Poquoson (city) County VA Information


Poquoson (city) County Subdivisions

Poquoson (city) County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,270
Daytime Population: Workers 2,361
Daytime Population: Residents 6,067
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,428
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 12,219
Population in Familes 10,850
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density2 801
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $82,799
Average Household Income $104,673
Per Capita Income $39,177


Total Housing Units 4,784 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,699 (77.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 878 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 207 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $340,983
Average Home Value $385,624


Total Households 4,577
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 3,595
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.14% 0.11%
Households 0.16% 0.12%
Families 0.05% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   2.02%


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

The table below compares Poquoson (city) County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 110 18th
Population Density # 40 71st
Diversity Index # 112 17th
Median Household Income # 14 90th
Per Capita Income # 12 92nd

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