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    Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, WA Local Information

    Puget Sound Naval Shipyard is located in Bremerton, Kitsap County, Washington. Bremerton has a population of 39,250. Nearby communities are Port Orchard (population 11,780), Silverdale (19,200), Bangor (6,055), and Poulsbo (9,200). The nearest major city is Seattle, which can be reached by ferry in just about an hour.

    Local Housing Rental Prices:
    The average price to rent a home in Bremerton ranges from $470 to $815, with a median of about $640 per month.

    Local Housing Purchase Prices:
    The average cost to purchase a home in Kitsap County is about $284,700, compared to $271,800 for Washington.

    Short Description of the Area:
    Bremerton is located on the Kitsap Peninsula in the Puget Sound, directly east of Seattle on the mainland portion of Washington. Bremerton is on the coast of the peninsula on the Sinclair Inlet, one of the many inlets and straits leading out to the Sound. Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor is located just about 14 miles to the north. Bremerton is also home to Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton.

    The climate near Bremerton usually consists of warm, dry summers and wet, cool winters. The average in July is about 65 degrees Fahrenheit, with highs in the upper 70s. The average temperature in January is around 41 degrees, with lows in the mid 30s. This area receives 47 inches, on average, of precipitation annually, usually from September to April. Though the chance of earthquake in Bremerton is slightly less than that of Washington, both averages are still higher than that of the U.S., so it is best to be prepared.