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Newport News city, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2017: 179,388 (100% urban, 0% rural); it was 180,150 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 27,909
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,167
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 36,528
Renter-occupied apartments: 34,588 (it was 33,158 in 2000)
% of renters here:

48%
State:

33%

Land area: 68 sq. mi.

Water area: 50.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 2627 people per square mile   (very high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Newport News city: 97.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (33.5%), Educational, health and social services (24.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 22%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 25%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Newport News city, VA (2017)
    • 76,63342.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 71,84239.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 16,2889.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 7,4324.1%Two or more races
    • 5,7993.2%Asian alone
    • 6200.3%Some other race alone
    • 6150.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1590.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

33.4 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years
Males: 86,834  (48.4%)
Females: 92,554  (51.6%)
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Average household size:
Newport News city:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,716 ($36,597 in 1999)
This county:

$49,716
Virginia:

$71,535

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $817 (lower quartile is $657, upper quartile is $1,054)
This county:

$817
State:

$1005


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

$192,500
Virginia:

$273,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $137,300 - $246,200

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $247,649
Here:

$247,649
State:

$361,495

Townhouses or other attached units: $173,281
Here:

$173,281
State:

$349,009

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $91,068
Here:

$91,068
State:

$253,419

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $53,395
Here:

$53,395
State:

$312,958

Mobile homes: $6,399
Here:

$6,399
State:

$70,345

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,418
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $482

Institutionalized population: 1,555
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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%)

Distribution of median household income in Newport News city, VA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Newport News city, VA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Newport News city, VA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.6%
Newport News city:

17.6%
Virginia:

10.6%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.2% for Black residents, 21.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.7% for American Indian residents, 8.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 19.0% for other race residents, 16.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 33.4 years old
(Males: 31.9 years old, Females: 35.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38.3 years old, Black residents: 32.0 years old, American Indian residents: 43.8 years old, Asian residents: 36.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.5 years old, Other race residents: 32.3 years old)

Area name: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Newport News city is $706 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $811 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1118 a month.

Cities in this county include: Newport News.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Newport News city: Kelly View (A), Lonesome Pine Country Club (B), Rock Switch (C), Eagle Rock Electrical Complex (D), Flatwoods Job Corps Camp (E), Bee Bottom Picnic Area (F), Flatwoods Campground (G), Wise Launch (H), Phillips Creek Picnic Area (I), Cane Patch Campground (J), Hopkins Branch (K), Pound Launch (L), Laurel Fork Campground (M), Duncan Gap (N), Southern Yards (O), Boatwrights Store (P), Deadman Curve (Q), Camp Bethel (R), Dwina Station (S), Interstate Yards (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Newport News city include: Addison Chapel (A), Beckner Chapel (B), Berry Chapel (C), Bethany Church (D), Blue Springs Church (E), Sandy Ridge Church (F), Bull Run Church (G), Calvary Chapel (H), Cane Patch Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Osborn Cemetery (1), Page Cemetery (2), Parsons Cemetery (3), Peak Cemetery (4), Bellamy Cemetery (5), Perry Cemetery (6), Bickley Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Elk Pond (A), Lake Wise (B), Valley Lake (C), Coeburn Lake (D), Lonesome Pine Lake (E), Big Cherry Reservoir (F), North Fork of Pound Lake (G), Back Creek Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Russell Creek (A), Meadows Branch (B), Lyons Fork (C), Honeycomb Branch (D), Wildcat Creek (E), Whitley Fork (F), Whiteoak Branch (G), White Oak Creek (H), Turkey Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Newport News city include: High Knob Recreation Area (1), Glades Wildlife Management Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Brunswick County , Cumberland County , Clinton County, Kentucky , Greensville County , Santa Cruz County, California , Radford city , Williamsburg city .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Virginia:

3.0%

Unemployment by year in Newport News city, VA

Current college students: 10,611
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 12,790 (58.7% naturalized citizens)

Newport News city:

7.1%
Whole state:

12.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3,5692010 or later
  • 4,0722000 to 2009
  • 2,3031990 to 1999
  • 2,2281980 to 1989
  • 1,5541970 to 1979
  • 1,772Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 56.1%

Newport News city marital status for males Newport News city marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 38,634
  • One, attached: 5,976
  • Two: 1,035
  • 3 or 4: 4,634
  • 5 to 9: 8,606
  • 10 to 19: 9,434
  • 20 to 49: 2,796
  • 50 or more: 3,879
  • Mobile homes: 2,740
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 33

Housing units in Newport News city with a mortgage: 22,751 (957 second mortgage, 2,663 home equity loan, 52 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 11,788

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

68.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Newport News city

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-
Newport News city Religion Details
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.

