In 2017, Newport News, VA had a population of 181k people with a median age of 33.2 and a median household income of $51,082 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Newport News, VA declined from 181,606 to 180,775, a -0.458 percent decrease, and its median household income grew from $50,089 dollars to $51,082 dollars, a 1.98 percent increase.
The population of Newport News, Virginia is 44 percent White Alone, 39.8 percent Black or African American Alone, and 8.64 percent Hispanic or Latino. N/A percent of the people in Newport News, VA speak a non-English language, and 96.6 percent are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Newport News, VA are Christopher Newport University (1,341 degrees awarded in 2017), Riverside College of Health Careers (120 degrees), and Centura College-Newport News (114 degrees).
The median property value in Newport News, VA is $189,300 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 50 percent. Most people in Newport News, VA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Newport News, VA is 2 cars per household.
In 2017, universities in Newport News, VA awarded 1,619 degrees. The student population of Newport News, VA is skewed towards women, with 2,286 male students and 3,357 female students.
Most students graduating from Universities in Newport News, VA are White (1,147 and 71.1 percent), followed by Black or African American (207 and 12.8 percent), Hispanic or Latino (77 and 4.77 percent), and Two or More Races (73 and 4.53 percent).
The largest universities in Newport News, VA by the number of degrees awarded are Christopher Newport University (1,341 and 82.8 percent), Riverside College of Health Careers (120 and 7.41 percent), and Centura College-Newport News (114 and 7.04 percent).
The most popular majors in Newport News, VA are General Biological Sciences (187 and 11.6 percent), General Business Administration & Management (174 and 10.7 percent), and General Psychology (150 and 9.26 percent).
The median tuition costs in Newport News, VA is $N/A for private four-year colleges, and $8,236 dollars and $20,032 dollars respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.
The economy of Newport News, VA employs 81.6k people and Newport News has an unemployment rate of 3.7 percent. Newport News has seen the job market increase by 1.3 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 31.6 percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5 percent. The biggest industries in Newport News, VA are Health Care & Social Assistance (11,089 people), and Retail Trade (10,365 people), and Manufacturing (10,914 people), the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($55,859 dollars), Manufacturing ($47,428 dollars), and Utilities ($47,426 dollars).
Households in Newport News, VA have a median annual income of $51,082 dollars, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $50,089 dollars in 2016, which represents a 1.98 percent annual growth.
Tax Rates for Newport News
– The Sales Tax Rate for Newport News is 6.0 percent.
– The Income Tax Rate for Newport News is 5.8 percent.
– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.
Income and Salaries for Newport News
– The average income of a Newport News resident is $25,408 dollars a year.
– The Median household income of a Newport News resident is $51,000 dollars a year.