Sunbury, PA 17801 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 17801: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sunbury, PA 17801

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Northumberland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.847, Longitude -76.771
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 569
  • PO Box Addresses: 136
  • Residential Addresses: 7,103
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 527
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,576

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Database updated: February 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Sunbury, PA 17801 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 16,023
Daytime Population: Workers 6,674
Daytime Population: Residents 8,599
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,273
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 15,597
Population in Familes 12,194
Population in Group Qrtrs 426
Population Density2 244
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $39,824
Average Household Income $52,709
Per Capita Income $22,308


Total Housing Units 7,731 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,025 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,667 (34.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,039 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $119,878
Average Home Value $143,019


Total Households 6,692
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 4,257
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.45% -0.42%
Households -0.45% -0.4%
Families -0.54% -0.46%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Sunbury, PA 17801 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 17801 to the other 1,663 ZIP Codes in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 266 84th
Population Density # 844 49th
Diversity Index # 366 78th
Median Household Income # 1451 13th
Per Capita Income # 1389 17th

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