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
Here:

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
This county:

7.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Newport News city:

9.5%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Newport News city:

29.8%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.4%
State:

18.6%

Tornado activity:

Newport News city historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 5895206.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 5 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/5/1957, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newport News city-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 Newport News 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 the county 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 the county 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 county 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 city 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 county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Newport News city

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 91,609 (82.2%)
  • Carpooled: 8,661 (7.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,339 (2.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 2,463 (2.2%)
  • Bicycle: 210 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 4,076 (3.7%)
  • Worked at home: 2,076 (1.9%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (11%)
  • Korea (9%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Cambodia (4%)
  • Cuba (4%)
  • Jamaica (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Newport News city


  • American (6%)
  • English (4%)
  • German (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • African (1%)
  • European (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Newport News city, Virginia 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

People in group quarters in Newport News city, Virginia 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
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,981.

11.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($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%

6.81% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($21,265 average AGI)
4.35% relocated from other states ($14,001 average AGI)
Newport News city:

4.35%
Virginia average:

3.61%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
from Virginia Beach city, VA  0.35% ($39,593)
from James City County, VA  0.35% ($36,506)
from Portsmouth city, VA  0.22% ($34,929)
from Chesapeake city, VA  0.22% ($36,253)


12.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($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%

7.07% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($24,252 average AGI)
4.87% relocated to other states ($16,847 average AGI)
Newport News city:

4.87%
Virginia average:

3.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
to Virginia Beach city, VA  0.40% ($37,972)
to Norfolk city, VA  0.37% ($34,850)
to Gloucester County, VA  0.27% ($45,021)
to Chesapeake city, VA  0.22% ($41,355)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 20.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.7
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 16.8

Births per 1000 population in Newport News city

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Newport News city

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Newport News city
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Newport News city
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Newport News city
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Newport News city
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Newport News city
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Newport News city
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Newport News city

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 22,321 (18,065 aged, 4,256 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 4,124 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Newport News city, Virginia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,610)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,503)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,122)
  • Unspecified dementia (866)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (789)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (786)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (471)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (450)
  • Congestive heart failure (408)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (402)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.65
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13,672
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 270
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 44,372

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,845
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 776
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 55
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 88

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 116.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 89.3
  • Cut/Pierce - 16.0
  • Other - 11.4

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 86.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 48.1
  • Other - 38.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 179,388
  • In family households: 139,455 (20,626 male householders, 23,310 female householders)
    26,137 spouses, 53,639 children (50,724 natural, 808 adopted, 2,107 stepchildren), 4,054 grandchildren, 1,804 brothers or sisters, 2,746 parents, 2,902 other relatives, 4,237 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 30,603 (12,298 male householders (10,315 living alone)), 13,015 female householders (10,998 living alone)), 5,290 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 9,330

Size of family households: 21,185 2-persons, 11,159 3-persons, 6,837 4-persons, 3,080 5-persons, 1,019 6-persons, 656 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 21,313 1-person, 3,313 2-persons, 551 3-persons, 90 4-persons, 46 5-persons.

18,187 married couples with children.
18,968 single-parent households (3,878 men, 15,090 women).

88.2% of residents of Newport News city speak English at home.
5.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (73% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,381,543,000 ($13,092 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,563,316,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $537,687,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $180,733,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,245,000
Federal grants: $166,018,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,110,164,000 ($1,079,285,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $378,696,000 ($349,851,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,496,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $292,199,000
Federal Government insurance: $259,279,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 17,455
Here:

97 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 7,531
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,584
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -12,080
Here -67 per 1000 residents
State +14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Newport News city

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 28.52 millions of gallons per day (8% from ground, 92% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.4

