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Where is Newport News, VA?

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Newport News is a city found in Virginia, The United States Of America. It is located 36.98 latitude and -76.43 longitude and it is situated at elevation 7 meters above sea level.

Newport News has a population of 180,719 making it the 6th biggest city in Virginia. It operates on the EDT time zone, which means that it follows the same time zone as Virginia Beach.

Quick facts

Country The United States Of America
State Virginia
Population 180,719
Elevation 7 m over sea level
Time Zone EDT
Longitude -76.428000
Latitude 36.978760

Newport-news has a population of around 181323, of which 87790 (48%) are male and 93533 (51%) are female. The average age of the inhabitants of Newport-news is 35.41, meaning that the average person is below the national median age of 37. For every male, there are approximately 1.07 females, meaning that the population is relatively evenly distributed between males and female(s).

Of Newport-news's 181323 residents, around 173906 (95.90%) identify as having a single race. The majority of the population is white, which consists of 50.40% of the population. Of the remaining population, 73229 are black/African Americans (40.40%), 600 are native Americans (0.30%), 5552 are asians (3.10%), 356 are pacific islanders (0.20%), 2864 are other (1.60%).

The median income of households in Newport-news is $50077.00, meaning that most of the households are above the poverty threshold for families of three. Of the total population, 7.80% of households reported an annual income of less than $10,000.

Newport News, VA Zipcodes

The city of Newport News has 8 zipcodes recognized by the United States Census Bureau: 23601, 23602, 23603, 23604, 23605, 23606, 23607, 23608.

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.