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Poquoson is an independent city, in the Virginia Beach-Norfolk metro area.
The community name derives from Algonquian term for "swamp"
The latitude of Poquoson is 37.122N. The longitude is -76.346W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 13 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,844.
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14% of Poquoson residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Poquoson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Poquoson was $25,336, compared with $21,587 nationally.
32% of Poquoson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Poquoson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $588. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,269.
Libraries in Poquoson include Poquoson Public Library ... View libraries
Poquoson City supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Poquoson political report.
The average commute time for Poquoson workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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