Bainbridge Island

Surrounded by the gentle embrace of nature, this island city is a peaceful haven that invites relaxation and inspiration.

Welcome to Bainbridge Island

Bainbridge Island Homes For Sale

A picturesque retreat with coastal charm
 
Bainbridge Island is a slice of paradise for those seeking a tranquil lifestyle infused with an artsy and community-oriented spirit. Surrounded by the gentle embrace of nature, this island city is a peaceful haven that invites relaxation and inspiration. The island's heartbeat is synced with the ebb and flow of the tides, a testament to the profound bond between the residents and their environment. It's a place where the pace slows down, allowing you to savor each moment, whether it's a leisurely stroll through lush forests or a reflective pause on the waterfront.
 
Art and culture are woven into the very fabric of the island, with numerous galleries, workshops, and performances that celebrate creativity and innovation. This community stands as a beacon of environmental consciousness, leading the way in sustainability and conservation efforts. Living here means embracing a unique blend of independence and interdependence, where life is a collaborative and enriching journey with nature and neighbors alike.
 

What to Love

  • Enchanting forests and lush natural scenery
  • Strong sense of community and high quality of life
  • Waterfront properties paired with island tranquility
  • Bustling farmers' markets, celebrating local produce
  • Outdoor adventures and eco-conscious culture

Local Lifestyle

The lifestyle on Bainbridge Island is an idyllic blend of leisurely waterfront living and vibrant market culture. Weekends at the farmers' market become a social highlight as residents gather to support local artisans and harvesters. The island's ethos of sustainability shapes its recreational activities—hiking, biking, and kayaking are not mere pastimes but a way to commune with nature. The artistic and cultural fabric of the community is rich and diverse, offering a tapestry of experiences that range from gallery browsing to theatrical performances. With a convenient ferry connection to Seattle, residents enjoy the serenity of island life with the added perk of easy access to city amenities. Schools here are excellent, fostering a nurturing environment for the next generation of islanders.
 

Dining and Entertainment

The Bainbridge Island Museum of Art stands as a cultural jewel, showcasing incredible works that reflect the island's rich artistic heritage. Eagle Harbor Book Co. is a literary sanctuary for book lovers and a hub for intellectual exchange. Bainbridge Island Arts & Crafts is a treasure trove for art aficionados, fostering local talent and creativity. Bay Hay and Feed is not just a store; it's an island institution that blends retail with community-centric experiences. The Bainbridge Island Farmers’ Market is the heart of the community, where the island's bountiful produce and vibrant local crafts are on full display.
 

Things to Do

The island is a playground for outdoor enthusiasts, with spots like Fay Bainbridge Park and Fort Ward Park offering scenic beauty and historical intrigue. The Grand Forest and Battle Point Park beckon adventurers with their expansive trails and natural wonders. IslandWood provides an immersive experience in environmental education, while Prichard Park's shoreline invites peaceful contemplation.
 

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Overview for Bainbridge Island, WA

24,859 people live in Bainbridge Island, where the median age is 51.3 and the average individual income is $66,882.48. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

24,859

Total Population

51.3 years

Median Age

High

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

$66,882.48

Average individual Income

Around Bainbridge Island, WA

There's plenty to do around Bainbridge Island, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

15
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
47
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
24
Minimal Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Heyday Market, Tour Bainbridge, and Luna Cellars.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 2.74 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.82 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Nightlife 1.52 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.85 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Bainbridge Island, WA

Bainbridge Island has 10,170 households, with an average household size of 2. 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. 24,859 people call Bainbridge Island home. The population density is 900.23 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

24,859

Total Population

High

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

51.3

Median Age

48.73 / 51.27%

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
10,170

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$66,882.48

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

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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Mixed Schools ()
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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