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Poulsbo is a city in Kitsap County, in the Bremerton-Silverdale metro area.

The community name derives from Norwegian for "Paul's Place."

The latitude of Poulsbo is 47.736N. The longitude is -122.645W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 30 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,336.


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Median household income
Local
$38,875
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Poulsbo demographic reports
Poulsbo is on Liberty Bay.
Settled by Norwegian immigrants, and developed as a fishing village.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 19. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.6 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Liberty Bay Waterfront Park

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17% of Poulsbo residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Poulsbo ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Poulsbo was $20,649, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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29% of Poulsbo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Poulsbo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $569.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,327.


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Libraries in Poulsbo include Poulsbo Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Poulsbo include North Kitsap Herald

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Kitsap County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Poulsbo political report.

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The average commute time for Poulsbo workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Poulsbo include Holiday Inn Express, Poulsbo Inn.

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