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Poquoson, VA (Virginia) Houses and Residents

Poquoson,VA index of house prices

Total population: 12,048 (Urban population: 11,077, Rural population: 489 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 4,821 (4,655 occupied: 3,839 owner occupied, 798 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

17%
State:

35%

Housing density: 311 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $0.

Median contract rent in 2016: $588 (lower quartile is $516, upper quartile is $772)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,501


Median gross rent in Poquoson, VA in 2016: $697

Housing units in Poquoson with a mortgage: 2,580 (89 second mortgage, 460 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,262

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $108,656

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $53,909

Median monthly housing costs: $1,466


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Poquoson, Virginia Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $320,754 (it was $149,800 in 2000)
Poquoson:

$320,754
Virginia:

$264,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $221,922 - $427,261
Median year house/condo built: 1978

Median year apartment built: 1976

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,215
  • In family households: 10,501 (1,781 male householders, 1,527 female householders)
    2,787 spouses, 3,825 children (3,371 natural, 109 adopted, 358 stepchildren), 265 grandchildren, 28 brothers or sisters, 81 parents, 107 other relatives, 80 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,653 (639 male householders (475 living alone)), 697 female householders (632 living alone)), 315 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 51

Size of family households: 1,776 2-persons, 583 3-persons, 611 4-persons, 214 5-persons, 75 6-persons, 53 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,108 1-person, 206 2-persons, 20 3-persons.

2,086 married couples with children.
392 single-parent households (99 men, 293 women).

95.1% of residents of Poquoson speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English not well).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 47% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 375 (3.1%)
(75.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.6
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.4
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Poquoson, Virginia:

  • 8no bedroom
  • 431 bedroom
  • 2992 bedrooms
  • 1,7803 bedrooms
  • 1,3754 bedrooms
  • 3475+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Poquoson population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Poquoson, Virginia:

  • 98no bedroom
  • 981 bedroom
  • 3132 bedrooms
  • 1503 bedrooms
  • 1464 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Poquoson population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Poquoson in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 71no vehicle
  • 6221 vehicle
  • 1,6162 vehicles
  • 8623 vehicles
  • 4974 vehicles
  • 1795+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Poquoson population

Cars and other vehicles available in Poquoson in renter-occupied apartments

  • 56no vehicle
  • 3931 vehicle
  • 2372 vehicles
  • 853 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 285+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Poquoson population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Poquoson, Virginia:

  • 01 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 1064 rooms
  • 4955 rooms
  • 6816 rooms
  • 5387 rooms
  • 8678 rooms
  • 1,1549+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Poquoson population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Poquoson, Virginia:

  • 971 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 923 rooms
  • 2444 rooms
  • 1285 rooms
  • 366 rooms
  • 327 rooms
  • 558 rooms
  • 1109+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Poquoson population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Poquoson, VA household income distribution

  • Poquoson, VA household income distribution
  • 142Less than $10,000
  • 59$10,000 to $14,999
  • 134$15,000 to $19,999
  • 220$20,000 to $24,999
  • 73$25,000 to $29,999
  • 248$30,000 to $34,999
  • 159$35,000 to $39,999
  • 167$40,000 to $44,999
  • 133$45,000 to $49,999
  • 316$50,000 to $59,999
  • 413$60,000 to $74,999
  • 713$75,000 to $99,999
  • 616$100,000 to $124,999
  • 329$125,000 to $149,999
  • 521$150,000 to $199,999
  • 431$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Poquoson, VA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Poquoson, VA
  • 39Less than $10,000
  • 25$10,000 to $14,999
  • 14$25,000 to $29,999
  • 21$30,000 to $34,999
  • 8$35,000 to $39,999
  • 20$70,000 to $79,999
  • 8$90,000 to $99,999
  • 15$100,000 to $124,999
  • 70$125,000 to $149,999
  • 142$150,000 to $174,999
  • 392$175,000 to $199,999
  • 558$200,000 to $249,999
  • 522$250,000 to $299,999
  • 994$300,000 to $399,999
  • 578$400,000 to $499,999
  • 330$500,000 to $749,999
  • 128$750,000 to $999,999
  • 7$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Poquoson, VA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Poquoson, VA
  • 12$250 to $299
  • 8$500 to $549
  • 6$550 to $599
  • 10$600 to $649
  • 57$650 to $699
  • 55$700 to $749
  • 55$750 to $799
  • 85$800 to $899
  • 80$900 to $999
  • 242$1,000 to $1,249
  • 40$1,250 to $1,499
  • 84$1,500 to $1,999
  • 24$2,000 to $2,499
  • 11$2,500 to $2,999
  • 15No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 132010 or later
  • 1042000 to 2009
  • 501990 to 1999
  • 711980 to 1989
  • 631970 to 1979
  • 143Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Poquoson population
Poquoson commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 133
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 641
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 738
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 716
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,584
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 417
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 674
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 145
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 198
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 351
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 223
  • 90 or more minutes: 151
Poquoson, VA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 22.4%
Number of people working at home: 312 (4.9% of all workers)

Poquoson mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,209 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 114 (4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 27 (1%)
  • Taxi: 60 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 38 (1%)
  • Walked: 10 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 312 (11%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 1,356
 English: 820
 German: 520
 European: 372
 Irish: 358
 Scotch-Irish: 352
 Italian: 188
 Polish: 106
 Scottish: 92
 Austrian: 63
 Norwegian: 50
 British: 48
 Dutch: 48
 Eastern European: 45
 French (except Basque): 30
 Greek: 30
 Nigerian: 30
 Scandinavian: 15
 Slovene: 15
 Lebanese: 14
 Welsh: 13
 Hungarian: 10
 Ukrainian: 9
 French Canadian: 8
 Romanian: 7
 Canadian: 6
 Russian: 6
 Swedish: 5
 Maltese: 4
 Icelander: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 13%India
  • 10%Japan
  • 10%Kazakhstan
  • 9%Philippines
  • 8%Ireland
  • 6%Nigeria
  • 6%Greece

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 7,096
  • Other state: 4,411
  • Northeast: 1,478
  • Midwest: 735
  • South: 1,639
  • West: 561

90% of Poquoson residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 16% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in Virginia.

Poquoson:

89.6%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 23
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 15
  • 5th and 6th grade: 10
  • 7th and 8th grade: 28
  • 9th grade: 30
  • 10th grade: 7
  • 11th grade: 42
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 50
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,095
  • Less than 1 year of college: 169
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 719
  • Associate degree: 286
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,065
  • Master's degree: 524
  • Professional school degree: 94
  • Doctorate degree: 81

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 26
  • 7th and 8th grade: 50
  • 9th grade: 18
  • 10th grade: 26
  • 11th grade: 48
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 40
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,020
  • Less than 1 year of college: 311
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 672
  • Associate degree: 426
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,057
  • Master's degree: 626
  • Professional school degree: 48
  • Doctorate degree: 53

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.6%Males
  • 2.4%Females
Poquoson marital status for males
Poquoson marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,229
  • One, attached: 135
  • 3 or 4: 85
  • 5 to 9: 142
  • 10 to 19: 96
  • 20 to 49: 35
  • Mobile homes: 62
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 9

Median worth of mobile homes: $11,340

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Poquoson:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Poquoson
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (46.8%)
  • Utility gas (40.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8.2%)
  • Wood (2.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)
  • Electricity (51.9%)
  • Utility gas (38.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.1%)
  • No fuel used (1.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 51
Here:

3.6%
Virginia:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 16
Here:

2.0%
Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 70
Here:

12.3%
Virginia:

19.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)