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Poquoson is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 12,132 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Poquoson is the 64th largest community in Virginia.
Poquoson home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Poquoson real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Poquoson is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Poquoson is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Poquoson who work in office and administrative support (15.00%), management occupations (13.93%) and sales jobs (10.13%).
Also of interest is that Poquoson has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Poquoson is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Poquoson’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Poquoson is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
The education level of Poquoson citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.09% of adults in Poquoson have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Poquoson in 2010 was $38,243, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $152,972 for a family of four.
The people who call Poquoson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Poquoson residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Poquoson include English, German, Irish, Italian, Scottish and European.
The most common language spoken in Poquoson is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||4,525|
|POQUOSON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||84.77%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||15.23%|
|TYPE OF POQUOSON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||83.01%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||8.05%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||1.02%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||4.16%|
|SIZE OF POQUOSON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||9.74%|
|AGE OF POQUOSON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||11.54%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||55.19%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||27.10%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||6.17%|
|POQUOSON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$276,657|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,112|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $44,000||5.48%|
|$44,001 - $88,000||0.72%|
|$88,001 - $175,000||14.33%|
|$175,001 - $263,000||25.80%|
|$263,001 - $350,000||22.94%|
|$350,001 - $438,000||12.55%|
|$438,001 - $657,000||13.45%|
|$657,001 - $875,000||3.99%|
|PEOPLE OF POQUOSON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.43%|
|5 TO 17||20.01%|
|18 TO 24||6.95%|
|25 TO 34||8.08%|
|35 TO 54||31.03%|
|55 TO 64||13.93%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||15.56%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||92.39%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$85,033|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$38,243|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.09%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Manufacturing (13.29%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (11.61%)
Public Service (9.25%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.64%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.31%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.02%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.32%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.44%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||1.82%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (13.37%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (92.64%)
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