Poquoson, Virginia

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Population in 2013: 12,104 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.7%
 
Males: 5,907  (48.8%)
Females: 6,197  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  43.5 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 23662.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $82,501 (it was $60,920 in 2000)
Poquoson:

$82,501
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $37,315 (it was $25,336 in 2000)

Poquoson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $300,940 (it was $149,800 in 2000)
Poquoson:

$300,940
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $362,159; Detached houses: $388,070; Townhouses or other attached units: $203,709; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $180,931; Mobile homes: $29,195

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,221.

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  • White alone - 11,398 (93.8%)
  • Asian alone - 259 (2.1%)
  • Hispanic - 221 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 151 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 78 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 34 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.05%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.02%)

Races in Poquoson detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Poquoson: 98.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (15.2%), German (14.1%), Irish (11.9%), United States (11.3%), Italian (4.0%), Scottish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1952

Elevation: 9 feet

Land area: 15.5 square miles.

Population density: 780 people per square mile   (low).

Poquoson,VA real estate house value index trend

Poquoson, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Poquoson:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Poquoson city:

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

627 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe, 1.2% Asia).

This city:  5.1%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Poquoson, Virginia as of July 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Poquoson to the number of sex offenders is 1,512 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,373 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,556 (0.9%)

Poquoson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hampton, VA (6.8 miles , pop. 146,437).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (18.2 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (209.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Bethel Manor, VA (1.9 miles ), Hampton, VA (2.6 miles ), Newport News, VA (2.7 miles ), Yorktown, VA (3.2 miles ), Gloucester Point, VA (3.4 miles ), Meadowbrook, VA (4.0 miles ), Sussex, VA (4.0 miles ), Carrollton, VA (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 42 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 1998: 40 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 1999: 51 buildings, average cost: $166,600
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $152,700
  • 2001: 50 buildings, average cost: $196,900
  • 2002: 50 buildings, average cost: $198,000
  • 2003: 56 buildings, average cost: $215,500
  • 2004: 65 buildings, average cost: $198,700
  • 2005: 90 buildings, average cost: $238,200
  • 2006: 62 buildings, average cost: $250,500
  • 2007: 59 buildings, average cost: $256,500
  • 2008: 26 buildings, average cost: $241,200
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $274,100
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $283,600
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $282,100
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $268,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.13 N, Longitude: 76.37 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,409 (-27.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,102 (18.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 757

Poquoson household income distribution Poquoson home values distribution

Crime rates in Poquoson by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 200000000000
per 100,000 17.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 020000144010
per 100,000 0.016.80.00.00.00.08.433.833.60.08.10.0
Robberies 000201001020
per 100,000 0.00.00.016.70.08.40.00.08.40.016.30.0
Assaults 85374141511237510
per 100,000 68.142.025.358.533.7117.4125.692.8193.259.040.782.4
Burglaries 11172037212420332420403
per 100,000 93.7142.7169.0309.3176.9201.2167.5278.5201.6168.6325.324.7
Thefts 9010115413613610412416513110610430
per 100,000 766.3847.51301.21136.91145.8871.81038.61392.41100.7893.8845.9247.3
Auto thefts 76699411910951
per 100,000 59.650.350.775.275.833.592.175.984.075.940.78.2
Arson 272411254114
per 100,000 17.058.716.933.48.48.416.842.233.68.48.133.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 97.575.879.497.777.284.4100.6137.9144.671.286.331.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Poquoson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 24 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Virginia average:

2.27
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.9%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +527 (+4.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Engineers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Electricians (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)

Work and jobs in Poquoson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Poquoson, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Poquoson, Virginia average temperatures Poquoson, Virginia average precipitation Poquoson, Virginia humidity Poquoson, Virginia wind speed Poquoson, Virginia snowfall Poquoson, Virginia sunshine Poquoson, Virginia clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Poquoson-area historical tornado activity is near Virginia state average. It is 28% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/5/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Poquoson city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/14/1986, a category F3 tornado 31.7 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Poquoson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 221.9 miles away from Poquoson center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 102.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 94.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 111.1 miles away from Poquoson center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 370.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Poquoson topographic map

Birthplace of: Chad Carlson - College football player (Virginia Tech Hokies).

