Silverstreet, Newberry County, South Carolina

Silverstreet is located in Newberry County, South Carolina


Location of Silverstreet, South Carolina

Silverstreet is located at 34°13?4?N, 81°42?48?W (34.217657, -81.713229)GR1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 9.1 km˛ (3.5 mi˛), all land.


As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 216 people, 83 households, and 58 families residing in the town. The population density was 23.7/km˛ (61.4/mi˛). There were 92 housing units at an average density of 10.1/km˛ (26.2/mi˛). The racial makeup of the town was 83.33% White, 14.35% African American, and 2.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.85% of the population.

There were 83 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.1% were non-families. 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 17.6% from 45 to 64, and 20.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 81.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,321, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $24,063 versus $14,861 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,184. About 7.7% of families and 7.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 17.8% of those sixty five or over.

Silver Street School
Abt. 1923-24
photo contributed by Al DeHart

DeHardt Children
Leona— first row from left, third person
Verna— back row in front of second door in light colored dress
Harry— next to back row, under the first window around the door(in front of the big boy in dark suit. Harry is the dark skinned one.
Alton— sitting cross legged on front row (middle. He seems to have on overalls - light hair.
William and Leland DeHardt are third and fourth from Alton. They are Uncle Dan's sons. His other son, Osbourn, may be in the picture. He was Harry's age.

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