Year house built in Newport News city, Virginia
  • Year house built in Newport News city, Virginia
  • 8482014 or later
  • 2,2922010 to 2013
  • 7,3512000 to 2009
  • 11,6181990 to 1999
  • 12,4151980 to 1989
  • 15,3861970 to 1979
  • 12,4111960 to 1969
  • 7,3081950 to 1959
  • 5,2181940 to 1949
  • 2,9201939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Newport News city, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Newport News city, Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Newport News city, Virginia
  • 01 room
  • 592 rooms
  • 5373 rooms
  • 2,2984 rooms
  • 5,7325 rooms
  • 7,8076 rooms
  • 7,9017 rooms
  • 5,2108 rooms
  • 4,9959+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newport News city, Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newport News city, Virginia
  • 1,6031 room
  • 1,5012 rooms
  • 4,1203 rooms
  • 10,1924 rooms
  • 9,1515 rooms
  • 3,5916 rooms
  • 2,1067 rooms
  • 1,2888 rooms
  • 1,1589+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Newport News city, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Newport News city, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Newport News city, Virginia
  • 0no bedroom
  • 2881 bedroom
  • 3,9952 bedrooms
  • 19,6963 bedrooms
  • 8,8354 bedrooms
  • 1,7255+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newport News city, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newport News city, Virginia
  • 1,639no bedroom
  • 6,6371 bedroom
  • 14,4072 bedrooms
  • 9,6003 bedrooms
  • 2,4274 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Newport News city, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Newport News city in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Newport News city in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 647no vehicle
  • 7,8421 vehicle
  • 16,8362 vehicles
  • 5,5863 vehicles
  • 3,2114 vehicles
  • 4175+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Newport News city in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Newport News city in renter-occupied apartments
  • 8,594no vehicle
  • 14,2011 vehicle
  • 9,6072 vehicles
  • 2,0473 vehicles
  • 984 vehicles
  • 1635+ vehicles

83.0% of Newport News city residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Virginia.

Newport News city:

83.0%
State average:

84.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 91,654
  • Other state: 68,864
  • Northeast: 17,381
  • Midwest: 7,140
  • South: 35,534
  • West: 8,809
Year householders moved into unit in Newport News city, VA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Newport News city
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 55.9%Utility gas
  • 39.6%Electricity
  • 3.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 74.7%Electricity
  • 23.7%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 950
Here:

6.0%
Virginia:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 432
Here:

5.1%
Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,680
Here:

11.3%
Virginia:

19.8%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2004:

  • Total number of recipients: 4,221
  • Number of aged recipients: 433
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 3,788
  • Number of recipients under 18: 972
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,427
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 822
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,372
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,803
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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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 city, VA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Newport News city, VA - Value
Most common first names in Newport News city, 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 city, 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 city, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven21Little Caesars Pizza1
ALDO1Long John Silver's1
AT&T3Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1Macy's1
Advance Auto Parts5Marriott3
Aeropostale1MasterBrand Cabinets13
American Eagle Outfitters1Mazda1
Ann Taylor1McDonald's6
Applebee's1Men's Wearhouse2
Arby's2Microtel1
AutoZone3Motel 61
BMW1Motherhood Maternity2
Bally Total Fitness1New Balance3
Banana Republic1New York & Co1
Barnes & Noble1Nike20
Baskin-Robbins1Nissan1
Bath & Body Works1Office Depot1
Bed Bath & Beyond1OfficeMax1
Best Western1Old Navy1
Blockbuster3Olive Garden1
Budget Car Rental1Outback1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King6Pac Sun1
CVS2Panera Bread2
CarMax1Papa John's Pizza3
Charlotte Russe1Payless2
Chevrolet2Penske2
Chick-Fil-A4PetSmart1
Chipotle1Pier 1 Imports1
Church's Chicken2Pizza Hut3
Cold Stone Creamery1Plato's Closet1
Coldwater Creek1Popeyes2
Comfort Inn1Quiznos3
Comfort Suites1RadioShack2
Costco1Red Lobster1
Cracker Barrel1Red Robin1
DHL1Rite Aid5
Dairy Queen4Rodeway Inn1
Days Inn2Ruby Tuesday1
Deb1Rue211
Decora Cabinetry6SAS Shoes1
Dunkin Donuts3SONIC Drive-In2
Econo Lodge2Sam's Club1
Express1Sears2
Extended Stay America1Shoe Carnival1
FedEx19Sleep Inn1
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Sprint Nextel2
Foot Locker1Starbucks8
Ford2Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
Forever 211Subaru1
GNC4Subway13
GameStop2Super 83
Gap1T-Mobile7
Gymboree1T.G.I. Driday's1
H&R Block8T.J.Maxx1
Hardee's2Taco Bell5
Havertys Furniture1Talbots1
Hilton3Target1
Holiday Inn2The Athlete's Foot1
Home Depot1The Room Place1
Honda1Torrid1
Hot Topic1Toyota1
Hyundai1Toys"R"Us2
IHOP2Trader Joe's1
InTown Suites2Travelodge1
J. Jill1U-Haul3
JCPenney1UPS24
JoS. A. Bank1Value City Furniture1
Jones New York5Vans4
Journeys1Verizon Wireless3
Justice1Victoria's Secret1
KFC4Volkswagen1
Kmart1Waffle House2
Kohl's1Walgreens4
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Bryant1Wendy's6
Lane Furniture2Wet Seal1
LensCrafters1YMCA2

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  • #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+)"
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  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"