Hospitals and medical centers in Poquoson:

  • BAYSIDE OF POQUOSON CONVAL CTR (1 VANTAGE DR)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-BAYSIDE OF POQUOSON (1 VANTAGE DR)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Poquoson:

  • ARC OF THE VIRGINIA PENINSULA SAUNDERS HOUSE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; HAMPTON, VA)
  • CHESAPEAKE THE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; NEWPORT NEWS, VA)
  • REGENCY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GRAFTON, VA)
  • RIVERSIDE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; NEWPORT NEWS, VA)
  • SENTARA CAREPLEX HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; HAMPTON, VA)
  • RIVERSIDE BEHAVIORIAL HEALTH CENTER (Hospital, about 6 miles away; HAMPTON, VA)
  • COLISEUM PARK (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; HAMPTON, VA)

Amtrak stations near Poquoson:

  • 9 miles: NEWPORT NEWS (9304 WARWICK BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: NORFOLK (MONTICELLO AVE. & VA. BEACH BLVD.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Poquoson:

  • 8 miles: Surry 1 and 2 in Newport News, VA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Poquoson:

  • Thomas Nelson Community College (about 6 miles; Hampton, VA; Full-time enrollment: 7,056)
  • Hampton University (about 8 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,494)
  • Christopher Newport University (about 8 miles; Newport News, VA; FT enrollment: 5,061)
  • Old Dominion University (about 18 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 19,825)
  • Tidewater Community College (about 21 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 20,975)
  • Norfolk State University (about 21 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 6,032)
  • College of William and Mary (about 21 miles; Williamsburg, VA; FT enrollment: 7,617)

Public high school in Poquoson:

Public elementary/middle schools in Poquoson:

Private elementary/middle school in Poquoson:

  • VICTORY CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER (Students: 28; Location: 410 E YORKTOWN RD; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Poquoson

Library in Poquoson:

  • POQUOSON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $733,823; Location: 500 CITY HALL AVE.; 52,128 books; 1,600 audio materials; 4,657 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 174 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • ADD: Saint Basil the Great Orthodox Church, 1022 Poquoson Ave. Poquoson VA 23662-1720 Telephone 757 233-4159, to your list of churches. Thank you

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Notable locations in Poquoson: Griffins Beach (A), Hunts Wharf (B), Rens Wharf (C), Cedar Landing (D), Amorys Wharf (E), Back Landing (F), Poquoson City Fire and Rescue Station 2 (G), Poquoson City Fire and Rescue Station 1 (H), Poquoson City Fire and Rescue Administration (I), Poquoson Public Library (J), Golden Living Center Bayside Convalescent Center (K), Poquoson Police Department (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Wythe Creek Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Poquoson include: Bible Baptist Church (A), Victory Christian Center (B), Poquoson Baptist Church (C), Tabernacle United Methodist Church (D), Trinity United Methodist Church (E), Emmaus Church (F), United Temple (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Eastern Cemetery (1), Western Cemetery (2), Trinity Cemetery (3), Emmaus Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Flat Gut (A), Fire Pine Creek (B), Big Salt Marsh (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Roberts Creek (A), Lyons Creek (B), Long Creek (C), Fore Landing Creek (D), Cedar Creek (E), Back River (F), Watts Creek (G), Topping Creek (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Poquoson: Plum Tree Island National Wildlife Refuge (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Poquoson city County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 84.7. This is about average.

City:

84.7
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.295. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.295
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.35. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.35
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.15. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.15
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.24. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.24
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00254. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00254
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.1%
(3.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  79.2%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.7%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
51 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
58 people in nursing homes in 2000
40 people in other group homes in 2000

Poquoson, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Poquoson compared to Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Poquoson (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Poquoson Branch at 452 Wythe Creek Road, branch established on 1924/08/14. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Poquoson Branch at 2 Victory Boulevard, branch established on 1922/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Poquoson travel time to work - commute Poquoson mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (48%)
  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Poquoson city (based on Poquoson city data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.15%
Here: 49.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents56.9%22.4%10.0%8.1%2.6%
Congregations22.2%22.2%11.1%11.1%33.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Poquoson city:

