Newport News, Virginia

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Population in 2017: 179,388 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.4%
 
Males: 86,834  (48.4%)
Females: 92,554  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

33.4 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years

Zip codes: 23601, 23602, 23603, 23604, 23606, 23607, 23608.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,716 (it was $36,597 in 2000)
Newport News:

$49,716
VA:

$71,535

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,539 (it was $17,843 in 2000)

Newport News city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $192,500 (it was $94,200 in 2000)
Newport News:

$192,500
VA:

$273,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $221,094; detached houses: $247,649; townhouses or other attached units: $173,281; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $91,068; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $53,395; mobile homes: $6,399

Median gross rent in 2017: $995.

March 2019 cost of living index in Newport News: 96.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.6%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.2% for Black residents, 23.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.2% for American Indian residents, 9.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 19.5% for other race residents, 15.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Newport News, VA (2017)
    • 76,63342.7%White alone
    • 71,84240.0%Black alone
    • 16,2889.1%Hispanic
    • 7,4324.1%Two or more races
    • 5,7993.2%Asian alone
    • 6150.3%American Indian alone
    • 6200.3%Other race alone
    • 1590.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Newport News detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 596 registered sex offenders living in Newport News, Virginia as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Newport News is 305 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Newport News by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
20
(10.8)
19
(10.5)
28
(15.8)
16
(9.0)
20
(10.2)
15
(8.2)
20
(11.0)
15
(8.3)
25
(13.7)
26
(14.2)
30
(16.5)
24
(13.2)
24
(13.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
103
(55.8)
109
(60.0)
91
(51.3)
73
(40.9)
83
(42.5)
52
(28.4)
50
(27.5)
56
(30.9)
72
(39.5)
87
(47.5)
71
(39.1)
93
(51.2)
89
(49.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
542
(293.7)
473
(260.3)
513
(288.9)
509
(285.5)
366
(187.5)
388
(212.2)
271
(149.2)
246
(135.9)
232
(127.2)
244
(133.4)
269
(148.1)
239
(131.5)
187
(104.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
774
(419.4)
821
(451.9)
597
(336.2)
637
(357.2)
484
(247.9)
390
(213.3)
413
(227.4)
478
(264.0)
454
(248.9)
436
(238.3)
478
(263.1)
551
(303.2)
642
(359.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,470
(796.6)
1,661
(914.2)
1,584
(892.1)
1,460
(818.8)
1,247
(638.8)
1,094
(598.2)
1,029
(566.7)
991
(547.3)
918
(503.4)
927
(506.6)
902
(496.5)
829
(456.2)
693
(387.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
5,887
(3,190)
5,160
(2,840)
5,132
(2,890)
5,388
(3,022)
4,877
(2,498)
4,592
(2,511)
4,431
(2,440)
4,247
(2,345)
4,290
(2,352)
4,255
(2,325)
4,097
(2,255)
4,211
(2,317)
3,961
(2,216)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
859
(465.5)
757
(416.6)
670
(377.4)
500
(280.4)
434
(222.3)
355
(194.1)
262
(144.3)
344
(190.0)
325
(178.2)
403
(220.2)
580
(319.2)
488
(268.5)
494
(276.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
75
(40.6)
87
(47.9)
79
(44.5)
89
(49.9)
93
(47.6)
84
(45.9)
71
(39.1)
64
(35.3)
64
(35.1)
40
(21.9)
51
(28.1)
46
(25.3)
31
(17.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)458.9448.3434.7408.4322.8303.3283.1282.2290.5300.2311.8313.5307.8

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City-data.com crime index in Newport News, VA

Crime rate in Newport News detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 567 (421 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Virginia average:

2.26
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Ancestries: American (7.0%), English (5.0%), German (4.5%), Irish (3.5%), Italian (1.6%), Scottish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1896

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 68.3 square miles.

Population density: 2,627 people per square mile   (average).

Newport News, Virginia map

13,878 residents are foreign born (3.0% Latin America, 2.0% Asia, 1.2% Europe).

