Economic Profile

The City of Newberry has a thriving local economy with a solid base of agriculture and manufacturing. Located on I-26 between the major metropolitan areas of Columbia and Greenville, Newberry enjoys a great location and an outstanding transportation network.

Our community also benefits from one of the best workforce training programs in the country, The Center for Accelerated Training in Technology, which works with companies that are starting, expanding, or relocating in South Carolina to provide a broad range of workforce training programs at no cost to the company.

Quick Facts for the City of Newberry:

Median Household Income (in 2016)
$35,235
Median Home Price (in 2016)
$119,025
Unemployment (in 2016)
4.8%
 

Major Newberry County Employers:

Company Product/Service
# Employees
Kraft Heinz Foods
2700
School District of Newberry County
860
Caterpillar
200
Newberry County Memorial Hospital
314
Georgia-Pacific Corp.
278
Newberry College
237
Walmart Retail
235
Komatsu America Skid Steers & Backhoe Loaders
200
Valmont Composite Structures
187
White Oak Manor
183
County of Newberry
180
Springfield Place/JF Hawkins
180
Pioneer Foods
154