For population 25 years and over in Sharon:
For population 15 years and over in Sharon town:
35 residents are foreign born (1.1% Asia, 0.9% Europe, 0.3% Africa).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (73.9 miles , pop. 107,006).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (121.6 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (225.3 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: South Royalton, VT (2.3 miles ), Royalton, VT (2.4 miles ), Pomfret, VT (2.5 miles ), Norwich, VT (2.8 miles ), Strafford, VT (2.8 miles ), Hartford, VT (2.9 miles ), Barnard, VT (2.9 miles ), Quechee, VT (3.0 miles ).
Latitude: 43.77 N, Longitude: 72.44 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 802
Population change in the 1990s: +144 (+11.4%).
Work and jobs in Sharon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sharon, Vermont
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sharon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Vermont state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/11/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 23.2 miles away from the Sharon town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 8/20/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 49.9 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sharon-area historical earthquake activity is near Vermont state average. It is 82% 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 95.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 80.2 miles away from Sharon center
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 46.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 44.1 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 91.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Windsor County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Private high school in Sharon:
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Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 1.80. This is significantly better than average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.74. This is significantly better than average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Sharon and their reported violations in the past:CAMP DOWNER (Address: 1535 DOWNER RD , Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:SHARON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Address: 75 VT RTE 132 , Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:OLD SCHOOL HOUSE (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:DIXIES COUNTRY KITCHEN (Population served: 49, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Sharon that have no violations reported:
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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:
Sharon compared to Vermont state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Sharon town (based on Windsor County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.04%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 28
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Number of full-service restaurants: 85
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($49,714 average adjusted gross income)
0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($370 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.89% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,956 average adjusted gross income)
0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($340 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Sharon, Vermont:See more detailed statistics of Sharon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 20See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Sharon, VT
Total length: 177 meters (581ft)
Total costs: $15,667,000
Total average daily traffic: 90,740
Total average daily truck traffic: 10,795
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sharon)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sharon)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Sharon, VT
Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.