Newbury

Timeless elegance, natural beauty.

Welcome to Newbury

Neighboring the vibrant city of Newburyport, Newbury is a picturesque community that embodies the essence of lush, pastoral living. Known for its peaceful atmosphere and marshes teeming with wildlife, Newbury is a haven for those who appreciate the beauty of unspoiled nature. The town strikes a perfect balance between rural charm and convenient access to the amenities of Newburyport and scenic Plum Island.

Newbury's landscape is a tapestry of natural beauty and agricultural heritage, underscored by its commitment to preserving a right-to-farm community. Residents enjoy somewhat lower taxes compared to neighboring areas, adding to the appeal of this serene enclave. The town is characterized by its timeless elegance, where traditional architecture harmoniously blends with the surrounding natural environment, creating a setting that is both idyllic and enchanting.

What to Love

  • A paradise for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts
  • Beautiful traditional homes set in a tranquil rural landscape
  • Easy access to downtown Newburyport and Plum Island
  • A strong sense of community and preservation of agricultural heritage
  • Abundant opportunities for hiking, dog walking, and outdoor exploration

Local Lifestyle

The lifestyle in Newbury is centered around enjoying and preserving the natural beauty and rural character of the area. Residents take pride in their community's agricultural roots. The town offers a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life, making it an ideal place for those seeking a slower, more mindful way of living. The proximity to Newburyport and Plum Island allows residents to enjoy the best of both worlds — the tranquility of rural life and the convenience of city amenities.

Dining and Entertainment

Newbury’s dining scene offers delightful culinary experiences. The Newbury Butchery and Tendercrop Farm provide fresh, locally sourced produce and meats, reflecting the area's agricultural richness. For a taste of authentic American barbecue, American BBQ Smokehouse & Grill in nearby Rowley is a must-visit. Rusty Can in Byfield adds to the local flavor with its casual dining and friendly atmosphere.

Entertainment in Newbury is often intertwined with nature and community events. The neighborhood's proximity to Newburyport means residents can easily enjoy the city's vibrant dining, shopping, and cultural scene while returning to the peace and quiet of Newbury.

Things to Do

Newbury is a treasure trove of natural and historical attractions. The Parker River National Wildlife Refuge offers a sanctuary for a wide array of wildlife, providing opportunities for birdwatching and nature photography. Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm is not just a historical site but also a hub for various community events and educational programs.

The town's greens, such as Upper Green and Lower Green, are perfect for leisurely walks and picnics. For those who enjoy hiking and exploring, Old Town Hill and the Clipper City Rail Trail offer scenic trails that showcase the beauty of Newbury's natural landscape.

Schools

Education in Newbury is distinguished by a selection of excellent schools, including:

  • Newbury Elementary
  • Governor's Academy
  • Pingree School
  • Shore Country Day School
  • Brookwood School
  • Whittier Regional Technical High School

Overview for Newbury, MA

6,745 people live in Newbury, where the median age is 50 and the average individual income is $71,813. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,745

Total Population

50 years

Median Age

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$71,813

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Newbury, MA

Newbury has 2,533 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Newbury do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,745 people call Newbury home. The population density is 364.854 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,745

Total Population

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

50

Median Age

46.91 / 53.09%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
2,533

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$71,813

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Marital Status

Married
Single
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Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Newbury, MA

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The following schools are within or nearby Newbury. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Triton Regional Middle School
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
3/5
Triton Regional High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
The Governors Academy
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
3/5
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