Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$42,260$34,967$29,829
Median household income$100,696$66,149$55,322
Median income owner occupied$111,786$82,180$70,586
Median income renter occupied$77,449$42,481$35,192
Median earnings male$57,500$41,712$36,919
Median earnings female$45,813$29,664$26,250
Unemployment rate1.1%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level5.0%11.4%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Poquoson is 42% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Poquoson is 82% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Poquoson is 77% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Poquoson is 67% lower than the national average

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      $67,123 $100,696 $201,392
      $44,094 $66,149 $132,298
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Poquoson median earnings by income bracket

      Poquoson employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.5%13.5%
      Manufacturing sector17.9%17.9%
      Financial & insurance services1.5%1.5%
      Wholesale & retail services15.2%15.2%
      Public administration12.6%12.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.4%5.4%
      Education, health & social services4.0%4.0%

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      Bethel Manor, VA4,666$61,61411.4%
      Poquoson, VA12,121$100,69682.0%

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