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Newberry County, South Carolina (SC)

County population in 2016: 38,737 (32% urban, 68% rural); it was 36,108 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,021
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,646
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,759
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,042 (it was 3,267 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

31%

Land area: 631 sq. mi.

Water area: 16.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 61 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Newberry County: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.9%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (16.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (15.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 56%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Newberry County, South Carolina:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (59.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (30.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (7.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
Median resident age:  41.6 years
South Carolina median age:  39.1 years
Males: 18,780  (48.5%)
Females: 19,957  (51.5%)

Newberry County,SC real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Newberry County:

2.0 people
South Carolina:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,052 ($32,867 in 1999)

This county:

$42,052
South Carolina:

$49,501

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $533 (lower quartile is $336, upper quartile is $643)
This county:

$533
State:

$653


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $107,816 (it was $69,100 in 2000)
Newberry:

$107,816
South Carolina:

$153,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,410 - $210,748

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $195,015
Here:

$195,015
State:

$236,970

Townhouses or other attached units: $384,114
Here:

$384,114
State:

$189,206

Mobile homes: $96,625
Here:

$96,625
State:

$71,546
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,036
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $334

Institutionalized population: 389

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 73
  • Burglaries: 78
  • Thefts: 458
  • Auto thefts: 27

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 8
  • Assaults: 80
  • Burglaries: 71
  • Thefts: 420
  • Auto thefts: 14
Newberry County, SC map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 136 buildings, average cost: $156,400
  • 2008: 107 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2009: 78 buildings, average cost: $143,500
  • 2010: 69 buildings, average cost: $291,500
  • 2011: 57 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2012: 78 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2013: 94 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2014: 59 buildings, average cost: $202,700
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,017 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $792 (0.9%)

Newberry County household income distribution in 2013 Newberry County home values distribution in 2013 Newberry County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.6%
Newberry County:

16.6%
South Carolina:

15.3%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.8% for Black residents, 46.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.5% for American Indian residents, 31.0% for other race residents, 16.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.6 years old
(Males: 40.1 years old, Females: 43.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.0 years old, Black residents: 36.0 years old, American Indian residents: 23.9 years old, Asian residents: 28.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.1 years old, Other race residents: 24.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Newberry County is $433 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $481 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $611 a month.

Cities in this county include: Newberry, Whitmire, Chappells, Prosperity, Little Mountain, Silverstreet, Pomaria, Peak.

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

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Neighboring counties: Desha County, Arkansas , Chattooga County, Georgia , DeKalb County, Georgia , Tunica County, Mississippi , Union County, Mississippi , Oconee County, Georgia , Wichita County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
South Carolina:

5.8%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 1,525
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,778 (19.5% naturalized citizens)

Newberry County:

4.6%
Whole state:

4.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Newberry County population
  • 1232010 or later
  • 6672000 to 2009
  • 6741990 to 1999
  • 1921980 to 1989
  • 461970 to 1979
  • 45Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 65.1%

Newberry County marital status for males Newberry County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,761
  • One, attached: 138
  • Two: 251
  • 3 or 4: 400
  • 5 to 9: 486
  • 10 to 19: 140
  • 20 to 49: 139
  • 50 or more: 75
  • Mobile homes: 4,903
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 14

Housing units in Newberry County with a mortgage: 4,981 (76 second mortgage, 551 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,900

Here:

44.4% with mortgage
State:

58.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Newberry County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant11,03748
Evangelical Protestant7,40244
Black Protestant4,54030
Other4793
Catholic2501
None13,800-
Newberry County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Newberry County:

2.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This 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%
South Carolina:

10.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Newberry County:

32.6%
State:

29.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.9%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Newberry County:

Average size of farms: 164 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $89,866
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 3.87%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $65,228
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.32%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.46%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $45,049
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.47%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 23.31
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 16.41%
Corn for grain: 264 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2831 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1574 harvested acres
Vegetables: 39 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 140 acres

Earthquake activity:

