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Population in 2010: 2,782. Population change since 2000: -6.3%
 

Males: 1,363  (49.0%)
Females: 1,419  (51.0%)

Median resident age:  51.4 years
Connecticut median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 06069.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $63,723 (it was $53,000 in 2000)
Sharon:

$63,723
CT:

$67,276
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $55,794

Sharon town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $318,666 (it was $200,000 in 2000)
Sharon:

$318,666
CT:

$267,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $604,068; Detached houses: $596,762; Townhouses or other attached units: $624,493; In 2-unit structures: $513,823; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $852,146
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  • White alone - 2,632 (94.6%)
  • Hispanic - 56 (2.0%)
  • Black alone - 44 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 27 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 20 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.07%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.04%)

Races in Sharon detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sharon: 321.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (22.7%), English (17.4%), German (15.1%), Italian (10.6%), United States (6.0%), Polish (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 10/1739

Elevation: 714 feet

Land area: 58.7 square miles.

Population density: 47 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Sharon:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sharon town:

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

89 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe, 0.8% Latin America).

This town:  3.0%
Connecticut:  13.8%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Sharon, Connecticut as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Sharon to the number of sex offenders is 1,010 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Sharon town:  1.1% ($2,248)
Connecticut:  1.8% ($2,961)
Sharon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bristol, CT (29.3 miles , pop. 60,062).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (75.8 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (83.6 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Amenia, NY (2.4 miles ), Cornwall, CT (2.4 miles ), Millerton, NY (2.7 miles ), North East, NY (2.7 miles ), Lakeville, CT (2.7 miles ), Falls Village, CT (2.8 miles ), Salisbury, CT (2.9 miles ), Kent, CT (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $410,600
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $228,300
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $164,200
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $337,400
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $205,900
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $234,500
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $239,300
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $321,000
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $427,100
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $439,500
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $358,800
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $747,000
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $366,400
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $342,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $750,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $400,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.86 N, Longitude: 73.45 W

Area code: 860

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
Connecticut:

8.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care (3%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Art and design workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Sharon-area historical tornado activity is above Connecticut state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.5 miles away from the Sharon town center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1973, a category F4 tornado 28.5 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sharon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Connecticut state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 68.9 miles away from Sharon center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 36.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 72.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 61.8 miles away from Sharon center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 55.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Litchfield County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Roswell Rudd - Jazz trombonist, Elisha Rumsey - Pioneer, Charles A. Templeton - Politician, Frank R. Fratellenico - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Jacques Labouchere - Singer-songwriter, John Lamb (baseball) - Baseball player, Nathaniel Marston - Film actor, Philip Amelio - Child actor, Tim Littles - Super-middleweight boxer, Thomas Kiefer - Former Olympic rower..

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Sharon: Frank R. Fratellenico, Wesley Gibbs.


Hospitals/medical centers in Sharon:

  • SHARON HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 50 HOSPITAL HILL ROAD, PO BOX 789)
  • SHARON HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 27 HOSPITAL HILL ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Sharon:

  • TACONIC DDSO (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WASSAIC, NY)
  • GEER NURSING AND REHABILITATIO (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CANAAN, CT)
  • NOBLE HORIZONS (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SALISBURY, CT)

Political contributions by individuals in Sharon, CT

Heliports located in Sharon:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sharon:

  • Dutchess Community College (about 26 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,274)
  • Bard College (about 27 miles; Annandale-On-Hudson, NY; FT enrollment: 2,162)
  • Culinary Institute of America (about 27 miles; Hyde Park, NY; FT enrollment: 2,914)
  • Vassar College (about 27 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 2,394)
  • Marist College (about 27 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 4,738)
  • Naugatuck Valley Community College (about 30 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • Western Connecticut State University (about 32 miles; Danbury, CT; FT enrollment: 4,882)

Public elementary/middle school in Sharon:

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Library in Sharon:

  • HOTCHKISS LIBRARY (Operating income: $180,083; Location: 10 UPPER MAIN ST.; 12,545 books; 18 e-books; 680 audio materials; 332 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 55 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Sharon: Medical Arts Building (A), Hotchkiss Library of Sharon (B), Gay-Holt House Museum (C), Sharon Fire Department Station 1 (D), Sharon Fire Marshal's Office (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Sharon: First Congregational Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mudge Pond Brook (A), Beardsley Pond Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Sharon Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 18 Main Street), Miles Wildlife Sanctuary (Nature Centers; 99 West Cornwall Road), Sharon Ridge Apartments (Tours & Charters; 1 Sharon Station Road).

