Bainbridge Island

47.6249° N, 122.5210° W

Welcome to Bainbridge Island

An Idyllic Blend of Sophistication, Simplicity, and Natural Splendor

Just a 35-minute ferry ride from Downtown Seattle, Bainbridge Island is a world apart. This 27-square-mile oasis combines historical richness, a unique blend of sophistication and simplicity, with breathtaking beauty. Bainbridge Island's Downtown, a nationally accredited historic main street, is just a short walk from the ferry. Here, you'll find a diverse selection of locally-owned shops and restaurants offering an array of experiences, from wine tasting to water adventures like diving and kayaking.

Bainbridge Island's "one-stop-shop" for accommodations, Destination Bainbridge, caters to a variety of needs, whether it's a cottage in the woods, a downtown condo, or a beachside retreat. The island is a vibrant community rich in history, culture, and natural beauty. It boasts a combination of farms, wineries, hiking trails, scenic vistas, and a thriving local arts scene. The island charm is palpable in Winslow, the town center, known for preserving its small-town charm and natural environments amidst growth.

What to Love

  • Historic Downtown: Experience the charm of a historic main street with a variety of shops and dining options.
  • Natural Beauty: Lush green spaces, stately trees, scenic bays, and stunning mountain views.
  • Artistic and Cultural Spirit: Encouraged by opportunities for environmentally sound businesses and home occupations.
  • Gastronomic Delights: A foodie paradise with globally inspired fare and local culinary delights.
  • Community Focus: Strong emphasis on arts, farms, and active nonprofit organizations.

Local Lifestyle

The island's happy hour and dinner scenes are equally vibrant. Eleven Winery features an array of wines, Fletcher Bay Winery and Eagle Harbor Wine Company offer cozy tasting experiences, and San Carlos Mexican restaurant is known for its handcrafted margaritas. For dinner, Agate Restaurant provides a romantic atmosphere with Northwest fare, Hitchcock delivers inventive Northwestern cuisine, and Restaurant Marché has been recognized for its romantic setting and exquisite Pacific Northwest dishes.

Things to Do

Bainbridge Island is a treasure trove for both nature enthusiasts and culture aficionados. Explore the outdoors with wineries, hiking trails, and scenic vistas. The arts are celebrated at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, which offers free admission and showcases Puget Sound artists. The island's small-town feel is complemented by a rich array of local events, providing endless opportunities for exploration and enjoyment.

Schools

The educational landscape on Bainbridge Island is reflective of the community's commitment to quality and enrichment. The schools here are known for their excellent education and supportive environment. This focus on education, combined with the island's natural beauty and rich cultural scene, makes Bainbridge Island an ideal location for families seeking a holistic and enriching lifestyle.

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Overview for Bainbridge Island, WA

24,557 people live in Bainbridge Island, where the median age is 49.2 and the average individual income is $78,542. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

24,557

Total Population

49.2 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$78,542

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Bainbridge Island, WA

Bainbridge Island has 9,824 households, with an average household size of 2.48. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Bainbridge Island do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 24,557 people call Bainbridge Island home. The population density is 889.29 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

24,557

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

49.2

Median Age

47.8 / 52.2%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
9,824

Total Households

2.48

Average Household Size

$78,542

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Bainbridge Island, WA

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The following schools are within or nearby Bainbridge Island. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
5th - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Bainbridge Special Education Services
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
Capt. Charles Wilkes Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
5/5
Capt Johnston Blakely Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 4th
5/5
Mosaic Home Education Partnership
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available

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