Newberry County-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 84% 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 58.3 miles away from Newberry County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 125.8 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 171.2 miles away from the county center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 119.4 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 231.2 miles away from Newberry County center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 302.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • South Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 30, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3378: October 06, 2016, FEMA Id: 3378, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Carolina Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: October 01, 2015 to October 23, 2015, Emergency Declared EM-3373: October 03, 2015, FEMA Id: 3373, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Carolina Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: October 01, 2015 to October 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4241: October 05, 2015, FEMA Id: 4241, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Carolina Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 19, 2014, Emergency Declared EM-3369: February 12, 2014, FEMA Id: 3369, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Carolina Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3233: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3233, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Carolina Tropical Storm Frances, Incident Period: September 06, 2004 to October 11, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1566: October 07, 2004, FEMA Id: 1566, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • South Carolina Severe Ice Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2004 to January 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1509: February 13, 2004, FEMA Id: 1509, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • South Carolina Winter Storms, Incident Period: January 22, 2000 to February 01, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1313: January 31, 2000, FEMA Id: 1313, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Carolina SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, Incident Period: March 28, 1984 to March 29, 1984, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-700: March 30, 1984, FEMA Id: 700, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • South Carolina Drought, Incident Period: August 04, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3047: August 04, 1977, FEMA Id: 3047, Natural disaster type: Drought

The number of natural disasters in Newberry County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (61%)
  • El Salvador (17%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • South Africa (2%)
  • Venezuela (2%)
  • Scotland (1%)
  • Korea (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Newberry County


  • American (25%)
  • German (10%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • English (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • African (1%)

Newberry County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,454 (86.3%)
  • Carpooled: 1,311 (8.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 34 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 368 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 422 (2.7%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Newberry County, South Carolina in 2000:

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

People in group quarters in Newberry County, South Carolina in 2010:

  • 719 people in college/university student housing
  • 251 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 122 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 54 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 16 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,099.

4.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,224 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.59%
South Carolina average:

6.90%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.94% relocated from other counties in South Carolina ($22,503 average AGI)
1.65% relocated from other states ($17,720 average AGI)
Newberry County:

1.65%
South Carolina average:

3.58%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lexington County, SC  0.70% ($41,505 average AGI)
from Richland County, SC  0.64% ($41,765)
from Laurens County, SC  0.29% ($27,026)
from Greenwood County, SC  0.21% ($30,429)
from Saluda County, SC  0.17% ($28,087)
from Greenville County, SC  0.12% ($24,688)
from Fairfield County, SC  0.11% ($17,933)


5.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,100 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
South Carolina average:

6.53%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.45% relocated to other counties in South Carolina ($21,408 average AGI)
1.56% relocated to other states ($8,691 average AGI)
Newberry County:

1.56%
South Carolina average:

3.18%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lexington County, SC  0.83% ($35,718 average AGI)
to Richland County, SC  0.71% ($32,766)
to Laurens County, SC  0.26% ($21,886)
to Greenwood County, SC  0.23% ($25,806)
to Saluda County, SC  0.20% ($23,074)
to Greenville County, SC  0.17% ($22,455)
to Fairfield County, SC  0.14% ($25,500)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.7

Births per 1000 population in Newberry County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Newberry County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Newberry County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Newberry County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Newberry County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Newberry County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Newberry County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Newberry County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Newberry County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,756 (5,336 aged, 1,420 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,155 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Newberry County, South Carolina in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (415)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (333)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (297)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (271)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (265)
  • Congestive heart failure (263)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (256)
  • Unspecified dementia (230)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (161)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (118)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.69
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,038
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 207
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 41,114

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,439
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,036
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 23
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 38

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 120.5. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 81.6
  • Other - 38.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 38,737
  • In family households: 31,649 (4,645 male householders, 5,277 female householders)
    6,783 spouses, 11,265 children (10,370 natural, 135 adopted, 774 stepchildren), 1,553 grandchildren, 493 brothers or sisters, 248 parents, 358 other relatives, 1,053 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,877 (2,078 male householders (1,792 living alone)), 2,809 female householders (2,523 living alone)), 991 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,191

Size of family households: 5,028 2-persons, 2,305 3-persons, 1,393 4-persons, 872 5-persons, 215 6-persons, 109 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,314 1-person, 466 2-persons, 16 3-persons, 93 4-persons.

4,265 married couples with children.
2,993 single-parent households (675 men, 2,318 women).

92.8% of residents of Newberry speak English at home.
6.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (67% speak English well, 33% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $226,167,000 ($6,078 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $14,942,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $104,050,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $41,559,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,317,000
Federal grants: $62,844,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,028,000 ($227,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $14,369,000 ($7,555,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $684,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $15,334,000
Federal Government insurance: $16,694,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,558
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,168
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +657
Here:

+18 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +243
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+27 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Newberry County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.53 millions of gallons per day (0% from ground, 100% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.6

