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Population Demographics for Newport News, Virginia in 2017, 2018

Other Counties and Cities in Virginia

Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population180,719100
Black or African American73,51440
Hispanic or Latino13,5907
Two or More Races7,7154
Some Other Race4,8502
Three or more races950Below 1%
American Indian851Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander315Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

Total Population87,26393,456180,719
Black or African American34,00139,51373,514
Hispanic or Latino7,0816,50913,590
Two or More Races3,7004,0157,715
Some Other Race2,7042,1464,850
Three or more races409541950
American Indian425426851
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander150165315

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Newport News

Total Population:180,719
Male Population:87,263
Female Population:93,456

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Newport News

Both sexes32

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Newport News

Total Population:173,220
Male Population:82,545
Under 5 years:6,948
5 to 9 years:6,069
10 to 14 years:5,721
15 to 17 years:3,547
18 and 19 years:2,171
20 years:1,206
21 years:1,405
22 to 24 years:4,554
25 to 29 years:7,322
30 to 34 years:5,855
35 to 39 years:5,054
40 to 44 years:5,140
45 to 49 years:6,071
50 to 54 years:5,752
55 to 59 years:4,546
60 and 61 years:1,554
62 to 64 years:2,097
65 and 66 years:1,120
67 to 69 years:1,498
70 to 74 years:1,866
75 to 79 years:1,421
80 to 84 years:917
85 years and over:711
Female Population:90,675
Under 5 years:6,467
5 to 9 years:5,840
10 to 14 years:5,523
15 to 17 years:3,595
18 and 19 years:2,272
20 years:1,304
21 years:1,580
22 to 24 years:4,915
25 to 29 years:7,972
30 to 34 years:6,108
35 to 39 years:5,619
40 to 44 years:5,788
45 to 49 years:6,631
50 to 54 years:6,504
55 to 59 years:5,096
60 and 61 years:1,919
62 to 64 years:2,457
65 and 66 years:1,403
67 to 69 years:1,811
70 to 74 years:2,537
75 to 79 years:2,100
80 to 84 years:1,647
85 years and over:1,587

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Newport News

Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Newport News

Family led homes:44,887
Husband-wife family:28,003
Other family:16,884
Population of male led with no wife present:3,543
Population female led with no husband present:13,341
Population of Nonfamily homes:25,777
Population living alone:20,548
Population not living alone:5,229

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Newport News with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:24,416
Population of family homes:24,108
Husband-wife family:12,657
Under 6 years only:3,538
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:2,706
6 to 17 years only:6,413
Other family:11,451
Male householder, no wife present:1,997
Under 6 years only:688
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:295
6 to 17 years only:1,014
Female led with no husband present:9,454
Under 6 years only:2,546
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:1,944
6 to 17 years only:4,964
Nonfamily households:308
Male led households:244
Under 6 years only:75
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:15
6 to 17 years only:154
Female led householder:64
Under 6 years only:21
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:4
6 to 17 years only:39
Households with no people under 18 years:46,248
Family households:20,779
Husband-wife family:15,346
Other family:5,433
Male led with no wife present:1,546
Female led with no husband present:3,887
Nonfamily households:25,469
Male led householder:12,092
Female led householder:13,377

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Newport News, by type

Total Home Population:70,664
Population of Family homes:44,887
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:2,895
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:9,654
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:9,161
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:9,888
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:3,594
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:3,028
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:3,919
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:2,120
Population of 85 year olds and over:628
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:25,777
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:2,829
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:4,475
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:3,103
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:4,850
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:2,246
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:1,975
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:2,912
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:2,254
Population of 85 year olds and over:1,133

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

 households in Newport News containing people over 60

Total Population:70,664
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:19,934
1-person household:7,706
2-or-more-person household:12,228
Family households:11,503
Nonfamily households:725
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:50,730
1-person household:12,842
2-or-more-person household:37,888
Family homes:33,384
Nonfamily homes:4,504

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

 homes in Newport News with multiple generations.

Total Population:70,664
Home has three or more generations:2,987
Home does not have three or more generations:67,677

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Newport News under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:43,685
Unmarried partner of home lead present:3,836
In family homes:3,627
Population of male led and male partner homes:93
Population of male led and female partner households:1,294
Population of female led and female partner households:211
Population of female led and male partner households:2,029
In nonfamily homes:209
Population of male led and male partner homes:2
Population of male led and female partner homes:189
Population of female led and female partner homes:6
Population of female led and male partner homes:12
No unmarried partner of home lead present:39,849
In family homes:39,640
Population of husband-wife family homes:23,203
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:1,862
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:14,575
In nonfamily homes:209

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Newport News

Total Population:135,588
Population Under 18 years:42,929
Population 18 years and over:92,659

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Newport News have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:36,076
Family home:25,869
Nonfamily homess:10,207
Male led home:4,577
Living alone:3,561
Not living alone:1,016
Female led home:5,630
Living alone:4,928
Not living alone:702
Population of Renter occupied homes:34,588
Family run homes:19,018
Husband-wife family:8,051
Other family:10,967
Male led with no wife present:2,008
Female led with no husband present:8,959
Nonfamily Homes:15,570
Male led homes:7,759
Male living alone:5,709
Male not living alone:2,050
Female led homes:7,811
Females living alone:6,350
Females not living alone:1,461

Content provided by the US Census bureau for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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