|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Sunbury is 9,661. Sunbury, Pennsylvania is the 3,222nd largest city in the US.
Sunbury is located entirely in Northumberland County.
The peak population of Sunbury was in 1990, when its population was 11,600. In 1990, Sunbury was the 2,185th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,222nd largest city in the US. Sunbury is currently 16.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Sunbury has shrunk 8.7% since the year 2000. Sunbury, Pennsylvania's growth is extremely below average. 86% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Sunbury has a population density of 4,803.6 people per square mile.
|3217||Morehead City, North Carolina||9,688||22.8%|
|3224||Matawan, New Jersey||9,643||7.9%|
|3226||Arden Hills, Minnesota||9,637||-0.2%|
|3228||Orange Cove, California||9,619||22.4%|
The total voting age population of Sunbury, Pennsylvania, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 7,466. The voting age population is 49.6% male and 50.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.9% of the residents of Sunbury are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Sunbury are 93.3% White, 3.8% Black, 1.9% Two or more races, 0.8% Other and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 6.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Sunbury, 18.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 25.5%. On a per-household basis, 14.5% of families are below the poverty line in Sunbury.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.7% of Sunbury residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.2% of Sunbury residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 10.5% have a bachelor's degree and 2.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Sunbury residents aged 5 and older, 4.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Sunbury is 6.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Sunbury, 10.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Sunbury is $34,644.
In Sunbury, 41.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 58.4% of housing units in Sunbury.
Of all the housing units in Sunbury, 50.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Sunbury, 0.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Sunbury is $650.
In Sunbury, 67.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.