2.54 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Poquoson city:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Poquoson city:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

9.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Poquoson city:

27.0%
Virginia:

26.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 16$60,985$45,7391$388
Other Government Administration 8$41,825$62,7387$725
Police Protection - Officers 23$92,003$48,0022$1,628
Police - Other 2$5,883$35,2981$819
Firefighters 24$94,903$47,4520$0
Fire - Other 2$5,597$33,5820$0
Streets and Highways 15$48,821$39,0570$0
Health 2$7,711$46,2660$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,562$42,7440$0
Sewerage 4$14,896$44,6880$0
Parks and Recreation 5$18,850$45,2401$607
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 239$808,268$40,58265$43,484
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 59$148,269$30,1569$4,827
Local Libraries 5$19,333$46,39913$15,655
Other and Unallocable 9$32,526$43,3686$3,073
Totals for Government 414$1,403,432$40,679105$71,206

Poquoson government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,702,000 ($140.61)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $489,000 ($40.40)
    Regular Highways: $192,000 ($15.86)
    Fire Protection: $30,000 ($2.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $29,000 ($2.40)
    General Public Buildings: $21,000 ($1.73)
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $4,000 ($0.33)
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $14,992,000 ($1238.60)
    Police Protection: $1,438,000 ($118.80)
    Fire Protection: $1,415,000 ($116.90)
    Central Staff Services: $1,038,000 ($85.76)
    Regular Highways: $911,000 ($75.26)
    Parks & Recreation: $760,000 ($62.79)
    Sewerage: $740,000 ($61.14)
    Financial Administration: $705,000 ($58.25)
    Libraries: $507,000 ($41.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $406,000 ($33.54)
    Health Services - Other: $305,000 ($25.20)
    Welfare - Other: $181,000 ($14.95)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $155,000 ($12.81)
    Corrections - Other: $108,000 ($8.92)
    General Public Buildings: $101,000 ($8.34)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $98,000 ($8.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,080,000 ($89.23)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $304,000 ($25.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $607,000 ($50.15)
    Police Protection: $171,000 ($14.13)
    Regular Highways: $83,000 ($6.86)
    General Public Building: $41,000 ($3.39)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($0.25)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,338,000 ($771.48)

Poquoson government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $966,000 ($79.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $365,000 ($30.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $296,000 ($24.45)
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $177,000 ($14.62)
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Tuition: $39,000 ($3.22)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $136,000 ($11.24)
    All Other: $82,000 ($6.77)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,598,000 ($132.02)
    General Revenue, NEC: $192,000 ($15.86)
    Interest Earnings: $166,000 ($13.71)
    Rents: $42,000 ($3.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $9,123,000 ($753.72)
    All Other: $2,499,000 ($206.46)
    Highways: $863,000 ($71.30)
    Public Welfare: $65,000 ($5.37)
    General Support: $32,000 ($2.64)
  • Tax - Property: $9,743,000 ($804.94)
    NEC: $833,000 ($68.82)
    Public Utilities: $454,000 ($37.51)
    Total General Sales: $396,000 ($32.72)
    Other Selective Sales: $364,000 ($30.07)
    Motor Vehicle License: $283,000 ($23.38)
    Tobacco Sales: $192,000 ($15.86)

Poquoson government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $6,150,000 ($508.10)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $21,072,000 ($1740.91)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,895,000 ($239.18)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $22,853,000 ($1888.05)
    Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $5,690,000 ($470.09)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,114,000 ($92.04)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $460,000 ($38.00)

Poquoson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $948,000 ($78.32)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,257,000 ($516.94)

7.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($54,269 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
Virginia average:

9.34%

0.22% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,642 average AGI)
Poquoson city:

0.22%
Virginia average:

0.21%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Newport News city, VA  1.97% ($38,176 average AGI)
from York County, VA  0.80% ($62,649)
from Hampton city, VA  0.67% ($87,065)


8.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($53,984 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.28%
Virginia average:

9.20%

0.28% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,630 average AGI)
Poquoson city:

0.28%
Virginia average:

0.20%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Newport News city, VA  1.46% ($35,559 average AGI)
to York County, VA  0.79% ($58,757)
to Hampton city, VA  0.73% ($35,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Poquoson:

