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The City of Poulsbo has a diverse economy and houses a vibrant markplace with entrepreneurial and local, as well as already established businesses. Below you can find information on firms, occupation, ownership, and commuting statistics.
Firm Information

US Census 2010

 

Total number of firms
1,464
Asian Owned firms
4.70%
Hispanic Owned firms
1.70%
Women Owned firms
27.10%
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)
$101,143
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)
$361,329
Accommodation & food service sales 2007 ($1000)
$28,048
Sales Tax
8.70%
Wage Estimates

American Community Survey 2009-13

 

Occupation Field
Amount
Professional, Scientific, and Management
$66,188
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, and Mining
$50,833
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities
$49,557
Manufacturing
$43,021
Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate
$41,625
Construction
$36,750
Information
$35,179
Retail Trade
$27,292
Education, Health Care, and Social Assistance
$25,960
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, and Food Service
$18,527
Sales Tax Revenue 2014

City of Poulsbo

 

Industry
Amount 
Retail Trade
$1,837,905
Accommodation & Food Service
$329,048
Construction
$321,642
Wholesaling
$118,184
Information
$99,467
Other Services
$83,082
Real Estate
$54,896
Manufacturing
$48,329
Administrative Support
$43,695
Technical Service
$42,904
Public Administration
$29,225
Other
$15,337
Health Care
$12,524
Finance & Insurance
$11,864
Arts, Entertainment
$11,732
Educational Services
$4,711
Utilities
$3,111
Transportation
$1,999
Agriculture
$707
Mining
$669
Median Earnings by Educational Attainment

American Community Survey 2009-13

 

Education Level
Annual Income
Less than high school graduate
$24,512
High School graduate (includes equivalency)
$42,717
Some college or associate’s degree
$42,012
Bachelor’s degree
$38,558
Graduate or professional degree
$64,063
How We Get To Work

American Community Survey 2009-13

 

Mode of Transportation
Percentage of People
Commute to work by car, truck, van – drove alone
78.3%
Commute to work by car, truck, van – car pooled
5.8%
Commute to work by public transportation
7.7%
Commute to work by walking
1.7%
Commute to work by bicycling
0.8%
Worked at home
5.7%
Inflow/Outflow Statistics (all jobs)

OnTheMap 2011 US Census

 

Live Relative to Work People
Employed in Poulsbo but live outside City limits 6,118
Live in Poulsbo but employed outside City limits 2,405
Both live and work within the City limits of Poulsbo 673