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Pros

-Nearby water recreation
-Educated population
-Stable economy

Cons

-Growth and sprawl
-Rising costs
-Air service


What Bert Has To Say About Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Metro Area


This complex area straddles the waterway known as Hampton Roads, a large bay that empties into the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean. It is the largest metropolitan area in the state in terms of population, and offers an interesting mix of urban, suburban, waterfront and inland environments. The cities of Norfolk, Chesapeake, and Portsmouth are to the south of the waterway, with the large and rapidly growing Virginia Beach located a few miles to the east along the Atlantic Shore. Hampton and Newport News lie to the north across a long bridge-tunnel connection. The natural harbor makes for one of the best ports on the East Coast, and shipping and shipbuilding activity are paramount, along with fishing and seaport-related commerce.

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Large-city complex - Southeast Virginia coast See local real estate
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City: Newport News
Zip Codes: 23608, 23602, ... 8 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Newport News


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Newport News is 4.90 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Newport News jobs have Decreased by 0.19 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Newport News's cost of living is 3.50% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Newport News's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Newport News's population is 182,385 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 7.26 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Newport News is $167,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -3.99%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Newport News public schools spend $11,252 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.1 students per teacher in Newport News. Learn more...

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Newport News Housing Market


It's not a good time to buy in Newport News. Home Appreciation is down -0.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Newport News Real Estate.
The median home price in Newport News is $167,500. Browse Homes in this Range.
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  12/19/2016
not that bad

Its not that bad here. I moved here from the actual city of Chicago and not the suburbs. Believe me I have seen my share of violence. My senior and junior year I had... (Read More)

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  5/1/2016
Of all the places I have lived and visited, this i

Look I am not gonna sit here and just bash on Newport News because the peak of my childhood happened here, that is, before it turned into the Compton of the East Coast. ... (Read More)

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  4/10/2013
I WANT TO LOVE IT..BUT I CAN'T

*sigh*..Okay...I've lived in Newport News intermittently since 1995 (military family). Let's start from the now..I'm an adult, and a Human Resources professional...The... (Read More)

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