Newberry is a somewhat small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 7,662 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Newberry is the 239th largest community in Florida. Newberry has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Newberry, where the median household income is $71,734.00.
Because of many things, Newberry is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Newberry really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Newberry perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Newberry, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.79 minutes every day commuting to work.
In terms of college education, Newberry is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.76% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Newberry in 2018 was $29,379, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $117,516 for a family of four. However, Newberry contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Newberry is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Newberry home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Newberry residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Newberry also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.87% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Newberry include English, Irish, German, Scottish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Newberry is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.