Sunbury, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 9,519 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.3%
 
Males: 4,816  (50.6%)
Females: 4,703  (49.4%)
Median resident age:

38.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 17801.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,123 (it was $25,893 in 2000)
Sunbury:

$37,123
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,881 (it was $13,350 in 2000)

Sunbury city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $104,972 (it was $63,400 in 2000)
Sunbury:

$104,972
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $93,328; detached houses: $104,904; townhouses or other attached units: $66,677; in 2-unit structures: $133,686; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $709,948; mobile homes: $7,202

Median gross rent in 2017: $565.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sunbury: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.4%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.4% for Black residents, 19.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 42.9% for other race residents, 12.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sunbury, PA (2010)
    • 8,77188.6%White alone
    • 6606.7%Hispanic
    • 2402.4%Black alone
    • 1771.8%Two or more races
    • 250.3%Asian alone
    • 200.2%American Indian alone
    • 90.09%Other race alone
    • 30.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Sunbury detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Sunbury, Pennsylvania as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sunbury is 303 to 1.


Crime rates in Sunbury by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(20.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(68.7)
13
(128.8)
14
(142.1)
6
(61.4)
9
(92.4)
4
(40.9)
7
(70.4)
10
(100.7)
0
(0.0)
11
(114.5)
2
(21.0)
1
(10.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(58.9)
7
(69.3)
2
(20.3)
2
(20.5)
4
(41.1)
6
(61.3)
4
(40.3)
1
(10.1)
3
(30.8)
3
(31.2)
3
(31.5)
8
(84.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
55
(539.7)
59
(584.4)
86
(872.7)
71
(726.9)
83
(852.4)
63
(643.9)
95
(956.0)
75
(755.6)
36
(369.6)
64
(666.2)
54
(567.2)
81
(855.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
53
(520.1)
50
(495.3)
30
(304.4)
46
(470.9)
66
(677.8)
45
(459.9)
64
(644.1)
45
(453.4)
66
(677.7)
56
(582.9)
26
(273.1)
16
(169.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
246
(2,414)
238
(2,358)
210
(2,131)
196
(2,007)
223
(2,290)
178
(1,819)
261
(2,627)
233
(2,347)
162
(1,663)
194
(2,019)
137
(1,439)
67
(707.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(147.2)
17
(168.4)
19
(192.8)
13
(133.1)
8
(82.2)
13
(132.9)
20
(201.3)
8
(80.6)
3
(30.8)
16
(166.5)
6
(63.0)
4
(42.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
11
(107.9)
4
(39.6)
8
(81.2)
2
(20.5)
2
(20.5)
8
(81.8)
6
(60.4)
1
(10.1)
5
(51.3)
3
(31.2)
5
(52.5)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)325.3383.2416.2365.5402.4315.9425.9366.8199.6369.1221.4248.4

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City-data.com crime index in Sunbury, PA

Crime rate in Sunbury detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 19 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (40.8%), American (17.5%), Irish (5.2%), Polish (4.3%), English (3.8%), Pennsylvania German (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 12/29/1920

Elevation: 450 feet

Land area: 2.12 square miles.

Population density: 4,483 people per square mile   (average).

Sunbury, Pennsylvania map

122 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,218 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,183 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reading, PA (57.9 miles , pop. 81,207).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (105.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Shamokin Dam borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Northumberland borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Kapp Heights, PA (1.6 miles ),
Hummels Wharf, PA (1.8 miles ),
Winfield, PA (2.2 miles ),
Kratzerville, PA (2.3 miles ),
Selinsgrove borough, PA (2.4 miles ),
Snydertown borough, PA (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 40.86 N, Longitude: 76.79 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,325 (+13.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,444 (35.9%)

Area code: 570

Distribution of median household income in Sunbury, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sunbury, PA in 2017
Sunbury satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $69,400
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $57,800
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $47,700
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $36,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $145,800
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $159,500
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $41,200
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $42,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Sunbury, PA residents
Average permit cost in Sunbury, PA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Sunbury, PA
Historical housing units in Sunbury, PA
Most common industries in Sunbury, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.9%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.4%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Educational services (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.6%)
  • Wood products (5.8%)
  • Food (5.2%)
  • Truck transportation (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.4%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Sunbury, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)

Average climate in Sunbury, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Sunbury, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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Pb
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00035. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00035
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Sunbury-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 20% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.1 miles away from the Sunbury city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.8 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sunbury-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.1 miles away from Sunbury center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 192.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 247.5 miles away from Sunbury center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 233.0 miles away from Sunbury center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 295.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Northumberland County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tropical Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sunbury topographic map

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Sunbury:

  • SUNBURY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 350 NORTH 11TH STREET)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-MANSION (1040-52 MARKET STREET)
  • LEADER NSG REHAB SUNBURY (800 COURT ST CIRCLE DRIVE)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-SUNBURY (800 COURT ST, CIRCLE DRIVE)
  • MANSION NURSING CONV HOME (1040-52 MARKET ST)
  • SUNBURY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL SKILLED NURSING FACILIT (350 NORTH ELEVENTH ST)

