For population 25 years and over in Sunbury:
For population 15 years and over in Sunbury city:
106 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $949 (1.3%)
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 ), Hummels Wharf, PA (1.8 miles ), Kratzerville, PA (2.3 miles ), Selinsgrove borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Snydertown borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Trevorton, PA (2.9 miles ), Linntown, PA (2.9 miles ).
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Latitude: 40.86 N, Longitude: 76.79 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,770 (+17.7%)
Area code: 570
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Sunbury detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -987 (-8.5%).
Work and jobs in Sunbury: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sunbury, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sunbury-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 19% greater 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 slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 90% 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 the city 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 Sunbury center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 45.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.1 miles away from Sunbury center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Northumberland County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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.
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Local government website: WWW.CITYOFSUNBURY.ORG
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Sunbury and their reported violations in the past:IRISH VALLEY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 22.0%
(20.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.7% for Black residents, 46.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 76.4% for other race residents, 24.4% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Sunbury (based on Northumberland County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.22%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 19
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Number of full-service restaurants: 63
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4.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,316 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($164 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,638 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($296 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Sunbury fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 284 meters (932ft)
Total average daily traffic: 42,007
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,766
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sunbury)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 73 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Sunbury, PA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sunbury)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Sunbury)
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Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2013.