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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Poquoson is 12,103, which is 4.64% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 15.63% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Poquoson population density is 154.32 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 191.35 people per square mile and is higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Poquoson is white, which represent 94.57% of the total population. The average Poquoson education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 12,103. #107

Population Growth Since 2000, #200

Poquoson, VA

Population Density, #493

Poquoson, VA
154.32 per square mile
191.35 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:11,446 (94.57%, #147)
Black:83 (0.69%, #480)
Hispanic:257 (2.12%, #318)
Asian:342 (2.83%, #154)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):9 (0.07%, #217)
One Race, Other:41 (0.34%, see rank)
Two or More Races:182 (1.50%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:21 (6.14%, see rank)
Chinese:136 (39.77%, see rank)
Filipino:114 (33.33%, see rank)
Japanese:34 (9.94%, see rank)
Korean:25 (7.31%, see rank)
Vietnamese:12 (3.51%, see rank)
Asian, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

10,135 (83.74%) out of the total population of 12,103 reported first ancestry.

 Poquoson, VA% of the Total PopulationVirginiaU.S.
Arab630.52%, see rank0.83%0.56%
Czech620.51%, see rank0.28%0.47%
Danish100.08%, see rank0.23%0.42%
Dutch2972.45%, see rank1.00%1.40%
English2,33719.31%, see rank10.69%8.02%
French5334.40%, see rank2.33%3.34%
German1,86315.39%, see rank11.87%15.03%
Greek860.71%, see rank0.41%0.41%
Hungarian260.21%, see rank0.35%0.46%
Irish1,37711.38%, see rank9.99%10.80%
Italian7135.89%, see rank4.00%5.52%
Norwegian1100.91%, see rank0.61%1.42%
Polish2952.44%, see rank1.89%3.01%
Portuguese250.21%, see rank0.20%0.44%
Russian490.40%, see rank0.70%0.92%
Scotch-Irish4783.95%, see rank1.68%0.99%
Scottish3072.54%, see rank2.13%1.72%
Subsaharan African240.20%, see rank2.02%0.95%
Swedish790.65%, see rank0.71%1.27%
Swiss130.11%, see rank0.24%0.30%
Ukrainian300.25%, see rank0.23%0.31%
American1,62313.41%, see rank11.04%7.12%
Welsh550.45%, see rank0.65%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 5,981 (49.42%, see rank)
Females: 6,122 (50.58%, see rank)

Poquoson, VA
Male: 49.42%
Female: 50.58%
Male: 49.15%
Female: 50.85%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Poquoson, VA
43.70 years old
37.60 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Poquoson, VA
43.20 years old
36.20 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Poquoson, VA
44.50 years old
38.90 years old
38.80 years old

 Poquoson, VA% of the Total PopulationVirginiaU.S.
Under 5 years4473.69%, see rank6.25%6.36%
5 to 9 years7366.08%, see rank6.34%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,0038.29%, see rank6.32%6.59%
15 to 19 years9207.60%, see rank6.72%6.85%
20 to 24 years6345.24%, see rank7.16%7.13%
25 to 34 years9748.05%, see rank13.90%13.47%
35 to 44 years1,58413.09%, see rank13.42%12.96%
45 to 54 years2,08417.22%, see rank14.64%14.09%
55 to 64 years1,69914.04%, see rank12.28%12.29%
65 to 74 years1,2029.93%, see rank7.51%7.64%
75 to 84 5764.76%, see rank3.85%4.25%
85 years and over2442.02%, see rank1.60%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Poquoson, VAVirginiaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population8,363, 100%5,501,125209,056,129
Less Than High School610, 7.29%, see rank12.11%13.67%
High School Graduate2,093, 25.03%, see rank25.01%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree2,669, 31.91%, see rank27.11%29.09%
Bachelor Degree1,727, 20.65%, see rank20.74%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,264, 15.11%, see rank15.03%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#14.23, see rank13.9413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Poquoson, VA VirginiaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten22851.32%48.68%63.13%36.87%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)1,55391.56%, see rank8.44%, see rank90.08%9.92%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)83397.24%, see rank2.76%, see rank91.63%8.37%90.60%9.40%
College55687.23%, see rank12.77%, see rank79.69%20.31%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School13379.70%, see rank20.30%, see rank62.00%38.00%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Poquoson, VAVirginiaU.S.
Total Households4,627, 100%3,041,710116,211,092
Average Household Size2.60, see rank2.612.63
1 Person Households970, 20.96%, see rank26.52%27.57%
2 or More Person Households3,657, 79.04%, see rank73.48%72.43%
Family Households (Families)3,507, 75.79%, see rank67.30%66.22%
Average Family Size3.06, see rank3.253.32
Married-Couple Family2,881, 62.26%, see rank50.70%48.42%
Nonfamily Households1,120, 24.21%, see rank32.70%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Poquoson, VA%VirginiaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total9,917see rank6,637,353252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over4,879100%, see rank3,232,491123,281,364
Never Married1,32427.14%, see rank34.57%35.77%
Married2,92759.99%, see rank54.49%52.04%
Widowed1703.48%, see rank2.36%2.57%
Divorced4589.39%, see rank8.57%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over5,038100%, see rank3,404,862129,692,771
Never Married86817.23%, see rank28.53%29.48%
Married3,17963.10%, see rank51.39%49.19%
Widowed4508.93%, see rank8.68%9.16%
Divorced54110.74%, see rank11.39%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Poquoson, VA%VirginiaU.S.
Native11,58495.71%, see rank88.41%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence6,88156.85%, see rank49.57%58.73%
Born in Different State4,46736.91%, see rank37.13%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
2361.95%, see rank1.72%1.42%
Foreign Born5194.29%, see rank11.59%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship4263.52%, see rank5.55%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship930.77%, see rank6.04%7.09%
Born In Europe1431.18%, see rank1.25%1.53%
Born In Asia2662.20%, see rank4.79%3.82%
Born In Africa240.20%, see rank1.11%0.55%
Born In Oceania50.04%, see rank0.05%0.07%
Born In Latin America810.67%, see rank4.20%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.19%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Poquoson, VA%VirginiaU.S.
English4,22791.36%, see rank84.46%79.39%
Spanish1443.11%, see rank6.31%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1332.87%, see rank4.18%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages972.10%, see rank3.67%3.36%
Other260.56%, see rank1.38%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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