The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Poquoson Shores / York Haven Anchorage is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the
waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery.
In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood
waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation.
In addition to being coastal, Poquoson Shores / York Haven Anchorage is a very nautical neighborhood,
meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and
on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel,
with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights
and sounds of.
In addition, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Poquoson Shores / York Haven Anchorage neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 99.3% of all American neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Poquoson Shores / York Haven Anchorage
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Virginia. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 97.5% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Virginia. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
Poquoson Shores / York Haven Anchorage neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and active retirees.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars
or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile
not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services
one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in
the Poquoson Shores / York Haven Anchorage neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 25.9% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 95.5% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Poquoson Shores / York Haven Anchorage neighborhood has more
English ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 18.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry.
Poquoson Shores / York Haven Anchorage is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.