This city:

7.7%
Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,118 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,131 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (17.8 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (215.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Bethel Manor, VA (1.9 miles ),
Hampton, VA (2.7 miles ),
Poquoson, VA (2.7 miles ),
Carrollton, VA (3.1 miles ),
Smithfield, VA (3.1 miles ),
Rushmere, VA (3.2 miles ),
Benns Church, VA (3.3 miles ),
Yorktown, VA (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 37.07 N, Longitude: 76.48 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +23,975 (+13.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 51,898 (59.3%)

Area code: 757

Distribution of median household income in Newport News, VA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Newport News, VA in 2017
Newport News satellite photo by USGS

Newport News tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 403 buildings, average cost: $61,100
  • 1998: 424 buildings, average cost: $61,300
  • 1999: 628 buildings, average cost: $54,100
  • 2000: 407 buildings, average cost: $61,500
  • 2001: 481 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 2002: 319 buildings, average cost: $76,400
  • 2003: 257 buildings, average cost: $101,100
  • 2004: 280 buildings, average cost: $119,100
  • 2005: 198 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2006: 262 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2007: 124 buildings, average cost: $108,400
  • 2008: 159 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2009: 86 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 2010: 129 buildings, average cost: $68,900
  • 2011: 146 buildings, average cost: $73,100
  • 2012: 161 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 2013: 92 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 2014: 109 buildings, average cost: $88,900
  • 2015: 107 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 2016: 120 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2017: 100 buildings, average cost: $180,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Newport News, VA residents
Average permit cost in Newport News, VA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Virginia:

3.0%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Newport News, VA
Historical housing units in Newport News, VA

Population change in the 1990s: +7,848 (+4.6%).
Most common industries in Newport News, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Public administration (10.1%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.1%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Public administration (11.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (11.1%)
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (16.3%)
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Newport News, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Computer specialists (3.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (2.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Computer specialists (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Registered nurses (3.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.9%)

Average climate in Newport News, Virginia

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Newport News, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 57.2. This is better than average.

City:

57.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.185. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.185
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.65. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.65
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.582. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.582
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.08. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.08
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00176. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00176
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Newport News-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 23% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/5/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the Newport News city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/28/2008, a category F3 tornado 27.4 miles away from the city center injured 200 people and caused $30 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newport News-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 85.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 226.7 miles away from Newport News center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.2 miles away from Newport News center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 91.5 miles away from Newport News center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 105.9 miles away from Newport News center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 370.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Newport News topographic map

Main business address for: NOLAND CO (WHOLESALE-HARDWARE & PLUMBING & HEATING EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES).

Hospitals in Newport News:

  • HAMPTON RAODS SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (245 CHESAPEAKE AVENUE, 4TH FLOOR)
  • HEARTLAND HOSPICE SERVICES (11835 FISHING POINT DRIVE, SUITE 101)
  • MARY IMMACULATE AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER (12720 MC MANUS BLVD, SUITE 309)
  • MARY IMMACULATE HOSPICE (710 DENBIGH BOULEVARD SUITE 7A)
  • MARY IMMACULATE HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 2 BERNARDINE DRIVE)
  • NEWPORT NEWS GENERAL HOSPITAL (5100 MARSHALL AVE)
  • PENINSULA SURGERY CENTERS, LLC (12000 WARWICK BLVD)
  • RIVERSIDE HOSPICE (500 J CLYDE MORRIS BLVD)
  • RIVERSIDE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 500 J CLYDE MORRIS BLVD)
  • RIVERSIDE REHAB INSTITUTE (245 CHESAPEAKE AVENUE)
  • WOODSIDE HOSPITAL,LLC (provides emergency services, 17579 WARWICK BOULEVARD)

Airports and heliports located in Newport News:

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Amtrak station:

NEWPORT NEWS (9304 WARWICK BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Nuclear power plants:

  • Surry 1. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Stone & Webster Engineering Corp.Westinghouse Electric Corp.Virginia Power. Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 781 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 07/1972. Commercial start: 12/1972..
  • Surry 2. Westinghouse Electric Corp.Stone & Webster Engineering Corp.Westinghouse Electric Corp.Virginia Power. Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 781 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 03/1973. Commercial start: 05/1973..