 
Litchfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM2.5 SO2 NO2 CO 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 25.7. This is better than average.
City:

25.7
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.8. This is about average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
City:

28.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
City:

14.0
U.S.:

24.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.31. This is significantly better than average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
City:

6.31
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.958. This is significantly better than average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.958
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.74. This is better than average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
City:

6.74
U.S.:

9.39
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.228. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.228
U.S.:

0.334

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sharon and their reported violations in the past:

SHARON WATER & SEWER COMM (Population served: 803, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between FEB-02-2006 and JUL-14-2006, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-14-2006)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between AUG-10-2005 and NOV-22-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and NOV-22-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-14-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-14-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation
SHARON RIDGE APARTMENTS (Population served: 62, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-17-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-10-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-17-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-10-2005)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1994 and OCT-14-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-1994), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-26-1994), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-1994), St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-1994)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sharon that have no violations reported:

  • TRINITY GLEN-MCCA (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.7%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.8%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.4% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

7.2%
Whole state:

7.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.4%
Whole state:

3.9%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sharon, CT

67 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
48 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Sharon in 2000:

  • 89 people in nursing homes
  • 49 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 11 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Sharon compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Sharon (2011 data):

  • Salisbury Bank and Trust Company: Sharon Branch at 29 Low Road, branch established on 1983/12/19. Info updated 2010/09/29: Bank assets: $608.2 mil, Deposits: $480.4 mil, headquarters in Lakeville, CT, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Salisbury Bancorp, Inc.
  • Union Savings Bank: Sharon Branch at Route 41, branch established on 1961/07/14. Info updated 2011/11/30: Bank assets: $2,496.5 mil, Deposits: $1,625.1 mil, headquarters in Danbury, CT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 29 total offices
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Sharon Branch at 6 Gay Street, branch established on 1971/09/23. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (75%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Sharon town (based on Litchfield County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.45%
Here53.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents65.3%12.8%6.1%4.9%2.2%
Congregations19.3%24.1%15.2%9.0%3.4%
NameJewishAmerican Baptist Churches in the USALutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.1%1.4%1.1%0.7%3.3%
Congregations2.1%3.4%2.8%2.1%18.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 43
Litchfield County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Litchfield County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Litchfield County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 208
Here:

11.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.9%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Litchfield County:

21.1%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.8%
State:

15.8%

5.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($59,310 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
Connecticut average:

5.12%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($113 average AGI)
Litchfield County:

0.03%
Connecticut average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from New Haven County, CT  1.40% ($52,019 average AGI)
from Fairfield County, CT  1.06% ($63,262)
from Hartford County, CT  0.92% ($49,007)


5.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,397 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
Connecticut average:

5.64%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($263 average AGI)
Litchfield County:

0.04%
Connecticut average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to New Haven County, CT  1.07% ($41,196 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  1.02% ($45,238)
to Fairfield County, CT  0.55% ($50,625)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sharon:

  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKZE (1020 AM; daytime; 3 kW; SHARON, CT; Owner: JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sharon:

  • WQQQ (103.3 FM; SHARON, CT; Owner: THE RIDGEFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKZE-FM (98.1 FM; SALISBURY, CT; Owner: JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • W206AW (89.1 FM; PAWLING, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • W218AV (91.5 FM; WARREN, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAMQ (105.1 FM; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: WAMC)
  • WRNQ (92.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFNP (88.7 FM; ROSENDALE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WRHV (88.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCZX (97.7 FM; HYDE PARK, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRRB (96.9 FM; ARLINGTON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHVP (91.1 FM; HUDSON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBWZ (93.3 FM; NEW PALTZ, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRWD-FM (107.3 FM; HIGHLAND, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sharon:

  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Sharon, Connecticut:
  • Fatal accident count: 15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 21
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 32
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Connecticut average:
  • Fatal accident count: 110
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 161
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 46
  • Fatalities: 119
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 267
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Sharon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total costs: $16,000
Total average daily traffic: 10,233
Total average daily truck traffic: 482
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 5,117


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 7 Surdan Mountain Rd (Lat: 41.862056 Lon: -73.399611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 60 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: KNKN589
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/05/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: David C Jatlow
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • James E McDonald, 70 Herb Road (Sharon Se Site) (Lat: 41.791306 Lon: -73.425639), Type: 37.1, Overall height: 33.8 m
    Registrant: 5019058555, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, ONE ALLIED DRIVE, B2F02-A, Phone: (Sup) erv-isor
  • James E McDonald, 70 Herb Road (Sharon Se Site) (Lat: 41.791306 Lon: -73.425639), Type: 37.1, Overall height: 33.8 m
    Registrant: 5019058555, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, ONE ALLIED DRIVE, B2F02-A, Phone: (Sup) erv-isor
  • Douglas I Brandon, 70 Herb Road (Lat: 41.791667 Lon: -73.425556), Type: 33.5, Overall height: 33.5 m
    Registrant: 2022239222, Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW, 4TH FL
  • Douglas I Brandon, 70 Herb Road (Lat: 41.791667 Lon: -73.425556), Type: 33.5, Overall height: 33.5 m
    Registrant: 2022239222, Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW, 4TH FL
  • Jim O'Dowd, 70 Herb Road (Sharon Se Site) (Lat: 41.791306 Lon: -73.425639), Type: 37.1, Overall height: 33.8 m
    Registrant: 5019058555, Aci.Wireless.Regulatory@alltel.Com, ONE ALLIED DRIVE, B2F02-A

