Sunbury, PA Population

Population: 10,610. Estimated population in July 2020: 10,086 (-4.9% change)
Males: 4,953 (46.7%), Females: 5,657 (53.3%)

Northumberland County

Zip code: 17801

Median resident age: 36.7 years
Median household income: $25,893
Median house value: $62,200

Races in Sunbury:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.4%)
  • Hispanic (3.1%)
  • Other race (1.9%)
  • Black (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (33.3%), United States (13.8%), Irish (10.2%), Dutch (5.8%), Italian (4.8%), English (4.3%).

Elevation: 450 feet

Land area: 2.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sunbury

  • High school or higher: 71.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sunbury city

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

1.2% Foreign born

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

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Sunbury:

  • SUNBURY COMMUNITY HOSP (350 NORTH 11TH STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Sunbury:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sunbury:

Other public-use airports nearest to Sunbury:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sunbury:

  • BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; LEWISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,534)
  • BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 27 miles; BLOOMSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,880)
  • PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 32 miles; WILLIAMSPORT, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,666)
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 40 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,653)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 46 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • LOCK HAVEN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 49 miles; LOCK HAVEN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,738)
  • MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 51 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,761)

Schools

Public high school in Sunbury:

  • SHIKELLAMY HS (Students: 1,116; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Sunbury:

  • SUNBURY MS (Students: 428; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • OAKLYN SCH (Students: 356; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CHIEF SHIKELLAMY SCH (Students: 347; Grades: KG – 05)
  • GRACE S BECK SCH (Students: 266; Grades: KG – 05)
Private primary/middle school in Sunbury:

  • SAINT MONICA SCHOOL (Students: 226; Location: 109 MARKET STREET; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Sunbury:

  • JOHN R KAUFFMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $264,186; Location: 228 ARCH ST; 59,871 books; 1,640 audio materials; 2,054 video materials; 130 serial subscriptions)

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