Colleges/Universities in Newport News:

  • Christopher Newport University (Full-time enrollment: 5,061; Location: 1 Avenue of the Arts; Public; Website: www.cnu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Everest College-Newport News (Full-time enrollment: 530; Location: 803 Diligence Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: www.everest.edu/campus/newport_news)
  • Riverside School of Health Careers (Full-time enrollment: 343; Location: 316 Main St.; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.riversideonline.com/rshc/)
  • Centura College-Newport News (Full-time enrollment: 263; Location: 616 Denbigh Blvd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.centuracollege.edu)
  • Regency Beauty Institute-Newport News (Full-time enrollment: 133; Location: 12365 Hornsby Lane, Suite C; Private, for-profit; Website: www.regency.edu)
  • Tomorrow's Image Barber Academy of Virginia (Full-time enrollment: 15; Location: 13641 Warwick Boulevard, Suite C; Private, for-profit; Website: www.tomorrowsimage.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Newport News:

  • Thomas Nelson Community College (about 4 miles; Hampton, VA; Full-time enrollment: 7,056)
  • Hampton University (about 9 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,494)
  • Old Dominion University (about 17 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 19,825)
  • College of William and Mary (about 19 miles; Williamsburg, VA; FT enrollment: 7,617)
  • Tidewater Community College (about 19 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 20,975)
  • Norfolk State University (about 20 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 6,032)
  • ECPI University (about 24 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 10,694)

Public high schools in Newport News:

  • WOODSIDE HIGH (Students: 2,065, Location: 13450 WOODSIDE LANE, Grades: 9-12)
  • MENCHVILLE HIGH (Students: 1,956, Location: 275 MENCHVILLE RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • WARWICK HIGH (Students: 1,890, Location: 51 COPELAND LANE, Grades: 9-12)
  • DENBIGH HIGH (Students: 1,753, Location: 259 DENBIGH BLVD, Grades: 9-12)
  • HERITAGE HIGH (Location: 5800 MARSHALL AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • ACHIEVABLE DREAM MIDDLE/HIGH (Location: 5720 MARSHALL AVE., Grades: 6-12)

Private high schools in Newport News:

  • HAMPTON ROADS ACADEMY (Students: 587, Location: 739 ACADEMY LN, Grades: PK-12)
  • PENINSULA CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 309, Location: 600 HARPERSVILLE RD, Grades: 8-12)
  • DENBIGH BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 281, Location: 13010 MITCHELL POINT RD, Grades: KG-12)
  • EAST END ACADEMY (Students: 44, Location: 2000 27TH ST, Grades: 1-11)
  • KEYSTONE ACADEMY (Students: 14, Location: 17579 WARWICK BLVD, Grades: 6-11)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Newport News:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Newport News:

  • OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL (Students: 363, Location: 52 HARPERSVILLE RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • WARWICK RIVER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 204, Location: 252 LUCAS CREEK RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 189, Location: 6812 RIVER RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST ANDREWS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 115, Location: 45 MAIN ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • DENBIGH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 107, Location: 1233 SHIELDS RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH DENBIGH CDC (Students: 91, Location: 3628 CAMPBELL RD, Grades: PK-4)
  • RHEMA CHRISTIAN CENTER ACADEMY (Students: 47, Location: 1700 27TH ST, Grades: PK-3)
  • RESURRECTION LUTHERAN SCHOOL & CHILD CARE (Students: 35, Location: 765 J CLYDE MORRIS BLVD, Grades: PK-2)
  • CALVARY SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 30, Location: 1200 17TH ST, Grades: KG-8)
  • PARKVIEW CHRISTIAN ACADEMY DAY (Students: 24, Location: 1116 BRIARFIELD RD, Grades: PK-1)
See full list of schools located in Newport News

Library in Newport News:

  • NEWPORT NEWS PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $6,123,184; Location: 700 TOWN CENTER DR., STE. 300; 382,702 books; 16,486 audio materials; 15,393 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 495 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Newport News General no longer exists. Closed / out of business

