Newport News, VA Population

Population: 180,150. Estimated population in July 2020: 179,899 (-0.1% change)
Males: 87,178 (48.4%), Females: 92,972 (51.6%)

Zip codes: 23601, 23602, 23603, 23605, 23606, 23607, 23608.

Median resident age: 32.0 years
Median household income: $36,597
Median house value: $96,400

Races in Newport News:

  • White Non-Hispanic (52.0%)
  • Black (39.1%)
  • Hispanic (4.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • Other race (1.8%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Korean (0.7%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (9.6%), English (8.3%), United States (7.8%), Irish (7.4%), Italian (3.2%), French (2.0%).

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 68.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Newport News

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newport News city

  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

4.8% Foreign born (2.0% Asia, 1.4% Europe, 1.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +7,848 (+4.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Newport News:

  • MARY IMMACULATE HOSP (800 DENBIGH BLVD)
  • NEWPORT NEWS GENERAL HOSPITAL (5100 MARSHALL AVE)
  • RIVERSIDE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (500 J CLYDE MORRIS BLVD)
  • RIVERSIDE REHAB INSTITUTE (245 CHESAPEAKE AVENUE)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Newport News:

  • NEWPORT NEWS/WILLIAMSBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 4 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Abbreviation: PHF)
  • LANGLEY AFB (about 10 miles; HAMPTON, VA; Abbreviation: LFI)
  • NORFOLK NS (about 17 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Abbreviation: NGU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Newport News:

  • WILLIAMSBURG-JAMESTOWN (about 19 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Abbreviation: JGG)
  • HAMPTON ROADS EXECUTIVE (about 22 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Abbreviation: PVG)
  • NORFOLK INTL (about 24 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Abbreviation: ORF)
Amtrak station:
NEWPORT NEWS (9304 WARWICK BLVD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Newport News:

  • CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 4,432; Location: ONE UNIVERSITY PLACE; Public; Website: www.cnu.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • KEE BUSINESS COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 692; Location: 803 DILIGENCE DRIVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.cci.edu)
  • TIDEWATER TECH (Full-time enrollment: 306; Location: 616 DENBIGH BLVD; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.TIDETECH.COM)
  • MEDICAL CAREERS INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 290; Location: 11790 JEFFERSON AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: www.medicalcareersinstitute.com)
  • RIVERSIDE REGIONAL MED CENTER-SCHOOL OF PROF NURS (Full-time enrollment: 137; Location: 500 J CLYDE MORRIS BLVD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.riverside-online.com/RSPN)
  • NNPS RRMC SCHOOL OF PRACTICAL NURSING (Full-time enrollment: 22; Location: 12420 WARWICK BLVD STE 6G; Private, not-for-profit)
  • NNPS RRMC SCHOOL OF RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 15; Location: 12420 WARWICK BLVD STE 6G; Private, not-for-profit)
  • NNPS RRMC SCHOOL OF SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 9; Location: 12420 WARWICK BLVD STE 6G; Private, not-for-profit)
  • ANTHONYS BARBER COLLEGE (Location: 1307 JEFFERSON AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • MADAM DANIELS SCHOOL OF BEAUTY CULTURE (Location: 2905 CHESTNUT AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • ALPHA COLLEGE OF REAL ESTATE (Location: 11861 CANON BLVD STE A; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Newport News:

  • THOMAS NELSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; Hampton, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,884)
  • HAMPTON UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; HAMPTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,249)
  • OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Full-time enrollment: 13,330)
  • TIDEWATER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Full-time enrollment: 11,042)
  • NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,820)
  • COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY (about 25 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 7,133)
  • ECPI COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 28 miles; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,083)

Schools

Public high schools in Newport News:

  • MENCHVILLE HIGH (Students: 1,989; Location: 275 MENCHVILLE RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • DENBIGH HIGH (Students: 1,914; Location: 259 DENBIGH BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WOODSIDE HIGH (Students: 1,879; Location: 13450 WOODSIDE LANE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WARWICK HIGH (Students: 1,824; Location: 51 COPELAND LANE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HERITAGE HIGH (Students: 1,651; Location: 5800 MARSHALL AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • NEW HORIZONS TECH CTR-WOODSIDE (Location: 13400 WOODSIDE LN; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Newport News:

  • DENBIGH BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 510; Location: 13010 MITCHELL POINT RD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • HAMPTON ROADS ACADEMY (Students: 490; Location: 739 ACADEMY LANE; Grades: 6 – 12)
  • PENNINSULA CATHOLIC HIGH SCH (Students: 381; Location: 600 HARPERSVILLE ROAD; Grades: 8 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Newport News:

  • HOMER L. HINES MIDDLE (Students: 1,314; Location: 561 MCLAWHORNE DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CRITTENDEN MIDDLE (Students: 1,291; Location: 6158 JEFFERSON AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ETHEL M. GILDERSLEEVE MIDDLE (Students: 1,280; Location: 1 MINTON DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MARY PASSAGE MIDDLE (Students: 1,161; Location: 400 ATKINSON WAY; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • J. M. DOZIER MIDDLE (Students: 1,025; Location: 432 INDUSTRIAL PARK DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HUNTINGTON MIDDLE (Students: 934; Location: 3401 ORCUTT AVENUE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • KILN CREEK ELEM. (Students: 817; Location: 1501 KILN CREEK PKWY; Grades: KG – 05)
  • OLIVER C. GREENWOOD ELEM. (Students: 766; Location: 13460 WOODSIDE LANE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LEE HALL ELEM. (Students: 682; Location: 17346 WARWICK BLVD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • NEWSOME PARK ELEMENTARY (Students: 676; Location: 4200 MARSHALL AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Newport News:

  • OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL (Students: 506; Location: 52 HARPERSVILLE ROAD; Grades: PK – 7)
  • DENBIGH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 424; Location: 1233 SHIELDS RD.; Grades: PK – 6)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN DAY SCHOOL (Students: 405; Location: 6812 RIVER ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • WARWICK RIVER CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 267; Location: 252 LUCAS CREEK ROAD; Grades: PK – 5)
  • ORCUTT BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 259; Location: 653 OYSTER POINT LANE; Grades: PK – 7)
  • ST ANDREWS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 216; Location: 45 MAIN STREET; Grades: KG – 5)
  • SUMMIT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 155; Location: 69 SAUNDERS ROAD; Grades: PK – 9)
  • LOLLIPOP LANE EDUC CHILDCARE (Students: 123; Location: 801 TRITON COURT; Grades: PK – KG)
  • GETHSEMANE BAPCHURCH LEARN-CCC (Students: 101; Location: 3509 CHESTNUT AVENUE; Grades: PK – 3)
  • HOLLOMAN CHILD DEV PMT&ED CTR (Students: 98; Location: 14102 WARWICK BLVD; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Newport News:

  • NEWPORT NEWS PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $3,995,061; Location: 2400 WASHINGTON AVE.; 416,316 books; 10,254 audio materials; 6,309 video materials; 525 serial subscriptions)