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Population in 2012: 10,255 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.1%
 

Males: 4,687  (45.7%)
Females: 5,568  (54.3%)

Median resident age:  33.2 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 29108.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,377 (it was $27,064 in 2000)
Newberry:

$28,377
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,190

Newberry town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $113,508 (it was $64,900 in 2000)
Newberry:

$113,508
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $127,689; Detached houses: $132,596; Mobile homes: $42,900

Median gross rent in 2012: $605.

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  • White alone - 4,804 (46.8%)
  • Black alone - 4,103 (40.0%)
  • Hispanic - 1,030 (10.0%)
  • Two or more races - 211 (2.1%)
  • Asian alone - 109 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Newberry: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (12.5%), German (9.5%), Irish (7.7%), English (7.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%), French (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 503 feet

Land area: 6.57 square miles.

Population density: 1,560 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Newberry:

  • High school or higher: 71.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newberry town:

  • Never married: 40.2%
  • Now married: 37.5%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

956 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe).

This town:  9.3%
South Carolina:  4.7%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 68 registered sex offenders living in Newberry, South Carolina as of September 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Newberry to the number of sex offenders is 151 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,223 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $761 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (39.1 miles , pop. 116,278).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (78.3 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (532.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Prosperity, SC (2.6 miles ), Silverstreet, SC (2.6 miles ), Pomaria, SC (3.4 miles) , Little Mountain, SC (3.6 miles ), Saluda River, SC (3.7 miles) , Chappells, SC (3.7 miles) , Joanna, SC (3.8 miles ), Whitmire, SC (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 2006: 30 buildings, average cost: $79,900
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $138,200
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $136,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.28 N, Longitude: 81.62 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,043 (+19.9%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 2,046 (49.4%)

Area code: 803

Newberry household income distribution Newberry home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Newberry by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00100001000
per 100,000 0.00.09.30.00.00.00.09.10.00.00.0
Rapes 34654315413
per 100,000 27.737.155.946.137.027.59.145.735.99.628.8
Robberies 11997139121112815
per 100,000 101.683.483.864.5120.182.4109.7100.4107.776.9143.8
Assaults 8663663449433642415567
per 100,000 794.0583.9614.6313.5452.7393.5329.0383.5367.9529.0642.4
Burglaries 506446567248776252126111
per 100,000 461.6593.1428.4516.4665.1439.3703.7566.1466.61211.91064.2
Thefts 411475474438473376416281303354383
per 100,000 3794.74402.24414.24038.74369.53441.03801.92565.72719.03404.83672.1
Auto thefts 14591147115877
per 100,000 129.346.383.8101.437.064.1100.545.771.867.367.1
Arson 13132012001
per 100,000 9.227.89.327.718.50.09.118.30.00.09.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 407.7394.5426.6326.2382.1300.2316.8308.9283.0364.6423.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Newberry detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 34 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.97
South Carolina average:

2.36

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Newberry, South Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -307 (-2.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Food processing workers (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

Work and jobs in Newberry: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Newberry, South Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Newberry-area historical tornado activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.1 miles away from the Newberry town center killed 5 people and injured 49 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 12/13/1973, a category F4 tornado 24.0 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Newberry-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 57.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.5 miles away from Newberry center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/1992 at 04:21:22, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.7 miles away from Newberry center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Newberry County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newberry topographic map

Birthplace of: Coleman Livingston Blease - Politician, Ernest Albert Garlington - Army general and Medal of Honor recipient, Reggie Taylor - 2005 Major League Baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals, born: Jan 12, 1977), Trevor Booker - Basketball player, Billy Williams (right fielder) - Baseball player, Tom Henderson - Basketball player, Cecil Caldwell - Football player, George Johnstone (politician) - US Congressman, Mickey Livingston - Baseball player, Richard Sligh - Football player.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Newberry: Ernest A. Garlington.


Hospitals/medical centers in Newberry:

  • FMC OF NEWBERRY (Dialysis Facility, 2041 MEDICAL PARK DRIVE)
  • DHEC REGION 3 HOME HEALTH SVS (Home Health Center, 2111 WILSON ROAD)
  • MCCULLOUGH COMMUNITY RES. (Hospital, 2600 HOLLOWAY STREET)
  • NEWBERRY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Local, 2669 KINARD ST PO BOX 497)
  • J F HAWKINS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 1330 KINARD STREET)
  • WHITE OAK MANOR - NEWBERRY (Nursing Home, 2555 KINARD STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Newberry, SC

Airports and heliports located in Newberry:


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Operable nuclear power plant near Newberry:

  • 19 miles: Virgil C. Summer in Jenkinsville, SC.

