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

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Newport News, Virginia Info Snack

Population
179,582
Unemployment
5.7%
Poverty
14.8%
Median Home
$194,700
Median Income
$54,511
Median Rent
$1,075

Newport News SnackAbility

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

Newport News, VA Crime Report

4,767
Total Crimes
2,664.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
13.58%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Newport News
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,767 2,664.7 1,665.1 2,346.0
Violent Crime 1,119 625.5 208.7 387.8
Murder 25 14.0 6.1 6.5
Robbery 104 58.1 34.3 73.9
Aggravated Assault 923 515.9 141.7 279.7
Property Crime 3,648 2,039.2 1,456.4 1,958.2
Burglary 416 232.5 133.5 314.2
Larceny 2,896 1,618.8 1,196.6 1,398.0
Car Theft 336 187.8 126.3 246.0

Newport News, VA Cost Of Living

102
Newport News's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Newport News Virginia National Average
Overall 102 106 100
Services 104 99 100
Groceries 93 98 100
Health 107 98 100
Housing 101 131 100
Transportation 93 93 100
Utilities 102 96 100

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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
2020 179,582 -0.3%
2019 180,145 -0.3%
2018 180,775 -0.5%
2017 181,606 0.2%
2016 181,323 -0.0%
2015 181,362 0.2%
2014 181,025 0.1%
2013 180,831 -0.1%
2012 181,009 -0.4%
2011 181,822 -

Race / Ethnicity in Newport News

White
42.1% (75,587)
African American
40.0% (71,917)
American Indian
0.2% (340)
Asian
3.2% (5,715)
Hawaiian
0.1% (155)
Other
0.5% (956)
Two Or More
4.5% (8,096)
Hispanic
9.4% (16,816)
Race Newport News VA USA
White 42.1% 61.2% 60.1%
African American 40.0% 18.7% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 3.2% 6.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 4.5% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 9.4% 9.5% 18.2%

Gender in Newport News

Female
51.6% (92,750)
Male
48.4% (86,832)
Gender Newport News VA USA
Female 51.6% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 48.4% 49.2% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
4.0% (7,183)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (8,979)
High School / GED
28.0% (50,282)
Some College
25.0% (44,895)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (17,958)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (32,324)
Master's Degree
8.0% (14,366)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,795)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,795)
Education Newport News VA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 13.0% 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
7.4% (1,325,889)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.2% (751,235)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.6% (1,717,072)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.4% (1,679,562)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.1% (2,704,600)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.6% (3,692,127)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.0% (2,338,169)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.4% (2,413,445)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.4% (792,828)
$200,000 or more
3.0% (543,267)
Income Newport News VA USA
Less than $10,000 7.4% 4.8% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.2% 3.3% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.6% 7.0% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.4% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.1% 10.8% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.6% 16.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.0% 12.9% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.4% 17.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.4% 9.0% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 3.0% 11.6% 8.3%

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