Sunbury, Ohio

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Sunbury, Ohio
Village
Nickname(s): Memorial Town
Location of Sunbury, Ohio
Location of Sunbury, Ohio
Coordinates: 40°14′34″N 82°51′38″W / 40.24278°N 82.86056°W / 40.24278; -82.86056Coordinates: 40°14′34″N 82°51′38″W / 40.24278°N 82.86056°W / 40.24278; -82.86056
Country United States
State Ohio
County Delaware
Area[1]
 • Total 3.30 sq mi (8.55 km2)
 • Land 3.28 sq mi (8.50 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation[2] 971 ft (296 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 4,389
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 4,605
 • Density 1,338.1/sq mi (516.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43074
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-75602[5]
GNIS feature ID 1049231[2]

Sunbury is a village in Delaware County, Ohio, United States. The population was 4,389 at the 2010 census. The village is centered around a New England-styled traditional town square with the historic village hall located in the center of a village green. The village is home to a major American Showa manufacturing facility, which manufactures automotive parts for Honda of America.

Geography[edit]

Sunbury is located at 40°14′34″N 82°51′38″W / 40.24278°N 82.86056°W / 40.24278; -82.86056 (40.242838, -82.860439).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 3.30 square miles (8.55 km2), of which 3.28 square miles (8.50 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.[1]

Sunbury is located north of Galena, to which it has provided services such as police, although police are now no longer provided due to a cut in Galena's budget. Law enforcement is currently provided by a county sheriff. Sunbury is also east of Delaware.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 340
1890 475 39.7%
1900 464 −2.3%
1910 485 4.5%
1920 827 70.5%
1930 784 −5.2%
1940 846 7.9%
1950 936 10.6%
1960 1,360 45.3%
1970 2,512 84.7%
1980 2,101 −16.4%
1990 2,046 −2.6%
2000 2,630 28.5%
2010 4,389 66.9%
Est. 2012 4,605 4.9%
Source:[7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 4,389 people, 1,671 households, and 1,211 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,338.1 inhabitants per square mile (516.6 /km2). There were 1,774 housing units at an average density of 540.9 per square mile (208.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.2% White, 1.1% African American, 0.2% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.8% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.

There were 1,671 households of which 42.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% were married couples living together, 13.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.5% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.11.

The median age in the village was 33.6 years. 29.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.3% were from 25 to 44; 21.7% were from 45 to 64; and 11.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.4% male and 52.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 2,630 people, 1,016 households, and 771 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,035.0 people per square mile (399.8/km²). There were 1,057 housing units at an average density of 416.0 per square mile (160.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.83% White, 0.38% African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.23% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.10% of the population. As of the 2010 census, the population had increased to 4,389.

There were 1,016 households out of which 37.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.7% were married couples living together, 14.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.1% were non-families. 20.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the village the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 88.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $46,477, and the median income for a family was $50,750. Males had a median income of $38,281 versus $28,210 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,861. About 4.1% of families and 4.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.9% of those under age 18 and 5.0% of those age 65 or over.

Points of interest[edit]

Sunbury is growing by leaps and bounds, they have just annexed over 300 acres, and are going to annex an additional 255 acres which will take the boundry out to Interstate 71. Sunbury is home to a memorial that commemorates every Ohio soldier that has been reported dead or missing while at war since 9/11. Sunbury was chosen to be the home of the Memorial due to the village's proximity to Centerburg, Ohio (near the geographical center of Ohio, and a prominent midwestern soil type) and the village's proximity to Interstate 71, a major highway connecting Cincinnati and Cleveland.

Sunbury is also home to the Big Walnut Golden Eagles, their local High School football team, who in 2007 became "State Champs" in their division.[8] Big Walnut Middle School is the middle school in the city, with students in grades 6 through 8.

Also nearby Sunbury is a McDonalds with a unique outdoor Ronald McDonald Statue.

Public services[edit]

Emergency medical services are provided by the Delaware County EMS and Station 2 is located at 283 W. Granville Street.[9] Fire and Rescue services are provided by the B.S.T.&G. Fire District located at 350 W. Cherry Street.

References[edit]

External links[edit]