Newport News City PUMA, VA

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2021 Population
185,359
3.2% 1-year growth
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
33.9
0.593% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
15.8%
6.92% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$57,499
5.55% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$205,700
5.38% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
90,621
3.87% 1-year growth

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In 2021, Newport News City PUMA, VA had a population of 185k people with a median age of 33.9 and a median household income of $57,499. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Newport News City PUMA, VA grew from 179,608 to 185,359, a 3.2% increase and its median household income grew from $54,475 to $57,499, a 5.55% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Newport News City PUMA, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (41.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (40.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.34%), White (Hispanic) (4.08%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.4%).

10.8% of the households in Newport News City PUMA, 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.

96.4% of the residents in Newport News City PUMA, VA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Newport News City PUMA, VA are Christopher Newport University (1,285 degrees awarded in 2021), Riverside College of Health Careers (169 degrees), and Centura College-Newport News (166 degrees).

In 2021, the median property value in Newport News City PUMA, VA was $205,700, and the homeownership rate was 47.5%.

Most people in Newport News City PUMA, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Newport News City PUMA, VA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Newport News City PUMA, VA is home to a population of 185k people, from which 96.4% are citizens. As of 2021, 7.78% of Newport News City PUMA, VA residents were born outside of the country (14.4k people).

In 2021, there were 1.02 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (76.3k people) in Newport News City PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 74.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.04k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Newport News City PUMA, VA are Spanish (10,084 households), German (901 households), and Korean (788 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
95,265
Women
51.4%
90,103
Men
48.6%

The resident population of United States in 2021 was 185,368 inhabitants, with 48.6% men, and 51.4% women.

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Citizenship

96.4%
2021 Citizenship
96.5%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 96.4% of Newport News City PUMA, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Newport News City PUMA, VA was 96.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Newport News City PUMA, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    76.3k ± 566
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    74.8k ± 1.11k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    8.04k ± 1.09k
9.7%
Hispanic Population
18k people

In 2021, there were 1.02 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (76.3k people) in Newport News City PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 74.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.04k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.7% of the people in Newport News City PUMA, VA are hispanic (18k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,988 ± 1,089 people
  2. Philippines
    1,115 ± 817 people
  3. Korea
    777 ± 683 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Newport News City PUMA, VA was Mexico, the natal country of 1,988 Newport News City PUMA, VA residents, followed by Philippines with 1,115 and Korea with 777.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.78%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
14.4k people
7.5%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
13.5k people

As of 2021, 7.78% of Newport News City PUMA, VA residents (14.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Newport News City PUMA, VA was 7.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    10,084 households (5.87%)
  2. German
    901 households (0.524%)
  3. Korean
    788 households (0.458%)

10.8% of the households in Newport News City PUMA, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2021, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Newport News City PUMA, VA was Spanish. 5.87% of the households in Newport News City PUMA, VA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    8,090 ± 731
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    4,209 ± 558
  3. Vietnam
    3,993 ± 394

Newport News City PUMA, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.92 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Newport News City PUMA, VA employs 90.6k people. The largest industries in Newport News City PUMA, VA are Ship & boat building (6,542 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,483 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,843 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($182,766), Offices of physicians ($93,613), and Scientific research & development services ($91,350).

Males in Newport News City PUMA, VA have an average income that is 1.24 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,966. The income inequality in Newport News City PUMA, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.403, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
40,997
Women
47%
46,248
Men
53%

The workforce of Newport News City PUMA, VA in 2020 was 87,245 people, with 47% woman, and 53% men.

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Occupations

90.6k
2021 Value
3.87%
1 Year growth
± 3.87%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Newport News City PUMA, VA grew at a rate of 3.87%, from 87.2k employees to 90.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Newport News City PUMA, VA, are Cooks (2,137 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,877 people), and Customer service representatives (1,798 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Newport News City PUMA, VA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

90.6k
2021 Value
3.87%
1 Year growth
± 3.87%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Newport News City PUMA, VA grew at a rate of 3.87%, from 87.2k employees to 90.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Newport News City PUMA, VA, are Ship & boat building (6,542 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,483 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,843 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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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,300
Median earning men ± $1,794
$31,864
Median earning women ± $1,100

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Public Administration ($65,050), Information ($61,125), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($58,587).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Public Administration ($45,015), Manufacturing ($44,139), and Wholesale Trade ($43,145).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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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. $37.7B
  2. $29B
  3. $23.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $37.7B, followed by Electronics ($29B) and Machinery ($23.6B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$313B
2020 Value in Virginia
$612B
Projected 2050 Value in Virginia
95.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Virginia trade was $313B. This is expected to increase 95.3% to $612B by 2050.

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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. $26B
  2. $18.5B
  3. $12.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Carolina with $26B, followed by Maryland with $18.5B and Pennsylvania and $12.4B.

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Virginia went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 54.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (44%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.45%).

