Newport News City PUMA, VA

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2020 Population
179,608
0.111% 1-year decline
US Senator
Mark Warner
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tim Kaine
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
33.7
0.898% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
14.8%
3.3% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$54,475
2.34% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$195,200
0.463% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
87,245
0.0687% 1-year decline

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In 2020, Newport News City PUMA, VA had a population of 180k people with a median age of 33.7 and a median household income of $54,475. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Newport News City PUMA, VA declined from 179,807 to 179,608, a −0.111% decrease and its median household income grew from $53,232 to $54,475, a 2.34% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Newport News City PUMA, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (42%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (40.1%), White (Hispanic) (4.52%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.49%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.19%).

10.2% 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.

96.5% 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 (1,248 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 City PUMA, VA was $195,200, and the homeownership rate was 48.3%.

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 180k people, from which 96.5% are citizens. As of 2018, 6.95% of Newport News City PUMA, VA residents were born outside of the country (12.5k people).

In 2020, there were 1.05 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (75.5k people) in Newport News City PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 72k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.11k White (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 (8,905 households), German (971 households), and Korean (885 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
92,293
Women
51.4%
87,202
Men
48.6%

The resident population of United States in 2020 was 179,495 inhabitants, with 48.6% men, and 51.4% women.

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Citizenship

96.5%
2020 Citizenship
96.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 96.5% of Newport News City PUMA, VA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Newport News City PUMA, VA was 96.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Newport News City PUMA, VA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    75.5k ± 549
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    72k ± 946
  3. White (Hispanic)
    8.11k ± 875
9.37%
Hispanic Population
16.8k people

In 2020, there were 1.05 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (75.5k people) in Newport News City PUMA, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 72k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.11k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.37% of the people in Newport News City PUMA, VA are hispanic (16.8k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,900 ± 1,064 people
  2. Korea
    803 ± 694 people
  3. Philippines
    695 ± 646 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Newport News City PUMA, VA was Mexico, the natal country of 1,900 Newport News City PUMA, VA residents, followed by Korea with 803 and Philippines with 695.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.95%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
12.5k people
7.1%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
12.9k people

As of 2018, 6.95% of Newport News City PUMA, VA residents (12.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Newport News City PUMA, VA was 7.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    8,905 households (5.35%)
  2. German
    971 households (0.584%)
  3. Korean
    885 households (0.532%)

10.2% 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 21.5%. 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 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Newport News City PUMA, VA was Spanish. 5.35% 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-)
    7,706 ± 736
  2. Vietnam
    4,130 ± 452
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    4,089 ± 573

Newport News City PUMA, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.87 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Newport News City PUMA, VA employs 87.2k people. The largest industries in Newport News City PUMA, VA are Restaurants & Food Services (5,953 people), Ship & boat building (5,927 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,840 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($186,358), Offices of physicians ($92,933), and Scientific research & development services ($86,903).

Males in Newport News City PUMA, VA have an average income that is 1.21 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,539. The income inequality in Newport News City PUMA, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.402, 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

87.2k
2020 Value
−0.0687%
1 Year decline
± −0.0687%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Newport News City PUMA, VA declined at a rate of −0.0687%, from 87.3k employees to 87.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Newport News City PUMA, VA, are Cooks (2,059 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,896 people), and Military enlisted tactical operations & air/weapons specialists & crew members (1,837 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

87.2k
2020 Value
−0.0687%
1 Year decline
± −0.0687%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Newport News City PUMA, VA declined at a rate of −0.0687%, from 87.3k employees to 87.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Newport News City PUMA, VA, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,953 people), Ship & boat building (5,927 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,840 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

$43,159
Median earning men ± $1,759
$31,007
Median earning women ± $910

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($59,123), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($54,229), and Manufacturing ($54,023).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($43,757), Wholesale Trade ($41,531), and Manufacturing ($41,321).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Virginia. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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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. $37.3B
  2. $28.7B
  3. $25.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $37.3B, followed by Electronics ($28.7B) and Machinery ($25.6B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$325B
2020 Value in Virginia
$612B
Projected 2050 Value in Virginia
88.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Virginia trade was $325B. This is expected to increase 88.1% 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. $25B
  2. $18.9B
  3. $13.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Carolina with $25B, followed by Maryland with $18.9B and Pennsylvania and $13.2B.

