Port Townsend employment information

IndexPort TownsendWashingtonNational
Income per capita$29,612$31,233$28,555
Median household income$43,050$60,294$53,482
Median income owner occupied$54,360$76,673$68,142
Median income renter occupied$27,432$38,141$33,219
Median earnings male$31,448$41,039$36,116
Median earnings female$20,168$26,815$25,692
Unemployment rate5.4%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level12.8%13.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Port Townsend is 4% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Port Townsend is 20% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Port Townsend is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Port Townsend is 18% lower than the national average.

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Port Townsend median earnings by income bracket

Port Townsend employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.5%0.6%
Manufacturing sector9.6%1.6%
Financial & insurance services1.6%1.7%
Wholesale & retail services18.9%11.8%
Public administration8.3%3.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.0%2.0%
Education, health & social services12.5%38.4%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cavalero, WA5,251$98,60584%
Bell Hill, WA1,062$82,14354%
Port Ludlow, WA2,461$70,02231%
Camano, WA15,201$66,89025%
Jamestown, WA366$63,03618%
Port Townsend, WA9,168$43,05020%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Gifford, FL9,169$28,59047%
Ellisville, MO9,162$75,05440%
Hartland, WI9,161$63,90619%
Marina del Rey, CA9,157$101,86090%
Aiea, HI9,181$100,38788%
Port Townsend, WA9,168$43,05020%
Source: The Port Townsend, WA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.