Newport News, VA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Newport News, Virginia Info Snack

Population
179,673
Unemployment
6.2%
Poverty
15.3%
Median Home
$194,000
Median Income
$53,215
Median Rent
$1,057

Newport News SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
8

Newport News, VA Crime Report

5,540
Total Crimes
3,124.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
26.15%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Newport News
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 5,540 3,124.3 1,850.7 2,476.7
Violent Crime 1,056 595.5 208.0 366.7
Murder 24 13.5 5.0 5.0
Robbery 164 92.5 41.3 81.6
Aggravated Assault 804 453.4 128.7 250.2
Property Crime 4,484 2,528.8 1,642.7 2,109.9
Burglary 503 283.7 162.8 340.5
Larceny 3,641 2,053.4 1,359.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 340 191.7 120.3 219.9

Newport News, VA Cost Of Living

99
Newport News's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Newport News Virginia National Average
Overall 99 107 100
Services 99 99 100
Groceries 95 96 100
Health 91 97 100
Housing 102 130 100
Transportation 93 90 100
Utilities 100 100 100

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Rankings for Newport News in Virginia

Map Of Newport News, VA

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1

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2

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3

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4

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5

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6

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Population over time in Newport News

Year Population % Change
2019 179,673 -0.3%
2018 180,145 -0.3%
2017 180,775 -0.5%
2016 181,606 0.2%
2015 181,323 -0.0%
2014 181,362 0.2%
2013 181,025 0.1%
2012 180,831 -0.1%
2011 181,009 -0.4%
2010 181,822 -

Race / Ethnicity in Newport News

White
42.9% (77,111)
African American
40.0% (71,803)
American Indian
0.2% (343)
Asian
3.2% (5,677)
Hawaiian
0.2% (318)
Other
0.5% (877)
Two Or More
4.1% (7,402)
Hispanic
9.0% (16,142)
Race Newport News VA USA
White 42.9% 61.8% 60.7%
African American 40.0% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 3.2% 6.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.1% 3.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 9.0% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in Newport News

Female
51.7% (92,813)
Male
48.3% (86,860)
Gender Newport News VA USA
Female 51.7% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 48.3% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Newport News for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (3,593)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (10,780)
High School / GED
28.0% (50,308)
Some College
26.0% (46,714)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (19,764)
Bachelor's Degree
17.0% (30,544)
Master's Degree
8.0% (14,373)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,796)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,796)
Education Newport News VA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 17.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Newport News, Virginia

Less than $10,000
7.6% (1,358,964)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.5% (811,467)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.1% (1,815,125)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.8% (1,768,300)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.0% (2,689,885)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.8% (3,557,955)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.1% (2,356,190)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.2% (2,379,602)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.7% (669,705)
$200,000 or more
3.1% (560,103)
Income Newport News VA USA
Less than $10,000 7.6% 5.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.5% 3.4% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.1% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.8% 7.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.0% 11.0% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.8% 16.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.1% 13.0% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.2% 17.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.7% 8.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.1% 10.9% 7.7%

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