Business Demographics

TOWNDUSKNewberry, SC Business DemographicsNewberry, SC is a city positioned for growth and committed to developing its local economy. Whether you are a recent college graduate looking for a place to start your career, an entrepreneur looking for a place to start your business, or an established company looking for expansion opportunities . . .look no further than Newberry, SC.

The City of Newberry offers a growing labor force and one of the best workforce training programs in the United States. We boast a strong local economy led by agriculture and manufacturing. Our close proximity to several major roadways and two major airports make us a prime opportunity place for workers and employers.

The Table Below Highlights the Potential for Business Growth Within the City of Newberry:


Retail Strategies is the most trusted partner for recruiting businesses. We go beyond market data by offering unmatched retailer access and real estate expertise. Our retail recruitment team identifies retailers for Newberry's custom trade area and acts as the liaison to recruit those retailers to the market.

Our partnership with Newberry takes a three-step approach to building and executing a retail attraction strategy.

  • Discover: Ongoing market research and development of Newberry specific data sets and analytics that are important to retail decision makers across the country. Our team also regularly visits the market to provide site-specific real estate analysis.
  • Connect: The team actively networks with retailers, developers and brokers across the country in order to leverage those relationships to the benefit of Newberry. Our unmatched corporate network allows us to promote opportunities in Newberry to national retailers.
  • Advance: The Retail Strategies team patiently and persistently promotes opportunities in Newberry with national retailers. Our time-proven process has yielded numerous successful store openings in Newberry since the partnership began.
For all retail recruitment questions, please contact Matt Jaeger ( or Cole Clark (
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 2021) $44,330
Median Home Price (in 2023) $222,000
Unemployment (in 2022) 2.8%

Newberry County has several large manufacturing companies. Click HERE for a company list and number of employees provided by Newberry County Economic Development.