Poquoson demographics profile

StatisticPoquosonVirginiaNational
Population12,0688,310,301318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)78519191
Median age43.437.837.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%57%55%
Speak English96%84%79%
Speak Spanish2%7%13%
Poquoson, VA has a population of 12,068 and is the 3,405th largest city in the United States. The population density is 785 per sq mi which is 310% higher than the Virginia average and 766% higher than the national average. The median age in Poquoson is 43 which is approximately 15% higher than the Virginia average of 38. In Poquoson, 65% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 58% of Poquoson residents were born in Virginia, 37% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Poquoson is 310% higher than Virginia.
  • The median age in Poquoson is 15% higher than Virginia.
  • In Poquoson 94.43% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Poquoson 1.07% of the population is African American.
  • In Poquoson 1.61% of the population is Asian.

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Poquoson population breakdown by race

RacePoquosonVirginiaNational
Caucasian94.43%68.75%73.35%
African American1.07%19.21%12.63%
Asian1.61%6.05%5.22%
American Indian0.05%0.26%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race2.62%3.37%3.06%
Other race0.22%2.30%4.75%
In Poquoson, 2.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Poquoson, VA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).