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Newport News, Virginia, 23606
1 Bedroom$952 - $1,180
2 Bedrooms$1,208 - $1,494
3 Bedrooms$1,588 - $1,786
Newport News, Virginia, 23606
1 Bedroom$975 - $1,260
2 Bedrooms$1,295 - $1,720
Newport News, Virginia, 23608
1 Bedroom$764 - $1,227
2 Bedrooms$889 - $2,001
Newport News, Virginia, 23606
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Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 10.4% 7.9% +2.5% $10,000 to $14,999 7.3% 5.3% +2.0% $15,000 to $19,999 6.8% 5.5% +1.3% $20,000 to $24,999 7.6% 6.0% +1.6% $25,000 to $29,999 7.3% 6.1% +1.2% $30,000 to $34,999 8.1% 6.0% +2.1% $35,000 to $39,999 6.9% 5.8% +1.1% $40,000 to $44,999 6.0% 5.6% +0.4% $45,000 to $49,999 5.9% 5.0% +0.9% $50,000 to $59,999 9.5% 9.2% +0.3% $60,000 to $74,999 10.1% 11.1% -1.0% $75,000 to $99,999 8.2% 11.4% -3.2% $100,000 to $124,999 3.1% 6.2% -3.1% $125,000 to $149,999 1.3% 3.3% -2.0% $150,000 to $199,999 0.8% 3.0% -2.2% $200,000 or more 0.8% 2.7% -1.9%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 4.7% 6.0% -1.3% 10.0% to 14.9% 9.9% 12.1% -2.2% 15.0% to 19.9% 15.8% 15.5% +0.3% 20.0% to 24.9% 14.4% 13.8% +0.6% 25.0% to 29.9% 12.4% 10.9% +1.5% 30.0% to 34.9% 8.4% 7.6% +0.8% 35.0% to 39.9% 5.4% 5.1% +0.3% 40.0% to 49.9% 6.6% 6.3% +0.3% 50.0% or more 15.4% 14.9% +0.5% Not computed 7.2% 7.7% -0.5%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 16.2% 13.4% +2.8% 25 to 34 years 30.0% 30.0% +0.0% 35 to 44 years 23.4% 23.6% -0.2% 45 to 54 years 13.3% 14.4% -1.1% 55 to 64 years 6.9% 7.3% -0.4% 65 to 74 years 5.3% 5.2% +0.1% 75 to 84 years 3.7% 4.3% -0.6% 85 years and over 1.3% 1.7% -0.4%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 44.1% 33.1% +11.0% 30 to 44 minutes 25.5% 25.4% +0.1% 45 to 59 minutes 11.6% 14.8% -3.2% 60 or more minutes 18.8% 26.7% -7.9%
Source: 2000 Census
Newport News, Virginia
Newport News, Virginia sits on the Southwestern end of the Virginia Pennisula along the North shore of the James River. As a part of the Hampton Roads area, the population isunder 200,000 but the general area has a population of about one and one half million people. When starting your search for your Newport News apartment, know that while public transportation is good, most people rely on a car for commuting and getting around. The downtown areas have been revitalized and are popular for apartments as well as the Northern portion of the city. Newport News has a long and illustrious history.Settled by the British in the late 1600s, it was an important port city and remains that today.
With its mild climate, outdoor recreation is popular year round, and the proximity to the water is a big bonus if you like boating or fishing. The Newport News Park is an 8000 acre haven for nature trails, biking, fishing and boating, and even camping. The performing and visual arts are represented well by such institutions as the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, the Virginia Living Museum and the Mariner's Museum. The quaint old area of Hilton Village is great for shops and just hanging out for an afternoon, and there is even a small beach.
From German to Italian to Japanese, you'll find Newport News very ethnically diverse in cuisines. Das Waldcafe is very popular for its sauerbraten and homey feel. Bill's Seafood offers fresh catches in a casual atmosphere while upscale dining can be found at 99 Main Street. The length of the pennisula offers everything from fast food and chains to very pleasant mom and pop joints.
Have a Few Laughs
You'll find a number of pleasant bars and taverns, and certainly you'll find one near your Newport News apartment. Until you've discovered the one that you can call home, check out places like the Checkered Flag Tavern which has great burgers and live music. Goodfellas is popular its bookings of national bands but also popular for outdoor seating in nice weather, and if you need a few laughs don't miss Cozzy's Comedy Club where you can have dinner and yuck it up.
Newport News is the best of the old and new and it will quickly grow on you.
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What kinds of outdoor activities are either in or around Newport News?
With a gorgeous climate, an abundance of green space, miles of trails, and countless historical sites, Newport News offers its residents a never-ending array of outdoor activities. Harwood's Mill is a 265-acre freshwater reservoir offering boat rentals, picnic shelters, hiking trails, and a five-miles mountain biking trail. The largest municipal park east of the Mississippi, Newport News Park features 8,000+ acres of hiking, biking, picnicking, paddle boating, canoeing, archery, freshwater fishing, and campsites with grills. This expansive outdoor haven also boasts an 18-hole disc golf course and a discovery center with hands-on activities, historical artifacts, nature displays, and floral gardens including the magnificent Japanese peace garden. Newport News' Riverview Farm Park is considered a "fantasy farm playground" with 30,000 square feet of athletic fields and community space, as well as miles of multi-use paved trails.
How is the public transportation system in Newport News?
The public transportation in Newport News is adequate when used as a supplement to driving. The Hampton Roads Transit buses serve most of the city, with stops at Patrick Henry Mall, Christopher Newport University, and Riverside Hospital, among others. The cost is about $3.50 per ride with special discounts available for those who qualify. Weekly passes are also available at a rate of $17 or monthly passes for $50. For travel out of town, Greyhound bus and Amtrak train stations are conveniently located in town.
Is this neighborhood bad, I heard that once it was remodeled it became a better living area is that true?
The Ivy Farms section of Newport News has less of a military population, a great percentage of people living below the poverty line and than the rest of Newport News.
I've got dogs. What are the best places in Newport News for being outdoors with pets?
The best place in Newport News for being outdoors with pets is Fido Field, part of Riverview Farm Park and the city's first dog park. With over 1 acre of open area, Fido Field is a great place for you and your dog to socialize and exercise. Fido Pak is open daily from sunrise to sunset. On leash parks in Newport News include Copeland Park, Sandy Bottom Nature Park, and Mariners Museum Park.
Do most people in Newport News rely on public transportation?
Only 2 percent of Newport News residents uses mass transit to commute to work on a daily basis, while over 83 percent drives a private automobile for the same purpose. Intracity bus service is provided by Hampton Roads Transit, while intercity bus service is provided by Greyhound Lines. Amtrak also serves Newport News with four trains a day.