Newberry, South Carolina

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Population in 2019: 10,199 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.6%
 
Males: 4,963  (48.7%)
Females: 5,236  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

41.7 years
South Carolina median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 29108.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $33,643 (it was $27,064 in 2000)
Newberry:

$33,643
SC:

$56,227

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,367 (it was $14,389 in 2000)

Newberry town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $105,576 (it was $64,900 in 2000)
Newberry:

$105,576
SC:

$179,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $242,360; detached houses: $244,557; mobile homes: $55,048

Median gross rent in 2019: $811.

March 2019 cost of living index in Newberry: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 25.5%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.4% for Black residents, 23.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Newberry, SC (2019)
    • 6,17658.8%Black alone
    • 3,68335.1%White alone
    • 2272.2%Hispanic
    • 1961.9%Two or more races
    • 880.8%Other race alone
    • 370.4%American Indian alone
    • 300.3%Asian alone

Races in Newberry detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Newberry, South Carolina as of August 09, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Newberry is 1,768 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Newberry by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.8)
2
(19.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.3)
1
(9.7)
2
(19.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(37.0)
3
(27.5)
1
(9.1)
5
(45.7)
4
(35.9)
1
(9.6)
3
(28.8)
3
(29.3)
6
(58.6)
6
(58.5)
3
(29.0)
12
(115.7)
9
(87.4)
4
(38.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
13
(120.1)
9
(82.4)
12
(109.7)
11
(100.4)
12
(107.7)
8
(76.9)
15
(143.8)
6
(58.6)
7
(68.3)
7
(68.2)
12
(116.1)
8
(77.1)
18
(174.9)
9
(87.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
49
(452.7)
43
(393.5)
36
(329.0)
42
(383.5)
41
(367.9)
55
(529.0)
67
(642.4)
59
(575.8)
36
(351.3)
49
(477.4)
50
(483.7)
46
(443.5)
63
(612.1)
57
(551.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
72
(665.1)
48
(439.3)
77
(703.7)
62
(566.1)
52
(466.6)
126
(1,212)
111
(1,064)
84
(819.8)
71
(692.9)
50
(487.2)
52
(503.0)
57
(549.5)
82
(796.7)
55
(532.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
473
(4,370)
376
(3,441)
416
(3,802)
281
(2,566)
303
(2,719)
354
(3,405)
383
(3,672)
401
(3,914)
477
(4,655)
489
(4,765)
380
(3,676)
371
(3,577)
366
(3,556)
341
(3,300)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(37.0)
7
(64.1)
11
(100.5)
5
(45.7)
8
(71.8)
7
(67.3)
7
(67.1)
8
(78.1)
8
(78.1)
9
(87.7)
6
(58.0)
7
(67.5)
9
(87.4)
10
(96.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.1)
2
(18.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.5)
1
(9.7)
2
(19.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.7)
2
(19.4)
City-Data.com crime index380.4298.9315.4307.5281.8363.0421.4376.3398.1433.4341.7429.9469.3383.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Newberry, SC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 30 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
South Carolina average:

2.24
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Ancestries: American (10.6%), German (4.1%), English (2.7%), Irish (2.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%), Egyptian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 503 feet

Land area: 6.57 square miles.

Population density: 1,551 people per square mile   (low).

Newberry, South Carolina map

338 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 0.8% Africa, 0.4% Europe, 0.3% North America).

This town:

3.2%
South Carolina:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,358 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $997 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dutch Fork, SC (29.1 miles , pop. 59,332).

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 )

Latitude: 34.28 N, Longitude: 81.62 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,640 (+15.6%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,601 (37.1%)

Area code: 803

Distribution of median household income in Newberry, SC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Newberry, SC in 2019
Newberry satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $79,600
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $192,000
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $118,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Newberry, SC residents
Average permit cost in Newberry, SC
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.4%
South Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Newberry, SC
Historical housing units in Newberry, SC
Most common industries in Newberry, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Food (9.1%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (11.0%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Food (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Newberry, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.1%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (2.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (16.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Carpenters (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.8%)
  • Food processing workers (2.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)

Average climate in Newberry, South Carolina

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Newberry, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 76.4. This is about average.

