Newport News City PUMA, VA

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Population
180,010
0.414% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
Median Age
33.3

Poverty Rate
15.5%

Median Household Income
$51,872
1.61% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$193,200
2.01% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
87,716
1.12% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Newport News City PUMA, VA had a population of 180k people with a median age of 33.3 and a median household income of $51,872. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Newport News City PUMA, VA declined from 180,758 to 180,010, a -0.414% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,051 to $51,872, a 1.61% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Newport News City PUMA, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (43.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (39.8%), White (Hispanic) (4.89%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.05%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.12%). 10.3% of the people in Newport News City PUMA, VA speak a non-English language, and 96.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Newport News City PUMA, 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 City PUMA, VA is $193,200, and the homeownership rate is 49%. Most people in Newport News City PUMA, VA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Newport News City PUMA, VA is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

Showing data at the state level for Virginia. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Virginia, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Virginia (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Virginia across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Virginia went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 49.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (44.4%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.97%). The most partisan county was Petersburg city, VA with 87.2% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing the state of Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Virginia
49.8% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Virginia
  1. 87.2% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 82% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 81.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Virginia was Petersburg city, VA with 87.2% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Virginia colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Virginia

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Mark Warner
Senator from Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Tim Kaine
Senator from Virginia1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Virginia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Newport News City PUMA, VA is home to a population of 180k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2018, 6.95% of Newport News City PUMA, VA residents were born outside of the country (12.5k people).

In 2018, there were 1.09 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (78k people) in Newport News City PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 71.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.8k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Newport News City PUMA, VA are Spanish (8,757 speakers), German (911 speakers), and French (Incl. Cajun) (764 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Newport News City PUMA, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    78k ± 329
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    71.7k ± 929
  3. White (Hispanic)
    8.8k ± 755
8.77%
Hispanic Population
15.8k people

In 2018, there were 1.09 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (78k people) in Newport News City PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 71.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.8k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.77% of the people in Newport News City PUMA, VA are hispanic (15.8k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Newport News City PUMA, VA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    8,757 speakers (5.25%)
  2. German
    911 speakers (0.546%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    764 speakers (0.458%)

10.3% of Newport News City PUMA, VA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Newport News City PUMA, VA was Spanish. 5.25% of the overall population of Newport News City PUMA, VA are native Spanish speakers. 0.546% speak German and 0.458% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.95%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
12.5k people
7.1%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
12.9k people

As of 2018, 6.95% of Newport News City PUMA, VA residents (12.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Newport News City PUMA, VA was 7.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

32
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.2
41
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.1

In 2018, the median age of all people in Newport News City PUMA, VA was 33.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Newport News City PUMA, VA are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Newport News City PUMA, VA residents was 33.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,625 ± 985 people
  2. Philippines
    841 ± 710 people
  3. Cambodia
    817 ± 700 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Newport News City PUMA, VA was Mexico, the natal country of 1,625 Newport News City PUMA, VA residents, followed by Philippines with 841 and Cambodia with 817.

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Citizenship

96.7%
2018 Citizenship
96.6%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 96.7% of Newport News City PUMA, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Newport News City PUMA, VA was 96.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    7,446 ± 697
  2. Vietnam
    4,357 ± 387
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    4,153 ± 444

Newport News City PUMA, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.71 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Newport News City PUMA, VA is $51,872. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Newport News City PUMA, VA was McLean & Idylwood PUMA, VA with a value of $158,314, followed by Ashburn (Southwest/Belmont Ridge) & Dulles Airport PUMA, VA and Vienna Town, Oakton & Fair Oaks (East) PUMA, VA, with respective values of $156,424 and $152,858.

Males in Newport News City PUMA, VA have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,690. The income inequality in Newport News City PUMA, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.422, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Newport News City PUMA, VA employs 87.7k people. The largest industries in Newport News City PUMA, VA are Ship & boat building (6,193 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,488 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,956 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($147,265), Plastics product manufacturing ($137,888), and Scientific research & development services ($82,262).

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,872
2018 value
± $1,254
1.61%
1 Year Growth
± 3.63%

Households in Newport News City PUMA, VA have a median annual income of $51,872, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $51,051 in 2017, which represents a 1.61% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$51,324
Average Male Salary in Newport News City PUMA, VA
± $5,854
$40,690
Average Female Salary in Newport News City PUMA, VA
± $4,840

In 2017, full-time male employees in Newport News City PUMA, VA made 1.26 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Newport News City PUMA, VA
  1. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races
    $50,331 ± $93,051
  2. White
    $45,470 ± $5,392
  3. American Indian
    $43,379 ± $49,994

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Newport News City PUMA, VA workers was American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races. These workers were paid 1.11 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Newport News City PUMA, VA.

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Wage Distribution

0.422
2017 Wage GINI in Newport News City PUMA, VA
0.419
2016 Wage GINI in Newport News City PUMA, VA

In 2017, the income inequality in Newport News City PUMA, VA was 0.422 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.9% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Newport News City PUMA, VA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Newport News City PUMA, VA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Newport News City PUMA, VA was McLean & Idylwood PUMA, VA with a value of $158,314, followed by Ashburn (Southwest/Belmont Ridge) & Dulles Airport PUMA, VA and Vienna Town, Oakton & Fair Oaks (East) PUMA, VA, with respective values of $156,424 and $152,858.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Newport News City PUMA, VA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Newport News City PUMA, VA (26.4k out of 171k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. Black
    15,937 ± 1,019
  2. White
    7,609 ± 631
  3. Hispanic
    3,284 ± 445

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Newport News City PUMA, VA is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

