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Total population: 11,794 (Urban population: 11,295, Rural population: 499 (all nonfarm))

Poquoson,VA index of house prices


Houses: 4,300 (4,166 occupied: 3,502 owner occupied, 664 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

13%

Housing density: 277 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $310,495.


Median contract rent in 2009: $926 (lower quartile is $756, upper quartile is $977)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $1,027


Median gross rent in Poquoson, VA in 2009: $1,066


Housing units in Poquoson with a mortgage: 2,456 (337 second mortgage, 262 home equity loan, 23 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 740


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $102,500


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $57,730


Median monthly housing costs: $1,316





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Poquoson, Virginia Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $311,175 (it was $149,800 in 2000)
Poquoson:

$311,175
Virginia:

$252,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $223,873 - $417,986

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $366,642
Here:

$366,642
State:

$330,816

Townhouses or other attached units: $153,022
Here:

$153,022
State:

$310,878

Mobile homes: $28,766
Here:

$28,766
State:

$37,843

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,469
  • In family households: 10,515 (2,855 male householders, 529 female householders)
    2,933 spouses, 3,660 children (3,319 natural, 114 adopted, 227 stepchildren), 125 grandchildren, 37 brothers or sisters, 46 parents, 158 other relatives, 172 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 954 (363 male householders (278 living alone)), 419 female householders (380 living alone)), 172 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 97 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 1,377 2-persons, 824 3-persons, 801 4-persons, 274 5-persons, 90 6-persons, 18 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 658 1-person, 90 2-persons, 27 3-persons, 7 6-persons.

2,487 married couples with children.
435 single-parent households (113 men, 322 women).

96.2% of residents of Poquoson speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 340 (2.9%)
(70.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.1
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.3

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Poquoson, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 7
  • 3 rooms: 32
  • 4 rooms: 166
  • 5 rooms: 347
  • 6 rooms: 726
  • 7 rooms: 781
  • 8 rooms: 662
  • 9 or more rooms: 781
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 37
  • 3 rooms: 31
  • 4 rooms: 167
  • 5 rooms: 173
  • 6 rooms: 106
  • 7 rooms: 78
  • 8 rooms: 49
  • 9 or more rooms: 23
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Poquoson, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 46
  • 2 bedrooms: 410
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,693
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,098
  • 5+ bedrooms: 255
  • no bedroom: 12
  • 1 bedroom: 42
  • 2 bedrooms: 299
  • 3 bedrooms: 223
  • 4 bedrooms: 77
  • 5+ bedrooms: 11
Cars and other vehicles available in Poquoson, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 68
  • 1 vehicle: 574
  • 2 vehicles: 1,625
  • 3 vehicles: 816
  • 4 vehicles: 319
  • 5+ vehicles: 100
  • no vehicle: 50
  • 1 vehicle: 208
  • 2 vehicles: 318
  • 3 vehicles: 82
  • 4 vehicles: 6
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 180
  • 2000 to 2004: 277
  • 1990 to 1999: 496
  • 1980 to 1989: 952
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,192
  • 1960 to 1969: 552
  • 1950 to 1959: 414
  • 1940 to 1949: 230
  • 1939 or earlier: 385

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Poquoson, VA house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Poquoson, VA:

  • Less than $10,000: 47
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 23
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 23
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 24
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 24
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 9
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 0
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 4
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 2
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 11
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 16
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 10
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 6
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 15
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 62
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 149
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 240
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 386
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 513
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 961
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 435
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 397
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 142
  • $1,000,000 or more: 75
 


Poquoson rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Poquoson:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 0
  • $200 to $249: 0
  • $250 to $299: 0
  • $300 to $349: 0
  • $350 to $399: 0
  • $400 to $449: 0
  • $450 to $499: 0
  • $500 to $549: 0
  • $550 to $599: 13
  • $600 to $649: 0
  • $650 to $699: 19
  • $700 to $749: 0
  • $750 to $799: 23
  • $800 to $899: 100
  • $900 to $999: 26
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 260
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 20
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 10
  • $2,000 or more: 29
  • No cash rent: 81
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 37
  • 1990 to 1994: 26
  • 1985 to 1989: 20
  • 1980 to 1984: 51
  • 1975 to 1979: 43
  • 1970 to 1974: 20
  • 1970 to 1974: 29
  • 1965 to 1969: 114


