Sunbury, OH
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Sunbury is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 5,874 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Sunbury is the 283rd largest community in Ohio. Sunbury has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Sunbury, where the median household income is $75,433.00.

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 85.61% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Sunbury is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sunbury who work in management occupations (16.35%), office and administrative support (13.75%), and sales jobs (10.66%).

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.27% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

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 citizens of Sunbury are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 36.41% of adults in Sunbury have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Sunbury in 2010 was $29,293, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $117,172 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 Spanish.