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Herndon is a borough in Northumberland County, in the Sunbury metro area.
The community was named for William Lewis Hernodon, naval commander who died in 1857 while trying to rescue passengers from his sinking ship
The latitude of Herndon is 40.709N. The longitude is -76.842W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 463 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 370.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Herndon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Northumberland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 17830 ZIP code.
56% of Herndon residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Herndon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Herndon was $23,156, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Herndon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Herndon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $279. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $638.
Northumberland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Herndon political report.
The average commute time for Herndon workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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