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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.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Newport News City PUMA, VA awarded 1,558 degrees. The student population of Newport News City PUMA, VA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 2,303 male students and 3,169 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Newport News City PUMA, VA are White (1,128 and 72.7%), followed by Black or African American (182 and 11.7%), Hispanic or Latino (70 and 4.51%), and Two or More Races (67 and 4.32%).

The largest universities in Newport News City PUMA, VA by number of degrees awarded are Christopher Newport University (1,248 and 80.1%), Riverside College of Health Careers (163 and 10.5%), and Centura College-Newport News (129 and 8.28%).

The most popular majors in Newport News City PUMA, VA are General Business Administration & Management (169 and 10.8%), General Biological Sciences (157 and 10.1%), and General Psychology (157 and 10.1%).

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 2020 in Newport News City PUMA, VA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 76.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 20.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 5,472 (42.1% men and 57.9% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 5,472 students enrolled in Newport News City PUMA, VA, 42.1% men and 57.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,947 records, of which 57.8% were women and 42.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 169 degree-majors awarded
  2. 157 degree-majors awarded
  3. 157 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Newport News City PUMA, VA was General Business Administration & Management with 169 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,248 degrees awarded
  2. 163 degrees awarded
  3. 129 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Christopher Newport University with 1,248 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 580 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Newport News City PUMA, VA, which is 0.593 times less than the 978 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,128 degrees mean that there were 6.2 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 182 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 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($5,824) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private for-profit, 2-year ($3,975) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.891% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.63% 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 2020 were High School or Equivalent (42.2k), Some college (37.2k), and Bachelors Degree (22.1k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Newport News City PUMA, VA was $195,200 in 2020, which is 0.849 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $194,300 to $195,200, a 0.463% increase. The homeownership rate in Newport News City PUMA, VA is 48.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

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 $54,475. In 2020, 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 $166,088, followed by McLean & Idylwood PUMA, VA and Vienna Town, Oakton & Fair Oaks (East) PUMA, VA, with respective values of $159,301 and $150,691.

Property

$195,200
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,709
$33,938
Median Property Taxes
±$1,406

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Newport News City PUMA, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

48.3%
Homeownership
2020
67.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 48.3% 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 48.9%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, 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 $166,088, followed by McLean & Idylwood PUMA, VA and Vienna Town, Oakton & Fair Oaks (East) PUMA, VA, with respective values of $159,301 and $150,691.

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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.
$54,475
Median Household Income
± $1,722
70.2k
Number of Households
± 2,169

In 2020, the median household income of the 70.2k households in Newport News City PUMA, VA grew to $54,475 from the previous year's value of $53,232.

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Wage Distribution

0.402
2020 Wage GINI in Newport News City PUMA, VA
0.42
2019 Wage GINI in Newport News City PUMA, VA

In 2020, the income inequality in Newport News City PUMA, VA was 0.402 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 4.25% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (76.8%)
  2. Carpooled (9.52%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.44%)

In 2020, 76.8% of workers in Newport News City PUMA, VA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.52%) and those who worked at home (4.44%).

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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 (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.14% 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

14.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Newport News City PUMA, VA (25.3k out of 171k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

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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89.3% of the population of Newport News City PUMA, VA has health coverage, with 40.7% on employee plans, 15.8% on Medicaid, 7.98% on Medicare, 15.4% on non-group plans, and 9.45% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Virginia was $7,556 in 2014. This is a 3.42% increase from the previous year ($7,306).

Primary care physicians in Virginia see 1325 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.455% increase from the previous year (1319 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1409 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 531 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Virginia, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,325 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Virginia

Primary care physicians in Virginia see an average of 1,325 patients per year. This represents a 0.455% increase from the previous year (1,319 patients).

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Virginia across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.1% under 18 years, 24.5% between 18 and 34 years, 36% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.9% were men and 54.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.7%
Uninsured
40.7%
Employer Coverage
15.8%
Medicaid
7.98%
Medicare
15.4%
Non-Group
9.45%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Newport News City PUMA, VA declined by 4.28% from 11.2% to 10.7%.

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