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Newport News, Virginia,




Newport News (city), Virginia

   People QuickFactsNewport NewsVirginia
Population, 2003 estimate 181,6477,386,330
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003 0.8%4.3%
Population, 2000 180,1507,078,515
Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000 5.1%14.4%
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2000 7.9%6.5%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000 27.5%24.6%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2000 10.1%11.2%
Female persons, percent, 2000 51.6%51.0%
White persons, percent, 2000 (a)53.5%72.3%
Black or African American persons, percent, 2000 (a)39.1%19.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 (a)0.4%0.3%
Asian persons, percent, 2000 (a)2.3%3.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2000 (a)0.1%0.1%
Persons reporting some other race, percent, 2000 (a)1.8%2.0%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2000 2.8%2.0%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 4.2%4.7%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 45.5%52.2%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 4.8%8.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 8.3%11.1%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 84.5%81.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 19.9%29.5%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 23.027.0
 
Housing units, 2000 74,1172,904,192
Homeownership rate, 2000 52.4%68.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $96,400$125,400
 
Households, 2000 69,6862,699,173
Persons per household, 2000 2.502.54
Median household income, 1999 $36,597$46,677
Per capita money income, 1999 $17,843$23,975
Persons below poverty, percent, 1999 13.8%9.6%
   Business QuickFactsNewport NewsVirginia
Wholesale trade sales, 1997 ($1000) 604,18361,046,705
Retail sales, 1997 ($1000) 1,488,61662,569,924
Retail sales per capita, 1997 $8,516$9,293
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 1997 ($1000) 170,0728,281,218
Total number of firms, 1997 9,131480,122
Minority-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 19.2%14.9%
Women-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 30.6%27.5%
   Geography QuickFactsNewport NewsVirginia
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 6839,594
Persons per square mile, 2000 2,637.9178.8
FIPS Code 5600051
Counties



(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, 2000 Census of Population and Housing, 1990 Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, County Business Patterns, 1997 Economic Census, Minority- and Women-Owned Business, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report, Census of Governments
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:06:46 EST

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