Newport News City PUMA, VA

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Population

180,758

0.414% decline

Median Age

33.1


Median Household Income

$51,051

1.94% growth

Number of Employees

87,716

1.12% decline

Median Property Value

$189,400

0.159% growth

About

In 2017, Newport News City PUMA, VA had a population of 181k people with a median age of 33.1 and a median household income of $51,051. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Newport News City PUMA, VA declined from 181,509 to 180,758, a -0.414% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,079 to $51,051, a 1.94% increase.

The population of Newport News City PUMA, VA is 43.9% White Alone, 39.9% Black or African American Alone, and 8.65% Hispanic or Latino. 10.7% of the people in Newport News City PUMA, VA speak a non-English language, and 96.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Newport News City PUMA, VA are Christopher Newport University (1,382 degrees awarded in 2016), Centura College-Newport News (189 degrees), and Riverside College of Health Careers (139 degrees).

The median property value in Newport News City PUMA, VA is $189,400, and the homeownership rate is 49.9%. Most people in Newport News City PUMA, VA commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 22.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Newport News City PUMA, VA is N/A per household.

Economy

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).

Median household income in Newport News City PUMA, VA is $51,051. 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.

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,051

2017 value

± $1,422

1.94%

1 Year Growth

± 3.37%

Households in Newport News City PUMA, VA have a median annual income of $51,051, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $50,079 in 2016, which represents a 1.94% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$51,324

Average Male Salary

± $5,854

$40,690

Average Female Salary

± $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

  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.

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Wage Distribution

0.422

2017 Wage GINI

0.419

2016 Wage GINI

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 2017 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 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Newport News City PUMA, VA was Ashburn (Southwest/Belmont Ridge) & Dulles Airport PUMA, VA with a value of $154,628, followed by McLean & Idylwood PUMA, VA and Arlington County (North) PUMA, VA, with respective values of $153,934 and $136,088.

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

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Newport News City PUMA, VA (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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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

$373B

Projected 2045 Value

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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Health

N/A% of the population of Newport News City PUMA, VA has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Newport News City PUMA, VA was $7,556 in 2014. This is a 3.42% increase from the previous year ($7,306).

Primary care physicians in Newport News City PUMA, VA 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, Mecklenburg County and Halifax 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

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1,316 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

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).

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,556

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Newport News City PUMA, VA N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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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

Mecklenburg County and Halifax 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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Diversity

Newport News City PUMA, VA is home to a population of 181k people, from which 96.6% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Newport News City PUMA, VA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Newport News City PUMA, VA is composed of 79.4k White Alone residents (43.9%), 72k Black or African American Alone residents (39.9%), 15.6k Hispanic or Latino residents (8.65%), 6.67k Two or More Races residents (3.69%), 5.66k Asian Alone residents (3.13%), 636 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.352%), 394 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.218%), and 325 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.18%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Newport News City PUMA, VA are Spanish (8,824 speakers), German (1,010 speakers), and Korean (940 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

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Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Newport News City PUMA, VA was 33.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Newport News City PUMA, VA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Newport News City PUMA, VA residents was 33.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

7.1%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

12.9k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Newport News City PUMA, VA residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as 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 maintaining.

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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

96.6%

2017 Citizenship

96.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.6% of Newport News City PUMA, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Newport News City PUMA, VA was 96.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    79.4k ± 210

  2. Black or African American Alone

    72k ± 710

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    15.6k ± 1.11k

In 2017, there were 1.1 times more White Alone residents (79.4k people) in Newport News City PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 72k Black or African American Alone and 15.6k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities 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

    8,824 speakers (5.27%)

  2. German

    1,010 speakers (0.603%)

  3. Korean

    940 speakers (0.561%)

10.7% of Newport News City PUMA, VA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Newport News City PUMA, VA was Spanish. 5.27% of the overall population of Newport News City PUMA, VA are native Spanish speakers. 0.603% speak German and 0.561% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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    0 ± 0

  3. false

    0 ± 0

Newport News City PUMA, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Newport News City PUMA, VA awarded 1,867 degrees. The student population of Newport News City PUMA, VA is skewed towards women, with 2,254 male students and 3,296 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Newport News City PUMA, VA are White (1,202 and 64.4%), followed by Black or African American (352 and 18.9%), Hispanic or Latino (96 and 5.14%), and Two or More Races (86 and 4.61%).

The largest universities in Newport News City PUMA, VA by number of degrees awarded are Christopher Newport University (1,382 and 74%), Centura College-Newport News (189 and 10.1%), and Riverside College of Health Careers (139 and 7.45%).

The most popular majors in Newport News City PUMA, VA are General Biological Sciences (164 and 8.78%), General Psychology (159 and 8.52%), and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (154 and 8.25%).

The median tuition costs in Newport News City PUMA, VA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $7,836 and $19,062 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 164 degrees awarded

  2. 159 degrees awarded

  3. 154 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Newport News City PUMA, VA was General Biological Sciences with 164 degrees 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. 1,382 degrees awarded

  2. 189 degrees awarded

  3. 139 degrees awarded

$7,836

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Newport News City PUMA, VA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Christopher Newport University with 1,382 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

625

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,242

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 625 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Newport News City PUMA, VA, which is 0.503 times less than the 1,242 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

    1,202 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    352 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    96 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Newport News City PUMA, VA were to White students. These 1,202 degrees mean that there were 3.41 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 352 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Newport News City PUMA, VA was $189,400 in 2017, which is 0.87 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $189,100 to $189,400, a 0.159% increase. The homeownership rate in Newport News City PUMA, VA is 49.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Newport News City PUMA, VA have an average commute time of 22.5 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in Newport News City PUMA, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$51,051

Median Household Income

± $1,422

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Newport News City PUMA, VA grew to $51,051 from the previous year's value of $50,079.

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Housing

Property Value

$189,400

2017 Median

± $2,777

$189,100

2016 Median

± $2,801

In 2017, the median property value in Newport News City PUMA, VA grew to to $189,400 from the previous year's value of $189,100.

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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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

49.9%

2017 Homeownership

49.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 49.9% of the housing units in Newport News City PUMA, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 49.4%.

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

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 N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

22.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Newport News City PUMA, VA have a shorter commute time (22.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.1% of the workforce in Newport News City PUMA, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Newport News City PUMA, VA was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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