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Newport News Population

Newport News is a city in the Virginia State of United States, located at the Peninsula side of Hampton Roads bordering the Atlantic Ocean. Newport News population in 2021 is estimated to be 186,466, covers city area of 119.62 sq mi (309.81 sq km), ranks fifth largest in Virginia State and one-hundred-forty city in the United States.

Below is the Newport News population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010180,925
2011180,098-0.46
2012180,0940.00
2013181,3200.68
2014181,5760.14
2015180,948-0.35
2016180,179-0.42
2017179,398-0.43
2018178,626-0.43
2019179,2250.34
2020186,2473.92
2021 *186,4660.12
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated


Newport News Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Newport News population is 179,225, out of these 86,438 are male, 92,787 are female, The sex ratio of Newport News is 93. The median age of the Newport News population is 33.4, Newport News population by age are, under 18 years is 41,753, 16 years and over is 141,729, 18 years and over is 137,472, 21 years and over is 128,199, 65 years and over is 30,829. 48.2% are male, 51.8% are female, Population of Newport News by age percent-wise is, 23.3% are under 18 years old, 79.1% are 16 years and over, 76.7% are 18 years and over, 71.5% are 21 years and over, 13.5% are 65 years and over. There are total 77,931 housing units, The voting population of Newport News are 130,216, out of these 62,124 are male voters, 68,092 are female voters, 47.7% are male, 52.3% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -513,3907.5%
5 - 911,5746.5%
10 - 1410,8026.0%
15 - 1912,4306.9%
20 - 2413,8187.7%
25 - 3431,52317.6%
35 - 4421,75112.1%
45 - 5418,59110.4%
55 - 5910,0785.6%
60 - 6411,0366.2%
65 - 7414,3648.0%
75 - 846,8653.8%
85 and over3,0031.7%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Newport News Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Newport News by race are:

White Population

White population in Newport News, Virginia are 86,265, percentage wise 48.1 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Newport News, Virginia are 74,156, percentage wise 41.4 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Newport News, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Newport News are 5,643, percentage wise 3.1 percent are asians, out of these 597 are Asian Indians, 1,057 are Chinese, 1,334 are Filipinos, 101 are Japanese, 704 are Korean, 720 are Vietnamese and 1,130 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Newport News, Virginia are 16,878. Percentage wise 9.4 percent are hispanics, out of these 6,127 are Mexican people, 3,819 are Puerto Ricans, 1,474 are Cubans, and 5,458 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race179,225Percent
White86,26548.1%
Black or African American74,15641.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native5490.3%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population5,6433.1%
Asian Indian5970.3%
Chinese1,0570.6%
Filipino1,3340.7%
Japanese1010.1%
Korean7040.4%
Vietnamese7200.4%
Other Asian Population1,130
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4270.2%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino16,8789.4%
Mexican6,1273.4%
Puerto Rican3,8192.1%
Cuban1,4740.8%
Other Hispanic or Latino5,458
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Newport News native population is 161,671, out of these 86,763 born in the Virginia state and 70,964 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 17,554, out of these 8,445 are Naturalized US citizen, 1,404 are in Europe, 3,166 in Asia, 1,285 in Africa, 2,490 in Latin America and 44 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Newport News are 9,109, out of these 3,611 are from Europe, 1,101 are from Asia, 0 from Africa, 4,160 are from Latin America and 237 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native161,671
Born in state of residence86,763
Born in other state in the United States70,964
Northeast19,098
Midwest0
South33,038
West7,520
Born outside the United States3,944
Puerto Rico1,123
U.S. Island Areas349
Born abroad of American parent(s)2,472
Foreign born
Born outside of United States17,554
Naturalized U.S. citizen8,445
Europe1,404
Asia3,166
Africa1,285
Oceania56
Latin America2,490
Northern America44
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen9,109
Europe3,611
Asia1,101
Africa0
Oceania0
Latin America4,160
Northern America237
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Newport News Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Newport News, Virginia are 77,931, Occupied housing units are 70,918, Rental vacancy rate is 10. Percentage of occupancy is 91, 44.37% of houses are owner occupied and 46.63% of houses are renter occupied in Newport News. There are 47.74 percent of one-unit detached, 7.07 percent of one-units attached, 1.67 percent of two-unit houses, 5.63 percent of three or four unit homes. 3.35 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 2 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 32.71 percent are available with one vehicle, 30.34 percent are available with two vehicles, 16.35 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 11.61 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units77,931
Occupied housing units70,918
Occupied housing units percent91
Rental vacancy rate10
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached37,202
1-unit attached5,513
2 units1,302
3 or 4 units4,384
Mobile home2,613
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Owner-occupied34,578
Renter-occupied36,340
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Newport News Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Newport News, Virginia is $186,600, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 2.57 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 3.57 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 7.08 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 11.86 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 14.07 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 4.36 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 0.55 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.30 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0002,004
$50,000 to $99,9992,780
$100,000 to $149,9995,521
$150,000 to $199,9999,241
$200,000 to $299,99910,967
$300,000 to $499,9993,398
$500,000 to $999,999431
$1,000,000 or more236
Median (dollars)186,600
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Newport News Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,471, 0.13 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 3.96 percent pay between $500 to $999, 11.68 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 10.91 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 2.15 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 0.76 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 0.48 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $495, 0.84 percent of homes pay less than $250, 3.30 percent pays between $250 to $399, 5.81 percent pay between $400 to $599, 2.89 percent pays between $600 to $799, 1.17 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 0.36 percent pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500102
$500 to $9993,089
$1,000 to $1,4999,100
$1,500 to $1,9998,500
$2,000 to $2,4991,674
$2,500 to $2,999593
$3,000 or more373
Median (dollars)1,471
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $250652
$250 to $3992,574
$400 to $5994,526
$600 to $7992,251
$800 to $999908
$1,000 or more278
Median (dollars)495
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Newport News Rental

Total number of Newport News rental homes or apartments are 36,340, occupied by Renter, The median value of Newport News average rental rate is $1,088. 7.87 percent of homes are under $500, 32.02 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 53.56 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 4.06 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 1.09 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5002,861
$500 to $99911,635
$1,000 to $1,49914,404
$1,500 to $1,9995,060
$2,000 to $2,499901
$2,500 to $2,999573
$3,000 or more395
Median (dollars)1,088
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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