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-Nearby recreation
-Close to Seattle
-Attractive setting


-Long ferry commutes
-Cost of living
-Clouds and rain

What Bert Has To Say About Bremerton-Silverdale Metro Area

The Bremerton-Silverdale metropolitan area represents a group of island communities across Puget Sound’s main channel. Bremerton is the largest city with seaport and shipbuilding activities, but the character of the area outside of the city and on other islands is mainly suburban and rural, with small towns and commuter communities on Bainbridge Island and Vashon Island, among others. Bainbridge itself has suffered some economic decline in its major industries, and the downtown area experienced some decay but has also undergone some revitalization; the result is a mixed bag. Silverdale is a residential and shopping area just north.

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Quick Facts About Port Orchard

    The unemployment rate in Port Orchard is 6.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Port Orchard jobs have Increased by 2.18 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Port Orchard's cost of living is 19.20% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Port Orchard's population is 13,607 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 173.01 percent.
    Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Port Orchard is $266,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -1.91%.
    Port Orchard public schools spend $9,383 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20.8 students per teacher in Port Orchard.

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High crime rate. High house prices. High cost of... (Read More)



Quality of Life

Port Orchard is a nice little town but a bit too far from Seattle to interact with. Tolls too high and traffic getting to 'the other side of the pond' is bad. I wish we... (Read More)



Where's the sun?

Just like the old Wendy's commercial ("Where's the beef") I often find myself saying "Where's the sun." I moved from Ohio to Port Orchard, WA for a two year internship... (Read More)



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