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Sharon township, MI map Land area: 37.6 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,678 (all rural)
Males: 837  (49.9%)
Females: 841  (50.1%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,636 (1,501 owner occupied, 135 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

8%
State:

26%


Races in Sharon township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 95.5%
  • Black: 0.4%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.8%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 39.4
Median age of females: 39.2

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Average household size: 2.76

Sharon township:

2.8 people
Michigan:

2.6 people

Average family size: 3.04

Estimated median household income in 2009: $79,797 ($75,979 in 1999)
This township:

$79,797
Michigan:

$45,255

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $748 (lower quartile is $681, upper quartile is $1,195)
Here:

$748
State:

$591

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $265,485 (it was $218,900 in 2000)
Sharon township:

$265,485
Michigan:

$132,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $143,990 - $272,446

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $308,780
Here:

$308,780
State:

$168,888

Townhouses or other attached units: $395,034
Here:

$395,034
State:

$147,658
Population density: 45 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

3.4%
Whole state:

10.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

1.3%
Whole state:

4.8%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Churches in Sharon township include: Sharon Church (A), North Sharon Baptist Church (B), North Sharon Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Raymond Cemetery (1), Sharon Township Cemetery (2), Sharon Hollow Cemetery (3), Sharon Lutheran Cemetery (4), Rowes Corners Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Mill Pond (A), Tisch Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sharon township include: Park Washtenaw of Sharon (1), Salem Church Historical Marker (2), Sharon Mills Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 14 (100% naturalized citizens)

Sharon township:  0.8%
State:  5.3%

67% of Sharon township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 82% lived in Michigan.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1281
  • Northeast: 55
  • Midwest: 131
  • South: 133
  • West: 30
Sharon township, Michigan satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.9%

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

42 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 582
  • One, attached: 6
  • Two: 18

Housing units in Sharon township with a mortgage: 89 (4 second mortgage, 17 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 75

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 16
  • 1995 to 1998: 77
  • 1990 to 1994: 60
  • 1980 to 1989: 62
  • 1970 to 1979: 125
  • 1960 to 1969: 54
  • 1950 to 1959: 19
  • 1940 to 1949: 8
  • 1939 or earlier: 185

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sharon township, Michigan:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 13
  • 5 rooms: 72
  • 6 rooms: 120
  • 7 rooms: 129
  • 8 rooms: 98
  • 9 or more rooms: 102

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sharon township, Michigan:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 12
  • 5 rooms: 13
  • 6 rooms: 9
  • 7 rooms: 2
  • 8 rooms: 9
  • 9 or more rooms: 4

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sharon township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 9
  • 2 bedrooms: 46
  • 3 bedrooms: 320
  • 4 bedrooms: 138
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 25

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sharon township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 26
  • 3 bedrooms: 13
  • 4 bedrooms: 12
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Sharon township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 12
  • 1 vehicle: 45
  • 2 vehicles: 266
  • 3 vehicles: 154
  • 4 vehicles: 39
  • 5 or more vehicles: 22

Cars and other vehicles available in Sharon township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 12
  • 2 vehicles: 25
  • 3 vehicles: 8
  • 4 vehicles: 8
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (18%)
  • Transportation equipment (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Machinery (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Sharon township:

  • German (29.3%)
  • English (12.9%)
  • Irish (11.1%)
  • United States or American (10.1%)
  • Polish (7.0%)
  • Italian (3.0%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Other Eastern Europe (29%)
  • Germany (14%)
  • India (14%)
  • Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (14%)
  • Canada (14%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 741 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 110 (12%)
  • Walked: 2 (0%)
  • Other means: 2 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 45 (5%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (57%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (28%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

42 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

95.2% of residents of Sharon township speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,633
  • In family households: 1,508 (438 male householders, 54 female householders)
    446 spouses, 507 children (473 natural, 16 adopted, 18 stepchildren), 12 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 6 parents, 24 other relatives, 17 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 125 (56 male householders (45 living alone)), 47 female householders (35 living alone)), 22 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 29 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 231 2-persons, 98 3-persons, 100 4-persons, 37 5-persons, 21 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 80 1-person, 22 2-persons, 1 4-persons,

368 married couples with children.
22 single-parent households (12 men, 10 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 17
Here:

8.9%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4
Here:

4.2%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5
Here:

8.3%
Michigan:

16.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Sharon township:

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