In 2017, Newport News city, VA had a population of 181k people with a median age of 33.2 and a median household income of $51,082. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Newport News city, VA declined from 181,606 to 180,775, a -0.458% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,089 to $51,082, a 1.98% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Newport News city, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (44%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (39.8%), White (Hispanic) (5.02%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (3.69%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.14%). N/A% of the people in Newport News city, VA speak a non-English language, and 96.6% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Newport News city, 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, VA is $189,300, and the homeownership rate is 50%. Most people in Newport News city, VA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Newport News city, VA is 2 cars per household.