  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WNIS (790 AM; 5 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKGM (940 AM; 10 kW; SMITHFIELD, VA; Owner: WKGM, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTJZ (1270 AM; 2 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPMH (1010 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLRT (1490 AM; 1 kW; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: HAMPTON RADIO II, INC.)
  • WGPL (1350 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA URBAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WHKT (1650 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFOG (1050 AM; 5 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Poquoson:

  • WYCS (91.5 FM; YORKTOWN, VA; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC.)
  • WHRO-FM (90.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WHRV (89.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WGH-FM (97.3 FM; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WVKL (95.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WROX-FM (96.1 FM; CAPE CHARLES, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR TELECABLE, INC.)
  • WHOV (88.1 FM; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: HAMPTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WWSO-FM (92.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKOC (93.7 FM; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WJCD (107.7 FM; WINDSOR, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNOR (98.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWDE-FM (101.3 FM; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAZP (90.7 FM; CAPE CHARLES, VA; Owner: DELMARVA EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION)
  • WSVY-FM (105.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTE (94.9 FM; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCMS-FM (100.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WYFI (99.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNVZ (104.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXEZ (94.1 FM; YORKTOWN, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Poquoson:

  • W18BS (Channel 18; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W21AQ (Channel 21; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • WGBS-LP (Channel 7; HAMPTON, ETC., VA; Owner: JOAN AND KENNETH WRIGHT)
  • WTKR (Channel 3; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WVEC-TV (Channel 13; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WVEC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTVZ-TV (Channel 33; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WTVZ LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHRO-TV (Channel 15; HAMPTON-NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOC, INC.)
  • WPXV (Channel 49; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WYSJ-CA (Channel 31; YORKTOWN, VA; Owner: JBS, INC.)
  • WTTD-LP (Channel 59; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WAVY-TV (Channel 10; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGNT (Channel 27; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WVBT (Channel 43; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W05BQ (Channel 5; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • WNLO-CA (Channel 45; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJGN-CA (Channel 5; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • W56CS (Channel 56; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WITD-CA (Channel 23; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJHJ-LP (Channel 39; NEWPORT NEWS, ETC., VA; Owner: JBS, INC.)
  • WBTD-LP (Channel 66; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W25CS (Channel 25; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: KM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKTD-CA (Channel 17; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)

Poquoson fatal accident list:

Jul 26, 1996 02:47 PM, Evanscircl, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 3, 1988 04:43 PM, Wythecrkrd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Poquoson)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Poquoson Municipal Park, Municipal Drive (094369) (Lat: 37.130389 Lon: -76.377111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.3 m, Overall height: 60.3 m, Call Sign: WRZ243, Licensee ID: L00109532
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/19/2012, Expiration Date: 12/05/2022, Certifier: Frank Blount
    Registrant: City Of Poquoson, 774 Poquoson Ave, Poquoson, VA 23662, Phone: (757) 868-3510, Fax: (757) 868-8477, Email:
  • 8 Victory Blvd (Lat: 37.124361 Lon: -76.395111), Call Sign: WPUC938
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/06/2002, Expiration Date: 02/06/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/07/2012, Certifier: Michael S Mcclellan
    Registrant: Erc Parts Inc, 4001 Cobb International Blvd, Kennesaw, GA 30152, Phone: (800) 241-6880, Fax: (770) 951-1875, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

73 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Poquoson)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Poquoson)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 61
  • Hazardous Condition: 78
  • Service Call: 25
  • Good Intent Call: 14

Incident types - Poquoson

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Poquoson, VA
Most common first names in Poquoson, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William7371.8 years
John6673.1 years
Mary6577.2 years
Robert5370.4 years
James3972.6 years
George3374.9 years
Edward2777.0 years
Elizabeth2678.2 years
Thomas2471.7 years
Charles2176.2 years
Most common last names in Poquoson, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Forrest8778.6 years
Moore6977.8 years
Holloway5375.9 years
Insley4473.2 years
Topping3181.3 years
Hunt3081.6 years
Freeman2877.9 years
Rollins2680.8 years
Martin2677.7 years
Firth2573.2 years
Businesses in Poquoson, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1UPS1
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