Poquoson, Virginia Population 2020

12,390
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Poquoson is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 12,390, it is the 38th largest city in Virginia and the 2656th largest city in the United States. Poquoson is currently growing at a rate of 0.81% annually and its population has increased by 1.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,150 in 2010. Spanning over 78 miles, Poquoson has a population density of 806 people per square mile.

The average household income in Poquoson is $103,661 with a poverty rate of 4.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,208 per month, and the median house value is $325,000. The median age in Poquoson is 43.2 years, 42.3 years for males, and 44.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.7 males.

Poquoson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Poquoson was:

  • White: 94.32%
  • Two or more races: 2.14%
  • Asian: 1.96%
  • Black or African American: 1.17%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Other race: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Poquoson, Virginia is 12,390, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,190.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,150.

Poquoson, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,35594.32%
Two or More Races2582.14%
Asian2361.96%
Black or African American1411.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native270.22%
Some Other Race220.18%
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Poquoson Population Pyramid 2020

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Poquoson Median Age

43.2


Total

42.3


Male

44.3


Female

Poquoson Adults

There are 9,378 adults, (2,268 of whom are seniors) in Poquoson.

Poquoson Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Poquoson Sex Ratio

Female

6,183

51.36%

Male

5,856

48.64%

Poquoson Households and Families

Poquoson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Poquoson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.7%9.3%
All83.4%16.6%
Non Family72.1%27.9%
Male72.1%27.9%
Female69.9%30.1%

83.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6152.683.4
Married2,8503.1590.7
Non Family1,2161.2172.1
Female4452.869.9
Male1042.7772.1

3.07

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Poquoson Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1181.40%
9th to 12th Grade2182.59%
High School Graduate2,18725.97%
Some College1,51918.04%
Associates Degree7719.16%
Bachelors Degree1,83621.80%
Graduate Degree1,77221.04%
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Poquoson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,8307,5223,442
Asian18717899
Hispanic17916730
Black11010328
Multiple Races88889
Native American2727
Other Race99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.94%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$58,032$70,579$45,604
Less Than High School$47,396$51,985$23,654
High School Grad$36,250$53,640$21,313
Some College$47,283$61,335$29,503
Bachelors Degree$63,503$82,829$49,250
Graduate Degree$84,750$111,005$59,292

$58,032

Average Earnings

$70,579

Average Male

$45,604

Average Female

Poquoson Language

Poquoson Language by Age

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Poquoson Language

95.20% of Poquoson residents speak only English, while 4.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.74% of the population.

Poquoson Poverty

Poquoson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,0215144.66%
Asian236177.20%
Multiple25851.94%

4.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.21%

Male Poverty Rate

5.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Poquoson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Poquoson is Asian, with 7.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Poquoson is Multiple, with 1.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.37%.

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Name Poverty
High School8.55%
Some College5.67%
Less Than High School4.67%
Bachelors or Greater1.27%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.32%
Female Employed1.95%
Male Employed1.38%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Poquoson Income

Poquoson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$96,831$103,661
Families$111,826$120,562
Married Families$119,859-
Non Families$36,912$54,299
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Poquoson Marital Status

Poquoson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

59.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Poquoson Married by Age and Sex

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Poquoson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Poquoson Marital Status by Race

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Poquoson Veterans

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1,325

Number of Veterans

1,181

Male Veterans

144

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War554
Second Gulf War470
Vietnam460
Korea72
World War II25
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54495
65 to 74298
75+283
55 to 64183
18 to 3466
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,26914.52%
Hispanic5726.51%
2 or More3258.18%
Other940.91%
Asian73.35%
Indian414.81%
Black43.64%

Poquoson Veterans by Education

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3.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Poquoson Employment Status

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63%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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55.59%

Born in Virginia

95.89%

Native Born

4.11%

Foreign Born

1.28%

Non Citizen

2.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.89% of Poquoson residents were born in the United States, with 55.59% having been born in Virginia. 1.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202012,3901000.81%
201912,2901000.82%
201812,1901471.22%
201712,0431000.84%
201611,943-71-0.59%
201512,014110.09%
201412,003-87-0.72%
201312,090-20-0.17%
201212,110720.60%
201112,038-107-0.88%
201012,1455790.49%
200011,5665610.50%
199011,0052,2792.35%
19808,7263,2854.84%
19705,4411,1632.43%
19604,2784,07816.55%
19402000.00%