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Population in 2012: 180,726 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.3%
 

Males: 87,083  (48.2%)
Females: 93,643  (51.8%)

Median resident age:  32.3 years
Virginia median age:  37.1 years

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

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,476 (it was $36,597 in 2000)
Newport News:

$47,476
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,310

Newport News city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $194,400 (it was $94,200 in 2000)
Newport News:

$194,400
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $212,230; Detached houses: $227,166; Townhouses or other attached units: $171,219; In 2-unit structures: $149,282; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $167,526; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $143,309; Mobile homes: $37,113; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $95,915

Median gross rent in 2012: $969.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 23601, 23602, 23603, 23605, 23606, 23607, 23608.

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  • White alone - 82,268 (45.5%)
  • Black alone - 69,904 (38.7%)
  • Hispanic - 14,233 (7.9%)
  • Two or more races - 8,101 (4.5%)
  • Asian alone - 5,015 (2.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 506 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 490 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 209 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Newport News: 98.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (10.1%), English (7.7%), Irish (7.6%), United States (5.0%), Italian (3.1%), Scottish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1896

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 68.3 square miles.

Population density: 2,646 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Newport News:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newport News city:

  • Never married: 36.5%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

12,715 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 1.9% Asia, 1.3% Europe).

This city:  6.6%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 380 registered sex offenders living in Newport News, Virginia as of August 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Newport News to the number of sex offenders is 476 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,293 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,138 (1.2%)

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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 ).

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

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Latitude: 37.07 N, Longitude: 76.48 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +23,334 (+12.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 52,332 (58.8%)

Area code: 757

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Crime rates in Newport News by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 203020271720192816201520
per 100,000 10.816.410.814.89.310.810.515.89.010.28.211.0
Rapes 9597106941041031099173835250
per 100,000 51.553.057.151.556.755.860.051.340.942.528.427.5
Robberies 448448420389523542473513509366388271
per 100,000 242.8244.9226.3213.1285.1293.7260.3288.9285.5187.5212.2149.2
Assaults 777750805743736774821597637484390413
per 100,000 421.1410.0433.7407.0401.2419.4451.9336.2357.2247.9213.3227.4
Burglaries 1,4601,5081,636N/A1,4441,4701,6611,5841,4601,2471,0941,029
per 100,000 791.3824.4881.4N/A787.1796.6914.2892.1818.8638.8598.2566.7
Thefts 5,9525,7885,7155,4895,4065,8875,1605,1325,3884,8774,5924,431
per 100,000 3226.13164.13078.83006.62946.83190.12840.02890.53021.72498.12511.02440.1
Auto thefts 1,2051,1631,234980932859757670500434355262
per 100,000 653.1635.8664.8536.8508.0465.5416.6377.4280.4222.3194.1144.3
Arson 106113117858675877989938471
per 100,000 57.561.863.046.646.940.647.944.549.947.645.939.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.9) 462.2471.4465.4N/A448.6464.5453.7440.0413.3326.7307.0286.5

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 554 (418 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
Virginia average:

2.27

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Newport News, Virginia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +7,848 (+4.6%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation equipment (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Newport News-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 15% greater 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 significantly below Virginia state average. It is 97% 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 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 the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Newport News topographic 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.

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Newport News:

