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People

Total Population 9,758
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 17.1%
Employed Population 16+ 3,759
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 35.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.7%
Median Earnings25+ $24,367
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,281
Median Earnings With High School Degree $24,744

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,731
% Above Poverty Level 76.8%
% Below Poverty Level 23.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 40.6%
Median Gross Rent $574
Median House Value $77,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.5%
US/American 0%
English 4.9%
Irish 10.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sunbury Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles NW of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 106 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Northumberland
Standard Zip Codes 17801
P.O. Box Zip Codes 17877
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.862
Longitude -76.794

Sunbury Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SELINSGROVE 2 S
Distance 6.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Station WILLIAMSPORT LYCOMING AP
Distance 27.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 41.5 inches
Station NEWPORT RIVER
Distance 31.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Sunbury, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Augustaville (17801)

Fishers Ferry (17801)

Island Park (17801)

Klines Grove (17801)

Lower Augusta (17801)

Mile Hill (17801)

Mile Run (17801)

Oaklyn (17801)

Rockefeller (17801)

Sevenpoints (17801)

Stonington (17801)

Upper Augusta (17801)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Lewisburg 5,781 $37,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sunbury Public Libraries

Library
Degenstein Community Library
40 SOUTH FIFTH STREET
Sunbury, Pennsylvania
(570) 286-2461
Library Web Site

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Sunbury Hospitals

SUNBURY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
350 NORTH 11TH STREET
(570) 286-3333
Emergency Service: Yes

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Sunbury High Schools

SHIKELLAMY HS
570-286-3713
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 1,116 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18

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