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Newport News City County, Virginia Facts

Facts
State Virginia
Land area 68.7 square miles
Population Density 2,630 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 182,020
Population change 0.6%
Under 5 years of age 7.4%
Under 18 23.6%
65 and over 11.4%
Females 51.6%
White 51
Hispanic or Latino of any race 8.2
Asian 3.1%
Two or more races 3.9%
Black or African American 41.2%
Native American 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
Had graduated from high school 89%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 23.9%
Veterans 21,639
Households and Housing
Households 69,211
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 76.4%
Median household income $51,027
The per capita income $25,310
Live below the poverty line. 15.2%
housing units 77,144
Multi-unit structures 36%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $200,100
Residents owning their homes. 51.4%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 10,746
Women-owned firms 30.1%
Asian-owned firms 5.7%
Hispanic-owned firms 3.3%
Black-owned firms 20.8%
Native American-owned firms 0.4%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $2,431,256
Retail sales per capita $12,593
Manufacturers shipments $4,702,700
Merchant wholesaler sales $901,976