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Newport News, VA

Population: 181,323
LIV
SCORE
587
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Situated on the north shore of the James River, the economy of Newport News is largely connected to local military bases and a successful boating industry. Many residents visit Newport News Park – the second-largest city park in America – while the health care sector is well respected with Riverside Regional Medical Center and Mary Immaculate Hospital.

Newport News, VA Ranking Data

Civic
39
Demographics
64
Economy
40
Education
54
Health
83
Housing
49
Infrastructure
60