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing the state of Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Virginia

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Mark Warner
Senator from Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2009
Tim Kaine
Senator from Virginia1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are the senators currently representing Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Virginia

Virginia is currently represented by 11 members in the U.S. house.

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In 2021, universities in Newport News City PUMA, VA awarded 1,656 degrees. The student population of Newport News City PUMA, VA in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 2,191 male students and 3,003 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Newport News City PUMA, VA are White (1,131 and 68.4%), followed by Black or African American (218 and 13.2%), Hispanic or Latino (114 and 6.9%), and Two or More Races (104 and 6.29%).

The largest universities in Newport News City PUMA, VA by number of degrees awarded are Christopher Newport University (1,285 and 77.6%), Riverside College of Health Careers (169 and 10.2%), and Centura College-Newport News (166 and 10%).

The most popular majors in Newport News City PUMA, VA are General Psychology (163 and 9.84%), General Biological Sciences (153 and 9.24%), and General Business Administration & Management (152 and 9.18%).

The median tuition costs in Newport News City PUMA, VA are $12,820 for private four year colleges, and $9,100 and $21,566 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2021 in Newport News City PUMA, VA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 88.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 17.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2021 was 5,194 (42.2% men and 57.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2021 there were 5,194 students enrolled in Newport News City PUMA, VA, 42.2% men and 57.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,689 records, of which 57.1% were women and 42.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 163 degrees awarded
  2. 153 degrees awarded
  3. 152 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Newport News City PUMA, VA was General Psychology with 163 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,285 degrees awarded
  2. 169 degrees awarded
  3. 166 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Christopher Newport University with 1,285 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2021, 623 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Newport News City PUMA, VA, which is 0.603 times less than the 1,033 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,131 degrees mean that there were 5.19 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 218 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 2-year ($16,500) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Public, 4-year or above ($5,824) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Private for-profit, 2-year ($3,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2021, 0.785% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.662% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Newport News City PUMA, VA in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (44.3k), Some college (36.7k), and Bachelors Degree (22.9k).

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The median property value in Newport News City PUMA, VA was $205,700 in 2021, which is 0.84 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $195,200 to $205,700, a 5.38% increase. The homeownership rate in Newport News City PUMA, VA is 47.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Newport News City PUMA, VA have an average commute time of 23.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Newport News City PUMA, VA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Newport News City PUMA, VA is $57,499. In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Newport News City PUMA, VA was Ashburn (Southwest/Belmont Ridge) & Dulles Airport PUMA, VA with a value of $177,476, followed by McLean & Idylwood PUMA, VA and Vienna Town, Oakton & Fair Oaks (East) PUMA, VA, with respective values of $171,856 and $158,176.

Property

$205,700
Median Property Value 2021
±$3,800
$35,516
Median Property Taxes
±$1,342

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Rent vs Own

47.5%
Homeownership
2021
66.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 47.5% of the housing units in Newport News City PUMA, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 48.3%.

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Income by Location

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In 2021, 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 $177,476, followed by McLean & Idylwood PUMA, VA and Vienna Town, Oakton & Fair Oaks (East) PUMA, VA, with respective values of $171,856 and $158,176.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$57,499
Median Household Income
± $2,047
74.8k
Number of Households
± 2,217

In 2021, the median household income of the 74.8k households in Newport News City PUMA, VA grew to $57,499 from the previous year's value of $54,475.

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Wage Distribution

0.403
2021 Wage GINI in Newport News City PUMA, VA
0.402
2020 Wage GINI in Newport News City PUMA, VA

In 2021, the income inequality in Newport News City PUMA, VA was 0.403 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.203% growth from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Newport News City PUMA, VA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Newport News City PUMA, VA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (75.8%)
  2. Carpooled (8.58%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.37%)

In 2021, 75.8% of workers in Newport News City PUMA, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.58%) and those who worked at home (6.37%).

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Commute Time

23.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Newport News City PUMA, VA have a shorter commute time (23.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 1.95% of the workforce in Newport News City PUMA, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
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 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Newport News City PUMA, VA (28.1k out of 177k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Newport News City PUMA, VA is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

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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90.4% of the population of Newport News City PUMA, VA has health coverage, with 40.5% on employee plans, 17.5% on Medicaid, 8.25% on Medicare, 15.2% on non-group plans, and 8.9% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Virginia see 1310 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.13% decrease from the previous year (1325 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1393 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 484 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,310 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Virginia

Primary care physicians in Virginia see an average of 1,310 patients per year. This represents a 1.13% decrease from the previous year (1,325 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.5% under 18 years, 24% between 18 and 34 years, 36.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46% were men and 54% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.61%
Uninsured
40.5%
Employer Coverage
17.5%
Medicaid
8.25%
Medicare
15.2%
Non-Group
8.9%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Newport News City PUMA, VA declined by 10.2% from 10.7% to 9.61%.

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