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Newberry is a town in Newberry County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Capt. John Newberry, Revolutionary War officer.

The latitude of Newberry is 34.274N. The longitude is -81.618W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 495 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,608.


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Median household income
Local
$27,064
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Newberry demographic reports
Settled by Scottish-Irish, English and German immigrants in the mid-1700s.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 76. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 7 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: Newberry Opera House
Colleges and universities: Newberry College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Newberry residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Newberry ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Newberry was $14,389, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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20% of Newberry residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Newberry include Boundary Street-Newberry Cotton Mills Historic District, Caldwell Street Historic District, College Street Historic District, Harrington Street Historic District, Main Street Historic District, Newberry College Historic District, Newberry Historic District, Vincent Street Historic District, West Boundary Street Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Newberry, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $273.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $733.


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Libraries in Newberry include Newberry County Library ... View libraries

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Newberry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Newberry political report.

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The average commute time for Newberry workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Newberry between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Newberry include Best Western, Days Inn Newberry, Holiday Inn Express.

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