Sharon, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 13,259 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -18.8%
 
Males: 5,941  (44.8%)
Females: 7,318  (55.2%)
Median resident age:

40.3 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 16146.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,365 (it was $26,945 in 2000)
Sharon:

$36,365
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,592 (it was $15,913 in 2000)

Sharon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $78,074 (it was $47,400 in 2000)
Sharon:

$78,074
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $154,731; detached houses: $158,667; townhouses or other attached units: $130,808; in 2-unit structures: $108,667; mobile homes: $111,616

Median gross rent in 2017: $605.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sharon: 93.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.1%
(21.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.7% for Black residents, 49.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.3% for American Indian residents, 64.5% for other race residents, 44.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sharon, PA (2017)
    • 10,33775.6%White alone
    • 2,13015.6%Black alone
    • 5293.9%Two or more races
    • 3482.5%Asian alone
    • 2541.9%Hispanic
    • 110.08%American Indian alone
    • 90.07%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 60 registered sex offenders living in Sharon, Pennsylvania as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sharon is 228 to 1.


Crime rates in Sharon by year

Type

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(6.4)
1
(6.7)
2
(13.6)
1
(6.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
1
(7.3)
2
(14.7)
3
(22.3)
2
(15.0)
3
(22.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(38.7)
8
(53.9)
3
(20.4)
12
(81.8)
9
(63.9)
13
(93.0)
13
(94.9)
11
(81.0)
10
(74.2)
12
(90.2)
14
(106.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
23
(148.2)
30
(202.0)
32
(217.4)
29
(197.7)
38
(269.8)
42
(300.3)
26
(189.8)
19
(139.9)
20
(148.5)
19
(142.8)
14
(106.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
84
(541.3)
99
(666.5)
106
(720.1)
62
(422.6)
38
(269.8)
31
(221.7)
44
(321.2)
32
(235.6)
21
(155.9)
36
(270.6)
34
(258.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
114
(734.6)
136
(915.6)
146
(991.8)
246
(1,677)
214
(1,520)
212
(1,516)
154
(1,124)
128
(942.2)
116
(861.0)
90
(676.4)
117
(889.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
470
(3,029)
424
(2,855)
340
(2,310)
357
(2,433)
335
(2,379)
372
(2,660)
348
(2,541)
366
(2,694)
285
(2,115)
305
(2,292)
279
(2,121)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
39
(251.3)
29
(195.2)
30
(203.8)
15
(102.2)
27
(191.7)
19
(135.9)
9
(65.7)
20
(147.2)
21
(155.9)
18
(135.3)
18
(136.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(12.9)
2
(13.5)
1
(6.8)
9
(61.3)
4
(28.4)
2
(14.3)
3
(21.9)
3
(22.1)
7
(52.0)
8
(60.1)
7
(53.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)389.2444.4430.8445.7402.9446.4397.3368.8337.0349.0372.4

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Crime rate in Sharon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 29 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (13.9%), Irish (11.7%), Italian (8.7%), American (6.0%), English (5.2%), Polish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 12/17/1916

Elevation: 998 feet

Land area: 3.76 square miles.

Population density: 3,526 people per square mile   (average).

Sharon, Pennsylvania map

585 residents are foreign born (0.8% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

This city:

4.4%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,817 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,287 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Youngstown, OH (12.1 miles , pop. 82,026).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Akron, OH (54.2 miles , pop. 217,074).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (293.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Farrell, PA (1.1 miles ),
West Hill, OH (1.2 miles ),
Hermitage, PA (1.4 miles ),
Wheatland borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Sharpsville borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Masury, OH (1.6 miles ),
Brookfield Center, OH (1.8 miles ),
Yankee Lake, OH (2.1 miles)

Latitude: 41.23 N, Longitude: 80.50 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +264 (+2.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,370 (24.2%)

Area code: 724

Distribution of median household income in Sharon, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sharon, PA in 2017
Sharon satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $83,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $89,600
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $257,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Sharon, PA residents
Average permit cost in Sharon, PA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Sharon, PA
Historical housing units in Sharon, PA
Most common industries in Sharon, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.5%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Construction (3.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (16.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Truck transportation (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.7%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.7%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Social assistance (3.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Sharon, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)

Average climate in Sharon, Pennsylvania

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Sharon, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.4. This is about average.

