The City of Poquoson had a population of 12,287 as of July 1, 2016. Poquoson ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Poquoson is located at latitude 37.1284 and longitude -76.3035 in Poquoson (city) County. The formal boundaries for the City of Poquoson (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.39 sq. miles and a water area of 63.11 sq. miles. Poquoson (city) County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.
The City of Poquoson (GNIS ID: 1498436) has a C7 Census Class Code which indicates an incorporated place that is independent of any county. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Poquoson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Poquoson: Jeffs, Po-co-son, Poquosin.
|Population in Households||12,236|
|Population in Familes||10,884|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||51|
|Average Household Size||2.66|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||4,802 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,757 (78.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||848 (17.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||197 ( 4.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$331,796|
|Average Home Value||$379,594|
|Median Household Income||$82,854|
|Average Household Income||$102,772|
|Per Capita Income||$38,635|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.47%|
|Per Capita Income||1.71%|
The table below compares Poquoson to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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.
|Total Population||# 106||82nd|
|Population Density1||# 289||51st|
|Diversity Index2||# 489||18th|
|Median Household Income||# 117||80th|
|Per Capita Income||# 117||80th|
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