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 50 Hospital Hill (Lat: 41.880361 Lon: -73.481500), Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPDJ523
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.460 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/13/2008, Expiration Date: 10/06/2018, Certifier: Michael W Brower
    Registrant: Essent Health Care Of Connecticut, Inc., 3100 West End Avenue, Suite 900, Nashville, TN 37203, Phone: (615) 312-5100, Fax: (615) 312-5101

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 50 Hospital Hill Rd (Lat: 41.879528 Lon: -73.480111), Type: Building, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: WPRG957
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/07/2005, Expiration Date: 09/20/2015, Certifier: Michael W Brower
    Registrant: Universal Licensing Service Inc, 3419 Via Lido Ste 609, Newport Beach, CA 92663, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 723-2025
  • Housatonic State Forest (Lat: 41.899250 Lon: -73.377889), Structure height: 43 m, Call Sign: WNSM671
    Assigned Frequencies: 866.512 MHz, 867.012 MHz, 867.512 MHz, 868.012 MHz, 851.012 MHz, 851.137 MHz, 851.512 MHz, 851.612 MHz, 851.862 MHz, 852.012 MHz... (+4 more)
    Grant Date: 03/28/2005, Expiration Date: 06/19/2015
    Registrant: Dps Csp Cts Unit, 1111 Country Club Rd, Middletown, CT 06457-2794, Phone: (860) 685-8250
  • Surdan Mountain Rd (Lat: 41.862028 Lon: -73.399000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59 m, Call Sign: WPNY850
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.4800 MHz, 48.4000 MHz, 153.695 MHz, 44.3400 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/16/2004, Expiration Date: 08/06/2014, Certifier: Wayne P Hamel
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G St Nw Ste 500 W, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • West Main St (Lat: 41.879444 Lon: -73.478611), Type: Building, Structure height: 14 m, Overall height: 16 m, Call Sign: WPUZ457, Licensee ID: L00010326
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.212 MHz, 857.237 MHz, 859.937 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/15/2012, Expiration Date: 05/31/2022, Certifier: Michael A Stemmler
    Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 1111 Country Club Road, Middletown, CT 06457, Phone: (860) 685-8280, Fax: (860) 685-8345
  • SHARON FD, 36 West Main Street (Lat: 41.879444 Lon: -73.478056), Type: Bant, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 13 m, Call Sign: WQKJ623
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.125 MHz, 453.175 MHz, 463.012 MHz, 463.037 MHz, 463.062 MHz, 463.087 MHz, 463.112 MHz, 463.137 MHz, 463.162 MHz, 463.187 MHz, 462.962 MHz, 462.987 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/12/2009, Expiration Date: 06/12/2019, Certifier: Joe Del Buono
    Registrant: Northeastern Communications, Inc, 7 Great Hill Rd, Naugatuck, CT 06770, Phone: (203) 575-9008, Fax: (203) 753-1739, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 67 Main St (Lat: 41.878417 Lon: -73.477333), Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WMG247
    Assigned Frequencies: 945.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/02/1993, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/16/2010
    Registrant: Rini Coran, Pc, 1140 19th Street, Nw Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 955-3931, Fax: (202) 296-2014, Email:
  • 67 Main St (Lat: 41.878417 Lon: -73.477333), Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WMG248
    Assigned Frequencies: 949.875 MHz, 950.125 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/02/1993, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014
    Registrant: Tri-State Public Communications, Inc., 67 Main Street, Sharon, CT 06069
  • 7 Surdan Mountain Rd (Lat: 41.861889 Lon: -73.399111), Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WPNB748
    Assigned Frequencies: 6665.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/30/2011, Expiration Date: 12/03/2021
    Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 1111 Country Club Road, Middletown, CT 06457-2794, Phone: (860) 685-8280

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 7 Surdan Mountain Road (Lat: 41.861750 Lon: -73.399000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: KNKM930, Licensee ID: L01422065
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Email:
  • 7 Surdan Mountain Road (Lat: 41.861750 Lon: -73.399000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: KNKM930, Licensee ID: L01422065
    Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley
    Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sharon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: ISRAEL AIRCRAFT INDUSTRIES 1124A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 12, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 960FA , Serial Number: 348, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/1981
    Registrant (Corporation): Westwoods Aviation Ii Inc, Po Box 728, Sharon, CT 06069


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 11

Incident types - Sharon


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sharon, CT

Businesses in Sharon, CT

  • FedEx: 1


Sharon on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations:"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Religious workers"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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