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Notable locations in Newport News: Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company (A), Newport News Park Boat Ramp (B), James River Country Club (C), Newport News Park Picnic Area (D), Reservoir Station (E), Newport News Industrial Park (F), Pier 1 (G), Seafood Industrial Park (H), Camp Morrison Industrial Park (I), McCale Professional Park (J), Ivans Industrial Park (K), Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (L), Kiln Creek Golf Course (M), Hampton Roads Wastewater Treatment Plant (N), Peninsula Industrial Park (O), Patrick Henry Commerce Center (P), Pines Golf Course (Q), Lee Hall Station (R), Oakland Industrial Park (S), Aviation Research Park (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Warwick Village Shopping Center (1), Warwick Shopping Center (2), Patrick Henry Mall Shopping Center (3), Newmarket Plaza Shopping Center (4), Newport Square Shopping Center (5), Ivy Farms Shopping Center (6), Hidenwood Shopping Center (7), Brentwood Shopping Center (8), Beaconsdale Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Newport News: NOLAND CO (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Newport News include: Christ Church (A), Denbigh Church (B), New Beach Grove Church (C), Saint George Church (D), Shining Light Church (E), Stevens Church (F), Union Chapel (G), Warwick Church (H), Denbigh Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Warwick River Mennonite Cemetery (1), Maney Cemetery (2), Pleasant Shade Cemetery (3), Peninsula Memorial Park Cemetery (4), Morrison Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Browns Lake (A), Morleys Gut (B), Milstead Creek (C), Lake Queen Anne (D), City Reservoir (E), Lake Corbin (F), Indigo Lake (G), Kettle Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stony Run (A), Morrisons Creek (B), Lukas Creek (C), Jones Run (D), Jail Creek (E), Deep Creek (F), Blows Creek (G), Bailey Creek (H), Skiffes Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Newport News include: Mariners Museum Park (1), Oak Avenue Minipark (2), Endview Plantation Historic Site (3), Murphy Field (4), Denbigh Park (5), Nicewood Park (6), Potters Field Park (7), Riverview Farm Park (8), Anderson Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Gallery Shop (Museums; 101 Museum Drive) (1), Newsome House Museum and Cultural Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2803 Oak Avenue) (2), Newport News City - Parks and Recreation- Museums- Virginia War Museum- Education Depart (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 9285 Warwick Boulevard) (3), Holocaust Teacher Resource Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 317 Lynchburg Drive) (4), James A Fields House Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 617 27th Street) (5), Ski World (Ski & Helicopter Tours; 12233 Jefferson Avenue) (6), Peninsula Fine Arts Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 101 Museum Drive) (7), King's Flea Market (Amusement & Theme Parks; 9706 Jefferson Avenue) (8), Amf Denbigh Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 13799 Warwick Boulevard) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Hilton Garden Inn (180 Regal Way) (1), Economos Prop T-A Omni Newport News (1000 Omni Boulevard) (2), Days Inn - Newport News (14747 Warwick Blvd) (3), Best Western King James Hotel (6045 Jefferson Avenue) (4), Hilton Rooms (9903 Warwick Blvd) (5), Best Value Inn (10614 Jefferson Avenue) (6), Executive Inn (6069 Jefferson Avenue) (7), Hampton Inn & Suites Newport News-Arpt-O (12251 Jefferson Avenue) (8), Chatfield's (950 J Clyde Morris Boulevard) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Us Government District Court - Civil Section (101 25th) (1), Virginia Commonwealth - Juvenile Justice Dept- 9th District Court Service (300 Ballard Street) (2), Newport News City - Courts- Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court- Ju (2501 Huntington Avenue) (3), Newport News City - Courts- General District Courts- Traffic Court Informa (2500 Washington Avenue) (4), Newport News City - Courts- Circuit Court (2501 Huntington Avenue) (5), Forrest Court (32 Tree) (6), U S District Court (101 25th) (7), United States Government Us Bankruptcy Court (101 25th Street) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Mike Tomlin - Head coach of the National Football League's Pittsburgh Steelers, Ella Fitzgerald - (1918-1996), singer, Nick Thompson (fighter) - Martial artist, William Styron - (born 1925), author, Aaron Brooks (American football) - Football player, Aaron Brooks - 2005 NFL player (New Orleans Saints, born: Mar 24, 1976), Salena Jones - Jazz singer, Austin Roberts (singer) - Pop singer, David Macklin - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Jul 14, 1978), Sonja Sohn - Actor.

