In 2019, Newport News, VA had a population of 180k people with a median age of 33.5 and a median household income of $53,215. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Newport News, VA declined from 180,145 to 179,673, a −0.262% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,884 to $53,215, a 2.57% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Newport News, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (42.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (40%), White (Hispanic) (5.02%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.12%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.16%). 0% of the households in Newport News, VA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 96.4% of the residents in Newport News, VA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Newport News, VA are Christopher Newport University (1,245 degrees awarded in 2019), Riverside College of Health Careers (167 degrees), and Centura College-Newport News (103 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Newport News, VA was $194,000, and the homeownership rate was 48.9%. Most people in Newport News, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Newport News, VA was 2 cars per household.