Known as “Little Norway”, this small historic city has lively events and seaside charm.

Welcome to Poulsbo

From the annual Poulsbo Viking Fest to their popular Kitsap County farmer’s market, Poulsbo has all kinds of interesting events for people of all ages. Their historic downtown, known for its Norwegian heritage, offers excellent shopping and dining. It’s also home to many Scandinavian spots like Nordiska, Flicka, and the Poulsbo Sons of Norway. You can also try all kinds of delicious cuisines, from Indian to Italian. And, you can’t go more than a block without stumbling upon a coffee shop, microbrewery, or wine bar. For seaside views, stroll along Poulsbo’s Liberty Bay waterfront park or walk down Fjord Drive.

The Poulsbo real estate market is a thriving seller's market with a steady increase in median home prices and a limited property inventory. The town's charm lies in its proximity to Seattle and its vast amenities like scenic views, Olympic Peninsula hiking trails, and Liberty Bay waterfront access.

Given the competitive market, those looking to buy a home in Poulsbo should act promptly. Engaging Kitsap County real estate agent Catherine Arlen can simplify the process of finding your ideal home in this demanding market. Key elements driving Poulsbo's real estate market include its convenient location near Seattle, making it an excellent choice for Seattle-area commuters, its multitude of amenities such as top-rated schools and parks, breathtaking scenery from its Hood Canal location, easy waterfront access, and the unique combination of small-town charm with big-city convenience.

Poulsbo is the perfect choice for those seeking a serene, nature-filled community with much to offer. The median home price currently sits at $750,000, subject to change based on the neighborhood, home size and condition, and waterfront proximity. As the real estate market continues to be highly competitive with rising home prices, it's crucial to prepare and begin your search early. Contact Poulsbo real estate agent Catherine Arlen today to start your Pacific Northwest home journey.


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Overview for Poulsbo, WA

15,103 people live in Poulsbo, where the median age is 46.5 and the average individual income is $39,004.77. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

46.5 years

Median Age


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


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Demographics and Employment Data for Poulsbo, WA

Poulsbo has 6,315 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Poulsbo do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 15,103 people call Poulsbo home. The population density is 884 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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


Median Age

47.49 / 52.51%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
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Schools in Poulsbo, WA

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The following schools are within or nearby Poulsbo. 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.
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Poulsbo Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Gateway Christian Schools
K - 5th
No rating available
North Kitsap High School
9th - 12th
Poulsbo Middle School
6th - 8th
Poulsbo Adventist School
2nd - 8th
No rating available
PreK - 5th
North Kitsap Online Academy
PreK - 12th
No rating available

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