newport news Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 3,255 3.5 % 7.1 %
High School Graduate 34,280 36.8 % 33.8 %
Some College 30,073 32.2 % 25.2 %
Bachelor’s Degree 16,938 18.2 % 21.3 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 8,722 9.4 % 12.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 83,382 89.4 % 85.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 21,265 22.8 % 22.8 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 179,611 - -
19 years old and under 49,760 27.7 % 26.6 %
20 to 44 years old 67,276 37.5 % 13.1 %
45 to 64 years old 42,843 23.9 % 12.2 %
65 years old and older 19,732 11.0 % 1.8 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 146,037 92.0 % 85.2 %
Spanish 11,464 7.2 % 13.9 %
Other Languages 1,205 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 23,694 34.7 % 32.4 %
Married 31,738 46.5 % 51.3 %
Separated 3,372 4.9 % 2.8 %
Divorced 9,413 13.8 % 13.4 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 76,137 - -
Occupied Housing Units 66,533 87.4 % 86.9 %
Vacant Housing Units 9,604 12.6 % 13.1 %
1-Unit, Detached 40,223 52.8 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 6,354 8.3 % 5.8 %
2-Units 1,726 2.3 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 4,184 5.5 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 9,158 12.0 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 6,778 8.9 % 4.5 %
20 or More Units 5,561 7.3 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 1,918 2.5 % 6.5 %
Boat, RV, or Van 235 0.3 % 0.1 %
Built 2000 or Later 7,586 10.0 % 15.7 %
Built 1990 to 1999 10,147 13.3 % 13.8 %
Built 1980 to 1989 13,188 17.3 % 13.8 %
Built 1970 to 1979 14,157 18.6 % 15.8 %
Built 1960 to 1969 12,780 16.8 % 11.1 %
Built 1940 to 1959 14,256 18.7 % 16.4 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 4,023 5.3 % 13.5 %
Electric 33,095 43.5 % 31.6 %
Oil / Kerosene 2,741 3.6 % 5.4 %
Natural Gas 29,555 38.8 % 42.6 %
Tank or LP Gas 455 0.6 % 4.2 %
Wood 147 0.2 % 1.8 %
Other Fuel 377 0.5 % 0.4 %
None 163 0.2 % 0.8 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 91,478 53.1 % 76.3 %
African-American 72,777 42.2 % 13.0 %
Native American 581 0.3 % 0.8 %
Asian 5,172 3.0 % 5.0 %
Some Other Race 2,343 1.4 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 48,976 50,502
Median Family Income 57,737 61,455
Median Per Capita Income 24,751 26,708
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 61.29 %
  • Temperature 90.23 ℉
  • Rainfall 5.85 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0
    [CDD] 15.61
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.02 %
6.0 0.00 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
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