Sharon, Georgia

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Population in 2014: 139 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +32.4%
Males: 74  (53.7%)
Females: 65  (46.3%)
Median resident age:  52.9 years
Georgia median age:  36.5 years

Zip code: 30664

Estimated median household income in 2016: $26,399 (it was $19,167 in 2000)
Sharon:

$26,399
GA:

$53,559

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $13,756 (it was $10,519 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $42,138 (it was $33,100 in 2000)
Sharon:

$42,138
GA:

$166,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $54,998; Detached houses: $66,242; Mobile homes: $56,557

Median gross rent in 2016: $554.

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  • Races in Sharon, GA (2010)

    Sharon races chart
    • 7553.6%Black alone
    • 5438.6%White alone
    • 64.3%Hispanic
    • 53.6%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sharon: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (6.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.78 square miles.

Population density: 178 people per square mile   (very low).

Sharon, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Sharon:

  • High school or higher: 54.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sharon city:

  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 39.7%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 10.4%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Sharon, Georgia as of May 22, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Sharon to the number of sex offenders is 147 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $931 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $228 (0.6%)

Sharon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Athens, GA (43.1 miles , pop. 76,500).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (93.7 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (614.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Crawfordville, GA (2.5 miles ), Norwood, GA (2.9 miles ), Camak, GA (3.3 miles) , Washington-Metasville, GA (3.5 miles ), Washington, GA (3.5 miles ), Warrenton, GA (3.6 miles ), Norris, GA (3.8 miles ), White Plains, GA (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 33.56 N, Longitude: 82.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Sharon household income distribution Sharon home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.4%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+12.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (15%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Retail trade (57%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (33%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (18%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Sales and related occupations (57%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Sharon, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sharon-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 0% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Sharon city center killed 5 people and injured 86 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/31/1973, a category F4 tornado 38.3 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sharon-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 27.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 174.9 miles away from Sharon center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 159.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 168.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 158.7 miles away from Sharon center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 327.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Taliaferro County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sharon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sharon:

  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF WILKES (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WASHINGTON, GA)
  • CSRA HOME HEALTH AGENCY, INC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; WASHINGTON, GA)
  • WILLS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; WASHINGTON, GA)
  • WASHINGTON DIALYSIS FACILITY (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; WASHINGTON, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sharon:

  • Georgia Military College-Distance Learning Campuses (about 42 miles; Milledgeville, GA; Full-time enrollment: 6,438)
  • Georgia College and State University (about 42 miles; Milledgeville, GA; FT enrollment: 6,271)
  • University of Georgia (about 44 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 32,679)
  • Athens Technical College (about 44 miles; Athens, GA; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • Augusta Technical College (about 45 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,494)
  • Georgia Regents University (about 47 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 6,862)
  • Aiken Technical College (about 55 miles; Graniteville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,107)

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Notable location: Taliaferro Volunteer County Fire Department Station 3 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Cemeteries: Overton Cemetery (1), Sharon Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Taliaferro County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 0.0831. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0831
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 23.6%
(26.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.9% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.5%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 3.4% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Georgia average:

12.5

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sharon city (based on Taliaferro County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3648
Black Protestant1751
Mainline Protestant533
Catholic251
None1,100-
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 convenience stores (no gas): 1
Taliaferro County:

5.33 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Taliaferro County:

5.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

5.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

15.8%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Taliaferro County:

32.5%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

20.9%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Sharon:

48.3%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sharon:

41.6%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.9
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.7%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sharon:

13.2%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sharon:

6.6
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Here:

34.7%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

51.3%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Sharon:

80.3%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sharon, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

7.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,738 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.69%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

6.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,882 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Sharon:

  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WGAC (580 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLOV (1370 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sharon:

  • WRFN (93.1 FM; WARRENTON, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WXKT (100.1 FM; WASHINGTON, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC.)
  • WBTS (95.5 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCHZ (95.1 FM; HARLEM, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE,LLC)
  • WTHO-FM (101.7 FM; THOMSON, GA; Owner: CAMELLIA CITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPRW-FM (107.7 FM; MARTINEZ, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPMA (102.7 FM; BUCKHEAD, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY, L.P.)
  • WMGZ (97.7 FM; EATONTON, GA; Owner: MIDDLE GEORGIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W234AK (94.7 FM; WASHINGTON, GA; Owner: AUGUSTA RADIO FELLOWSHIP INSTITUTE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sharon:

  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Sharon, Lat: 33.528333 Lon: -82.775833, Call Sign: WPXV803
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHzGrant Date: 06/18/2003, Expiration Date: 12/18/2003, Cancellation Date: 02/22/2004, Certifier: Jimmy R WilliamsRegistrant: Mcdermott, Will & Emery, 600 13th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20005-3096, Phone: (202) 756-8283, Fax: (202) 756-8087, Email:
  • Sharon, Lat: 33.528333 Lon: -82.775833, Call Sign: WPXZ444
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHz, 956.393 MHzGrant Date: 07/07/2003, Expiration Date: 07/07/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/22/2013, Certifier: Jimmy R WiliamsRegistrant: Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby, LLP, 2001 L Street, N.W., Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-2574, Fax: (202) 223-0833, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Utility gas (23%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Wood (3%)

Sharon compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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