In 2020, Newport News, VA had a population of 180k people with a median age of 33.8 and a median household income of $54,511. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Newport News, VA declined from 179,673 to 179,582, a −0.0506% decrease and its median household income grew from $53,215 to $54,511, a 2.44% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Newport News, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (42.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (40%), White (Hispanic) (4.53%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.51%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.18%).
None of the households in Newport News, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
96.5% of the residents in Newport News, VA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Newport News, VA are Christopher Newport University (1,248 degrees awarded in 2020), Riverside College of Health Careers (163 degrees), and Centura College-Newport News (129 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Newport News, VA was $194,700, and the homeownership rate was 48.3%.
Most people in Newport News, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Newport News, VA was 2 cars per household.