Newberry, Indiana

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Population in 2019: 185 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.2%
 
Males: 79  (43.0%)
Females: 106  (57.0%)
Median resident age:

48.3 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 47449.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,236 (it was $36,964 in 2000)
Newberry:

$49,236
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $20,814 (it was $18,313 in 2000)

Newberry town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $66,055 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Newberry:

$66,055
IN:

$156,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $68,576; detached houses: $76,946; mobile homes: $17,518

Median gross rent in 2019: $611.

March 2019 cost of living index in Newberry: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 21.6%
(18.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)

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  • Races in Newberry, IN (2019)
    • 17989.5%White alone
    • 105.0%Two or more races
    • 94.5%American Indian alone

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Ancestries: German (18.2%), American (16.9%), English (7.8%), Irish (5.2%), Scottish (5.2%), Swiss (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 554 feet

Land area: 0.49 square miles.

Population density: 378 people per square mile   (very low).

Newberry, Indiana map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $282 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $632 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bloomington, IN (31.1 miles , pop. 69,291).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (76.0 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (204.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Elnora, IN (2.2 miles ),
Lyons, IN (2.4 miles ),
Odon, IN (2.4 miles ),
Scotland, IN (2.5 miles),
Crane, IN (2.6 miles ),
Switz City, IN (2.8 miles ),
Bloomfield, IN (2.9 miles ),
Raglesville, IN (3.0 miles)

Latitude: 38.92 N, Longitude: 87.02 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 812

Distribution of median household income in Newberry, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Newberry, IN in 2019
Newberry satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Indiana:

4.9%
Most common industries in Newberry, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (17.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.3%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.1%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Food (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (18.3%)
  • Construction (15.5%)
  • Food (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.0%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (17.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (9.4%)
  • Personal & laundry services (9.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.5%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
Most common occupations in Newberry, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7.0%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (7.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11.3%)
  • Cashiers (9.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Other financial specialists (7.5%)
  • Registered nurses (5.7%)

Average climate in Newberry, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 52.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.0270. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0270
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Newberry-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.3 miles away from the Newberry town center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 tornado 28.2 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 51 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newberry-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Indiana state average. It is 143% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 57.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 57.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 47.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 76.8 miles away from Newberry center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.4 miles away from Newberry center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:17, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 9.6 mi) earthquake occurred 56.1 miles away from Newberry center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Greene County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newberry topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Newberry:

  • BERTHA D GARTEN KETCHAM MEM CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ODON, IN)
  • GREENE COUNTY REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BLOOMFIELD, IN)
  • LINTON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LINTON, IN)
  • COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVES SW IN (Hospital, about 12 miles away; LINTON, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newberry:

  • Indiana University-Bloomington (about 32 miles; Bloomington, IN; Full-time enrollment: 39,039)
  • Vincennes University (about 32 miles; Vincennes, IN; FT enrollment: 9,876)
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (about 42 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Indiana State University (about 44 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 10,925)
  • DePauw University (about 51 miles; Greencastle, IN; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Wabash Valley College (about 54 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; FT enrollment: 2,142)
  • University of Evansville (about 72 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)

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Greene County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

63.0%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

9.9%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Newberry (2011 data):

  • Bloomfield State Bank: Newberry Branch at Highway 57, branch established on 1957/01/02. Info updated 2007/03/06: Bank assets: $428.5 mil, Deposits: $344.7 mil, headquarters in Bloomfield, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Universal Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Newberry:

Marital status in Newberry, IN
  • Never married: 13.8%
  • Now married: 62.9%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 1.8%
  • Divorced: 20.3%

For population 25 years and over in Newberry:

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Indiana average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Newberry, IN (based on Greene County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,56259
Mainline Protestant3,68924
Catholic7463
Other3742
None20,794-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
This county:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Greene County:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Here:

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

6.43 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Greene County:

10.3%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.6%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Greene County:

13.4%
Indiana:

14.3%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 3$2,740
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$600
Totals for Government 0$0 6$3,340

Newberry government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $61,000 ($329.73)
    Central Staff Services: $21,000 ($113.51)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($91.89)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($54.05)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($27.03)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($5.41)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $27,000 ($145.95)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($5.41)

Newberry government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($21.62)
    Other: $1,000 ($5.41)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $79,000 ($427.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($59.46)
  • Tax - Property: $24,000 ($129.73)
    Individual Income: $16,000 ($86.49)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,000 ($27.03)
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,000 ($10.81)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $1,000 ($5.41)

Newberry government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000 ($108.11)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,000 ($81.08)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,000 ($27.03)

Newberry government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $310,000 ($1675.68)

5.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,396 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
Indiana average:

6.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Monroe County, IN  1.39% ($39,190 average AGI)
to Sullivan County, IN  0.41% ($32,920)
to Vigo County, IN  0.35% ($33,762)

Strongest AM radio stations in Newberry:

  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGCL (1370 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC,)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WBTO (1600 AM; 1 kW; LINTON, IN)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WPFR (1480 AM; 5 kW; TERRE HAUTE, IN)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newberry:

  • WWBL (106.5 FM; WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQTY (93.3 FM; LINTON, IN; Owner: THE ORIGINAL COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHCC (105.1 FM; ELLETTSVILLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WRZR (94.5 FM; LOOGOOTEE, IN; Owner: HEMBREE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSKT (92.7 FM; SPENCER, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WBHW (88.7 FM; LOOGOOTEE, IN; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WFIU (103.7 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WFHB (91.3 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: BLOOMINGTON COMMUNITY RADIO INC)
  • WUZR (105.7 FM; BICKNELL, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WVUB (91.1 FM; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: VINCENNES UNIVERSITY)
  • WAMW-FM (107.9 FM; WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: GREENE ELECTRONICS)
  • WZDM (92.1 FM; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Newberry:

  • WTIU (Channel 30; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: THE TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY)
  • WTWO (Channel 2; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF THE MIDWEST, INC.)
  • WBAK-TV (Channel 38; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WTHI-TV (Channel 10; TERRE HAUTE, IN; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WVUT (Channel 22; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE VINCENNES UNIV.)

Newberry fatal accident list:

Dec 5, 1980 07:33 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 531ft / 162mTotal length
  • $563,000Total costs
  • 102,466Total average daily traffic
  • 24,112Total average daily truck traffic
  • 112,735Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Newberry, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 51970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 172010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Newberry, IN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Newberry)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Hwy 57 Or 500 1.5 Mi S (Lat: 38.911167 Lon: -87.034444), Call Sign: KNJY428, Licensee ID: L00027731,
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.8800 MHz, Grant Date: 08/30/1999, Expiration Date: 09/20/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/20/2004, Registrant: Valley Implement Inc, Hwy 57 S, Newberry, IN 47449, Phone: (812) 659-2101
  • 100 Franklin St (Lat: 38.930333 Lon: -87.043333), Type: Building, Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WPOX807,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.650 MHz, Grant Date: 08/26/1999, Expiration Date: 08/26/2004, Cancellation Date: 04/30/2002, Certifier: Margaret L Dent, Registrant: National License Corp, 9050 Briarclift Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46256-2206, Fax: (800) 841-0516

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BLOOMFIELD, .14 Mi N Of 1650 N Rd & .22 Mi W Of 800 E Rd (Lat: 38.896417 Lon: -87.021111), Overall height: 90.8 m, Call Sign: WMQ446,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2118.40 MHz, Grant Date: 12/19/2000, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/03/2004, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, One Verizon Place (Mc: Ga3b1reg), Alpharetta, GA 30004-8511, Phone: (678) 339-4271, Fax: (678) 339-8552, Email:
  • SCOTLAND, 6507 S. West Gate Road (Lat: 38.926417 Lon: -86.902806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.5 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WRAI712,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/29/2017, Expiration Date: 11/29/2027, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 1300 I St Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB9LGT, Licensee ID: L00922327, Grant Date: 08/08/2015, Expiration Date: 08/13/2025, Certifier: Brian H Townsend, Registrant: Brian H Townsend, 7012 S West Gate Rd Apt 1, Newberry, IN 47449
  • Call Sign: WB9ERV, Grant Date: 08/23/1988, Expiration Date: 08/23/1998, Cancellation Date: 08/24/2000, Registrant: Florence G Mottern, Newberry, IN 47449
  • Call Sign: KD9KFB, Licensee ID: L02162202, Grant Date: 02/12/2018, Expiration Date: 02/12/2028, Certifier: James R Mcdermott, Registrant: James R Mcdermott, P.O. Box 82, Newberry, IN 47449

Most common first names in Newberry, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary781.0 years
William667.2 years
John477.2 years
Harold472.5 years
Charles476.2 years
David364.6 years
Betty362.3 years
Ray380.3 years
George278.9 years
Gerald266.5 years
Most common last names in Newberry, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Malone779.7 years
Hasler680.1 years
Jackson469.0 years
Bogard481.2 years
Stone481.0 years
Richardson380.4 years
Meier369.6 years
Keller384.0 years
Sipes380.4 years
King376.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Newberry, IN
  • 54.4%Utility gas
  • 27.9%Electricity
  • 14.7%Wood
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Newberry, IN
  • 60.0%Electricity
  • 40.0%Utility gas


Newberry compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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