Sharon, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 1,576 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.7%
 
Males: 786  (49.9%)
Females: 790  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

36.5 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 53585.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,294 (it was $39,330 in 2000)
Sharon:

$44,294
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,962 (it was $15,779 in 2000)

Sharon village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $147,260 (it was $96,300 in 2000)
Sharon:

$147,260
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $258,887; detached houses: $274,962; townhouses or other attached units: $187,903; in 2-unit structures: $183,849; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $196,938; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $128,876; mobile homes: $82,539

Median gross rent in 2017: $707.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sharon: 87.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.2%
(19.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 41.7% for other race residents, 13.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sharon, WI (2010)
    • 1,31281.7%White alone
    • 26516.5%Hispanic
    • 90.6%American Indian alone
    • 100.6%Two or more races
    • 50.3%Asian alone
    • 40.2%Black alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Sharon, Wisconsin as of November 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sharon is 219 to 1.


Crime rates in Sharon by year

Type

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(62.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(63.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(62.4)
1
(62.7)
1
(63.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(62.4)
1
(62.7)
7
(442.5)
2
(126.9)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(936.3)
2
(125.5)
4
(252.8)
4
(253.8)
3
(190.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(62.7)
2
(126.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(63.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)104.227.063.838.17.6

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City-data.com crime index in Sharon, WI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.18
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Ancestries: German (19.9%), American (7.4%), English (5.8%), Italian (4.0%), Irish (3.0%), Norwegian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1892

Elevation: 1027 feet

Land area: 0.91 square miles.

Population density: 1,729 people per square mile   (low).

Sharon, Wisconsin map

163 residents are foreign born (7.8% Latin America, 1.4% Europe).

This village:

9.3%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,437 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,906 (2.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Janesville, WI (19.3 miles , pop. 59,498).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (52.0 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (70.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Chemung, IL (2.6 miles ),
Darien, WI (2.6 miles ),
Walworth, WI (2.7 miles ),
Capron, IL (2.7 miles ),
Clinton, WI (2.8 miles ),
Harvard, IL (2.8 miles ),
Delavan Lake, WI (3.0 miles ),
Fontana-on-Geneva Lake, WI (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 42.50 N, Longitude: 88.73 W

Area code: 262

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $140,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Sharon, WI residents
Average permit cost in Sharon, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +267 (+20.8%).
Most common industries in Sharon, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.5%)
  • Machinery (7.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.7%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (11.2%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.0%)
  • Food (5.6%)
  • Truck transportation (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (11.3%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Sharon, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)

Average climate in Sharon, Wisconsin

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Sharon, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.6. This is better than average.

City:

59.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Tornado activity:

Sharon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the Sharon village center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 26.5 miles away from the village center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.

Earthquake activity:

Sharon-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 283.6 miles away from Sharon center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 72.6 miles away from Sharon center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 258.5 miles away from Sharon center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 316.3 miles away from Sharon center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 282.3 miles away from Sharon center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 272.5 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 Walworth County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sharon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sharon:

  • GOLDEN YEARS HLTH CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WALWORTH, WI)
  • MERCY HARVARD HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; HARVARD, IL)
  • MERCY HARVARD HOSPITAL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HARVARD, IL)
  • ALDEN MEADOW PARK HCC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CLINTON, WI)
  • WILLOWFIELD NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DELAVAN, WI)
  • WILLOWFIELD OF DELAVAN (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; DELAVAN, WI)
  • WILLIAMS BAY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WILLIAMS BAY, WI)

Airports located in Sharon:

Amtrak stations near Sharon:

  • 16 miles: BELOIT (HWY. 75 & HWY. 51) - Bus Station . Services: call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: JANESVILLE (3136 EAST COUNTY ROAD O)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sharon:

  • Rock Valley College (about 20 miles; Rockford, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,269)
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 24 miles; Whitewater, WI; FT enrollment: 11,124)
  • McHenry County College (about 26 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 4,886)
  • College of Lake County (about 38 miles; Grayslake, IL; FT enrollment: 11,041)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 40 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)
  • Elgin Community College (about 40 miles; Elgin, IL; FT enrollment: 8,173)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 40 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 3,356)

Public elementary/middle school in Sharon:

  • SHARON COMMUNITY (Location: 104 E SCHOOL ST, Grades: PK-8)

Library in Sharon:

  • BRIGHAM MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $91,915; Location: 131 PLAIN ST.; 10,698 books; 8,805 e-books; 4,094 audio materials; 2,531 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 31 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Sharon include: Christ Lutheran Church (A), Saint Catherine Catholic Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: George Perring - Baseball player.

