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Experience island living at its finest on beautiful Bainbridge Island, WA. With a mild, marine climate reminiscent of San Francisco, this charming paradise offers a magical atmosphere with 225 days of cloud cover annually. Embrace the lush greenery and vibrant nature perfect for gardening enthusiasts during its 180-day growing season. Bainbridge Island invites you to discover its beauty and tranquility, where the climate is just right and possibilities are limitless. Welcome home.

Land Area:

A total of 27.78 square miles, 17,778 acres.

Island Size:

Bainbridge Island is approximately 12 miles long and 4 miles wide.

Miles of Shoreline:

53 miles of shoreline around Bainbridge Island.

Annual rainfall:

It rains around 37.19 inches a year on Bainbridge Island.

That "Small Town" Feel

Bainbridge Island has something that’s hard to come by these days – a real sense of community. It’s not just about the stunning views, great food, and natural beauty that the island has to offer, although those are certainly big draws. What makes Bainbridge Island truly special is the people who live here.

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Island Demographics

Welcome to our island, where we enjoy a blend of natural beauty and thriving communities. Explore the demographics to discover more about the people who call this place home.


24,494 people (July 1, 2022)

Median Home Price:

$1,435,000 (Sept, 2023) 

Total Households:

9,824 households (2017-2021)

Median household income:

$145,475 (in 2021)
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Summers here are mostly dry, and partly cloudy, offering the perfect weather to engage in various warm-weather activities. The most ideal time is from late June to early September when the average daily high temperature hovers around 71°F.

Summer on Bainbridge Island


Fall on Bainbridge is absolutely stunning with watching the leaves change and cool weather roll in. The wetter season lasts 6.7 months, from mid October to late April. Daily temperatures range around 48°F, rarely falling below 41°F or exceeding 82°F.


November to February is the cool season. With average daily temperature below 52°F. December marks the coldest month of the year, with an average low temperature of 37°F. Some years may bring snow, but it is not a frequent occurrence.


The rainy season begins to taper off during the spring months. Daily temperatures gradually rise to an average of 68°F, with lows rarely dropping below 45°F.  The island comes to life with vibrant blooms, providing an excellent opportunity for outdoor activities.

Questions People Ask About Bainbridge Island

Questions And Answers

Bainbridge Island is 27.78 square miles (17,778 acres), with 53 miles of shoreline. That’s just about 5 square miles larger than Manhattan (NYC)!

The median sale price on Bainbridge Island is $1,312,500 (June, 2023- Market Report-MLS)

The median condominium price on Bainbridge Island is $758,500 ( June 2023 – Market Report-MLS)

Bainbridge Island offers a wide variety of shops, including stores for home decor, antiques, art galleries, clothing boutiques, and a wonderful grocery store with a unique history. Award-winning restaurants, wineries, a brewery, and a distillery offer a unique PNW island experience. There are museums that feature art, history, and kids’ activities. Take a picnic to the beach – rent a kayak – walk waterfront trails, Gazzam Lake, The Grand Forest, Battle Point Park, Fort Ward Park, and much more! Check out The Bainbridge Island Downtown Association for more information.

According to the 2022 census, Bainbridge Island’s population is now 24,494 people. Those 24,494 people live in 9,824 households across the island. (2017-2021)

Yes and no! While it is a temperate climate and pretty damp year round, the island experiences roughly 225 days of cloud cover annually. It receives an average of 37.19 inches of rainfall per year. Seattle is NOT even in the 10 rainiest cities in the U.S. by amount of annual rainfall!

“Seattle gets its reputation as being the rainiest city due to the number of days with precipitation. It has more days with rain than both New York City and Miami. This means that Seattle has more frequent rain, but the light rain results in low totals.” (King 5 News)

Bainbridge Island School District

Bainbridge Island School District offers an outstanding public education system for children from kindergarten to grade 12. The district comprises three elementary schools, one intermediate school for grades 5-6, one middle school, one high school, a multi-age program, and a smaller high school. The curriculum is highly regarded, and the district provides numerous innovative programs to enhance student learning opportunities.

Bainbridge Island’s school district has an excellent reputation for academic excellence and innovation, with students performing exceptionally well on state tests. In fact, the district’s overall score is an impressive 9.1 out of 10 on the Washington state school report card.

The district website provides comprehensive information on all schools, including contact information for administrative staff. With its quality education and innovative programs, the Bainbridge Island School District is an excellent choice for families looking to provide their children with a top-notch education.

The school district website has information on all of the schools and administrative contact information.

Community Resources

Bainbridge Island’s commonly used community resources:

Chamber of Commerce

The City of Bainbridge

Downtown Association

Metro Parks & Recreation

Washington State Ferries

Destination Bainbridge

Bainbridge Review

Historical Society

Bainbridge Public Library

Performing Arts

Arts & Humanities

The Bloedel Reserve

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