Newry, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Newry, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Newry Census Designated Place had a population of 179 as of July 1, 2016. Newry ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Newry is located at latitude 34.7248 and longitude -82.9146 in Oconee County. The formal boundaries for the Newry Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Oconee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 732 feet.

The Newry Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584533) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Newry Census Designated Place is located within Seneca Division of Oconee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Newry population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Newry, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 179
Population in Households 179
Population in Familes 135
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 606
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 86
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 56
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 112 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (23.2%)
Median Home Value $243,750
Average Home Value $359,375


Median Household Income $63,953
Average Household Income $89,370
Per Capita Income $37,668
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.66%
Households 0.57% 0.69%
Families 3.2% 0.35%
Median Household Income   4.43%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
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.

Newry, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newry to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 356 10th
Population Density1 # 208 48th
Diversity Index2 # 381 4th
Median Household Income # 20 95th
Per Capita Income # 18 96th

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