  • DAVITA - NEWPORT NEWS (Dialysis Facility, 711 79TH STREET)
  • JEFFERSON AVENUE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 11234 JEFFERSON AVE)
  • PENINSULA DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 716 DENBIGH BLVD)
  • RAI - CHESAPEAKE-NEWPORT NEWS (Dialysis Facility, 225 CHESAPEAKE AVENUE)
  • RAI - THIMBLE SHOALS-NEWPORT NEWS (Dialysis Facility, 739 THIMBLE SHOALS BLVD)
  • CARESOUTH HOMECARE PROFESSIONALS (Home Health Center, 729 THIMBLE SHOALS BLVD, SUITE 3-C)
  • HOPE IN HOME CARE, LLC (Home Health Center, 11835 ROCK LANDING DR HOPE CENTER)
  • OLSTEN KIMBERLY QUALITYCARE (Home Health Center, 703 THIMBLE SHOALS BLVD SUITE C 4)
  • RIVERSIDE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 856 J CLYDE MORRIS BLVD SUITE C)
  • TENDER CARE HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, 3112 CHESTNUT AVENUE)
  • HAMPTON RAODS SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (Hospital, 245 CHESAPEAKE AVENUE, 4TH FLOOR)
  • HEARTLAND HOSPICE SERVICES (Hospital, 11835 FISHING POINT DRIVE, SUITE 101)
  • MARY IMMACULATE AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, 12720 MC MANUS BLVD, SUITE 309)
  • MARY IMMACULATE HOSPICE (Hospital, 710 DENBIGH BOULEVARD SUITE 7A)
  • MARY IMMACULATE HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 2 BERNARDINE DRIVE)
  • NEWPORT NEWS GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, 5100 MARSHALL AVE)
  • PENINSULA SURGERY CENTERS, LLC (Hospital, 12000 WARWICK BLVD)
  • RIVERSIDE HOSPICE (Hospital, 500 J CLYDE MORRIS BLVD)
  • RIVERSIDE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 500 J CLYDE MORRIS BLVD)
  • RIVERSIDE REHAB INSTITUTE (Hospital, 245 CHESAPEAKE AVENUE)
  • WOODSIDE HOSPITAL,LLC (Hospital, provides emergency services, 17579 WARWICK BOULEVARD)
  • CHESAPEAKE THE (Nursing Home, 955 HARPERSVILLE RD)
  • HUNTINGTON CONV CENTER (Nursing Home, 5015 HUNTINGTON AVE)
  • JAMES RIVER CONV CTR (Nursing Home, 540 ABERTHAW AVE)
  • JAMES RIVER CONVALESCENT CENTE (Nursing Home, 540 ABERTHAW AVENUE)
  • NEWPORT NEWS NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, 12997 NETTLES DRIVE)
  • PATRICK HENRY HOSP FOR CHRONICALLY (Nursing Home, 4416 DENBEIGH RD)
  • ST FRANCIS NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, 4 RIDGEWOOD PARKWAY)
  • THE GARDENS AT WARWICK FOREST (Nursing Home, 1000 OLD DENBEIGH BOULEVARD)
  • THE NEWPORT (Nursing Home, 11141 WARWICK BLVD)

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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: 4,722; Location: 1 University Place; Public; Website: www.cnu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Everest College-Newport News (FT enrollment: 696; Location: 803 Diligence Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: www.everest.edu/campus/newport_news)
  • Centura College (FT enrollment: 250; Location: 616 Denbigh Blvd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.centuracollege.edu)
  • Riverside School of Health Careers (FT enrollment: 243; Location: 316 Main St.; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.riverside-online.com/rshc)

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

  • Thomas Nelson Community College (about 4 miles; Hampton, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,554)
  • Hampton University (about 9 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,789)
  • Old Dominion University (about 17 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 15,643)
  • Tidewater Community College (about 19 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 12,101)
  • College of William and Mary (about 19 miles; Williamsburg, VA; FT enrollment: 7,397)
  • Norfolk State University (about 20 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 5,675)
  • ECPI College of Technology (about 24 miles; Virginia Beach, VA; FT enrollment: 12,138)

Public high schools in Newport News:

Private high schools in Newport News:

  • DENBIGH BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 552; Location: 13010 MITCHELL POINT RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • HAMPTON ROADS ACADEMY (Students: 507; Location: 739 ACADEMY LN; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • EAST END ACADEMY (Students: 38; Location: 2000 27TH ST; Grades: 2 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Newport News:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Newport News:

  • DENBIGH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 335; Location: 1233 SHIELDS RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • WARWICK RIVER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 302; Location: 252 LUCAS CREEK RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 261; Location: 6812 RIVER RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ANDREWS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 203; Location: 45 MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 5)
  • ORCUTT BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 131; Location: 653 BAXTER LN; Grades: PK - 5)
  • RESURRECTION LUTHERAN SCHOOL & CHILD CARE (Students: 83; Location: 765 J CLYDE MORRIS BLVD; Grades: PK - 5)
  • FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH DENBIGH CDC (Students: 82; Location: 3628 CAMPBELL RD; Grades: PK - 4)
  • HAMPTON ROADS MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 79; Location: 610 THIMBLE SHOALS BLVD STE 524BLD5; Grades: PK - 1)
  • HOLLOMAN CHILD DEVELOPMENT & EDUCATION CENTER (Students: 73; Location: 14102 WARWICK BLVD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • WARWICK KIDS ACADEMY (Students: 68; Location: 9288 WARWICK BLVD; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Newport News, School District: NEWPORT NEWS CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