Newport News city County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.5%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.7%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Newport News in 2010:

  • 2,790 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,634 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 633 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 611 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 232 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 134 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 120 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 109 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 98 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 62 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 28 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 22 people in maritime/merchant vessels
  • 15 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Newport News in 2000:

  • 1,355 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 1,168 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 1,122 people in nursing homes
  • 757 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 676 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 225 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 178 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 88 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 87 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 54 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 42 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 30 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 22 people in religious group quarters
  • 17 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with most branches in Newport News (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Newport News Branch, Deer Park Branch, Denbigh Branch, Patrick Henry Branch, Hilton Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • The Old Point National Bank of Phoebus: Professional Park Branch, The Warwick Branch, Sherwood Branch, Denbigh Boulevard Branch, Oyster Point Financial Center Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $845.3 mil, Deposits: $691.3 mil, headquarters in Hampton, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Old Point Financial Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Oyster Point Branch, Chesapeake Branch, Denbigh Branch, Newport News Main Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Oyster Point Branch, Hidenwood Branch, Warwick Branch, Denbigh Branch. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Towne Bank: Oyster Point Branch, Port Warwick Branch, Warwick Branch. Info updated 2011/01/04: Bank assets: $4,081.8 mil, Deposits: $3,206.8 mil, headquarters in Portsmouth, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Denbigh Branch, Warwick Village Branch, Washington Avenue Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Union First Market Bank: Newport News Branch at 603 Pilot House Drive, branch established on 1999/02/11. Info updated 2011/08/16: Bank assets: $3,888.6 mil, Deposits: $3,181.6 mil, headquarters in Richmond, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 99 total offices, Holding Company: Union First Market Bankshares Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Newport News Wal-Mart Branch at 12401 Jefferson, branch established on 2006/03/27. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Virginia Company Bank: at 601 Thimble Shoals Boulevard, Suite 201, branch established on 2005/10/31. Info updated 2010/05/12: Bank assets: $131.6 mil, Deposits: $107.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Newport News:

Marital status in Newport News, VA
  • Never married: 37.4%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in Newport News:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Virginia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Newport News
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Newport News:

(Newport News, Virginia Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Newport News, VA (based on Newport News city County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant28,837101
Mainline Protestant16,87035
Catholic8,9543
Other8,46014
Black Protestant2,76310
Orthodox1,5001
None113,335-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 35
Newport News city:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Newport News city:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 37
This county:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Newport News city:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 139
Here:

7.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.8%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.4%
State:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Newport News:

48.8%
Virginia:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Newport News:

46.6%
Virginia:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Newport News:

29.2
Virginia:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.8%
State:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Newport News:

11.9%
Virginia:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.3%
Virginia:

33.7%

General health condition:
Newport News:

55.9%
Virginia:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.4%
Virginia:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Newport News, VA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 2,344$12,543,336$64,215432$344,458
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 1,845$4,865,022$31,642414$657,185
Police Protection - Officers 436$2,257,834$62,1429$23,405
Firefighters 367$1,903,504$62,2400$0
Welfare 348$1,390,072$47,9349$17,037
Correction 329$1,225,487$44,69914$18,764
Water Supply 294$1,356,195$55,35515$25,145
Sewerage 209$792,320$45,49265$75,330
Financial Administration 182$878,672$57,93411$9,468
Parks and Recreation 157$617,252$47,178254$234,595
Solid Waste Management 147$533,624$43,5610$0
Police - Other 116$402,994$41,6897$17,444
Other Government Administration 114$609,192$64,1255$6,045
Judicial and Legal 112$527,606$56,5294$8,946
Housing and Community Development (Local) 111$360,359$38,95812$10,288
Streets and Highways 100$489,840$58,7817$13,259
Other and Unallocable 79$368,238$55,9352$2,298
Local Libraries 44$185,280$50,53132$47,558
Fire - Other 12$47,024$47,0241$1,678
Health 1$4,202$50,4241$1,869
Totals for Government 7,347$31,358,053$51,2181,294$1,514,772

