Newberry, Michigan

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Newberry, Michigan

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High Points

Newberry strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Michigan):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Newberry Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Newberry Short Commute Times
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Newberry Racial Diversity
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Newberry Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Newberry, Michigan

Comparing Newberry to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Michigan (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 9
Senior Citizens 4 5
Age of the Population 2 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 4
Portion of People Married 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 4 2
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
College Educated Adults 3 3
People Above Poverty 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Working at Home 8 9
Public Transportation Use 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 10
People Living Alone 7 6
Affordability of Rents 6 8
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Newberry Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 176 miles NE of Green Bay, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 257 miles NE of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Luce
Standard Zip Codes 49868
Phone Area Codes 906
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.355
Longitude -85.509

Newberry Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station NEWBERRY 3 S
Distance 2.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 24 F
Apr Temp 29 to 51 F
Jul Temp 54 to 78 F
Oct Temp 36 to 55 F
Annual Precip 30.8 inches
Distance 21.9 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 22 F
Apr Temp 25 to 47 F
Jul Temp 50 to 77 F
Oct Temp 33 to 54 F
Annual Precip 35.8 inches
Distance 44.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 26 F
Apr Temp 31 to 48 F
Jul Temp 57 to 76 F
Oct Temp 40 to 55 F
Annual Precip 30.8 inches
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Newberry Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,686 100%
Male 1,730 64.4%
Female 956 35.6%
Under 18 489 18.2%
18+ 2,197 81.8%
65+ 364 13.6%
Median Age 33.9
Average Family Size 2.95
White 1,878 69.9%
African-American 518 19.3%
Asian 18 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 133 5%
Other 27 1%
Mixed Race 111 4.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 99 3.7%

Estimated Newberry Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,598
Growth -1,088
Growth % -40.5%

Newberry Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.8%
German 14.8%
English 9.8%
Irish 8.1%
French (except Basque) 7.7%
US/American 7.1%
French Canadian 4.9%
Finnish 4.6%
Swedish 4.2%
Polish 3.6%
African 2.9%
Dutch 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Italian 1.8%
Scottish 1.4%
Norwegian 1.4%
Moroccan 0.9%
Hungarian 0.9%
Belgian 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
West Indian 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Croatian 0.2%
Jordanian 0.2%
British 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Tahquamenon Area Public Library
Newberry, Michigan
(906) 293-5214

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Newberry High Schools (2004)

Serves 340 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.2

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