Located in the Central Puget Sound, Kitsap County offers all the benefits of the Seattle/Tacoma Market without the gridlock and high prices. Kitsap residents and visitors enjoy nearly 300 miles of scenic salt water coastline, friendly, laid-back communities, award-winning golf courses, ready access to transportation for individuals and commerce, a county-wide, high-speed fiber optic backbone, and more. A small-town sense of community combined with a a big-city sense for business give Kitsap a distinct personality that’s nothing short of irresistible. Be sure to visit our video page at Kitsap Connected.org to see businesses have to say about Kitsap!
Kitsap is the most affordable place to live in the state, ranking No. 1 with a cost of living of $36,013 and a median income of $62,911
Kitsap County ranks high in essential economic development indicators: educational attainment and skilled workforce; development of intellectual property; per capita economic output; and, median household incomes. Our businesses thrive and prosper in a highly competitive market place.
Multi-mode access to markets – Close proximity to rail, deep water ports, airfields, and interstate highway system in uncongested traffic areas.
Kitsap is a recognized leader in several key regional economic sectors: maritime; military; manufacturing; health care; business services; technology; and, tourism. And, Kitsap is home to the most-dense concentration of engineering talent in the Seattle region.
Workforce: A vast, skilled labor pool generated by the Navy, government contractors and commuters. Naval base Kitsap employs over 26,000 military and civilian personnel, in addition to defense contractor operations. This sector creates a substantial available talent.
Kitsap presents a compelling case for exceptional value in economic opportunity – in life – in education – in work – in creativity –in re-creation; and, in a bright, healthy, prosperous and sustainable future for generations to come.
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Business Case for Kitsap