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About Newport News
Newport News is a relatively large coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 181,591 people and 44 constituent neighborhoods, Newport News is the seventh largest community in Virginia.
Unlike some cities, Newport News isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Newport News are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Newport News is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Newport News who work in office and administrative support (14.36%), sales jobs (10.63%) and management occupations (7.54%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Newport News, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
Also of interest is that Newport News has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One thing noticeable about Newport News, although not a huge city, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Newport News is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Newport News a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
Newport News is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
The citizens of Newport News are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.95% of adults in Newport News having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Newport News in 2010 was $25,549, which is middle income relative to Virginia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $102,196 for a family of four. However, Newport News contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Newport News is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Newport News home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Newport News residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Newport News include English, German, Irish and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Newport News is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NEWPORT NEWS INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||70,664|
|NEWPORT NEWS HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||52.13%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||47.87%|
|TYPE OF NEWPORT NEWS HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||51.90%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||9.64%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||7.60%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||28.06%|
|SIZE OF NEWPORT NEWS HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.74%|
|AGE OF NEWPORT NEWS HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||8.53%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||51.58%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||34.80%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||5.09%|
|NEWPORT NEWS REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$180,177|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$795|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $44,000||4.85%|
|$44,001 - $88,000||4.20%|
|$88,001 - $175,000||38.22%|
|$175,001 - $263,000||36.95%|
|$263,001 - $350,000||8.98%|
|$350,001 - $438,000||2.72%|
|$438,001 - $657,000||2.14%|
|$657,001 - $875,000||1.00%|
|PEOPLE OF NEWPORT NEWS||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.43%|
|5 TO 17||16.87%|
|18 TO 24||13.44%|
|25 TO 34||15.61%|
|35 TO 54||26.14%|
|55 TO 64||9.87%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||10.63%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||89.85%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$50,744|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$25,549|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||14.50%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Retail (13.08%)
Public Service (9.67%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (4.94%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||40.68%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.47%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.17%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.68%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.27%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||7.52%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (6.47%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (89.99%)
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