Sharon, Connecticut

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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 2013: $66,853 (it was $53,000 in 2000)
Sharon:

$66,853
CT:

$67,098

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $58,453 (it was $45,418 in 2000)

Sharon town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $321,360 (it was $200,000 in 2000)
Sharon:

$321,360
CT:

$267,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $302,078; Detached houses: $319,411; Townhouses or other attached units: $179,757; In 2-unit structures: $202,572; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $171,370; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $142,640; Mobile homes: $57,056
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  • Races in Sharon, CT (2010)

    Sharon races chart
    • 2,63294.6%White alone
    • 562.0%Hispanic
    • 441.6%Black alone
    • 271.0%Two or more races
    • 200.7%Asian alone
    • 20.07%American Indian alone
    • 10.04%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sharon: 137.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Sharon, CT City Guides:

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).

Sharon,CT real estate house value index trend

Sharon, Connecticut map

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:

13.9%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Sharon, Connecticut as of August 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Sharon to the number of sex offenders is 757 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near 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+: Bronx, NY (73.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

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
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $277,000
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $639,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.86 N, Longitude: 73.45 W

Area code: 860

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.4%
Connecticut:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
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%)

Work and jobs in Sharon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Sharon, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sharon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 21% smaller 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 near Connecticut state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 151.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 182.2 miles away from Sharon center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 147.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 171.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.4 miles away from Sharon center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 251.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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, Blizzards: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sharon topographic map

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

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Sharon:

  • SHARON HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 50 HOSPITAL HILL ROAD, PO BOX 789)
  • SHARON HEALTH CARE CENTER (27 HOSPITAL HILL ROAD)

Other hospitals and 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)
  • KENT, LTD, THE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KENT, CT)
  • LIFESPIRE, INC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; WOODSIDE, NY)
  • ROSE HAVEN, LTD (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LITCHFIELD, CT)
  • L A R C: BERTOLI DRIVE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; LITCHFIELD, 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: 6,554)
  • Vassar College (about 27 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 2,469)
  • Bard College (about 27 miles; Annandale-On-Hudson, NY; FT enrollment: 3,137)
  • Culinary Institute of America (about 27 miles; Hyde Park, NY; FT enrollment: 3,869)
  • Marist College (about 27 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 5,536)
  • Naugatuck Valley Community College (about 30 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 4,491)
  • Post University (about 30 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 5,808)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sharon:

  • SHARON CENTER SCHOOL (Students: 239, Location: 80 HILLTOP ROAD, Grades: PK-8)
  • TOTAL (Location: 80 HILLTOP ROAD, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Sharon

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 76.5. This is about average.

City:

76.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.155. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.155
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.60. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.60
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.808. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.808
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 35.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.88. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.88
U.S.:

19.96

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.22. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.22
U.S.:

9.35
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%
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

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

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Connecticut average:

12.8

Sharon travel time to work - commute Sharon mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic50,35430
Mainline Protestant20,68187
Evangelical Protestant4,48339
Other4,42016
Orthodox1752
Black Protestant1602
None109,654-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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%

4.29% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,683 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.29%
Connecticut average:

4.33%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($267 average AGI)
Litchfield County:

0.03%
Connecticut average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New Haven County, CT  0.98% ($49,485 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.82% ($46,982)
from Fairfield County, CT  0.66% ($64,663)


4.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,634 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
Connecticut average:

4.84%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($329 average AGI)
Litchfield County:

0.05%
Connecticut average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to New Haven County, CT  0.88% ($43,857 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.85% ($48,773)
to Fairfield County, CT  0.56% ($56,958)

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.)
Sharon fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Sharon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 14m46ftTotal length
  • $20,000Total costs
  • 25,856Total average daily traffic
  • 1,210Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,930Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 41980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Sharon, CT

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sharon)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Sharon, CT)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

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 MHzGrant Date: 07/02/1993, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/16/2010Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 07/02/1993, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022Registrant: Tri-State Public Communications, Inc., 67 Main Street, Sharon, CT 06069
  • SHARON, 7 Surdan Mountain Rd (Lat: 41.861889 Lon: -73.399111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: WPNB748
    Assigned Frequencies: 6665.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6256.54 MHzGrant Date: 09/30/2011, Expiration Date: 12/03/2021Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 1111 Country Club Road, Middletown, CT 06457, Phone: (860) 685-8280, Fax: (860) 685-8345, Email:

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 MHzGrant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2014, Certifier: Shawn E EndsleyRegistrant: 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: L01422065Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2014, Certifier: Shawn E EndsleyRegistrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

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

SHARON WATER & SEWER COMMISSION (Population served: 803, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-01-2013 and NOV-14-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-01-2013 and NOV-14-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-18-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
EXIT 11 TRUCK STOP (Serves NY, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-09-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-09-2013), St Admin Penalty assessed (FEB-21-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • SHARON RIDGE APARTMENTS (Population served: 62, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
  • Hazardous Condition: 11

Incident types - Sharon

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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

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

Businesses in Sharon, CT

  • FedEx: 1

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 significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Sharon on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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