Year house built in Newberry County, South Carolina Note: State values scaled to Newberry County population
  • 2032014 or later
  • 4842010 to 2013
  • 2,4712000 to 2009
  • 3,4131990 to 1999
  • 2,8621980 to 1989
  • 2,7671970 to 1979
  • 1,6911960 to 1969
  • 1,2311950 to 1959
  • 8261940 to 1949
  • 2,1011939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Newberry County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Newberry County, South Carolina Note: State values scaled to Newberry County population
  • 1671 room
  • 502 rooms
  • 2173 rooms
  • 9444 rooms
  • 3,0315 rooms
  • 2,7416 rooms
  • 1,5157 rooms
  • 9268 rooms
  • 1,1789+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newberry County, South Carolina Note: State values scaled to Newberry County population
  • 821 room
  • 1502 rooms
  • 3943 rooms
  • 1,0454 rooms
  • 1,2685 rooms
  • 5826 rooms
  • 2917 rooms
  • 1138 rooms
  • 699+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Newberry County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Newberry County, South Carolina Note: State values scaled to Newberry County population
  • 169no bedroom
  • 2381 bedroom
  • 1,8262 bedrooms
  • 6,6803 bedrooms
  • 1,4534 bedrooms
  • 3865+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Newberry County, South Carolina Note: State values scaled to Newberry County population
  • 83no bedroom
  • 5391 bedroom
  • 1,6332 bedrooms
  • 1,4553 bedrooms
  • 2844 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Newberry County, South Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Newberry County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Newberry County population
  • 418no vehicle
  • 2,3061 vehicle
  • 4,3282 vehicles
  • 2,4003 vehicles
  • 8754 vehicles
  • 5165+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Newberry County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Newberry County population
  • 716no vehicle
  • 1,9041 vehicle
  • 1,1352 vehicles
  • 1993 vehicles
  • 344 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.8% of Newberry County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in South Carolina.

Newberry County:

89.8%
State average:

85.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 29,302
  • Other state: 7,373
  • Northeast: 1,828
  • Midwest: 977
  • South: 4,137
  • West: 402
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Newberry County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 62.3%Electricity
  • 28.2%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Wood
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 73.7%Electricity
  • 19.9%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 219
Here:

5.9%
South Carolina:

9.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 66
Here:

3.2%
South Carolina:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 983
Here:

52.2%
South Carolina:

19.2%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
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Newberry County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $2,227,000
    Police Protection: $1,634,000
    Financial Administration: $1,185,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $918,000
    Corrections - Other: $901,000
    General - Other: $811,000
    Regular Highways: $760,000
    Central Staff Services: $451,000
    Health Services - Other: $424,000
    Fire Protection: $302,000
    General Public Buildings: $259,000
    Own Hospitals: $52,000
    Air Transportation: $31,000
    Welfare - Other: $16,000
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $962,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $303,000
    Libraries: $257,000
    Hospitals: $181,000
    Parks & Recreation: $172,000
    General: $138,000
    Welfare: $8,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Higher Education: $191,000
    Welfare: $89,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $717,000
    Fire Protection: $121,000
    Financial Administration: $98,000
    Police Protection: $81,000
    General - Other: $75,000
    Corrections - Other: $40,000
    General Public Building: $35,000
    Judicial: $5,000
    Central Staff: $4,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,913,000

Newberry County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,961,000
    All Other: $1,582,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $285,000
    Housing & Community Development: $74,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $133,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,603,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $427,000
    Property Sale Other: $32,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,611,000
    All Other: $573,000
    Health & Hospitals: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,749,000
    Other Selective Sales: $80,000
    Public Utilities: $33,000
    NEC: $6,000

Newberry County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $16,035,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $13,085,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $150,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,800,000

Newberry County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,048,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $11,913,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,062,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 966
  • Number of aged recipients: 127
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 839
  • Number of recipients under 18: 161
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 565
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 240
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 429
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 403
Newberry County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Newberry County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Newberry County, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James45671.2 years
John32973.8 years
Mary28178.5 years
William24572.2 years
Willie19473.2 years
George18574.7 years
Robert16271.6 years
Thomas13470.7 years
Annie12581.1 years
Henry10975.4 years
Most common last names in Newberry County, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Shealy17179.4 years
Smith13075.3 years
Williams11670.5 years
Long11277.3 years
Wicker10873.4 years
Ruff10774.1 years
Wilson10673.9 years
Johnson10372.8 years
Brown10069.7 years
Davis8775.1 years
Businesses in Newberry County, SC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Nike3
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Days Inn1Rite Aid1
FedEx2SONIC Drive-In1
GameStop1Sears1
Goodwill1Subway3
H&R Block1U-Haul3
Hilton1UPS3
Holiday Inn1Waffle House3
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's2
Lane Furniture1YMCA1

Newberry County on our top lists:

  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"