Walworth County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

  • TRIUNE LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.7 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

68.4%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

10.4%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Sharon (2011 data):

  • Community Bank CBD: Sharon Branch at 114 Plain Street, branch established on 1874/12/14. Info updated 2007/10/05: Bank assets: $244.7 mil, Deposits: $195.1 mil, headquarters in Delavan, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Delavan Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Sharon:

Marital status in Sharon, WI
  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

For population 25 years and over in Sharon:

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Wisconsin average:

10.4

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

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Religion statistics for Sharon, WI (based on Walworth County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic19,8688
Evangelical Protestant13,45151
Mainline Protestant10,56340
Other5845
Black Protestant1221
None57,640-
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: 21
Here:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Walworth County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Walworth County:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Here:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 110
Walworth County:

10.97 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Walworth County:

6.8%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.1%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.0%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.2%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sharon:

40.2%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.2%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.7%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sharon:

6.7
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sharon:

33.5%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Sharon:

52.6%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.9%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sharon, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$24,548$58,9154$1,659
Other Government Administration 2$8,417$50,5020$0
Parks and Recreation 1$4,522$54,2640$0
Sewerage 1$4,663$55,9560$0
Water Supply 1$5,126$61,5120$0
Police - Other 1$2,690$32,2800$0
Local Libraries 1$3,612$43,3442$1,333
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$593
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 12$53,578$53,5787$3,585

Sharon government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $54,000 ($34.26)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($5.71)
    General Public Buildings: $7,000 ($4.44)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($1.90)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($1.27)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $495,000 ($314.09)
    Water Utilities: $301,000 ($190.99)
    Sewerage: $290,000 ($184.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $191,000 ($121.19)
    Regular Highways: $157,000 ($99.62)
    Libraries: $103,000 ($65.36)
    Central Staff Services: $91,000 ($57.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $68,000 ($43.15)
    General - Other: $48,000 ($30.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($25.38)
    General Public Buildings: $39,000 ($24.75)
    Health - Other: $31,000 ($19.67)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $28,000 ($17.77)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $22,000 ($13.96)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($8.25)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $4,000 ($2.54)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $101,000 ($64.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $23,000 ($14.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000 ($10.15)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($10.15)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($7.61)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $672,000 ($426.40)

Sharon government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $255,000 ($161.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $61,000 ($38.71)
    Other: $44,000 ($27.92)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($12.69)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.63)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $318,000 ($201.78)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $80,000 ($50.76)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($5.71)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $50,000 ($31.73)
    Fines and Forfeits: $34,000 ($21.57)
    Special Assessments: $30,000 ($19.04)
    Sale of Property: $6,000 ($3.81)
    Rents: $5,000 ($3.17)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($1.27)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $189,000 ($119.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $376,000 ($238.58)
    Highways: $126,000 ($79.95)
    Other: $20,000 ($12.69)
  • Tax - Property: $699,000 ($443.53)
    Other License: $27,000 ($17.13)
    Other: $23,000 ($14.59)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $11,000 ($6.98)

Sharon government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,723,000 ($1727.79)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,553,000 ($1619.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $912,000 ($578.68)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $742,000 ($470.81)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $393,000 ($249.37)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $362,000 ($229.70)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $31,000 ($19.67)

Sharon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,657,000 ($1051.40)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $450,000 ($285.53)

6.71% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,907 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.71%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

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 Waukesha County, WI  0.67% ($60,960 average AGI)
from Racine County, WI  0.63% ($49,506)
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.56% ($50,610)


7.03% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

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 Waukesha County, WI  0.67% ($52,026 average AGI)
to Rock County, WI  0.60% ($37,942)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.58% ($39,101)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sharon:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTJK (1380 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BELOIT, IL; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WROK (1440 AM; 5 kW; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMCW (1600 AM; 1 kW; HARVARD, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sharon:

  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)
  • WQFL (100.9 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUEST FOR LIFE, INC.)
  • WGFB (103.1 FM; ROCKTON, IL; Owner: WRWC, Inc.)
  • WXRX (104.9 FM; BELVIDERE, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLKG (96.1 FM; LAKE GENEVA, WI; Owner: CTJ COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WSLD (104.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZOK (97.5 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYHY (95.3 FM; WINNEBAGO, IL; Owner: AIRPLAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Sharon:

  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCFC-CA (Channel 51; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS OF CHICAGOLAND, INC.)
  • WQFL-CA (Channel 8; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY VALUES ORGANIZATION, INC.)
  • WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W65EE (Channel 65; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 9.6mTotal length
  • $391,000Total costs
  • 2,564Total average daily traffic
  • 2,816Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Michael E Hofe, 1 Mi S Of Wi St Hwy 15 At Allens Grove (Lat: 42.565278 Lon: -88.760833), Type: 117.3, Overall height: 117.3 m, Registrant: Midwest Tower Partners, LLC, Mhofe@towerpartners.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 783-8900
  • Michael E Hofe, 1 Mi S Of Wi St Hwy 15 At Allens Grove (Lat: 42.565278 Lon: -88.760833), Type: 117.3, Overall height: 117.3 m, Registrant: Midwest Tower Partners, LLC, Mhofe@towerpartners.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 783-8900
  • Michael E Hofe, 1 Mi S Of Wi St Hwy 15 At Allens Grove (Lat: 42.565278 Lon: -88.760833), Type: 117.3, Overall height: 117.3 m, Registrant: Midwest Tower Partners, LLC, Mhofe@libertytowers.Net, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 420-7300
  • MARTIN T FRANKE, 1 Mi S Of Wi St Hwy 15 At Allens Grove (Lat: 42.565278 Lon: -88.760833), Type: 117.3, Overall height: 117.3 m, Registrant: Midwest Tower Partners LLC, Mtp@execpc.Com, , Milwa-ukee, Phone: (414) 359-1800
  • Michael E Hofe, 1 Mi S Of Wi St Hwy 15 At Allens Grove (Lat: 42.565278 Lon: -88.760833), Type: 117.3, Overall height: 117.3 m, Registrant: Midwest Tower Partners, LLC, Mhofe@towerpartners.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 783-8900
  • 1 Mi S Of Wi St Hwy 15 At Allens Grove (Lat: 42.565278 Lon: -88.760833), Type: 117.3, Overall height: 117.3 m, Registrant: Norlight Inc, Brook-field, Phone: (414) 792-9700
  • 1 Mi S Of Wi St Hwy 15 At Allens Grove (Lat: 42.565278 Lon: -88.760833), Type: 117.3, Overall height: 117.3 m, Registrant: Midwest Tower Partners LLC, Milwa-ukee, Phone: (414) 476-8188

