For population 25 years and over in Sharon:
For population 15 years and over in Sharon town:
12 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $455 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (41.5 miles , pop. 59,643).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (100.5 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (392.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Greenfield, TN (2.3 miles ), Martin, TN (2.8 miles ), Dresden, TN (2.8 miles ), China Grove, TN (2.8 miles) , Kenton, TN (3.3 miles ), Bradford, TN (3.3 miles ), Rutherford, TN (3.4 miles ), Gleason, TN (3.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.23 N, Longitude: 88.83 W
Area code: 731
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Sharon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -116 (-10.5%).
Work and jobs in Sharon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sharon, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sharon-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 183% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the Sharon town center caused $100,000 in damages.
On 5/7/1971, a category F4 tornado 11.6 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 137 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sharon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 60.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 75.6 miles away from Sharon center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 93.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 48.6 miles away from Sharon center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 65.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Weakley County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 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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Public elementary/middle school in Sharon:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.0%
(21.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Sharon compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Sharon (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Sharon town (based on Weakley County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.36%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
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6.42% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,171 average adjusted gross income)
0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($141 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.47% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,271 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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Sharon fatal accident list:
Apr 7, 1992 01:50 PM, Sr89, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 22, 1976 06:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 20 meters (66ft)
Total average daily traffic: 13,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,170
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sharon)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sharon, TN