For population 25 years and over in Sharon:
For population 15 years and over in Sharon town:
68 residents are foreign born (3.4% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Schenectady, NY (34.2 miles , pop. 61,821).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (142.4 miles , pop. 273,546).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (147.2 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Sharon Springs, NY (1.4 miles ), Ames, NY (2.1 miles) , Seward, NY (2.1 miles ), Roseboom, NY (2.7 miles ), Cherry Valley, NY (2.8 miles ), Root, NY (2.9 miles ), Carlisle, NY (2.9 miles ), Decatur, NY (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.77 N, Longitude: 74.60 W
Work and jobs in Sharon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sharon, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sharon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 46% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the Sharon town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.2 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused $800,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sharon-area historical earthquake activity is near New York 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 82.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 10.4 miles away from Sharon center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.4 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 27.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.6 miles away from Sharon center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Schoharie County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Sharon:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sharon:
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
27 people in nursing homes in 2000
27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Sharon compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Sharon town (based on Schoharie County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.82%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.36% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,539 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,142 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total costs: $9,464,000
Total average daily traffic: 7,050
Total average daily truck traffic: 784
Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic: 9,769
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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