City:

69.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.139. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.139
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 12.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.214. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.214
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 19.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.02. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.02
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Sharon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the Sharon city center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.3 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 125 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sharon-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 18.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 42.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.7 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) earthquake occurred 278.1 miles away from Sharon center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 56.7 miles away from Sharon center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mercer County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sharon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sharon:

  • SHARON REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 740 EAST STATE STREET)
  • SHARON REG HEALTH SYSTEM HHA (663 EAST STATE STREET)
  • CLEPPER CONV HOME (959 E STATE ST)
  • CLEPPER MANOR (959 EAST STATE STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Sharon:

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Amtrak station near Sharon:

  • 13 miles: YOUNGSTOWN (530 MAHONING AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/Universities in Sharon:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango (Full-time enrollment: 451; Location: 147 Shenango Avenue; Public; Website: www.shenango.psu.edu)
  • Laurel Technical Institute (Full-time enrollment: 391; Location: 200 Sterling Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.laurel.edu)
  • Sharon Regional Health System School of Nursing (Full-time enrollment: 54; Location: 740 E State St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: sharonregional.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sharon:

  • Youngstown State University (about 12 miles; Youngstown, OH; Full-time enrollment: 11,575)
  • Grove City College (about 23 miles; Grove City, PA; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (about 27 miles; Slippery Rock, PA; FT enrollment: 8,424)
  • Allegheny College (about 35 miles; Meadville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,249)
  • University of Mount Union (about 39 miles; Alliance, OH; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • Butler County Community College (about 42 miles; Butler, PA; FT enrollment: 2,518)
  • Kent State University at Kent (about 45 miles; Kent, OH; FT enrollment: 25,431)

Public high school in Sharon:

  • SHARON HS (Location: 1129 E STATE ST, Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Sharon:

  • SHENANGO VALLEY FAITH ACADEMY (Students: 12, Location: 192 N OAKLAND AVE, Grades: 1-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sharon:

  • SHARON MS (Students: 1,087, Location: 1129 E STATE ST, Grades: 7-8)
  • CASE AVENUE EL SCH (Students: 543, Location: 36 CASE AVENUE, Grades: KG-6)
  • MUSSER EL SCH (Students: 357, Location: 500 CEDAR AVE, Grades: KG-6)
  • WEST HILL EL SCH (Students: 284, Location: 301 ELLSWORTH ST, Grades: KG-6)
See full list of schools located in Sharon

Library in Sharon:

  • COMMUNITY LIBRARY OF THE SHENANGO VALLEY (Operating income: $429,191; Location: 11 N SHARPSVILLE; 65,031 books; 2,767 audio materials; 1,530 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 134 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Kennedy Catholic High School 9-12, 320 students
  • Local government website: http://www.cityofsharon.net

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Sharon Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Sharon include: Saint Anthonys Church (A), Saint Johns Church (B), Oakland Avenue Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oakwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Thornton Run (A), Big Run (B), Pine Run (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Buhl Mansion (Historical Places & Services; 422 East State Street), Anderson Coach & Travel (Tours & Charters; 1 Anderson Plaza).

Hotel: Buhl Mansion (422 East State Street).

Birthplace of: Grover Norquist - Conservative Lobbyist, John D. MacDonald - Novelist, Jack Marin - Basketball player, Lorenzo Styles - Football player, Marlin Jackson - 2005 NFL player (Indianapolis Colts, born: Jun 30, 1983), Bob Golub - Filmmaker, Carmen Argenziano - Actor, Hershel Shanks - Archaeologist, Teryl Austin - Professional football coach, Charlie Gibson (1900s catcher) - Baseball player.

