Sunbury, OH


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Sunbury is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 5,097 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Sunbury is the 283rd largest community in Ohio.

Sunbury real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Sunbury house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some villages, Sunbury isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sunbury are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 office and administrative support (15.15%), management occupations (13.85%), and sales jobs (12.72%).

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.

In Sunbury, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.25 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Being a small village, Sunbury does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The population of Sunbury is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.64% of adults in Sunbury have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Sunbury in 2010 was $26,883, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $107,532 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Sunbury include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

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