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Population in 2010: 5,658. Population change since 2000: -4.8%
Males: 2,614  (46.2%)
Females: 3,044  (53.8%)

Median resident age:  42.1 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 02067.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $118,283 (it was $74,648 in 2000)
Sharon:

$118,283
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $43,929

Sharon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $368,211 (it was $218,000 in 2000)
Sharon:

$368,211
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $422,563; Detached houses: $422,261; Townhouses or other attached units: $220,283; In 2-unit structures: $543,738; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $459,288

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,469.

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  • White alone - 4,870 (86.1%)
  • Asian alone - 392 (6.9%)
  • Black alone - 176 (3.1%)
  • Hispanic - 106 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 91 (1.6%)
  • Other race alone - 21 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sharon: 134.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (13.9%), Russian (8.5%), English (6.2%), Italian (6.1%), United States (4.4%), Polish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1775

Elevation: 302 feet

Land area: 2.99 square miles.

Population density: 1,893 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Sharon:

  • High school or higher: 98.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 68.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 37.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sharon CDP:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 63.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

708 residents are foreign born (3.3% Europe, 3.2% Asia).

This place:  12.1%
Massachusetts:  15.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $6,255 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $6,713 (1.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brockton, MA (8.6 miles , pop. 94,304).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (15.1 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (172.2 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Walpole, MA (1.9 miles ), Stoughton, MA (2.0 miles ), Canton, MA (2.1 miles ), Foxborough, MA (2.2 miles ), Norwood, MA (2.2 miles ), Easton, MA (2.5 miles ), Mansfield Center, MA (2.5 miles ), Mansfield, MA (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 42 buildings, average cost: $146,500
  • 1998: 29 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 1999: 37 buildings, average cost: $175,700
  • 2000: 33 buildings, average cost: $180,500
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $232,500
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $241,600
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $271,700
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $268,800
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $283,000
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $286,200
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $337,400
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $477,700
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $384,700
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $318,000
  • 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $340,300
  • 2012: 32 buildings, average cost: $291,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.12 N, Longitude: 71.18 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,131 (-19.3%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 525 (17.0%)

Area codes: 781, 339

Sharon household income distribution Sharon home values distribution

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 40 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Massachusetts average:

2.49

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Sharon, Massachusetts accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Sharon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 20% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.5 miles away from the Sharon place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.6 miles away from the place center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sharon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 98.1 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 58.3 miles away from Sharon center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 74.6 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 55.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.0 miles away from Sharon center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 29.6 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 Norfolk County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Water Main Break: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Benjamin Tupper - Continental Army officer, Jack Cosgrove - Football player and coach, John McLaughlin (artist) - Abstract painter, Ernest W. Roberts - Politician, Mildred Allen - Physicist, Pete Seibert - Founder of Vail ski resort in Colorado..


Hospital/medical center in Sharon:

  • EPOCH SENIOR HEALTHCARE OF SHARON (Nursing Home, 259 NORWOOD STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Sharon:

  • CARITAS HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; NORWOOD, MA)
  • HELLENIC NH FOR THE AGED (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CANTON, MA)
  • HELLENIC NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CANTON, MA)

Political contributions by individuals in Sharon, MA

Amtrak stations near Sharon:

  • 7 miles: ROUTE 128 (WESTWOOD, UNIVERSITY AVE. & RTE. 128) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: FRAMINGHAM (443 WAVERLY ST.) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sharon:

  • Stonehill College (about 6 miles; Easton, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,420)
  • Curry College (about 10 miles; Milton, MA; FT enrollment: 2,006)
  • Massasoit Community College (about 11 miles; Brockton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • Babson College (about 14 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,416)
  • Wellesley College (about 14 miles; Wellesley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,186)
  • Bridgewater State College (about 14 miles; Bridgewater, MA; FT enrollment: 7,943)
  • Massachusetts Bay Community College (about 15 miles; Wellesley Hills, MA; FT enrollment: 2,117)

Public high school in Sharon:

Private high school in Sharon:

  • VICTORY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 14; Location: 67 HIGH PLAIN ST; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sharon:

Private elementary/middle schools in Sharon:

  • STRIAR HEBREW ACADEMY (Students: 131; Location: 100 AMES ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ISLAMIC ACADEMY OF NEW ENGLAND (Students: 124; Location: 86 CHASE DR; Grades: PK - 5)
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Library in Sharon:

  • SHARON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $802,322; Location: 11 NORTH MAIN ST.; 74,076 books; 4,417 audio materials; 3,586 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 172 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Sharon: Sharon Country Club (A), Sharon Ambulance Service (B), Sharon Fire Department (C), Sharon High School Library (D), Sharon Public Library (E), Neipris Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Sharon Heights Shopping Center (1), Sharon Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sharon include: Unitarian Church of Sharon (A), Temple Israel (B), First Congregational Church (C), First Church of Christ Scientist (D), First Baptist Church (E), Evangelical Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Hammer Shop Pond (A), Manns Pond (B), Sawmill Pond (C), Trowel Shop Pond (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Devils Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Sharon include: Sharon Historic District (1), Sampson Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Motel 8 (395 Old Post Road).

