Newberry, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Newberry, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Newberry had a population of 10,355 as of July 1, 2015. Newberry ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Newberry is located at latitude 34.2823 and longitude -81.6015 in Newberry County. The formal boundaries for the City of Newberry (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Newberry County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 492 feet.

The City of Newberry (GNIS ID: 2404369) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Newberry is located within Newberry Division of Newberry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Newberry population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Newberry: New Berry, Newberry Court House, Vanduslah Spring.

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Newberry, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 10,355
Population in Households 9,307
Population in Familes 7,183
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,048
Population Density1 1,208
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 3,992
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 2,468
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,579 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,017 (44.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,974 (43.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 587 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $102,635
Average Home Value $133,404


Median Household Income $33,006
Average Household Income $45,325
Per Capita Income $17,426
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% 0.11%
Households 0.26% 0.14%
Families 0.61% 0.02%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   2.4%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Newberry, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newberry to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 50 88th
Population Density1 # 90 77th
Diversity Index2 # 15 96th
Median Household Income # 251 37th
Per Capita Income # 267 33rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.