Local government website: www.cityofnewberry.com

College/University in Newberry:

  • Newberry College (Full-time enrollment: 1,083; Location: 2100 College St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.newberry.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newberry:

  • Piedmont Technical College (about 30 miles; Greenwood, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,675)
  • Lander University (about 32 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,603)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 37 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 5,564)
  • Benedict College (about 39 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 2,942)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 39 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 23,969)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 49 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,476)
  • Spartanburg Community College (about 53 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,076)

Public high school in Newberry:

  • NEWBERRY HIGH (Students: 727; Location: 3113 Main Street; Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Newberry:

  • NEW BERRY ACADEMY (Students: 266; Location: 2055 SMITH RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • NEWBERRY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 31; Location: 2004 COLONY CHURCH RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Newberry:

See full list of schools located in Newberry

Library in Newberry:

  • NEWBERRY COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $386,908; Location: 1300 FRIEND STREET; 55,995 books; 2,194 audio materials; 3,538 video materials; 18 local licensed databases; 35 state licensed databases; 90 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Newberry: Oakland Mill (A), Newberry City Fire Department (B), Newberry County Rural Fire Department Friendly (C), Newberry City Hall (D), Newberry County Courthouse (E), Newberry-Saluda Regional Library (F), Keller Memorial Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: By-Lo Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Newberry include: Mount Olive Church (A), Bethlehem Baptist Church (B), East Side Baptist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Newberry Methodist Church (E), Aveleigh Presbyterian Church (F), Central Methodist Church (G), Lutheran Church of the Redeemer (H), Mayer Memorial Evangelical Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Aveleigh Cemetery (1), Old Newberry Village Cemetery (2), Newberry Memorial Gardens (3), Rosemont Cemetery (4), Werts Cemetery (5), West End Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Newberry include: Willowbrook Park (1), Lynchs Woods Park (2), Marion Davis Park (3), Vincent Street Historic District (4), West Boundary Street Historic District (5), Newberry Historic District (6), Newberry College Historic District (7), Margaret Hunter Park (8), Main Street Historic District (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Fun Times Video Games (Amusement & Theme Parks; 11710 Sc Highway 34).

Hotels: Four Seasons Shutters & Blinds (170 Golf View Road), Hampton Inn Newbery-Opera House (1201 Nance Street), Newberry Economy Inn (2721 Winnsboro Road), Budget Inn (384 Wilson Rd), Hampton Inn Opera House (1201 Nance Street), Days Inn Newberry (50 Thomas Griffin Road), Best Western Newberry Inn (11701 South CAROLINA-HIGHWAY 34).

 
Newberry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Newberry and their reported violations in the past:

ORANGEBURG DPU (Population served: 54190, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
NEWBERRY CO W&SA (Population served: 8380, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-19-2002), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2002), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-18-2002), St Public Notif received (FEB-27-2002), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-25-2001), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-2001), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-23-2001), St Public Notif received (MAY-03-2001), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-08-1998), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-27-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-1998), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2004. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2004)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-23-2004)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1993 and JUL-10-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-1994)
  • One minor monitoring violation
BOYS FARM INC (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-30-2005)
  • OCCT Installation/Demonstration - Between MAY-01-2003 and MAY-02-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-02-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-19-2002), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2000), St Public Notif received (NOV-06-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-27-1999), St Public Notif received (OCT-05-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUL-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-17-2004), St Public Notif received (SEP-24-2004)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Newberry that have no violations reported:

  • NEWBERRY CITY OF (Population served: 10190, Primary Water Source Type: Surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.2%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.7% for Black residents, 48.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 58.2% for other race residents, 38.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.7%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Newberry, SC

People in group quarters in Newberry in 2010:

  • 719 people in college/university student housing
  • 251 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Newberry in 2000:

  • 544 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 248 people in nursing homes
  • 68 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 48 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 34 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 3 people in other group homes

Newberry compared to South Carolina state average:

Newberry, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Newberry (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Newberry Branch at 1119 Boyce Street, branch established on 1935/01/02; Night Depository Branch at Newberry Shopping Center, branch established on 1973/06/11. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Newberry Main Branch at 1724 Wilson Road, branch established on 1933/01/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • TD Bank, National Association: Newberry Office Branch at 2633 Winnsboro Road, branch established on 1991/10/21. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Bank of America, National Association: 76 Bypass Branch at 1310 Wilson Road, branch established on 1973/07/30. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Park Sterling Bank: Mid State Bank Branch at 999 Wilson Road, branch established on 1997/07/10. Info updated 2011/12/19: Bank assets: $1,051.7 mil, Deposits: $846.3 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Park Sterling Corporation
  • First Community Bank, National Association: Newberry Federal Savings Bank Branch at 1735 Wilson Road, branch established on 1935/11/11. Info updated 2006/07/18: Bank assets: $593.9 mil, Deposits: $469.0 mil, headquarters in Lexington, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Newberry, South Carolina:

  • Best Western Newberry Inn, 11701 Scarolina Hwy 34, Newberry, SC 29108 , Phone: (803) 276-5850
  • Days Inn, 50 Thomas Griffin Rd, Newberry, SC 29108 , Phone: (803) 276-2294, Fax: (803) 276-2294
  • Economy Inn, 2721 Winnsboro Rd, Newberry, SC 29108 , Phone: (803) 276-2212
  • Quality Inn, 1147 Wilson Rd, Newberry, SC 29108 , Phone: (803) 276-1600, Fax: (803) 276-1600
  • Hampton Inn -Newberry Opera House, 1201 Nance St, Newberry, SC 29108 , Phone: (803) 276-6666, Fax: (803) 276-0766
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 121 Truman Ave, Newberry, SC 29108 , Phone: (803) 321-3955, Fax: (803) 321-3956
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Newberry, South Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Newberry travel time to work - commute


Newberry mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Newberry town (based on Newberry County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.99%
Here52.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic Church
Adherents38.7%21.2%20.6%4.4%3.3%
Congregations29.4%18.8%18.8%7.1%1.2%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssociation Reformed Presbyterian ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness Church The Wesleyan ChurchOther
Adherents2.7%1.7%1.4%1.4%4.5%
Congregations2.4%2.4%4.7%1.2%14.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Newberry County:

2.66 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Newberry County:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Newberry County:

7.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Here:

9.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Newberry County:

32.6%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.9%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$14,066$42,1980$0
Other Government Administration 15$39,496$31,5970$0
Judicial and Legal 4$4,497$13,4910$0
Police Protection - Officers 31$97,613$37,7860$0
Police - Other 3$6,843$27,3721$73
Firefighters 19$56,123$35,4460$0
Fire - Other 1$1,944$23,3280$0
Streets and Highways 10$23,307$27,9680$0
Solid Waste Management 7$18,830$32,2800$0
Sewerage 8$23,141$34,7120$0
Parks and Recreation 8$21,234$31,8512$1,007
Water Supply 24$65,353$32,6770$0
Electric Power 16$53,563$40,1720$0
Gas Supply 54$169,955$37,7680$0
Other and Unallocable 5$12,868$30,8830$0
Totals for Government 209$608,833$34,9573$1,080

Newberry government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Gas Utilities: $1,864,000 ($181.76)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $12,665,000 ($1235.01)
    General - Other: $4,058,000 ($395.71)
    Water Utilities: $3,043,000 ($296.73)
    Gas Utilities: $2,350,000 ($229.16)
    Police Protection: $1,182,000 ($115.26)
    Fire Protection: $879,000 ($85.71)
    Regular Highways: $525,000 ($51.19)
    Central Staff Services: $524,000 ($51.10)
    Parks & Recreation: $386,000 ($37.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $265,000 ($25.84)
    Financial Administration: $174,000 ($16.97)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $130,000 ($12.68)
    General Public Buildings: $109,000 ($10.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $80,000 ($7.80)
    Welfare - Other: $27,000 ($2.63)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $155,000 ($15.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $473,000 ($46.12)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Gas Utilities: $1,005,000 ($98.00)
    General: $892,000 ($86.98)
    Electric Utilities: $313,000 ($30.52)
    Judicial and Legal: $225,000 ($21.94)
    Welfare: $117,000 ($11.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $516,000 ($50.32)
    Electric Utilities: $346,000 ($33.74)
    Regular Highways: $154,000 ($15.02)
    Police Protection: $93,000 ($9.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $82,000 ($8.00)
    Gas Utilities: $40,000 ($3.90)
    Parks & Recreation: $37,000 ($3.61)
    Fire Protection: $29,000 ($2.83)
    Central Staff: $8,000 ($0.78)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,763,000 ($659.48)

