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Bangor Base is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kitsap County, Washington, within U.S. Naval Base Kitsap on the Kitsap Peninsula. Its population was 6,054 at the 2010 census.


Location of Bangor, Washington

Bangor is located at 47°43′15″N 122°42′47″W / 47.72083°N 122.71306°W / 47.72083; -122.71306, on Hood Canal northwest of Silverdale.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 28.6 km² (11.0 mi²), all land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 7,253 people, 1,282 households, and 1,275 families residing in the CDP. The population density is 657.1/mi² (253.7/km²). There were 1,316 housing units at an average density of 46.0/km² (119.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 76.73% White, 8.05% African American, 1.28% Native American, 4.69% Asian, 0.79% Pacific Islander, 3.92% from other races, and 4.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.24% of the population.

There were 1,282 households out of which 79.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 93.4% were married couples living together, 4.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 0.5% were non-families. 0.4% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 3.55 and the average family size was 3.54.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 23.4% from 18 to 24, 47.1% from 25 to 44, 2.0% from 45 to 64, and 0.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 25 years. For every 100 females there were 198.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 263.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $32,246, and the median income for a family was $32,105. Males had a median income of $28,856 versus $21,000 for females. The per capita income in the CDP was $16,383. About 8.5% of families and 9.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.4% of those under the age of 18 and none ages 65 or older.

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