Newport News government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $68,514,000 ($381.93)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $30,685,000 ($171.05)
    Water Utilities: $24,139,000 ($134.56)
    Air Transportation: $5,837,000 ($32.54)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,205,000 ($12.29)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $323,930,000 ($1805.75)
    General - Other: $95,884,000 ($534.51)
    Police Protection: $49,161,000 ($274.05)
    Water Utilities: $48,435,000 ($270.00)
    Public Welfare - Other: $37,996,000 ($211.81)
    Housing and Community Development: $33,530,000 ($186.91)
    Local Fire Protection: $30,001,000 ($167.24)
    Correctional Institutions: $28,249,000 ($157.47)
    Sewerage: $27,037,000 ($150.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,807,000 ($121.56)
    Regular Highways: $17,513,000 ($97.63)
    Financial Administration: $17,504,000 ($97.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,455,000 ($69.43)
    General Public Buildings: $10,359,000 ($57.75)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,101,000 ($45.16)
    Health - Other: $8,057,000 ($44.91)
    Air Transportation: $6,408,000 ($35.72)
    Libraries: $4,377,000 ($24.40)
    Central Staff Services: $3,060,000 ($17.06)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,891,000 ($16.12)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $444,863,000 ($2479.89)
    Corporate Bonds: $111,129,000 ($619.49)
    Other Investments - Other: $102,648,000 ($572.21)
    Benefit Payments: $71,929,000 ($400.97)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $35,925,000 ($200.26)
    Withdrawals: $72,000 ($0.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $25,209,000 ($140.53)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $9,489,000 ($52.90)
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $179,000 ($1.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $37,555,000 ($209.35)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $195,070,000 ($1087.42)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,405,000 ($35.70)

Newport News government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $39,988,000 ($222.91)
    Other: $15,134,000 ($84.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,451,000 ($80.56)
    Air Transportation: $7,772,000 ($43.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,335,000 ($40.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,292,000 ($23.93)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $2,960,000 ($16.50)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $484,000 ($2.70)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $317,000 ($1.77)
    Parking Facilities: $182,000 ($1.01)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $6,189,000 ($34.50)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-7,466,000 ($-41.62)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $38,427,000 ($214.21)
    Housing and Community Development: $31,353,000 ($174.78)
    Other: $6,711,000 ($37.41)
    Public Welfare: $284,000 ($1.58)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $12,147,000 ($67.71)
    Education: $9,453,000 ($52.70)
    Housing and Community Development: $359,000 ($2.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $15,584,000 ($86.87)
    Rents: $11,312,000 ($63.06)
    Sale of Property: $4,267,000 ($23.79)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,517,000 ($8.46)
    Interest Earnings: $1,509,000 ($8.41)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $89,993,000 ($501.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $208,053,000 ($1159.79)
    Public Welfare: $27,090,000 ($151.01)
    Highways: $16,585,000 ($92.45)
    Other: $14,779,000 ($82.39)
    General Local Government Support: $9,782,000 ($54.53)
    Water Utilities: $3,353,000 ($18.69)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,345,000 ($18.65)
  • Tax - Property: $256,442,000 ($1429.54)
    Other Selective Sales: $30,964,000 ($172.61)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $24,352,000 ($135.75)
    Public Utilities Sales: $17,552,000 ($97.84)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $16,383,000 ($91.33)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $4,808,000 ($26.80)
    Motor Vehicle License: $4,097,000 ($22.84)
    Other License: $3,413,000 ($19.03)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,295,000 ($12.79)
    Amusements Sales: $929,000 ($5.18)

Newport News government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $471,633,000 ($2629.12)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $469,529,000 ($2617.39)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $398,601,000 ($2222.00)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $283,366,000 ($1579.63)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $121,409,000 ($676.80)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $119,305,000 ($665.07)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $117,000,000 ($652.22)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,765,000 ($9.84)

Newport News government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $46,884,000 ($261.36)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $123,524,000 ($688.59)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $196,365,000 ($1094.64)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $768,696,000 ($4285.10)

11.46% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,366 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.46%
Virginia average:

9.50%

0.30% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,100 average AGI)
Newport News city:

0.30%
Virginia average:

0.18%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hampton city, VA  2.84% ($30,909 average AGI)
from York County, VA  0.88% ($42,936)
from Norfolk city, VA  0.41% ($36,932)


12.22% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,129 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.22%
Virginia average:

9.76%

0.27% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,030 average AGI)
Newport News city:

0.27%
Virginia average:

0.17%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hampton city, VA  2.58% ($32,062 average AGI)
to York County, VA  0.84% ($55,688)
to James City County, VA  0.44% ($59,196)
Businesses in Newport News, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven23Little Caesars Pizza1
ALDO1Long John Silver's1
AT&T4Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1Macy's1
Advance Auto Parts6Marriott3
Aeropostale1MasterBrand Cabinets19
American Eagle Outfitters1Mazda1
Ann Taylor1McDonald's8
Applebee's1Men's Wearhouse2
Arby's2Microtel1
AutoZone3Motel 61
BMW1Motherhood Maternity2
Bally Total Fitness1New Balance3
Banana Republic1New York & Co1
Barnes & Noble1Nike26
Baskin-Robbins1Nissan1
Bath & Body Works1Office Depot1
Bed Bath & Beyond1OfficeMax1
Best Western1Old Navy1
Blockbuster3Olive Garden1
Budget Car Rental1Outback1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King5Pac Sun1
Burlington Coat Factory1Panera Bread2
CVS2Papa John's Pizza3
CarMax1Payless2
Charlotte Russe1Penske2
Chevrolet2PetSmart1
Chick-Fil-A4Pier 1 Imports1
Chipotle1Pizza Hut4
Church's Chicken1Plato's Closet1
Cold Stone Creamery1Popeyes2
Coldwater Creek1Quiznos3
Comfort Inn1RadioShack2
Comfort Suites1Red Lobster1
Costco1Red Robin1
Cracker Barrel1Rite Aid5
DHL1Rodeway Inn1
Dairy Queen4Ruby Tuesday1
Days Inn2Rue211
Deb1SAS Shoes1
Decora Cabinetry9SONIC Drive-In2
Domino's Pizza4Sam's Club1
Dunkin Donuts4Sears4
Econo Lodge2Shoe Carnival1
Express1Sleep Inn1
Extended Stay America1Spencer Gifts1
FedEx17Sprint Nextel2
Finish Line1Starbucks6
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
Ford2Subaru1
Forever 211Subway15
GNC5Super 84
GameStop3T-Mobile7
Gap1T.G.I. Driday's1
Gymboree1T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block9Taco Bell6
Hardee's2Talbots1
Havertys Furniture1Target1
Hilton3The Athlete's Foot1
Holiday Inn2The Room Place1
Home Depot1Torrid1
Honda1Toyota1
Hot Topic1Toys"R"Us2
Hyundai1Trader Joe's1
IHOP2Travelodge1
InTown Suites2U-Haul3
J. Jill1UPS23
JCPenney1Value City Furniture1
JoS. A. Bank1Vans5
Jones New York5Verizon Wireless3
Journeys1Victoria's Secret1
Justice1Volkswagen1
KFC5Waffle House2
Kmart1Walgreens5
Kohl's1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's7
Lane Bryant1Wet Seal1
Lane Furniture2YMCA2
LensCrafters1

Strongest AM radio stations in Newport News:

  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKGM (940 AM; 10 kW; SMITHFIELD, VA; Owner: WKGM, INC.)
  • WNIS (790 AM; 5 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPMH (1010 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTJZ (1270 AM; 2 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGPL (1350 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA URBAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLRT (1490 AM; 1 kW; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: HAMPTON RADIO II, INC.)
  • WHKT (1650 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFOG (1050 AM; 5 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newport News:

  • WHRO-FM (90.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WHRV (89.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WGH-FM (97.3 FM; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WVKL (95.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYCS (91.5 FM; YORKTOWN, VA; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC.)
  • WJCD (107.7 FM; WINDSOR, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWSO-FM (92.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W271AD (102.1 FM; SMITHFIELD, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WKOC (93.7 FM; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WSVY-FM (105.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHOV (88.1 FM; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: HAMPTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WNOR (98.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WWDE-FM (101.3 FM; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPTE (94.9 FM; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WROX-FM (96.1 FM; CAPE CHARLES, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR TELECABLE, INC.)
  • WYFI (99.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCMS-FM (100.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WOWI (102.9 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNSB (91.1 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)

TV broadcast stations around Newport News:

