Latest Data (2016)
Population 181,825
Nationwide Rank 135

Quick Facts

Newport News, Virginia is the 135th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Newport News, Virginia is a city.

Newport News, Virginia is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Newport News had its largest population ever.

Newport News, Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 87% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Newport News, Virginia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
125 Mobile, Alabama 192,904 -2.9%
126 Tallahassee, Florida 190,894 24.7%
127 Grand Prairie, Texas 190,682 48.8%
128 Overland Park, Kansas 188,966 24.5%
129 Knoxville, Tennessee 186,239 5.6%
130 Port St. Lucie, Florida 185,132 107.6%
131 Worcester, Massachusetts 184,508 6.9%
132 Brownsville, Texas 183,823 28.2%
133 Tempe, Arizona 182,498 14.8%
134 Santa Clarita, California 181,972 16.9%
135 Newport News, Virginia 181,825 0.8%
136 Cape Coral, Florida 179,804 73.9%
137 Providence, Rhode Island 179,219 3.0%
138 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 178,752 4.4%
139 Chattanooga, Tennessee 177,571 13.2%
140 Rancho Cucamonga, California 176,534 36.7%
141 Oceanside, California 175,464 8.3%
142 Santa Rosa, California 175,155 17.3%
143 Garden Grove, California 174,858 5.7%
144 Vancouver, Washington 174,826 19.2%
145 Sioux Falls, South Dakota 174,360 38.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
88 Norfolk 245,115 4.6%
92 Chesapeake 237,940 18.8%
98 Richmond 223,170 12.8%
135 Newport News 181,825 0.8%
163 Alexandria 155,810 20.3%
194 Hampton 135,410 -7.5%
304 Roanoke 99,660 5.1%
328 Portsmouth 95,252 -5.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 181,825 135
2015 182,385 132
2014 182,965 132
2013 182,020 130
2012 180,726 130
2011 180,201 129
2010 180,719 127
2009 193,172 118
2008 193,212 115
2007 193,070 115
2006 192,458 114
2005 191,264 113
2004 191,178 114
2003 188,369 115
2002 185,011 116
2001 181,941 119
2000 180,267 115
1990 171,477 102