Port Orchard, WA

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Port Orchard, WA Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Port Orchard Housing Market Information

With 13,997 people, 4,776 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $322,097, Port Orchard real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Port Orchard, accounting for 61.89% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Port Orchard include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 18.59%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 9.80%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 6.67%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Port Orchard are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 59.25% owning and 40.75% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Port Orchard built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Port Orchard built between 2000 and later ( 32.11%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 15.81%). There's also some housing in Port Orchard built before 1939 ( 9.32%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Port Orchard. Fully 12.53% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Port Orchard homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Port Orchard real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Port Orchard Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Port Orchard have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 20.60%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Port Orchard house appreciation rate of 1.89%.

NeighborhoodScout's data show that during the latest twelve months, Port Orchard's appreciation rate, at 4.86%, has been at or slightly above the national average. In the latest quarter, Port Orchard's appreciation rate has been -0.87%, which annualizes to a rate of -3.43%.

Notably, Port Orchard's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Washington, our data show that Port Orchard's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in Washington.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Port Orchard differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Port Orchard - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Port Orchard real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Port Orchard, WA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,342,000 0.0
$1,007,001 - $1,342,000 1.8
$671,001 - $1,007,000 3.6
$537,001 - $671,000 11.3
$402,001 - $537,000 25.0
$269,001 - $402,000 33.7
$134,001 - $269,000 19.1
$67,001 - $134,000 1.7
$0 - $67,000 3.9

Average for WA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
16.9985401459854 45.2296819787986

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Port Orchard Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2018 Q4 - 2019 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q1 - 2019 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q1
114.46% 4.04%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,407 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 59.25
Renters 40.75
Vacant 12.53

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Port Orchard HOMES
2000 or Newer 32.1
1970 - 1999 42.8
1940 - 1969 15.8
1939 or Older 9.3

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Port Orchard HOMES
Single-Family 61.9
Townhomes 6.7
Small Apt. Buildings 9.8
Apt. Complexes 18.6
Mobile Homes 3.1
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Port Orchard HOMES
No Bedroom 4.80
1 Bedroom 9.01
2 Bedrooms 24.89
3 Bedrooms 40.29
4 Bedrooms 16.94
5 or more bedrooms 4.07