Newberry is a somewhat small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 10,331 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Newberry is the 43rd largest community in South Carolina.
When you are in Newberry, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.15% of Newberry’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Newberry is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Newberry who work in office and administrative support (13.93%), sales jobs (9.09%), and management occupations (7.57%).
One of the benefits of Newberry is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.87 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small city, Newberry does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Newberry are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.60% of adults in Newberry having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Newberry in 2010 was $17,604, which is middle income relative to South Carolina, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,416 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 12.11% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Newberry include Irish, English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Newberry is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.