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Population in 2012: 9,835 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.3%
 

Males: 4,524  (46.0%)
Females: 5,311  (54.0%)

Median resident age:  38.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17801.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,204 (it was $25,893 in 2000)
Sunbury:

$27,204
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,535

Sunbury city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $75,011 (it was $63,400 in 2000)
Sunbury:

$75,011
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $76,896; Detached houses: $79,342; Townhouses or other attached units: $62,317; In 2-unit structures: $96,669; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $88,520; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $505,827; Mobile homes: $19,340

Median gross rent in 2012: $526.

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  • White alone - 8,771 (88.6%)
  • Hispanic - 660 (6.7%)
  • Black alone - 240 (2.4%)
  • Two or more races - 177 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 25 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 20 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 9 (0.09%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.03%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sunbury: 88.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (32.7%), United States (10.5%), Irish (8.9%), English (8.0%), Dutch (5.1%), Italian (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 12/29/1920

Elevation: 450 feet

Land area: 2.12 square miles.

Population density: 4,632 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Sunbury:

  • High school or higher: 77.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 12.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sunbury city:

  • Never married: 32.9%
  • Now married: 39.9%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

137 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.4%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Sunbury, Pennsylvania as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Sunbury to the number of sex offenders is 328 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $984 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $947 (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
  • 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
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $145,800
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $159,500

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: +1,449 (+14.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,197 (31.8%)

Area code: 570

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Crime rates in Sunbury by Year
Type 2000 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 100000020100
per 100,000 9.40.00.00.00.00.00.020.50.010.20.00.0
Rapes 151171271314694710
per 100,000 141.7103.267.4116.468.7128.8142.161.492.440.970.4100.7
Robberies 127467224641
per 100,000 9.418.867.438.858.969.320.320.541.161.340.310.1
Assaults 1248798795559867183639575
per 100,000 1171.6816.4944.0766.2539.7584.4872.7726.9852.4643.9956.0755.6
Burglaries 667085715350304666456445
per 100,000 623.6656.8818.8688.6520.1495.3304.4470.9677.8459.9644.1453.4
Thefts 441361357352246238210196223178261233
per 100,000 4166.73387.43439.03413.82414.12357.62130.92006.62290.21819.32626.52347.4
Auto thefts 2518162615171913813208
per 100,000 236.2168.9154.1252.2147.2168.4192.8133.182.2132.9201.380.6
Arson 2664114822861
per 100,000 18.956.357.838.8107.939.681.220.520.581.860.410.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.7) 545.0406.5428.1421.4296.2348.8378.9332.7366.3287.6387.7334.0

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City-data.com crime rate 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 2012, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Sunbury, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.3%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


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

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

Work and jobs in Sunbury: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

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).
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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/medical centers in Sunbury:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Sunbury, PA

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Sunbury:


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Local government website: WWW.CITYOFSUNBURY.ORG

Colleges/Universities in Sunbury:

  • Triangle Tech Inc-Sunbury (Full-time enrollment: 170; Location: 191 Performance Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.triangle-tech.edu)
  • Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit LPN Career (FT enrollment: 57; Location: 1145 North Fourth Street; Public; Website: www.csiu.org/lpn)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sunbury:

  • Susquehanna University (about 7 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,187)
  • Bucknell University (about 9 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,667)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 21 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 8,552)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (about 29 miles; Williamsport, PA; FT enrollment: 5,469)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 40 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Lock Haven University (about 40 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 4,769)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (about 47 miles; Middletown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,416)

Public high schools in Sunbury:

Private elementary/middle school in Sunbury:

  • ST MONICA SCHOOL (Students: 132; Location: 109 MARKET ST; Grades: PK - 8)
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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

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

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

IRISH VALLEY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.7%
(22.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.1% for Black residents, 48.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 70.4% for other race residents, 28.4% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sunbury, PA

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 compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Sunbury travel time to work - commute


Sunbury mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.22%
Here60.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of Christ The Wesleyan Church
Adherents36.5%19.9%14.5%8.6%8.1%
Congregations7.7%20.5%20.5%14.7%3.8%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Christian and Missionary AllianceAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.5%1.5%1.1%1.0%6.5%
Congregations5.8%1.9%1.9%1.3%21.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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.
Pennsylvania:

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
Here:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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

6.92 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

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:
Here:

11.5%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$4,324$17,2961$270
Other Government Administration 5$13,519$32,4465$1,382
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$848
Police Protection - Officers 12$56,393$56,3935$3,299
Police - Other 2$4,543$27,2580$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$292
Streets and Highways 6$18,111$36,2224$4,528
Health 0$0 1$217
Parks and Recreation 2$5,232$31,3927$1,975
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$4,393$52,7161$1,038
Totals for Government 31$106,515$41,23227$13,849


4.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($164 average AGI)
Northumberland County:

0.05%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Union County, PA  0.68% ($30,529 average AGI)
from Snyder County, PA  0.49% ($28,565)
from Lycoming County, PA  0.39% ($28,164)


4.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,638 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($296 average AGI)
Northumberland County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Union County, PA  0.76% ($29,919 average AGI)
to Snyder County, PA  0.55% ($33,472)
to Lycoming County, PA  0.32% ($29,184)

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 - 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


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
Businesses in Sunbury, PA
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Lane Furniture1
CVS1MasterBrand Cabinets6
Decora Cabinetry2Subway1
Domino's Pizza1True Value1
FedEx1UPS1
H&R Block1YMCA2
Kroger2
Browse common businesses in Sunbury, PA


Sunbury on our top lists:

  • #66 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #81 (17801) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Pennsylvania German first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Richard Stahl (3)
  • John Stahl (3)
  • Mark Stahl (3)
  • Sean M. Purdy (1)
  • Ross Garside (1)
  • Gregory W. Miles (1)
  • Patrick S. Chiboroski (1)
  • Thomas Scott Reich (1)
  • David Patrick Dailey (1)
  • Catherine H. Berlot (1)

Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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