Newberry 68 Good
Newberry Livability #521 ranked city in Florida#9,043 ranked city in the USARanks better than 69% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Newberry

  • Cost Of Living

    Taking into account the cost of goods and services like housing, groceries, transportation and utilities, the overall cost of living in this area is well below average.

  • Crime

    Crime per 100,000 people is significantly lower than the national average, making it a safe place to live. These crime statistics include both violent and property crimes.

  • Housing

    High scores in the housing category are a distinguishing feature of this area, possibly driven by a favorable home affordability ratio, higher home values and appreciation rates.

  • Amenities

    The majority of amenities are not ideally located within walking distance. To access these amenities, residents may be required to rely on a vehicle or public transit.

  • Commute

    A low commute score could be due to longer-than-average work commutes and the limited availability of public transportation in this area.

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What's it like Living in Newberry?

Located in the state of Florida, Newberry is a smaller city with a population of 6,081 inhabitants. In Newberry, there are 103 people per square mile, which is well below the national population density average. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (79% White). Given that fact, Newberry could be considered less diverse than other cities. Something to be aware of when living in Newberry are the above average commute times. If you're looking for a short commute to work, this might not be the right area for you. With one way commute time of 35 minutes, this comes in much higher than the national average of 26 minutes.

If you’re considering moving to any new city, it could be a very intimidating task. However, it could also be a fulfilling experience if you are willing to get to know the city before actually living in Newberry, Florida. When searching for a new neighborhood, several key items should be considered. Safety is of utmost importance, ensuring a secure environment with low crime. Proximity to your workplace or school helps reduce commuting time and offers convenience. Access to amenities such as parks, grocery stores, and healthcare facilities enhances your daily life. Public transportation options contribute to easy mobility. A sense of community fosters a supportive and engaging environment. Lastly, the overall atmosphere should align with your desired lifestyle, ensuring a fulfilling living experience. Considering these items will guide you towards finding the perfect neighborhood that fits all your needs. To help you find the best places to live in and around Newberry, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like crime, commute, employment and more.

Newberry has a livability score of 66/100 and is ranked #540 in Florida and #10,275 in the USA. If we probe a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Newberry has higher than average scores for the following: cost of living (A+), education (B-), employment (B-) and housing (A+). Newberry does not fare well for the following: amenities (F). It might be a good idea to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

A healthy real estate market serves as a key economic indicator. It could signify overall local economic strength, stability and reflects consumer confidence in the area. Based on multiple factors including: median home and rental prices, appreciation rates and home affordability, Newberry has received high marks in the housing category. Based on these calculations, the apartment rental and real estate market appears to be very healthy.

Assuming that Newberry meets all of your requirements like low crime rates, good schools and great local amenities, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Newberry. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Newberry are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Newberry come in at $215,600, which is 29.3% higher than the Florida average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Newberry, the home price to income ratio is 3.1, which is 8.8% lower than the Florida average.

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      Newberry transportation information

      Statistic Newberry Florida National
      Average one way commute35min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work86.1%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool7.4%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.1%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk1.1%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home4.7%5.4%4.6%
      Source: The Newberry, FL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).