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

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

 
Newport News city County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  PM10 PM2.5 CO  SO2 Ozone  NO2 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.5. This is about average.
City:

29.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.2. This is better than average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.2
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.00. This is about average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.00
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.177. This is significantly better than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.177
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.28. This is about average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.28
U.S.:

2.43
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0117. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0117
U.S.:

0.0222

Drinking water stations with addresses in Newport News and their reported violations in the past:

ECLIPSE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 230, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-19-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-19-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and OCT-03-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-19-2001), St Compliance achieved (OCT-03-2001)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-1999 and FEB-10-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2000), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-10-2000), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2000)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1996 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
COVES AT WILTON CREEK (Population served: 190, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-19-2003), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-19-2003), St Public Notif received (DEC-10-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.1%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.8% for Black residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Newport News, VA

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 mentally retarded
  • 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

Newport News compared to Virginia state average:

Newport News, Virginia environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.


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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) (Amended And
  • 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

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

  • Hotel, 11841 Canon Blvd, Newport News, VA 23606 , Phone: (757) 873-0400
  • Holiday Inn Express, 16890 Warwick Blvd, Newport News, VA 23603 , Phone: (757) 887-3000, Fax: (757) 887-3000
  • Comfort Inn, 12330 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23602 , Phone: (757) 249-0200, Fax: (757) 249-4736
  • Omni Newport News Hotel, 1000 Omni Blvd, Newport News, VA 23606 , Phone: (757) 873-6664, Fax: (757) 873-3005
  • Motel 6, 797 J Clyde-morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601 , Phone: (804) 595-6336, Fax: (757) 595-8124
  • Econo Lodge - Oyster Point, 11845 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23606 , Phone: (757) 599-3237
  • Super 8 Newport News / J Clyde Morris Blvd., 945 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601 , Phone: (757) 595-8888, Fax: (757) 223-0504
  • Super 8 Newport News, 6105 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23605 , Phone: (757) 825-1422, Fax: (757) 825-1420
  • 31 other hotels and motels
All 39 fire-safe hotels and motels in Newport News, Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Newport News travel time to work - commute


Newport News mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 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 city (based on Newport News city data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.48%
Here34.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents31.1%18.4%12.0%6.0%4.3%
Congregations24.8%3.8%10.5%8.6%1.9%
NameEpiscopal ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)JewishOther
Adherents4.3%3.8%2.9%2.6%14.7%
Congregations5.7%3.8%1.9%1.9%37.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 35
Newport News city:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.5%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Newport News city:

29.8%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Newport News city:

13.4%
State:

18.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 214$879,243$49,30319$38,512
Other Government Administration 152$606,056$47,8473$3,822
Judicial and Legal 123$470,320$45,8850$0
Police Protection - Officers 436$1,763,864$48,54713$28,640
Police - Other 105$358,896$41,0170$0
Firefighters 345$1,479,562$51,4630$0
Fire - Other 27$113,248$50,3320$0
Correction 397$1,167,984$35,30418$23,414
Streets and Highways 362$1,188,315$39,39241$49,730
Welfare 362$1,161,846$38,51413$23,294
Health 2$7,940$47,6400$0
Solid Waste Management 12$38,464$38,4640$0
Sewerage 17$57,111$40,3140$0
Parks and Recreation 197$671,278$40,890302$325,510
Housing and Community Development(Local) 162$472,672$35,01312$7,122
Water Supply 342$1,275,715$44,76219$45,940
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 3,549$12,496,077$42,252808$792,453
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 1,395$2,999,573$25,803252$208,472
Local Libraries 62$200,652$38,83644$47,760
Other and Unallocable 80$279,885$41,9835$5,952
Totals for Government 8,341$27,688,701$39,8351,549$1,600,621

