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Popular real estate near Newport News, VA
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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Newport News is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 many members of the armed forces living in Newport News. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
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.
Another interesting thing about Newport News, despite not being a huge city, is that there is a relatively high proportion of people living here who are young, single, and upwardly-mobile professionals. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
One of the nice things about Newport News is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
The population of Newport News overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Newport News, 23.95% have at least a bachelor's 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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