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Income/capita 31%
Household income 53%
Unemployment 55%
IndexPoquosonVirginiaNational
Income per capita$39,020$34,967$29,829
Median household income$84,643$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$92,857$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$42,214$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$54,873$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$32,107$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate2.1%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level4.7%11.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Poquoson is 31% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Poquoson is 53% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Poquoson is 55% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Poquoson is 69% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $56,423$84,643$169,286
      City
      $44,094$66,149$132,298
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Poquoson median earnings by income bracket

      Poquoson employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.2%2.1%
      Manufacturing sector19.3%2.1%
      Financial & insurance services2.5%3.5%
      Wholesale & retail services9.0%14.2%
      Public administration9.5%6.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.7%2.5%
      Education, health & social services5.2%40.0%
      Other33.1%28.0%

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      Carrollton, VA5,481$88,19359%
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      Benns Church, VA699$59,0637%
      Bethel Manor, VA4,181$52,5005%
      Poquoson, VA12,068$84,64353%

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      Salem, OH12,071$38,62430%
      Coolidge, AZ12,073$36,93233%
      Brown Deer, WI12,075$58,4726%
      Davidson, NC12,076$109,90799%
      Florida City, FL12,076$26,82852%
      Poquoson, VA12,068$84,64353%
      Source: The Poquoson, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).