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Sunbury:

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College/University in Sunbury:

  • Triangle Tech Inc-Sunbury (Full-time enrollment: 176; Location: 191 Performance Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.triangle-tech.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sunbury:

  • Susquehanna University (about 7 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,495)
  • Bucknell University (about 9 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,418)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 21 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 29 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,291)
  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 32 miles; Pottsville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,412)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 40 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 13,276)
  • Lock Haven University (about 41 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 5,184)

Public high school in Sunbury:

  • SHIKELLAMY HS (Students: 1,079, Location: 600 WALNUT STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sunbury:

  • OAKLYN SCH (Students: 349, Location: 115 OAK STREET, Grades: KG-6)
  • CHIEF SHIKELLAMY SCH (Students: 319, Location: 338 MEMORIAL DRIVE, Grades: KG-6)
  • GRACE S BECK SCH (Students: 221, Location: 600 ARCH ST, Grades: KG-6)
  • SHIKELLAMY MS (Location: 520 WALNUT STREET, Grades: 7-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Sunbury:

  • ST MONICA SCHOOL (Students: 127, Location: 109 MARKET ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Sunbury

Library in Sunbury:

  • DEGENSTEIN COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $357,847; Location: 40 SOUTH FIFTH STREET; 75,847 books; 1,913 audio materials; 3,512 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 114 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sunbury: Cakes Addition (A), Wallace Station (B), East Sunbury Hose Company 1 Station 5 - 6 (C), Friendship Hose Company Station 5 - 5 (D), Americus Hose Company Station 5 - 4 (E), Sunbury Steam Fire Engine Company 1 Station 5 - 1 (F), Rescue Hose Company Station 5-3 (G), Good Will Hose Company Station 5 - 7 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Sunbury: WEIS MARKETS INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Pomfret Manor Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Little Shamokin Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Sunbury: Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Danley's Hotel (17 North 3rd Street).

Court: Northumberland County - Juvenile Court Services (4th Market Sts).

Birthplace of: John P. S. Gobin - Union Army general, Roy Mackert - Football player and coach, Steve Kline - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Baltimore Orioles, born: Aug 22, 1972), Steve Kline (left-handed pitcher) - Baseball player, Franklin Kury - Politician, Jasper Ewing Brady - Politician, Russ Fairchild - Politician, Vern Yocum - Music copyist.

Northumberland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sunbury and their reported violations in the past:

SHORT STOP MARKET (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
IRISH VALLEY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SUNBURY AIRPORT CAMPSITE (Population served: 105, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
UPPER AUGUSTA TWP VOL FIRE CO (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (DEC-13-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-13-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-13-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SHORT STOP MARKET-NORTHUMBERLD (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
POINT DRIVE IN (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sunbury that have no violations reported:

  • SHORT STOP MART (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHIKELLAMY STATE PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.0%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

10.3%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Sunbury in 2010:

  • 197 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 170 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Sunbury in 2000:

  • 213 people in nursing homes
  • 125 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 37 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 35 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Sunbury (2011 data):

  • Susquehanna Bank: First & Trust Branc, Sunbury Branch, Sunbury Plaza Banking Center Branch. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.
  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Sunbury Branch at 11 South Second Street, branch established on 1987/07/06. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation
  • Swineford National Bank: Sunbury Main Branch at 835 North Fourth Street, branch established on 1876/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $290.7 mil, Deposits: $237.8 mil, headquarters in Middleburg, PA, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Fort Augusta Branch at 1021 North Fourth Street, branch established on 1966/07/21. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • The Northumberland National Bank: Sunbury Branch at 403 North 4th Street, branch established on 2003/10/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $450.9 mil, Deposits: $405.2 mil, headquarters in Northumberland, PA, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Northumberland Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Sunbury:

Marital status in Sunbury, PA
  • Never married: 36.3%
  • Now married: 37.7%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Sunbury:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Sunbury
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sunbury, PA (based on Northumberland County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant21,455102
Catholic14,54012
Evangelical Protestant9,79462
Other2,6629
Black Protestant1181
Orthodox761
None45,883-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 19
This county:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Northumberland County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Northumberland County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Northumberland County:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
Northumberland County:

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Northumberland County:

9.6%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Northumberland County:

29.3%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Northumberland County:

11.5%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.2%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sunbury:

45.4%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Sunbury:

28.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sunbury:

20.7%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sunbury:

11.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sunbury:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.8%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

55.6%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.5%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sunbury, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 13$67,478$62,2870$0
Streets and Highways 7$18,695$32,0491$1,295
Other Government Administration 5$14,612$35,0695$1,425
Financial Administration 3$5,535$22,1402$838
Parks and Recreation 2$4,632$27,79219$5,527
Police - Other 1$2,125$25,5001$1,169
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$847
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$292
Health 0$0 1$292
Totals for Government 31$113,077$43,77232$11,685

