Poulsbo

A thriving community tucked away between the Olympic Mountains and the Hood Canal.

Welcome to Poulsbo

Poulsbo is a thriving community tucked away between the Olympic Mountains and the Hood Canal. Its charming nordic style shops, restaurants, and downtown have plenty to offer for locals and tourists exploring the area. Enjoy one of the 16 beautiful parks that surround the city and take advantage of the many trails, tennis courts, and playgrounds that the parks have to offer.
 
Poulsbo has a diverse group of neighborhoods ranging from waterfront property to farmland. There are many exciting neighborhoods to explore, all with their unique charm and comfort.
 
Poulsbo is a hotspot for the community. Enjoy the local breweries, museums, seasonal farmers market, or a local cup of coffee in one of many easily accessible shops. Hang out on the front street or rent a kayak to explore all that Liberty Bay has to offer. Take a stroll through “Little Norway” and pick up a dozen fresh baked Viking donuts at the city’s oldest family-owned confectionary, Sluy’s Bakery.
 

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Overview for Poulsbo, WA

11,652 people live in Poulsbo, where the median age is 43.8 and the average individual income is $42,950. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

11,652

Total Population

43.8 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$42,950

Average individual Income

Around Poulsbo, WA

There's plenty to do around Poulsbo, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

71
Very Walkable
Walking Score
52
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Olmsted's Nursery, Poulsbo Candy Shoppe, and Britt’s Delish Creations.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 0.85 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.55 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.52 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.33 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.57 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Poulsbo, WA

Poulsbo has 4,931 households, with an average household size of 2.34. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Poulsbo do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 11,652 people call Poulsbo home. The population density is 2,459.58 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

11,652

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

43.8

Median Age

47.24 / 52.76%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
4,931

Total Households

2.34

Average Household Size

$42,950

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
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30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Poulsbo, WA

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The following schools are within or nearby Poulsbo. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Poulsbo Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Gateway Christian Schools
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
North Kitsap High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Poulsbo Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Poulsbo Adventist School
PRIVATE
2nd - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
North Kitsap Online Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available

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