Newberry County, South Carolina Population 2021

Newberry County, South Carolina's estimated population is 38,434 with a growth rate of -0.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Newberry County, South Carolina is the 27th largest county in South Carolina. The 2010 Population was 37,609 and has seen a growth of 2.19% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202138,434-3-0.01%
202038,437-3-0.01%
201938,440-3-0.01%
201838,443620.16%
201738,3814471.18%
201637,9341620.43%
201537,7721120.30%
201437,6601990.53%
201337,461-70-0.19%
201237,531290.08%
201137,502-107-0.28%
201037,6094,43713.38%
199033,1721,9306.18%
198031,2421,9696.73%
197029,273-143-0.49%
196029,416-2,355-7.41%
195031,771-1,806-5.38%
194033,577-1,104-3.18%
193034,681-871-2.45%
192035,5529662.79%
191034,5864,40414.59%
190030,1823,74814.18%
189026,434-63-0.24%
188026,4975,72227.54%
187020,775-104-0.50%
186020,8797363.65%
185020,1431,7939.77%
184018,3509095.21%
183017,4411,3378.30%
182016,1042,14015.33%
181013,9641,95816.31%
180012,0062,66428.52%
17909,3420.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.01%
County Website
Founded
1785
County Seat
2010 Population
37,609
Growth Since 2010
2.19%
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Newberry County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,13463.19%
Black or African American11,87831.10%
Some Other Race1,6194.24%
Two or More Races3380.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native1320.35%
Asian930.24%
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Newberry County, South Carolina Population by Race

Newberry County, South Carolina Population Pyramid $2021

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Newberry County, South Carolina Median Age

42


Total

41.2


Male

43.2


Female

Newberry County, South Carolina Adults

There are 29,858 adults, (7,345 of whom are seniors) in Newberry County, South Carolina.

Newberry County, South Carolina Age Dependency

69.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Newberry County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

19,665

51.49%

Male

18,529

48.51%

Newberry County, South Carolina Population by Age

Newberry County, South Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Newberry County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
All73.3%26.7%
Non Family65.3%34.7%
Male62%38%
Female47.3%52.7%

73.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Newberry County, South Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,8102.573.3
Married7,0003.0287.9
Non Family5,1051.265.3
Female2,1503.7947.3
Male5553.0162

3.12

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Newberry County, South Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4165.44%
9th to 12th Grade3,26712.55%
High School Graduate9,37236.00%
Some College4,34416.69%
Associates Degree2,96811.40%
Bachelors Degree3,16912.17%
Graduate Degree1,4995.76%
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Newberry County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Newberry County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,87515,0713,962
Black7,4855,241563
Hispanic1,46685651
Other Race73645112
Native American887835
2+ Races816632
Asian404025

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.50%.

Newberry County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,632$37,209$29,976
Less Than 9th Grade$19,194$22,952$15,258
High School Graduate$29,312$35,787$25,505
Some College$35,528$41,754$31,010
Bachelors Degree$45,817$55,086$37,350
Graduate Degree$53,995$56,818$53,382

$32,632

Average Earnings

$37,209

Average Male

$29,976

Average Female

Newberry County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newberry County, South Carolina Language by Age

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Newberry County, South Carolina Language

91.53% of Newberry County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 8.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.33% of the population.

Newberry County, South Carolina Language

Newberry County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11,4163,11327.27%
White22,2772,27310.20%
Hispanic2,8191,11739.62%
Other1,60954934.12%
Multiple329267.90%
Native132107.58%

17.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.36%

Male Poverty Rate

18.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newberry County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Newberry County, South Carolina is Hispanic, with 39.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newberry County, South Carolina is Native, with 7.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.79%.

Newberry County, South Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.38%
High School14.55%
Some College9.66%
Bachelors or Greater4.01%

Newberry County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed52.17%
Female Unemployed38.79%
Female Employed6.67%
Male Employed6.51%

Newberry County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newberry County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,226$61,507
Families$58,454$74,473
Married Families$71,011-
Non Families$23,632$34,452
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Income by Household Type

Newberry County, South Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Newberry County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Newberry County, South Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Newberry County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Newberry County, South Carolina Marital Status

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2,087

Number of Veterans

1,802

Male Veterans

285

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam873
First Gulf War401
Second Gulf War319
Korea252
World War II120

Newberry County, South Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+597
65 to 74556
35 to 54409
55 to 64368
18 to 34157

Newberry County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7198.73%
Black3684.09%

Newberry County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Newberry County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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7.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newberry County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

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58.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Newberry County, South Carolina Employment by Age

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Newberry County, South Carolina Employment by Race

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Newberry County, South Carolina Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.96%

Born in Newberry County, South Carolina

95.08%

Native Born

4.92%

Foreign Born

3.79%

Non Citizen

1.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.08% of Newberry County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 75.96% having been born in South Carolina. 3.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Newberry County, South Carolina Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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