Sunbury government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,193,000 ($125.33)
    Police Protection: $963,000 ($101.17)
    Regular Highways: $624,000 ($65.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $406,000 ($42.65)
    General Public Buildings: $212,000 ($22.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $157,000 ($16.49)
    Financial Administration: $140,000 ($14.71)
    Central Staff Services: $135,000 ($14.18)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $112,000 ($11.77)
    Parking Facilities: $37,000 ($3.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $32,000 ($3.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000 ($3.05)
    Libraries: $13,000 ($1.37)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($0.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($0.42)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $4,292,000 ($450.89)
    Corporate Bonds: $735,000 ($77.21)
    Benefit Payments: $414,000 ($43.49)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $181,000 ($19.01)
    Withdrawals: $9,000 ($0.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $24,000 ($2.52)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,626,000 ($170.82)

Sunbury government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $314,000 ($32.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $251,000 ($26.37)
    Parking Facilities: $82,000 ($8.61)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $315,000 ($33.09)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $158,000 ($16.60)
    Local Employee Contribution: $38,000 ($3.99)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $42,000 ($4.41)
    General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($0.95)
    Highways: $6,000 ($0.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $137,000 ($14.39)
    Rents: $101,000 ($10.61)
    General Revenue - Other: $65,000 ($6.83)
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000 ($0.63)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($0.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $338,000 ($35.51)
    Highways: $205,000 ($21.54)
    General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($1.05)
  • Tax - Property: $1,556,000 ($163.46)
    Individual Income: $618,000 ($64.92)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $560,000 ($58.83)
    Public Utility License: $105,000 ($11.03)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $66,000 ($6.93)

Sunbury government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,547,000 ($267.57)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,046,000 ($214.94)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,694,000 ($177.96)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,193,000 ($125.33)

Sunbury government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $693,000 ($72.80)
    Total Other Securities: $429,000 ($45.07)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $223,000 ($23.43)

4.50% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,774 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.50%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Union County, PA  0.64% ($34,238 average AGI)
from Snyder County, PA  0.53% ($28,851)
from Lycoming County, PA  0.47% ($37,731)


4.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,595 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Union County, PA  0.70% ($55,460 average AGI)
to Snyder County, PA  0.50% ($38,427)
to Lycoming County, PA  0.40% ($52,405)
Businesses in Sunbury, PA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Hyundai1
Burger King1Kroger2
CVS1Lane Furniture1
Decora Cabinetry2MasterBrand Cabinets6
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
Ford1UPS1
H&R Block1YMCA2

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)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMLP (1380 AM; 1 kW; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG B/CSTG, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sunbury:

  • W289AI (105.7 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENN. EDUC. TV ASSOC.)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEGH (107.3 FM; NORTHUMBERLAND, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVLY-FM (100.9 FM; MILTON, PA; Owner: MILTON-LEWISBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLGL (92.3 FM; RIVERSIDE, PA; Owner: SUNAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQSU (88.9 FM; SELINSGROVE, PA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY)
  • WPGM-FM (96.7 FM; DANVILLE, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWBE (98.3 FM; MIFFLINBURG, PA; Owner: B-98 BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WFYY (106.5 FM; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Owner: RADIO FRIENDZ, INC.)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WRVH (107.9 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • W299AF (107.7 FM; CATAWISSA, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WBGM (88.1 FM; NEW BERLIN, PA; Owner: MONTROSE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WZXR (99.3 FM; SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBZD-FM (93.3 FM; MUNCY, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WCXR (103.7 FM; LEWISBURG, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WILQ (105.1 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WGRC (91.3 FM; LEWISBURG, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WSPI (99.7 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, PA; Owner: H & P COMMUNICATIONS, LTD)
  • WBLJ-FM (95.3 FM; SHAMOKIN, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sunbury:

  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WILF (Channel 53; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Owner: PEGASUS BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, L.P.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Sunbury fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 528ft / 161mTotal length
  • $978,000Total costs
  • 82,433Total average daily traffic
  • 5,619Total average daily truck traffic
  • 91,998Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sunbury, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 11970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sunbury, PA

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 24. The highest number of fires - 86 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Sunbury, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (65.5%), and Other (14.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sunbury, PA
    • 23465.5%Structure Fires
    • 5314.8%Other
    • 5114.3%Outside Fires
    • 195.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sunbury, PA
Most common first names in Sunbury, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary23479.8 years
John22674.2 years
William17873.7 years
Robert16370.5 years
Charles14974.9 years
Helen13679.5 years
George12673.5 years
Margaret10678.9 years
Anna9081.2 years
Harry8675.1 years
Most common last names in Sunbury, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Snyder8574.4 years
Miller7477.9 years
Smith7276.9 years
Campbell4473.9 years
Long4171.8 years
Conrad4176.9 years
Kerstetter3679.5 years
Brown3571.4 years
Young3570.4 years
Wolfe3373.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sunbury, PA
  • 59.3%Utility gas
  • 21.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.3%Electricity
  • 2.9%Coal or coke
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sunbury, PA
  • 63.3%Utility gas
  • 29.4%Electricity
  • 6.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Wood


Sunbury compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Sunbury on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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