Sunbury, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 9,736 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.2%
 
Males: 4,550  (46.7%)
Females: 5,186  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  38.7 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17801.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $26,470 (it was $25,893 in 2000)
Sunbury:

$26,470
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,070 (it was $13,350 in 2000)

Sunbury city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $82,341 (it was $63,400 in 2000)
Sunbury:

$82,341
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $80,740; Detached houses: $89,491; Townhouses or other attached units: $50,936; In 2-unit structures: $68,752; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $120,072; Mobile homes: $13,953

Median gross rent in 2013: $554.

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  • Races in Sunbury, PA (2010)

    Sunbury races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sunbury: 87.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (34.3%), United States (11.2%), Irish (9.1%), English (7.7%), Polish (6.2%), Italian (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 12/29/1920

Elevation: 450 feet

Land area: 2.12 square miles.

Population density: 4,585 people per square mile   (average).

Sunbury,PA real estate house value index trend

Sunbury, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Sunbury:

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sunbury city:

  • Never married: 34.0%
  • Now married: 37.7%
  • Separated: 7.3%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

164 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Sunbury, Pennsylvania as of June 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Sunbury to the number of sex offenders is 9,835 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $996 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,026 (1.3%)

Sunbury satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.86 N, Longitude: 76.79 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,117 (+11.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,422 (36.5%)

Area code: 570

Sunbury household income distribution Sunbury home values distribution

Crime rates in Sunbury by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2014
Murders 000000201000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.020.50.010.20.00.00.0
Rapes 11712713146947100
per 100,000 103.267.4116.468.7128.8142.161.492.440.970.4100.70.0
Robberies 274672246413
per 100,000 18.867.438.858.969.320.320.541.161.340.310.130.8
Assaults 879879555986718363957536
per 100,000 816.4944.0766.2539.7584.4872.7726.9852.4643.9956.0755.6369.6
Burglaries 708571535030466645644566
per 100,000 656.8818.8688.6520.1495.3304.4470.9677.8459.9644.1453.4677.7
Thefts 361357352246238210196223178261233162
per 100,000 3,387.43,439.03,413.82,414.12,357.62,130.92,006.62,290.21,819.32,626.52,347.41,663.4
Auto thefts 181626151719138132083
per 100,000 168.9154.1252.2147.2168.4192.8133.182.2132.9201.380.630.8
Arson 6641148228615
per 100,000 56.357.838.8107.939.681.220.520.581.860.410.151.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.1) 405.4426.9420.3295.4347.9377.9331.8365.4286.9386.7333.1181.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Sunbury detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Pennsylvania average:

2.59
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -987 (-8.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (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

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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 the city 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 Sunbury 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 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 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 (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

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.

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)

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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).

Northumberland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.1%
(22.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 56.0% for Black residents, 40.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 67.4% for other race residents, 45.5% for two or more races residents)
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

Sunbury, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Sunbury travel time to work - commute Sunbury mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sunbury city (based on Northumberland County data)

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
Northumberland County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Northumberland County:

29.3%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.5%
State:

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
Financial Administration 3$5,535$22,1402$838
Other Government Administration 5$14,612$35,0695$1,425
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$847
Police Protection - Officers 13$67,478$62,2870$0
Police - Other 1$2,125$25,5001$1,169
Firefighters 0$0 1$292
Streets and Highways 7$18,695$32,0491$1,295
Health 0$0 1$292
Parks and Recreation 2$4,632$27,79219$5,527
Totals for Government 31$113,077$43,77232$11,685

4.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,554 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.20%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Union County, PA  0.61% ($31,018 average AGI)
from Snyder County, PA  0.44% ($30,552)
from Lycoming County, PA  0.35% ($31,124)


4.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,193 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.21%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($319 average AGI)
Northumberland County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Union County, PA  0.58% ($31,804 average AGI)
to Snyder County, PA  0.46% ($34,123)
to Lycoming County, PA  0.30% ($28,236)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Sunbury fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 284m932ftTotal length
  • 49,513Total average daily traffic
  • 3,127Total average daily truck traffic

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)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
Businesses in Sunbury, PA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Hyundai1
Burger King1Kroger2
CVS1Lane Furniture1
Decora Cabinetry2MasterBrand Cabinets6
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
Ford1UPS1
H&R Block1YMCA2

Sunbury compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher 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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