87.7k
2017 Value
-1.12%
1 Year decline
± -1.12%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Newport News City PUMA, VA declined at a rate of -1.12%, from 88.7k employees to 87.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Newport News City PUMA, VA, are Retail salespersons (2,351 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,085 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,943 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Newport News City PUMA, VA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Newport News City PUMA, VA, by number of employees, are Retail salespersons (2,351 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,085 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,943 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Newport News City PUMA, VA has an unusually high number of residents working as Marine engineers & naval architects (25.9 times higher than expected), Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers (17.1 times), and Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members (16.3 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Newport News City PUMA, VA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($237,684), Personal financial advisors ($164,083), and Chief executives & legislators ($149,372).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

87.7k
2017 Value
-1.12%
1 Year decline
± -1.12%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Newport News City PUMA, VA declined at a rate of -1.12%, from 88.7k employees to 87.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Newport News City PUMA, VA, are Ship & boat building (6,193 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,488 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,956 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Newport News City PUMA, VA, though some of these residents may live in Newport News City PUMA, VA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Newport News City PUMA, VA, by number of employees, are Ship & boat building (6,193 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,488 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,956 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Newport News City PUMA, VA has an unusually high number of Ship & boat building (56 times higher than expected), U. S. Army (19 times), and U. S. Navy (16.4 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Newport News City PUMA, VA, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($147,265), Plastics product manufacturing ($137,888), and Scientific research & development services ($82,262).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $27.5B
  2. $26B
  3. $22.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $27.5B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($26B) and Electronics ($22.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Virginia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$254B
2015 Value in Virginia
$373B
Projected 2045 Value in Virginia
46.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Virginia trade was $254B. This is expected to increase 46.7% to $373B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Virginia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $23.4B
  2. $12.9B
  3. $11.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Maryland with $23.4B, followed by North Carolina with $12.9B and Pennsylvania and $11.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Virginia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Newport News City PUMA, VA awarded 1,619 degrees. The student population of Newport News City PUMA, VA is skewed towards women, with 2,286 male students and 3,357 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Newport News City PUMA, VA are White (1,147 and 71.1%), followed by Black or African American (207 and 12.8%), Hispanic or Latino (77 and 4.77%), and Two or More Races (73 and 4.53%).

The largest universities in Newport News City PUMA, VA by number of degrees awarded are Christopher Newport University (1,341 and 82.8%), Riverside College of Health Careers (120 and 7.41%), and Centura College-Newport News (114 and 7.04%).

The most popular majors in Newport News City PUMA, VA are General Biological Sciences (187 and 11.6%), General Business Administration & Management (174 and 10.7%), and General Psychology (150 and 9.26%).

The median tuition costs in Newport News City PUMA, VA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $8,236 and $20,032 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 187 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 174 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 150 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Newport News City PUMA, VA was General Biological Sciences with 187 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Newport News City PUMA, VA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,341 degrees awarded
  2. 120 degrees awarded
  3. 114 degrees awarded
$8,236
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the Newport News City PUMA, VA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Christopher Newport University with 1,341 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

597
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,022
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 597 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Newport News City PUMA, VA, which is 0.584 times less than the 1,022 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,147 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    207 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    77 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Newport News City PUMA, VA were to White students. These 1,147 degrees mean that there were 5.54 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 207 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Newport News City PUMA, VA was $193,200 in 2018, which is 0.841 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $189,400 to $193,200, a 2.01% increase. The homeownership rate in Newport News City PUMA, VA is 49%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Newport News City PUMA, VA have an average commute time of 22.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Newport News City PUMA, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$193,200
2018 Median
± $2,790
$189,400
2017 Median
± $2,777

In 2018, the median property value in Newport News City PUMA, VA grew to to $193,200 from the previous year's value of $189,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Newport News City PUMA, VA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Newport News City PUMA, VA the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$51,872
Median Household Income
± $1,254
69.2k
Number of Households
± 1,861

In 2018, the median household income of the 69.2k households in Newport News City PUMA, VA grew to $51,872 from the previous year's value of $51,051.

The following chart displays the households in Newport News City PUMA, VA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Newport News City PUMA, VA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Newport News City PUMA, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

49%
2018 Homeownership
49.9%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 49% of the housing units in Newport News City PUMA, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 49.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Newport News City PUMA, VA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

22.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Newport News City PUMA, VA have a shorter commute time (22.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 2.14% of the workforce in Newport News City PUMA, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    79.2%
  2. Carpooled
    9.62%
  3. Public Transit
    3.34%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Newport News City PUMA, VA was Drove Alone (79.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.62%) and those who Public Transit (3.34%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Newport News City PUMA, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Newport News City PUMA, VA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

88.5% of the population of Newport News City PUMA, VA has health coverage, with 41.8% on employee plans, 14.1% on Medicaid, 7.79% on Medicare, 15.1% on non-group plans, and 9.66% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Virginia was $7,556 in 2014. This is a 3.42% increase from the previous year ($7,306).

Primary care physicians in Virginia see 1316 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0759% decrease from the previous year (1317 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1494 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 684 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Halifax County and Mecklenburg County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.6%). Additionally, Petersburg city has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Virginia.
1,316 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Virginia

Primary care physicians in Virginia see an average of 1,316 patients per year. This represents a 0.0759% decrease from the previous year (1,317 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Virginia in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Virginia.
$7,556
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Virginia
$4,218
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,361
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,677
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Virginia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.42%, from $7,306 to $7,556.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

11.5%
Uninsured
41.8%
Employer Coverage
14.1%
Medicaid
7.79%
Medicare
15.1%
Non-Group
9.66%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Newport News City PUMA, VA declined by 7.55% from 12.4% to 11.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Newport News City PUMA, VA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 15.6% prevalence
  2. 15.6% prevalence
  3. 15.4% prevalence

Halifax County and Mecklenburg County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Virginia, at 15.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Virginia by county over multiple years.

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