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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataVirginia

Economic Statistics

Newport News, Virginia

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over135,532100.0
In labor force92,58668.3
Civilian labor force
82,79861.1
Employed
78,19457.7
Unemployed
4,6043.4
Percent of civilian labor force
5.6(X)
Armed Forces
9,7887.2
Not in labor force42,94631.7
Females 16 years and over71,280100.0
In labor force44,03361.8
Civilian labor force
42,46159.6
Employed
40,04856.2
Own children under 6 years16,274100.0
All parents in family in labor force10,60065.1
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over86,282100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone67,92178.7
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled11,18613.0
Public transportation (including taxicab)2,4042.8
Walked2,2872.7
Other means1,0671.2
Worked at home1,4171.6
Mean travel time to work (minutes)23.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over78,194100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations23,86230.5
Service occupations13,76417.6
Sales and office occupations21,55527.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2020.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations8,17110.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations10,64013.6
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2110.3
Construction5,5067.0
Manufacturing11,94615.3
Wholesale trade1,7772.3
Retail trade9,99212.8
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities2,9883.8
Information2,0282.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing3,5274.5
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services7,3919.5
Educational, health and social services15,09319.3
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services7,78610.0
Other services (except public administration)3,7724.8
Public administration6,1777.9
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers58,37674.7
Government workers16,41921.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business3,2564.2
Unpaid family workers1430.2
INCOME IN 1999
Households69,750100.0
Less than $10,0007,26810.4
$10,000 to $14,9995,0617.3
$15,000 to $24,99910,07414.4
$25,000 to $34,99910,69415.3
$35,000 to $49,99913,11318.8
$50,000 to $74,99913,71119.7
$75,000 to $99,9995,7008.2
$100,000 to $149,9993,0294.3
$150,000 to $199,9995420.8
$200,000 or more5580.8
Median household income (dollars)36,597(X)
With earnings57,89083.0
Mean earnings (dollars)
42,732(X)
With Social Security income14,71221.1
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,705(X)
With Supplemental Security Income2,7353.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,434(X)
With public assistance income2,6843.8
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,202(X)
With retirement income13,91419.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
18,189(X)
Families46,755100.0
Less than $10,0003,3937.3
$10,000 to $14,9992,4875.3
$15,000 to $24,9996,12113.1
$25,000 to $34,9996,63614.2
$35,000 to $49,9999,21619.7
$50,000 to $74,99910,60222.7
$75,000 to $99,9994,74410.1
$100,000 to $149,9992,6405.6
$150,000 to $199,9994781.0
$200,000 or more4380.9
Median family income (dollars)42,520(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,843(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,275(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,310(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families5,285(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.3
With related children under 18 years4,637(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.0
With related children under 5 years
2,483(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.5
Families with female householder, no husband present4,001(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.9
With related children under 18 years3,699(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)39.9
With related children under 5 years
1,930(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)53.7
Individuals24,027(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.8
18 years and over13,899(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.1
65 years and over
1,693(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.8
Related children under 18 years9,950(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
6,588(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over6,520(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.4
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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