Poquoson (city) County VA Information


Poquoson (city) County Subdivisions

Poquoson (city) County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,278
Population in Households 12,227
Population in Familes 10,876
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density1 802
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 4,602
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 3,625
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,799 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,754 (78.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 848 (17.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 197 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $331,737
Average Home Value $379,529


Median Household Income $82,835
Average Household Income $102,713
Per Capita Income $38,630
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% -0.01%
Households 0.27% 0.05%
Families 0.19% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Poquoson (city) County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Poquoson (city) County to the other 134 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 111 18th
Population Density1 # 41 70th
Diversity Index2 # 112 17th
Median Household Income # 14 90th
Per Capita Income # 11 93rd

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