City:

76.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Newberry-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 30% 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 significantly above South Carolina state average. It is 11% 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 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 154.9 miles away from Newberry center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 324.6 miles away from Newberry center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 127.5 miles away from Newberry center
On 2/15/2014 at 03:23:38, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 41.9 miles away from Newberry center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 169.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Newberry County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Newberry topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Newberry:

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

Airports and heliports located in Newberry:

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Operable nuclear power plant near Newberry:

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

College/University in Newberry:

  • Newberry College (Full-time enrollment: 1,072; 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: 4,831)
  • Lander University (about 32 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 37 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 8,916)
  • Benedict College (about 39 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 3,039)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 39 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 27,789)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 50 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Spartanburg Community College (about 53 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,309)

Public high schools in Newberry:

Private high schools in Newberry:

  • NEW BERRY ACADEMY (Students: 186, Location: 2055 SMITH RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • NEWBERRY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 29, Location: 2004 COLONY CHURCH RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Newberry:

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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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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.

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:

NEWBERRY CITY OF (3610001) (Population served: 10,108, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between DEC-2009 and FEB-2010, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL
NEWBERRY CO W&SA (3620002) (Population served: 9,785, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-16-2010), St Public Notif requested (APR-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-27-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-23-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-03-2009), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-04-2009), St Show-cause Hearing (NOV-18-2009), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-19-2010), St Admin Penalty assessed (JAN-19-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2010)
GATEWAY MHP (3660006) (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
BOYS FARM INC (3670108) (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-03-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-03-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-08-2008)
  • 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), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In NOV-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-21-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-24-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-21-2012)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Newberry:

Marital status in Newberry, SC
  • Never married: 41.6%
  • Now married: 37.1%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

For population 25 years and over in Newberry:

  • High school or higher: 76.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 15.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
South Carolina average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Newberry
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Religion statistics for Newberry, SC (based on Newberry County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant11,03748
Evangelical Protestant7,40244
Black Protestant4,54030
Other4793
Catholic2501
None13,800-
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: 10
This county:

2.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
South Carolina:

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

9.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Newberry County:

10.9%
State:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.6%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.9%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.6%
South Carolina:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.9%
South Carolina:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Newberry:

29.0
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.8%
South Carolina:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Newberry:

11.9%
South Carolina:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.4%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

53.2%
South Carolina:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Newberry:

79.2%
South Carolina:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Newberry, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Gas Supply 36$111,903$37,30118$10,774
Police Protection - Officers 32$107,196$40,1990$0
Water Supply 21$74,131$42,3610$0
Firefighters 20$68,300$40,9800$0
Parks and Recreation 15$51,764$41,4114$1,631
Other Government Administration 13$40,375$37,2690$0
Streets and Highways 10$29,022$34,8263$2,522
Sewerage 8$31,449$47,1740$0
Electric Power 7$54,531$93,4820$0
Solid Waste Management 6$20,503$41,0060$0
Other and Unallocable 4$12,368$37,1040$0
Judicial and Legal 4$6,737$20,2110$0
Police - Other 3$8,745$34,9801$1,772
Financial Administration 3$13,613$54,4520$0
Fire - Other 1$2,887$34,6443$447
Totals for Government 183$633,524$41,54329$17,146

Newberry government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $94,000 ($9.22)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $22,913,000 ($2246.59)
    Gas Utilities: $16,906,000 ($1657.61)
    General - Other: $3,696,000 ($362.39)
    Water Utilities: $2,334,000 ($228.85)
    Sewerage: $2,331,000 ($228.55)
    Police Protection: $1,851,000 ($181.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,579,000 ($154.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $783,000 ($76.77)
    Regular Highways: $703,000 ($68.93)
    Central Staff Services: $600,000 ($58.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $458,000 ($44.91)
    Housing and Community Development: $217,000 ($21.28)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $182,000 ($17.84)
    Financial Administration: $142,000 ($13.92)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $132,000 ($12.94)
    General Public Buildings: $51,000 ($5.00)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $107,000 ($10.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,925,000 ($188.74)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Public Welfare - Other: $6,000 ($0.59)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Electric Utilities: $546,000 ($53.53)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $275,000 ($26.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $9,076,000 ($889.89)
    Sewerage: $4,054,000 ($397.49)
    Electric Utilities: $2,765,000 ($271.11)
    Housing and Community Development: $530,000 ($51.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $268,000 ($26.28)
    Police Protection: $178,000 ($17.45)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($1.86)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($0.69)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,913,000 ($873.91)