Newport News government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $873,000 ($4.83)
    Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $48,000 ($0.27)
  • Construction - Correctional Institutions: $11,958,000 ($66.17)
    Regular Highways: $8,739,000 ($48.35)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,818,000 ($21.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,250,000 ($6.92)
    General Public Buildings: $450,000 ($2.49)
    General - Other: $349,000 ($1.93)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $208,000 ($1.15)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $5,000 ($0.03)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $283,607,000 ($1569.27)
    Health - Other: $64,875,000 ($358.97)
    Police Protection: $38,124,000 ($210.95)
    Water Utilities: $38,030,000 ($210.43)
    Public Welfare - Other: $33,843,000 ($187.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $26,598,000 ($147.17)
    Correctional Institutions: $23,307,000 ($128.96)
    Regular Highways: $23,092,000 ($127.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $22,657,000 ($125.37)
    Housing and Community Development: $21,151,000 ($117.03)
    Financial Administration: $16,742,000 ($92.64)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $11,686,000 ($64.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,393,000 ($51.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,215,000 ($45.46)
    General Public Buildings: $7,020,000 ($38.84)
    Central Staff Services: $5,181,000 ($28.67)
    Sewerage: $4,477,000 ($24.77)
    Libraries: $4,322,000 ($23.91)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,495,000 ($19.34)
    Transit Utilities: $2,689,000 ($14.88)
    Corrections - Other: $471,000 ($2.61)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $16,000 ($0.09)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $355,096,000 ($1964.83)
    Corporate Bonds: $185,622,000 ($1027.09)
    Benefit Payments: $45,304,000 ($250.68)
    Other Investments - Other: $37,059,000 ($205.06)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $17,760,000 ($98.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,421,000 ($7.86)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,959,000 ($38.51)
    Correctional Institutions: $2,996,000 ($16.58)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,259,000 ($6.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $15,878,000 ($87.86)
    Water Utilities: $13,364,000 ($73.95)
    Sewerage: $7,301,000 ($40.40)
    General Public Building: $6,525,000 ($36.10)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,556,000 ($30.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,699,000 ($26.00)
    Regular Highways: $3,316,000 ($18.35)
    Financial Administration: $2,316,000 ($12.81)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,308,000 ($12.77)
    Health - Other: $1,982,000 ($10.97)
    Police Protection: $1,193,000 ($6.60)
    Correctional Institutions: $697,000 ($3.86)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $597,000 ($3.30)
    Libraries: $540,000 ($2.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $384,000 ($2.12)
    Parking Facilities: $335,000 ($1.85)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $264,000 ($1.46)
    Central Staff Services: $104,000 ($0.58)
    Public Welfare - Other: $82,000 ($0.45)
    General - Other: $27,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $437,868,000 ($2422.83)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,330,000 ($40.56)

Newport News government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $60,652,000 ($335.60)
    Sewerage: $15,586,000 ($86.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,382,000 ($57.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,124,000 ($33.89)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $4,605,000 ($25.48)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,428,000 ($24.50)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $1,440,000 ($7.97)
    Parking Facilities: $279,000 ($1.54)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $174,000 ($0.96)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $68,674,000 ($379.99)
    From Parent Local Government: $19,160,000 ($106.02)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $26,446,000 ($146.33)
    Education: $5,752,000 ($31.83)
    Health and Hospitals: $3,575,000 ($19.78)
    All Other: $2,653,000 ($14.68)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $32,149,000 ($177.89)
    Education: $6,746,000 ($37.33)
    Health and Hospitals: $2,595,000 ($14.36)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $12,160,000 ($67.28)
    Interest Earnings: $5,563,000 ($30.78)
    Sale of Property: $3,958,000 ($21.90)
    Rents: $2,225,000 ($12.31)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,079,000 ($11.50)
    Special Assessments: $193,000 ($1.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $59,241,000 ($327.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $197,384,000 ($1092.17)
    Public Welfare: $26,239,000 ($145.19)
    General Local Government Support: $18,832,000 ($104.20)
    Health and Hospitals: $14,213,000 ($78.64)
    Highways: $12,074,000 ($66.81)
    All Other: $6,074,000 ($33.61)
  • Tax - Property: $189,477,000 ($1048.42)
    Other Selective Sales: $29,154,000 ($161.32)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $22,432,000 ($124.12)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $14,702,000 ($81.35)
    Public Utilities Sales: $12,372,000 ($68.46)
    Other License: $5,219,000 ($28.88)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $4,623,000 ($25.58)
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,586,000 ($19.84)
    Amusements Sales: $570,000 ($3.15)

