Population: 11,987

Male 50% Female 50%
Married 70%
Single 30%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Poquoson has a very low population density. Poquoson is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

773 Poquoson
27,441 New York

City Info

Poquoson, VA is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 9/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Poquoson has a population density of 773, with 11,987 current residents.

Out of the 11,987 current residents, 50% are male and 50% are female. 70% of the residents are married and 30% are single.



Air quality

Best air quality


  • 57% Sun
  • 44% Rain
  • 8% Snow


60°F average temperature

  • 31 years Median home age
  • $287,890 Median home price
  • -6.58% Home appreciation rate
  • 10.27% Annual property tax
  • 80.5%
    Homes owned
  • 14.5%
    Homes rented
  • 5%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Poquoson, the air quality is 89% and the weather, on average, is 57% sunny, 44% rainy, and 8% snowy. The average temperature is 60°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Poquoson, you should know that 80.5% of homes are owned while 14.5% of homes are rented, and 5% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $287,890, the median age of homes is 31 years, the annual home appreciation is -6.58% and the annual property tax is 10.27%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Republican Republican


When looking at the community of Poquoson, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Poquoson’s crime rate is 3 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Poquoson is 44 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 24.74% Democratic, 74.01% Republican, and 1.25% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:14


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 89%
    High school diploma
  • 8%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 18%
    Bachelors degree
  • 14%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Poquoson, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 4.80% of residents are unemployed in Poquoson (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Poquoson residents: 16.7% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 27.31% are in the arts and sciences field, 13.6% are in the customer service field, 20.8% are in the sales field, 1.50% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 10.4% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 9.8% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:14. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 88.50%, 7.63% of residents have an associate’s degree, 17.58% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 13.73% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Poquoson, you should be aware that the average commute time is 26 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Poquoson have a few different options. 88% of commuters use their own cars, 7% of commuters carpool, 0% of commuters use the transit system, and 3% of residents work from home.

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