Newberry government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,822,000 ($472.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $848,000 ($83.15)
    Other: $559,000 ($54.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $108,000 ($10.59)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $868,000 ($85.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $554,000 ($54.32)
    General Local Government Support: $507,000 ($49.71)
    Other: $151,000 ($14.81)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $756,000 ($74.12)
    Interest Earnings: $727,000 ($71.28)
    Rents: $406,000 ($39.81)
    General Revenue - Other: $293,000 ($28.73)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $26,841,000 ($2631.73)
    Gas Utilities: $22,553,000 ($2211.30)
    Water Utilities: $5,098,000 ($499.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $352,000 ($34.51)
    Other: $134,000 ($13.14)
  • Tax - Property: $2,628,000 ($257.67)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,664,000 ($163.15)
    Other Selective Sales: $964,000 ($94.52)
    Public Utility License: $92,000 ($9.02)
    Other License: $92,000 ($9.02)

Newberry government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,551,000 ($5054.52)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,109,000 ($4815.08)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,445,000 ($533.88)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,445,000 ($533.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,442,000 ($239.44)

Newberry government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,794,000 ($6058.83)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,800,000 ($666.73)

5.17% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,684 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lexington County, SC  0.94% ($52,635 average AGI)
from Richland County, SC  0.77% ($59,365)
from Laurens County, SC  0.34% ($32,935)


4.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,699 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

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 Lexington County, SC  0.92% ($38,992 average AGI)
to Richland County, SC  0.69% ($42,913)
to Laurens County, SC  0.36% ($28,875)
Businesses in Newberry, SC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Nike3
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Days Inn1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Sears1
GameStop1Subway2
Goodwill1U-Haul3
H&R Block1UPS2
Hilton1Waffle House2
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
Lane Furniture1

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)

Medal of Honor Recipients

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

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Newberry fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 58Number of bridges
  • 505ft / 154mTotal length
  • $3,098,000Total costs
  • 476,389Total average daily traffic
  • 71,349Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Newberry, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 51940-1949
  • 121950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 131970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 72000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Newberry, SC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Newberry)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

414 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Newberry, SC)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (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:

46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Newberry)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 321SP, N321SP, N-321SP, Serial Number: 32-7440119, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 04/29/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 07/17/2001
    Registrant (Corporation): West Electrical Contractors Inc, Po Box 734, Newberry, SC 29108
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3711V, N3711V, N-3711V, Serial Number: 14988, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 08/22/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 09/04/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Forty Eight One Forty LLC, 1904 Buzhardt St, Newberry, SC 29108
  • Aircraft: BEECH G35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 131 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E225 SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4299D, N4299D, N-4299D, Serial Number: D-4521, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 02/24/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 04/12/2000
    Registrant (Corporation): Enoree Aviation Inc, Po Box 754, Newberry, SC 29108
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 7092G, N7092G, N-7092G, Serial Number: 17258792, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 10/23/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 03/20/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Richard S Cain, 21854 Us Highway 76, Newberry, SC 29108
  • Aircraft: O'DELL HAROLD COSBY RV-6A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7228Z, N7228Z, N-7228Z, Serial Number: 21907, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 11/26/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 11/18/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Samuel C Jr Hart, 1610 Boundary St, Newberry, SC 29108

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 106. The highest number of reported fires - 158 took place in 2004, and the least - 63 in 2016. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Newberry, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (53.8%), and Outside Fires (25.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Newberry, SC
    • 91453.8%Structure Fires
    • 42925.3%Outside Fires
    • 31518.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 402.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Newberry, SC

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

  • Days Inn, 50 Thomas Griffin Rd, Newberry, South Carolina 29108 , Phone: (803) 276-2294, Fax: (803) 276-2294
  • Quality Inn, 1147 Wilson Rd, Newberry, South Carolina 29108 , Phone: (803) 276-1600, Fax: (803) 276-1600
  • Hampton Inn -Newberry Opera House, 1201 Nance St, Newberry, South Carolina 29108 , Phone: (803) 276-6666, Fax: (803) 276-0766
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 121 Truman Ave, Newberry, South Carolina 29108 , Phone: (803) 321-3955, Fax: (803) 321-3956
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Newberry, South Carolina
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Newberry, SC
  • 56.7%Utility gas
  • 40.4%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.8%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Newberry, SC
  • 59.9%Electricity
  • 29.9%Utility gas
  • 9.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Other fuel


Newberry compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
There are 9 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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  • Susan M. Lessner (1)
  • Harmon E. Brehmer, Jr. (1)
  • Daniel Sims (1)
  • Susan Lessner (1)
  • Henry Jarman (1)
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Total of 32 patent applications in 2008-2022.