Explore Bainbridge Island and get a feeling for island living!
Life is different here…better.
Land Area: 27.78 square miles, 17,778 acres
Size: Approximately 12 miles long and 5 miles wide
Miles of shoreline: 53
Population: 24,000 est. (20,308 in 2000 Census)
Average Home Price: $803,898 (October 15, 2008)
Total Households: 9,361 (2005)
Median Household Income: $88,243 (2007)
Bainbridge Island has a mild, marine climate similar to that of San Francisco.
Summer temperatures average around 64 degrees Fahrenheit, while winter norms dip to 41.4 degrees.
The island experiences roughly 225 days of cloud cover annually. It receives an average of 37.19 inches of rainfall and 10.9 inches of snow per year.
For gardeners, the climate is similar to that of southern England, with a growing season lasting about 180 days.
Bainbridge Island has several neighborhoods, each with it’s own feel. Click here to read a description of each one.
Bainbridge Island School District
Bainbridge Island’s public schools consistently rank at the highest levels in both state and national performance statistics, and the district is engaged in a ten-year plan of continuous improvement. Just over 4,000 students attend three elementary schools (grades K-4), one intermediate school (grades 5-6), one middle school (grades 7-8), one high school (grades 9-12), and an array of optional K-12 programs, including a multiage program and a second,smaller high school. Read more…