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Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Newport News, VA

 
Newport News is an independent city in Virginia. It is at the south-western end of the Virginia Peninsula, on the north shore of the James River extending southeast from Skiffe's Creek along many miles of waterfront to the river's mouth at Newport News Point on the harbor of Hampton Roads. The area known as Newport News was part of Warwick County, one of the eight original shires of Virginia formed by the House of Burgesses in the British Colony of Virginia by order of King Charles I in 1634. The county was largely composed of farms and undeveloped land until almost 250 years later. In 1881, 15 years of explosive development began under the leadership of Collis P. Huntington, who extended the new Peninsula Subdivision of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway from Richmond. With the new railro... (from wikipedia)
 
 
 

 
General Information
Newport News City County178,026 Population (as of 2000)
Virginia State190,725 Population (current)
56.8 Square Miles of Land2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
0.5 Square Miles of Water$92,585 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$35,396 Average House Income (as of 2000)

Business Information
3,707 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$637,963,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
82,197 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$2,646,748,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

Gender (as of 2000)
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Ethnicity (as of 2000)
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Median Ages (as of 2000)
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