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Population (year 2000): 10,610. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,086 (-4.9% change)
Males: 4,953 (46.7%), Females: 5,657 (53.3%)

Northumberland County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 36.7 years
Median household income: $25,893 (year 2000)
Median house value: $62,200 (year 2000)

Sunbury, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Sunbury:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.4%)
  • Hispanic (3.1%)
  • Other race (1.9%)
  • Black (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (33.3%), United States (13.8%), Irish (10.2%), Dutch (5.8%), Italian (4.8%), English (4.3%).Pennsylvania

Elevation: 450 feet

Land area: 2.1 square miles

Sunbury,

For population 25 years and over in Sunbury

  • High school or higher: 71.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sunbury city

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -987 (-8.5%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Lancaster, (66.0 miles pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MD Baltimore, (108.3 miles pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (127.9 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: PA Northumberland, (2.1 miles Dam, PA (2.4 miles Shamokin Wharf, PA (3.8 miles Hummels PA (6.6 miles Selinsgrove, PA Kratzerville, (7.2 miles PA (8.2 miles Snydertown, PA (9.7 miles Lewisburg, PA Trevorton, (9.7 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 0 buildings
  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $69,400
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $57,800
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $47,700
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $36,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2005: 0 buildings

Latitude: 40.86 N, Longitude: 76.79 W

Area code: 570

Sunbury, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (22.6%), Retail trade (18.1%), Educational,health and social services (17.2%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,936 (+18.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,702 (36.8%)

Crime in Sunbury by Year

Type 1999 2000 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 9.4 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 19 15 11 7 12
    per 100,000 179.1 141.4 103.7 66.0 113.1
Robberies 2 1 2 7 4
    per 100,000 18.9 9.4 18.9 66.0 37.7
Assaults 132 124 87 98 79
    per 100,000 1244.1 1168.7 820.0 923.7 744.6
Burglaries 106 66 70 85 71
    per 100,000 999.1 622.1 659.8 801.1 669.2
Thefts 432 441 361 357 352
    per 100,000 4071.6 4156.5 3402.5 3364.8 3317.6
Auto thefts 15 25 18 16 26
    per 100,000 141.4 235.6 169.7 150.8 245.1
570.2 531.2 407.0 433.6 404.6

Average climate in Sunbury, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sunbury,

Sunbury-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.9 miles away from the Sunbury city center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 44.0 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Steve Kline - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Baltimore Orioles, born: Aug 22, 1972).

Main business address for: WEIS MARKETS INC (RETAIL-GROCERY STORES).


Hospital/medical center in Sunbury:
  • SUNBURY COMMUNITY HOSP (350 NORTH 11TH STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Sunbury:
  • EVANGELICAL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; LEWISBURG, PA)
  • DANVILLE STATE HOSP (about 14 miles; DANVILLE, PA)
  • GEISINGER MEDICAL CENTER (about 15 miles; DANVILLE, PA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sunbury:
  • WILLIAMSPORT RGNL (about 27 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; ID: IPT)
  • HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 47 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; ID: MDT)
  • LANCASTER (about 63 miles; LANCASTER, PA; ID: LNS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sunbury:
  • SUNBURY (about 3 miles; SUNBURY, PA; ID: 71N)
  • PENN VALLEY (about 6 miles; SELINSGROVE, PA; ID: SEG)
  • SUNBURY (about 6 miles; SUNBURY, PA; ID: H11)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 11 $21,854 $23,840 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 3 $7,087 $28,348 10 $1,898
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $5,369 $32,214 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   1 $708
Health 0 $0   1 $150
Financial Administration 3 $3,489 $13,956 1 $187
Other Government Administration 5 $9,502 $22,804 5 $1,008
Police Protection - Officers 14 $47,311 $40,552 0 $0
Police - Other 3 $6,102 $24,408 1 $150
Firefighters 0 $0   1 $142
Totals for Government 41 $100,715 $29,477 20 $4,243
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sunbury:
  • BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; LEWISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,534)
  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 27 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 6,880)
  • PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 32 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 40 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 4,653)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 46 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; FT enrollment: 2,064)
  • LOCK HAVEN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 49 miles; LOCK HAVEN, PA; FT enrollment: 3,738)
  • MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 51 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; FT enrollment: 2,761)
Public high school in Sunbury:
  • SHIKELLAMY HS (Students: 1,116; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Sunbury:
  • SUNBURY MS (Students: 428; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • OAKLYN SCH (Students: 356; Grades: KG - 05)
  • CHIEF SHIKELLAMY SCH (Students: 347; Grades: KG - 05)
  • GRACE S BECK SCH (Students: 266; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Sunbury:
  • SAINT MONICA SCHOOL (Students: 226; Location: 109 MARKET STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Sunbury:
  • JOHN R KAUFFMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $264,186; Location: 228 ARCH ST; 59,871 books; 1,640 audio materials; 2,054 video materials; 130 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Sunbury: Wallace Station (A), Cakes Addition (B).

Cemetery: Pomfret Manor Cemetery (1).

Creek: Little Shamokin Creek (A).

Park in Sunbury: Memorial Park (1).


Sunbury compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Sunbury:
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYGL (1240 AM; 1 kW; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKK (1200 AM; 10 kW; HUGHESVILLE, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPGM (1570 AM; 3 kW; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMLP (1380 AM; 1 kW; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG B/CSTG, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Sunbury:
  • W289AI (105.7 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENN. EDUC. TV ASSOC.)
  • WVLY-FM (100.9 FM; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQSU (88.9 FM; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WZXR (99.3 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBZD-FM (93.3 FM; MUNCY, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WILQ (105.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WWBE (98.3 FM; MIFFLINBURG, PA; Owner: B-98 BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WGRC (91.3 FM; LEWISBURG, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • W263AG (100.5 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: DBA COVENANT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBGM (88.1 FM; NEW BERLIN, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCXR (103.7 FM; LEWISBURG, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Sunbury:
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)

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