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

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

AQUA PA SHENANGO VALLEY WTP (Population served: 48,000, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-28-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-28-2014)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-02-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-08-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
AQUA PA JENKS TWP WTP (Population served: 3,585, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-13-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2006), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2006)
  • One regular monitoring violation
AQUA PA EMLENTON (Population served: 999, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In DEC-2008. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-22-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-22-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-22-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-22-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-22-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-22-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-22-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-22-2009)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-22-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-22-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-22-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-22-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-18-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-18-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-18-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-22-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-22-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-22-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-18-2009)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2008. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-18-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-18-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-18-2009)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 20 regular monitoring violations
  • 12 other older monitoring violations
AQUA PA CLARENDON (Population served: 800, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2007), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-17-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2007), St BCA signed (2 times from JUL-27-2007 to JUL-27-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-21-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-21-2007), St BCA signed (2 times from MAY-21-2007 to MAY-21-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAY-21-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-21-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-18-2007), St BCA signed (2 times from MAY-18-2007 to MAY-18-2007), St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-18-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2006), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from MAY-17-2006 to MAY-17-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2006), St BCA signed (2 times from SEP-19-2006 to SEP-19-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-03-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-03-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
PRIMARY HEALTH SHEAKLEYVILLE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
JAMESTOWN PRIMARY HEALTH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • AQUA PA LAKE LATONKA WTP (Population served: 955, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.5%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.6%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Sharon in 2010:

  • 80 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 56 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 45 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Sharon in 2000:

  • 152 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 127 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 112 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 32 people in halfway houses
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 5 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Sharon (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Pennsylvania: Downtown Sharon Branch at 107 East State Street, branch established on 1972/11/06. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $9,581.0 mil, Deposits: $7,462.2 mil, headquarters in Greenville, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 291 total offices, Holding Company: F.N.b. Corporation
  • The Huntington National Bank: Sharon Branch at One East State Street, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Sharon Branch at East State And Chesnut Streets, branch established on 1868/05/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Sharon:

Marital status in Sharon, PA
  • Never married: 36.2%
  • Now married: 36.0%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

For population 25 years and over in Sharon:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Sharon
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sharon, PA (based on Mercer County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic28,24415
Mainline Protestant21,83178
Evangelical Protestant13,73994
Black Protestant1,1477
Orthodox9296
Other6129
None50,136-
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: 23
Mercer County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Mercer County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Mercer County:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Mercer County:

2.74 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
This county:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Mercer County:

29.4%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mercer County:

13.9%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Sharon:

50.4%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.8%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sharon:

19.4%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.4%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sharon:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sharon:

34.7%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

56.3%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.6%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sharon, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

Sharon government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $92,000 ($6.94)
    Regular Highways: $89,000 ($6.71)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,996,000 ($150.54)
    General - Other: $1,466,000 ($110.57)
    Regular Highways: $1,125,000 ($84.85)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,014,000 ($76.48)
    Housing and Community Development: $497,000 ($37.48)
    Central Staff Services: $333,000 ($25.12)
    Financial Administration: $315,000 ($23.76)
    Libraries: $198,000 ($14.93)
    Health - Other: $182,000 ($13.73)
    General Public Buildings: $121,000 ($9.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000 ($4.30)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $52,000 ($3.92)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $209,000 ($15.76)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $28,000 ($2.11)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($1.06)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($0.68)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,492,000 ($263.37)

Sharon government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $342,000 ($25.79)
    Regular Highways: $269,000 ($20.29)
    Parking Facilities: $13,000 ($0.98)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $529,000 ($39.90)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $30,000 ($2.26)
    Other: $8,000 ($0.60)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $158,000 ($11.92)
    Fines and Forfeits: $88,000 ($6.64)
    Donations From Private Sources: $81,000 ($6.11)
    General Revenue - Other: $19,000 ($1.43)
    Rents: $12,000 ($0.91)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $508,000 ($38.31)
    Highways: $369,000 ($27.83)
    General Local Government Support: $15,000 ($1.13)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $3,266,000 ($246.32)
    Property: $3,250,000 ($245.12)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $300,000 ($22.63)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $237,000 ($17.87)
    Public Utility License: $168,000 ($12.67)

Sharon government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,451,000 ($184.86)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,098,000 ($158.23)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $353,000 ($26.62)

Sharon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $67,000 ($5.05)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,204,000 ($90.81)

3.56% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,471 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.56%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lawrence County, PA  0.38% ($49,544 average AGI)
from Trumbull County, OH  0.35% ($27,590)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.32% ($48,556)


