Web Development - Newport News
College, Community & Careers
Newport News is all about change. Its origins were in a climate of change and vibrant progress, and it is still a bustling business center that, valuing its past, looks to the future. From transportation to scientific research, the Newport News area thrives on innovation.
Newport News has a lively mix of robust businesses so that the local economy is not tied to any one sector. According to City-Data, manufacturing accounts for 16 percent of local business; retail and construction are another 12 percent each. Professional, scientific, and technical services-such as web development and network services-are responsible for another seven percent of employment. For a city of 182,000, this means around 12,740 Newport News residents make good livings as professionals, scientists, and technicians. Some of these professionals are web developers who earned their credentials right in Newport News.