Newberry government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $503,000 ($49.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $334,000 ($32.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $42,000 ($4.10)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $116,000 ($11.31)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $636,000 ($62.02)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $705,000 ($68.75)
    Interest Earnings: $202,000 ($19.70)
    Property Sale Other: $34,000 ($3.32)
    Rents: $18,000 ($1.76)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $23,612,000 ($2302.49)
    Electric Utilities: $13,636,000 ($1329.69)
    Water Utilities: $5,239,000 ($510.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $539,000 ($52.56)
    Highways: $210,000 ($20.48)
    All Other: $19,000 ($1.85)
  • Tax - Property: $1,637,000 ($159.63)
    NEC: $1,002,000 ($97.71)
    Other Selective Sales: $397,000 ($38.71)
    Public Utilities: $185,000 ($18.04)

Newberry government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Gas Utilities: $2,804,000 ($273.43)
    Industrial Revenue: $2,311,000 ($225.35)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,190,000 ($506.09)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,585,000 ($349.59)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $6,000,000 ($585.08)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,311,000 ($225.35)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,775,000 ($270.60)
    Gas Utilities: $289,000 ($28.18)

Newberry government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $16,582,000 ($1616.97)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $399,000 ($38.91)

5.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,513 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lexington County, SC  0.93% ($43,305 average AGI)
from Richland County, SC  0.71% ($41,233)
from Laurens County, SC  0.31% ($31,282)


4.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,390 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
South Carolina average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lexington County, SC  0.94% ($34,521 average AGI)
to Richland County, SC  0.76% ($26,625)
to Laurens County, SC  0.27% ($21,588)

Strongest AM radio stations in Newberry:

  • WKDK (1240 AM; 1 kW; NEWBERRY, SC; Owner: NEWBERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKMG (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NEWBERRY, SC; Owner: CORNELL BLAKELY)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBLR (1430 AM; 5 kW; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newberry:

  • WGVC (106.3 FM; SIMPSONVILLE, SC; Owner: SIMPSONVILLE BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHZQ (94.1 FM; CROSS HILL, SC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJES-FM (92.1 FM; SALUDA, SC; Owner: BRECKENRIDGE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WZMJ (93.1 FM; BATESBURG, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Newberry:

  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WNEH (Channel 38; GREENWOOD, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Newberry fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12
Total length: 20 meters (66ft)
Total costs: $1,523,000
Total average daily traffic: 21,956
Total average daily truck traffic: 604
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 30,717

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 3
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Newberry, SC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Newberry)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 281 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Newberry, SC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Newberry)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Newberry)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 137
  • Hazardous Condition: 77
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Newberry


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Newberry, SC

Most common first names in Newberry, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James26471.3 years
John20073.5 years
Mary19378.1 years
William15372.5 years
Willie13773.3 years
George11574.2 years
Robert9970.9 years
Annie8181.1 years
Thomas7470.8 years
Henry7175.1 years
Most common last names in Newberry, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Shealy10178.0 years
Smith9875.6 years
Wicker9374.0 years
Ruff9073.0 years
Wilson8075.5 years
Williams7670.5 years
Long7277.0 years
Davis6875.3 years
Jones6476.2 years
Caldwell6275.4 years
Businesses in Newberry, SC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Nike3
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1Quality1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
FedEx2SONIC Drive-In1
GameStop1Sears1
Goodwill1Subway2
H&R Block1U-Haul3
Holiday Inn1UPS2
KFC1Waffle House2
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Philip M. Lessner (14)
  • Phillip M. Lessner (2)
  • Philip Lessner (1)
  • David W. Wiseman (1)
  • Harmon E. Brehmer, Jr. (1)
  • Henry Jarman (1)

Total of 20 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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