.60%9.40%
College21788.94%, see rank11.06%, see rank82.93%17.07%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School6471.88%, see rank28.13%, see rank63.03%36.97%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Port Townsend, WAWashingtonU.S.
Total Households4,488, 100%2,645,396116,211,092
Average Household Size2.02, see rank2.552.63
1 Person Households1,887, 42.05%, see rank27.79%27.57%
2 or More Person Households2,601, 57.95%, see rank72.21%72.43%
Family Households (Families)2,202, 49.06%, see rank64.48%66.22%
Average Family Size2.81, see rank3.233.32
Married-Couple Family1,856, 41.35%, see rank49.73%48.42%
Nonfamily Households2,286, 50.94%, see rank35.52%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Port Townsend, WA%WashingtonU.S.
15 Years and Over Total8,138see rank5,576,837252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over3,501100%, see rank2,766,340123,281,364
Never Married81323.22%, see rank34.08%35.77%
Married1,96756.18%, see rank53.24%52.04%
Widowed1383.94%, see rank2.16%2.57%
Divorced58316.65%, see rank10.52%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over4,637100%, see rank2,810,497129,692,771
Never Married88519.09%, see rank26.91%29.48%
Married2,07744.79%, see rank51.78%49.19%
Widowed59612.85%, see rank7.72%9.16%
Divorced1,07923.27%, see rank13.59%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Port Townsend, WA%WashingtonU.S.
Native8,71295.03%, see rank86.65%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence3,48938.06%, see rank47.34%58.73%
Born in Different State5,19856.70%, see rank37.62%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
250.27%, see rank1.70%1.42%
Foreign Born4564.97%, see rank13.35%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship2502.73%, see rank6.19%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship2062.25%, see rank7.15%7.09%
Born In Europe1581.72%, see rank2.21%1.53%
Born In Asia1781.94%, see rank5.44%3.82%
Born In Africa210.23%, see rank0.73%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.20%0.07%
Born In Latin America100.11%, see rank4.10%6.83%
Born In Northern America890.97%, see rank0.67%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Port Townsend, WA%WashingtonU.S.
English4,25094.70%, see rank80.98%79.39%
Spanish751.67%, see rank7.43%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages651.45%, see rank4.54%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages982.18%, see rank5.96%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank1.09%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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