4.27% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,184 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.27%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Trumbull County, OH  0.49% ($31,418 average AGI)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.39% ($36,441)
to Lawrence County, PA  0.36% ($40,677)
Businesses in Sharon, PA
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1New Balance2
Domino's Pizza1Nike1
FedEx2Rite Aid2
GNC1SAS Shoes1
Hyundai1Subway1
Long John Silver's1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sharon:

  • WPIC (790 AM; 1 kW; SHARON, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLOA (1470 AM; 1 kW; FARRELL, PA; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WNIO (1390 AM; 10 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHKW (1440 AM; 5 kW; WARREN, OH; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKST (1200 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WBZY (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBW (1240 AM; 1 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sharon:

  • WWIZ (103.9 FM; MERCER, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAKZ (95.9 FM; SHARPSVILLE, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WICT (95.1 FM; GROVE CITY, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHOT-FM (101.1 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYFM (102.9 FM; SHARON, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYTN (91.7 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLLF (96.7 FM; MERCER, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRBP (101.9 FM; HUBBARD, OH; Owner: STOP 26-RIVERBEND, INC.)
  • WYSU (88.5 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBBG (106.1 FM; NILES, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQXK (105.1 FM; SALEM, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNCD (93.3 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WEXC (107.1 FM; GREENVILLE, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W248AD (97.5 FM; NEW WILMINGTON, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCVJ (90.9 FM; JEFFERSON, OH; Owner: AGAPE SCHOOL, INC.)
  • WGYY (100.3 FM; MEADVILLE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHUZ (94.3 FM; SAEGERTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WVMN (90.1 FM; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WWNW (88.9 FM; NEW WILMINGTON, PA; Owner: WESTMINSTER COLLEGE BD. OF TRUSTEES)

TV broadcast stations around Sharon:

  • W50BF (Channel 50; SHARON, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFXI-CA (Channel 17; MERCER, PA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WFMJ-TV (Channel 21; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: WFMJ TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WYFX-LP (Channel 62; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WYTV (Channel 33; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF YOUNGSTOWN, LLC)
  • W52DS (Channel 52; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W56CL (Channel 56; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNEO (Channel 45; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Sharon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 246ft / 75.4mTotal length
  • $8,076,000Total costs
  • 137,933Total average daily traffic
  • 9,346Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Sharon, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 51950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 41980-1989
  • 42000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sharon, PA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Sharon, PA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: LEARJET INC 60 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 11, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA 305 SERIES (5200 HP) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 384JW , Serial Number: 130, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 05/29/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 11/14/2007
    Registrant (LLC): N384jw LLC, 32 West State St, Sharon, PA 16146

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
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 ORIGINATED25$53,08041$65,97679$69,11437$29,29718$47,278
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$99,5002$41,50011$50,7274$24,2501$59,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$55,7509$37,00062$57,22624$21,91714$36,786
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$60,0003$38,66729$69,1031$35,0001$49,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$32,0001$40,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0301.00 , 0302.00, 0303.00, 0304.00, 0305.00, 0306.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$48,2501$51,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$38,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$51,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0301.00 , 0302.00, 0303.00, 0304.00, 0305.00, 0306.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sharon, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sharon, PA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 50. The highest number of fires - 148 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2012. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Sharon, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.5%), and Outside Fires (33.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sharon, PA
    • 42650.5%Structure Fires
    • 27933.1%Outside Fires
    • 839.8%Other
    • 556.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sharon, PA
Most common first names in Sharon, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John42873.8 years
Mary38480.1 years
William26274.3 years
Joseph21774.3 years
George19074.0 years
Anna18782.1 years
James17171.6 years
Helen17077.6 years
Margaret15079.3 years
Robert14369.0 years
Most common last names in Sharon, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller7274.5 years
Jones6477.6 years
Smith6274.5 years
Davis4578.2 years
Williams3674.2 years
Stewart3379.6 years
Phillips3177.1 years
Thomas3175.3 years
Johnson3074.3 years
Wilson3074.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sharon, PA
  • 91.5%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Electricity
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sharon, PA
  • 74.6%Utility gas
  • 18.5%Electricity
  • 3.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used


Sharon compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Sharon on our top lists:

  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in halfway houses (population 1,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards (population 1,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 (16146) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slovak first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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