Bainbridge Island

Bainbridge Island is another island within the metropolitan area of Seattle that also shares the 206 area code. Bainbridge Island is located in Kitsap County in Washington, in Puget Sound. Beautiful area! In fact, CNN named it the second best place to live in the United States. No wonder so many lawyers make Bainbridge Island their home.

Demographically, Bainbridge Island is very similar to its neighboring city of Mercer Island. It has about 20,000 people. Of this, about 5,700 of these people are in families. Density wise, it is about 735/miles squared. Racially, it is about 93% white, and 2.4% Asian. Out of all the households, about 37% have children living in them.

The median income for a family in Bainbridge Island is less than in Mercer Island, but still higher than many parts of the 206 area code. The household median income is around $88,000 and for a family it is around $108,000.

Many famous people hail from Bainbridge Island, including Elizabeth Mitchell (the actress Juliet Burke in the TV series Lost), Chris Kattan (the actor and comedian), and Emily Silver, an Olympic swimmer. There are also over 300 lawyers who work on Bainbridge Island. Many of these lawyers represent criminal defendants in the Bainbridge Island Municipal Court.

Bainbridge Island also has sister cities of Ometepe Island in Nicaragua and Nantes in France. Some of the points of interest in Bainbridge Island include Fort Ward, Bloedel Reserve, Fay Bainbridge State Park, and of course, the City Hall.