Newport News government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $827,815,000 ($4580.50)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $774,311,000 ($4284.45)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $150,348,000 ($831.91)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $96,843,000 ($535.86)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $55,011,000 ($304.39)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $42,621,000 ($235.83)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $12,390,000 ($68.56)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $596,000 ($3.30)
    Beginning: $519,000 ($2.87)

Newport News government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,403,000 ($52.03)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $129,615,000 ($717.19)
    Total Federal Securities: $16,938,000 ($93.72)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $206,054,000 ($1140.15)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $42,621,000 ($235.83)

13.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,950 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.71%
Virginia average:

11.06%

1.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,113 average AGI)
Newport News city:

1.10%
Virginia average:

0.41%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hampton city, VA  2.91% ($28,463 average AGI)
from York County, VA  0.97% ($38,658)
from Virginia Beach city, VA  0.41% ($34,507)


14.19% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,499 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

14.19%
Virginia average:

10.78%

0.61% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,308 average AGI)
Newport News city:

0.61%
Virginia average:

0.22%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hampton city, VA  2.68% ($29,005 average AGI)
to York County, VA  0.99% ($50,167)
to James City County, VA  0.47% ($48,830)

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 (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Newport News fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Newport News)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 394 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Newport News, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 98 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 55 (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: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 504 (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: 93 (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
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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
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Hazardous Condition: 2


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
Businesses in Newport News, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven23Long John Silver's1
ALDO1Lowe's1
AT&T4Macy's1
Ace Hardware1Marriott3
Aeropostale1MasterBrand Cabinets19
American Eagle Outfitters1McDonald's8
Ann Taylor1Men's Wearhouse2
Applebee's1Microtel1
Arby's2Motel 61
AutoZone3Motherhood Maternity2
BMW1New Balance3
Bally Total Fitness1New York & Co1
Banana Republic1Nike26
Baskin-Robbins1Office Depot1
Bath & Body Works1OfficeMax1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Navy1
Best Western1Olive Garden1
Blockbuster3Outback1
Budget Car Rental1Outback Steakhouse1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Pac Sun1
Burger King5Panera Bread2
Burlington Coat Factory1Papa John's Pizza3
CVS2Payless2
CarMax1Penske2
Charlotte Russe1PetSmart1
Chick-Fil-A4Pier 1 Imports1
Chipotle1Pizza Hut4
Church's Chicken1Popeyes2
Cold Stone Creamery1Quiznos3
Coldwater Creek1RadioShack2
Comfort Inn1Red Lobster1
Comfort Suites1Red Robin1
Costco1Rite Aid5
Cracker Barrel1Rodeway Inn1
DHL1Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen4Rue211
Days Inn2SAS Shoes1
Deb1SONIC Drive-In2
Decora Cabinetry9Sam's Club1
Domino's Pizza4Sears4
Dunkin Donuts4Shoe Carnival1
Econo Lodge2Sleep Inn1
Express1Spencer Gifts1
Extended Stay America1Sprint Nextel2
FedEx17Starbucks6
Finish Line1Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Subway15
Forever 211Super 84
GNC5T-Mobile7
GameStop3T.G.I. Driday's1
Gap1T.J.Maxx1
Gymboree1Taco Bell6
H&R Block9Talbots1
Hardee's2Target1
Havertys Furniture1The Athlete's Foot1
Holiday Inn2The Room Place1
Home Depot1Torrid1
Hot Topic1Toys"R"Us2
IHOP2Trader Joe's1
InTown Suites2Travelodge1
J. Jill1U-Haul3
JCPenney1UPS23
JoS. A. Bank1Value City Furniture1
Jones New York5Vans5
Journeys1Verizon Wireless3
KFC5Victoria's Secret1
Kmart1Waffle House2
Kohl's1Walgreens5
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Bryant1Wendy's7
Lane Furniture2Wet Seal1
LensCrafters1YMCA2
Little Caesars Pizza1
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