Sunbury demographics profile

StatisticSunburyNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)10818191
Median age56.638.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)72%57%55%
Speak English100%89%79%
Speak Spanish0%7%13%
Sunbury, NC has a population of 265 and is the 23,117th largest city in the United States. The population density is 108 per sq mi which is 40% lower than the North Carolina average and 19% higher than the national average. The median age in Sunbury is 57 which is approximately 48% higher than the North Carolina average of 38. In Sunbury, 72% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 100% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 54% of Sunbury residents were born in North Carolina, 46% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Sunbury is 40% lower than North Carolina.
  • The median age in Sunbury is 48% higher than North Carolina.
  • In Sunbury 66.42% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Sunbury 27.55% of the population is African American.
  • In Sunbury 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Sunbury population breakdown by race

RaceSunburyNorth CarolinaNational
African American27.55%21.50%12.63%
American Indian0.00%1.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%2.45%3.06%
Other race6.04%3.01%4.75%
In Sunbury, 6.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Sunbury, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).