Sunbury, Pennsylvania, in Northumberland county, is 58 miles NW of Reading, Pennsylvania (center to center) and 106 miles NW of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The city has a population of 10,610.
In Sunbury, about 44% of adults are married. A relatively large number of people in Sunbury live by themselves. The city is known for its large population of single adults.
There is an unusually large share of women in Sunbury.
In 2000, Sunbury had a median family income of $33,148.
In the 2004 election, George W. Bush was the top Presidential fund-raiser in Sunbury ($2,620). Residents gave more to the Republican party than any of the others.
About 45% of housing units in Sunbury are owner-occupied. Much of the housing in the city has been around for years. Many residents rent one-bedroom or studio apartments. Typical rents in the city are affordable, at least compared to other cities in the state. Homeowners in Sunbury benefit from lower real estate taxes than most other cities in Pennsylvania.
In Sunbury, 86% of commuters drive to work. Commuters in the city are more likely, and able, to walk or bicycle to work than most.
Sunbury strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Pennsylvania):
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