Court: Sharon Town - Fire Department (92 South Main Street).

 
Norfolk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.4. This is about average.
City:

29.4
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.33. This is about average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.33
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 13.5. This is significantly worse than average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
City:

13.5
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.0. This is about average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
City:

24.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.74. This is about average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.74
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.314. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.314
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.2. This is better than average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.2
U.S.:

22.1

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

SHARON WATER DEPT (Population served: 19359, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-19-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-22-1998)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.2%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.6% for Black residents, 10.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 4.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  81.0%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.0%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sharon, MA


4 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Sharon compared to Massachusetts state average:

Sharon, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Sharon (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Sharon Branch at 15 Post Office Square, branch established on 1952/08/18. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Sharon Shaw's Branch at 720 South Main Street, branch established on 1997/05/19. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Dedham Institution for Savings: Sharon Branch at 45 South Main Street, branch established on 2000/10/02. Info updated 2011/11/08: Bank assets: $1,085.4 mil, Deposits: $938.2 mil, headquarters in Dedham, MA, positive income, 13 total offices
  • Eastern Bank: Sharon Main Office at 7 South Main Street, branch established on 1912/01/01. Info updated 2011/03/30: Bank assets: $7,812.9 mil, Deposits: $6,295.8 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 94 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Bank Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Sharon travel time to work - commute


Sharon mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (36%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sharon CDP (based on Norfolk County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.48%
Here74.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
Adherents78.6%7.9%3.1%2.6%1.0%
Congregations20.0%13.0%11.4%9.8%1.0%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchMuslim EstimateAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnitarian Universalist AssociationOther
Adherents1.0%0.8%0.6%0.5%3.8%
Congregations4.4%0.6%4.4%5.4%29.8%
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: 108
Norfolk County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 134
Norfolk County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 103
Norfolk County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 556
Here:

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.1%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Norfolk County:

19.1%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.9%
State:

16.5%

8.02% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($59,555 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.02%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.24% of residents moved from foreign countries ($570 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.24%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Suffolk County, MA  2.20% ($55,985 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  1.24% ($77,454)
from Plymouth County, MA  0.94% ($54,265)


8.41% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($67,487 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.41%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($863 average AGI)
Norfolk County:

0.12%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Suffolk County, MA  1.59% ($65,283 average AGI)
to Middlesex County, MA  1.32% ($73,785)
to Plymouth County, MA  1.14% ($60,184)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sharon:

  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBET (1460 AM; 5 kW; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: KJI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMKI (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sharon:

  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WBOT (97.7 FM; BROCKTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Sharon:

  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)

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

Sharon, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 60
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 81
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 13
  • Fatalities: 65
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 139
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
Massachusetts average:
  • Fatal accident count: 96
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 219
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

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


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sharon)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Sharon, MA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BOS1831, 0 Farnham Road (4bn0444b) (Lat: 42.114500 Lon: -71.192111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.3 m, Call Sign: WQNX693, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 11685.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/29/2011, Expiration Date: 06/29/2021, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.
    Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Sharon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$284,25324$263,752123$244,6356$136,4331$127,870
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$296,7907$253,4961$1,2500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$243,2004$187,57032$248,7811$9,4001$188,670
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$184,2803$218,96316$258,6731$109,6900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$212,4905$290,5840$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4143.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$445,0305$305,628
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$403,6602$297,730
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$137,270
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4143.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 66
  • Hazardous Condition: 166
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - Sharon


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sharon, MA
Businesses in Sharon, MA
NameCountNameCount
CVS1H&R Block1
Dunkin Donuts1Holiday Inn1
Econo Lodge1Rite Aid1
FedEx3Shaw's1
GNC1UPS3

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  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Leslie Bromberg (56)
  • Yosef Stein (21)
  • Kirakodu S. Nanjundaswamy (17)
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  • Boris Lerner (14)
  • R. Mathew Thomas (13)
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  • Mei Zhang (9)

Total of 666 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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