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Church St (Lat: 42.503917 Lon: -88.732889), Type: Tank, Structure height: 37.8 m, Overall height: 43 m, Call Sign: WPLX307,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.600 MHz, Grant Date: 03/30/1998, Expiration Date: 03/30/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/29/2003, Certifier: Scott T Kaphingst, Registrant: Bandt Communications Inc, 630 Stafford Rd, Janesville, WI 53546, Phone: (608) 757-1770, Fax: (608) 757-1783
  • Lat: 42.507250 Lon: -88.725972, Call Sign: WQOA846,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 07/28/2011, Expiration Date: 07/28/2021, Certifier: Jim Gavin, Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53105, Phone: (800) 537-0464
  • 200 Old Factory Rd (Lat: 42.497722 Lon: -88.720028), Call Sign: WQPU459,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.812 MHz, 469.962 MHz, 456.587 MHz, Grant Date: 08/16/2012, Expiration Date: 08/16/2022, Certifier: Tom Martin, Registrant: Baycom Inc, 2040 Radisson Street, Green Bay, WI 54302, Phone: (920) 544-4248, Fax: (920) 468-8615, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Lat: 42.504167 Lon: -88.716750, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPNN614,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.406 MHz, Grant Date: 06/19/1998, Expiration Date: 06/19/2008, Cancellation Date: 08/23/2008, Phone: (414) 430-3974
  • SHARON, Lat: 42.509167 Lon: -88.712500, Call Sign: WQHQ352,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.406 MHz, Grant Date: 10/03/2007, Expiration Date: 10/03/2017, Cancellation Date: 12/09/2017, Certifier: Robert Carlson, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • SHARON, Lat: 42.508889 Lon: -88.712778, Call Sign: WQPP747,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.406 MHz, Grant Date: 07/16/2012, Expiration Date: 07/16/2022, Certifier: Cynthia Ganka, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: W9DOW, Grant Date: 10/12/1993, Expiration Date: 10/12/2003, Cancellation Date: 10/13/2005, Registrant: Erwin H Peters, 600 Sharon Rd, Sharon, WI 53585
  • Call Sign: WA9BBL, Licensee ID: L01125041, Grant Date: 11/30/2006, Expiration Date: 02/21/2017, Cancellation Date: 12/31/2015, Registrant: Frank A West, 131 Pleasant St, Sharon, WI 53585
  • Call Sign: KC9VMS, Licensee ID: L01691894, Grant Date: 02/27/2012, Expiration Date: 02/27/2022, Cancellation Date: 04/05/2016, Certifier: Justin J Mullis, Registrant: Justin J Mullis, 140 W School St - Apt 217, Sharon, WI 53585
  • Call Sign: KD9AZG, Licensee ID: L01858500, Grant Date: 04/17/2014, Expiration Date: 04/17/2024, Cancellation Date: 09/29/2015, Certifier: Richard H Quaas, Registrant: Richard H Quaas, 123 Grace St, Sharon, WI 53585
  • Call Sign: NQ9R, Previous Call Sign: KD9AZG, Licensee ID: L01858500, Grant Date: 09/29/2015, Expiration Date: 09/29/2025, Certifier: Richard H Quaas, Registrant: Richard H Quaas, 123 Grace St, Sharon, WI 53585

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: BURTON LARRY CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX SEE BOMBADIER (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 398LB , Serial Number: CH2-0903-2379, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 08/27/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 11/07/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Larry Burton, N980 Koch Rd, Sharon, WI 53585

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 9. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 23 took place in 2003, and the least - 0 in 2011. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Sharon, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (41.0%), and Structure Fires (37.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sharon, WI
    • 6441.0%Outside Fires
    • 5837.2%Structure Fires
    • 2113.5%Other
    • 138.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sharon, WI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sharon, WI
  • 90.9%Utility gas
  • 7.5%Electricity
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sharon, WI
  • 56.8%Electricity
  • 40.3%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used


Sharon compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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