Poquoson, VA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 22.0%
Number of people working at home: 178 (3.1% of all workers)


Poquoson commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 192
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 527
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 690
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 875
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1226
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 469
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 608
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 130
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 163
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 330
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 169
  • 90 or more minutes: 101
 


Poquoson mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,970 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 405 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 44 (1%)
  • Other means: 47 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 178 (3%)
 


Poquoson, VA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 121
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 169
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 116
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 186
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 208
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 207
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 182
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 205
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 158
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 467
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 647
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 722
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 309
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 227
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 139
  • $200,000 or more: 103
 

First ancestries reported:

 English: 2219
 United States or American: 1474
 German: 1171
 Irish: 853
 Other groups: 809
 Italian: 382
 Scotch-Irish: 272
 European: 204
 Scottish: 190
 French (except Basque): 160
 Polish: 149
 Greek: 104
 Dutch: 87
 British: 76
 French Canadian: 74
 Welsh: 69
 Northern European: 67
 Norwegian: 54
 Swedish: 54
 Czech: 40
 Slovak: 38
 Canadian: 34
 Arab:: 29
 Lebanese: 29
 Ukrainian: 28
 Hungarian: 24
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 17
 Eastern European: 17
 Russian: 14
 Maltese: 13
 Danish: 13
 Finnish: 12
 Croatian: 12
 Czechoslovakian: 12
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 12
 Austrian: 8
 Portuguese: 7
 Slavic: 6
 Scandinavian: 6
 Acadian/Cajun: 5
 Jamaican: 5
 Swiss: 4
 Turkish: 4


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



  • Germany (17%)
  • Philippines (11%)
  • Japan (10%)
  • Korea (10%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • United Kingdom (7%)
  • Canada (7%)


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

  • This state: 6610
  • Northeast: 1076
  • Midwest: 872
  • South: 1871
  • West: 473

60% of Poquoson residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Virginia.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 3
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 29
  • 5th and 6th grade: 8
  • 7th and 8th grade: 90
  • 9th grade: 61
  • 10th grade: 65
  • 11th grade: 95
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 35
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 989
  • Less than 1 year of college: 279
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 554
  • Associate degree: 251
  • Bachelor's degree: 616
  • Master's degree: 436
  • Professional school degree: 99
  • Doctorate degree: 103

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 6
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 25
  • 5th and 6th grade: 24
  • 7th and 8th grade: 82
  • 9th grade: 35
  • 10th grade: 132
  • 11th grade: 143
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 57
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,111
  • Less than 1 year of college: 351
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 542
  • Associate degree: 343
  • Bachelor's degree: 755
  • Master's degree: 376
  • Professional school degree: 42
  • Doctorate degree: 22

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 4.7%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 1.5%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 18.2%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 9.8%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 14.3%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $77,454
  • Black householders: $74,202
  • Asian householders: $153,198
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $64,220
  • Some other race householders: $231,057
  • Two or more races householders: $51,255
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $98,624
Poquoson household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Poquoson household income for Black householders
Poquoson household income for Asian householders
Poquoson household income for Some other race householders
Poquoson household income for Two or more races householders
Poquoson household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Poquoson marital status for males
Poquoson marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $318,445
  • Black or African American householders: $432,695
  • Asian householders: $294,972
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $285,624
  • Some other race householders: $493,352
  • Two or more races householders: $434,357
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $333,194

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,578
  • One, attached: 209
  • Two: 26
  • 3 or 4: 50
  • 5 to 9: 50
  • 10 to 19: 131
  • 20 to 49: 12
  • 50 or more: 12
  • Mobile homes: 232

Median worth of mobile homes: $7,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Poquoson:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Poquoson
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (42.0%)
  • Utility gas (34.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • Electricity (45.3%)
  • Utility gas (38.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.8%)
  • Wood (2.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 57
Here:

3.7%
Virginia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 94
Here:

11.2%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 48
Here:

12.0%
Virginia:

20.6%

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 (Noninst.)


 

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