Sunbury, OH

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Living in Sunbury

Sunbury is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 5,293 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Sunbury is the 283rd largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Sunbury was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Sunbury economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Sunbury, where the median household income is $72,888.00.

Sunbury home prices are not only among the most expensive in Ohio, but Sunbury real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Sunbury is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 89.02% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Sunbury is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sunbury who work in management occupations (17.87%), office and administrative support (15.18%), and healthcare (8.69%).

Also of interest is that Sunbury has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Sunbury is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Sunbury really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Sunbury perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

As is often the case in a small village, Sunbury doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The education level of Sunbury citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 37.32% of adults in Sunbury have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Sunbury in 2010 was $26,929, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $107,716 for a family of four. However, Sunbury contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Sunbury home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sunbury residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Sunbury include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Sunbury is English. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog and Polish.