  • W21AQ (Channel 21; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • W18BS (Channel 18; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WTKR (Channel 3; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WVEC-TV (Channel 13; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WVEC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTVZ-TV (Channel 33; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WTVZ LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHRO-TV (Channel 15; HAMPTON-NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOC, INC.)
  • WPXV (Channel 49; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGBS-LP (Channel 7; HAMPTON, ETC., VA; Owner: JOAN AND KENNETH WRIGHT)
  • WAVY-TV (Channel 10; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGNT (Channel 27; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WYSJ-CA (Channel 31; YORKTOWN, VA; Owner: JBS, INC.)
  • WVBT (Channel 43; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W05BQ (Channel 5; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • WTTD-LP (Channel 59; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNLO-CA (Channel 45; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJGN-CA (Channel 5; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • WBTD-LP (Channel 66; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKTD-CA (Channel 17; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJHJ-LP (Channel 39; NEWPORT NEWS, ETC., VA; Owner: JBS, INC.)
  • W56CS (Channel 56; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WITD-CA (Channel 23; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W25CS (Channel 25; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: KM BROADCASTING, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Newport News fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 174Number of bridges
  • 3,333ft / 1,016mTotal length
  • $60,242,000Total costs
  • 4,041,105Total average daily traffic
  • 110,871Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,862,502Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
New bridges in Newport News, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 2Before 1900
  • 61930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 381960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 661980-1989
  • 331990-1999
  • 112000-2009
  • 92010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Newport News, VA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Newport News)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 512 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Newport News, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 114 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 574 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Newport News)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Newport News)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 135 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 35 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,295$191,153395$141,2843,883$179,229253$98,4035$4,878,600316$125,3992$43,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED39$182,41016$85,813287$187,82627$56,7410$022$142,0453$26,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED94$163,14938$107,2631,185$173,603162$68,4510$0107$119,0849$36,444
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN131$184,93956$142,071975$184,04754$93,6480$079$138,8480$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$147,33312$149,667243$176,83514$130,4290$025$173,1201$15,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed mortgage data for all 35 tracts in Newport News, VA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 31 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED52$203,28872$210,9442$140,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$197,28626$204,5773$200,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$187,62516$202,4380$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$225,7789$175,4441$151,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$141,0004$201,7503$154,667
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Newport News, VA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Newport News, VA - Value

2008 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2008 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 614. The highest number of fire incidents - 916 took place in 2010, and the least - 444 in 2008. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Newport News, VA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (45.0%), and Outside Fires (35.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Newport News, VA
    • 3,04945.0%Structure Fires
    • 2,41435.6%Outside Fires
    • 1,17817.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1311.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Newport News, VA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Newport News, Virginia:

  • Comfort Inn Newport News, 12330 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, Virginia 23602 , Phone: (757) 249-0200, Fax: (757) 249-4736
  • Holiday Inn Newport News - Hampton, 980 Omni Blvd, Newport News, Virginia 23606 , Phone: (757) 223-2110, Fax: (757) 223-2114
  • Econo Lodge - Oyster Point, 11845 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, Virginia 23606 , Phone: (757) 599-3237
  • Super 8 Newport News / J Clyde Morris Blvd., 945 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, Virginia 23601 , Phone: (757) 595-8888, Fax: (757) 223-0504
  • Super 8 Newport News, 6105 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, Virginia 23605 , Phone: (757) 825-1422, Fax: (757) 825-1420
  • Extended Stay America - Newport News - Oyster Point, 11708 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, Virginia 23606 , Phone: (757) 873-2266, Fax: (757) 873-8891
  • Extended Stay America - Newport News - I-64 - Jefferson Avenue, 12359 Hornsby Ln, Newport News, Virginia 23602 , Phone: (757) 882-8847, Fax: (757) 882-8378
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 12251 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, Virginia 23602 , Phone: (757) 249-0001, Fax: (757) 249-3911
  • 22 other hotels and motels
All 30 fire-safe hotels and motels in Newport News, Virginia
Most common first names in Newport News, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1,20970.7 years
William1,13872.3 years
John1,02072.5 years
Mary98477.5 years
Robert71469.9 years
George53873.5 years
Charles53372.0 years
Joseph41471.7 years
Thomas37172.0 years
Margaret36977.5 years
Most common last names in Newport News, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith57273.9 years
Jones50971.7 years
Williams44972.4 years
Johnson40971.4 years
Brown35173.3 years
Davis31472.5 years
White22074.7 years
Taylor21173.9 years
Harris20773.8 years
Moore17972.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Newport News, VA
  • 55.7%Utility gas
  • 39.2%Electricity
  • 3.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Newport News, VA
  • 74.0%Electricity
  • 23.5%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Wood


Newport News compared to Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.

Newport News on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest cost per building permit (population 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest local government total salary and wages expenses per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military transient quarters for temporary residents (population 1,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest differences between daily high and daily low temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average snowfall in a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 (23604) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #11 (23604) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #43 (23604) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #67 (23608) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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