Newberry, SC Population

By | June 28, 2019

Population: 10,580. Estimated population in 2021: 10,659 (+0.7% change)
Males: 4,902 (46.3%), Females: 5,678 (53.7%)

Newberry County

Zip code: 29108

Median resident age: 33.8 years
Median household income: $27,064
Median house value: $67,200

Races in Newberry:

  • White Non-Hispanic (47.8%)
  • Black (41.4%)
  • Hispanic (9.5%)
  • Other race (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (9.8%), German (9.2%), English (6.5%), Irish (4.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%), Italian (1.2%).

Elevation: 503 feet

Land area: 6.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Newberry

  • High school or higher: 66.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 15.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newberry town

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 6.1%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

7.0% Foreign born (6.7% Latin America).

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

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Newberry:

  • NEWBERRY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (2669 KINARD ST PO BOX 497)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Newberry:

  • LAURENS COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; CLINTON, SC)
  • WALLACE THOMSON HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; UNION, SC)
  • FAIRFIELD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 38 miles; WINNSBORO, SC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Newberry:

  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 42 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CAE)
  • GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG INTL (about 59 miles; GREER, SC; Abbreviation: GSP)
  • DONALDSON CENTER (about 62 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: GYH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Newberry:

  • NEWBERRY COUNTY (about 2 miles; NEWBERRY, SC; Abbreviation: 27J)
  • LAURENS COUNTY (about 27 miles; LAURENS, SC; Abbreviation: 34A)
  • SALUDA COUNTY (about 28 miles; SALUDA, SC; Abbreviation: 6J4)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Newberry:

  • NEWBERRY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 677; Location: 2100 COLLEGE ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: newberry.edu)
  • TRANSPORT TRAINING INC (Location: 550 WILSON RD; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newberry:

  • LANDER UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; Greenwood, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,429)
  • PIEDMONT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 38 miles; GREENWOOD, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,406)
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 45 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,958)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 46 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 19,682)
  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 46 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN (about 50 miles; AIKEN, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,636)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT SPARTANBURG (about 54 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,041)

Schools

Public high schools in Newberry:

  • NEWBERRY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 877; Location: 3113 MAIN STREET; Grades: 08 – 12)
  • NEWBERRY VOC CENTER (Location: 3413 MAIN STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Newberry:

  • NEWBERRY ACADEMY (Students: 310; Location: 2055 SMITH ROAD; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Newberry:

  • NEWBERRY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 721; Location: 1829 NANCE ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • BOUNDARY STREET ELEMENTARY (Students: 503; Location: 1406 BOUNDARY STREET; Grades: PK – 03)
  • SPEERS STREET SCHOOL (Students: 449; Location: 1121 SPEERS STREET; Grades: PK – 03)
  • GALLMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 390; Location: 540 BRANTLEY STREET; Grades: 04 – 05)
  • REUBEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 206; Location: 3605 SPEARMAN ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)

Libraries

Library in Newberry:

  • NEWBERRY COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $321,600; Location: 1300 FRIEND STREET; 55,895 books; 1,470 audio materials; 678 video materials; 156 serial subscriptions)

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