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Who Lives Here

Poquoson Demographics

Education

High School

31%

Associate's

27%

Bachelor's

23%

Master's

17%

Doctorate

2%

Family Size

2 people

50%

3 people

19%

4 people

23%

5 people

4%

6+ people

4%

Household Income

0-50k

28%

50-100k

25%

100-150k

24%

150-200k

13%

200k+

10%

Age

0-10

10%

10-20

14%

20-45

27%

45-65

28%

65+

19%

Getting Around Poquoson

Poquoson Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

22%

15-30 Mins

46%

30-40 Mins

18%

40-60 Mins

10%

60+ Mins

4%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 1616

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 13 of 18 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 12 of 18 renters

Percentage: 3636

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 11 of 18 renters

Top Scores: Grocery, Restaurant, Coffee

Things To Do In Poquoson

Top Score

Grocery Stores

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This supermarket score is far from superior.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. 82% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 100% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Better stock your pantry because the restaurant scene is paltry.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 83% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 33% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Stock up on your home beans, because this place is out of brew.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 100% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 100% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Disco is definitely dead around here.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 70% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. Significantly more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Room for improvement. More parks please.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. 62% fewer parks than average
  3. Significantly more parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place is great for recovering shopaholics - a low retail score.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 100% fewer shops than average
  3. 100% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Do you even lift, bro? Poquoson is weak on fitness.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 75% fewer gyms than average
  3. 43% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We're not mutts about Poquoson.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 88% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 29% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An all around mediocre performance for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 75% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 25% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Fasten your seat belt, it's a long way to get gas.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 87% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 25% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Poquoson Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 17 of 18 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 17 of 18 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 16 of 18 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 16 of 18 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 16 of 18 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 16 of 18 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 16 of 18 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 15 of 18 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 15 of 18 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 14 of 18 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 13 of 18 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 13 of 18 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 13 of 18 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 12 of 18 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 11 of 18 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 10 of 18 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 12 of 18 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 13 of 18 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 16 of 18 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 16 of 18 renters

Poquoson Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

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Top Schools in Poquoson

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All About

Living in Poquoson, VA

The town of Poquoson, Virginia is home to just over 12,000 people. Retirees will fit right in, as they make up 18% of the population compared to 14% nationally, while young professionals account for a smaller percentage of the city. Renters tend to be in the minority in the city, and 80% of residents own their homes. At $1,325/month, the average rent is roughly the same as the state average.

Poquoson residents have an average commute of about 27 minutes. Driving is the typical means of commuting to work, chosen by 47% of commuters, while public transportation is not used. Not many workers commute on foot.

Compared to the national average (7%), Poquoson has a high number of residents over the age of 25 with advanced degrees, as 11% have earned a Master's degree or a Doctorate. Further, 17% have earned a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. If you're looking for a variety of career options, Poquoson has them in spades. The four most common industries are manufacturing, retail, scientific, and education. Together, these industries make up 22% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 8% of residents work in management, which ranks as the top career path in the city. Poquoson workers earn an average annual income of about $96,000, around $8,000 more than the Virginia average. Poquoson's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345).