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Population in 2010: 2,782.
Population change since 2000: -6.3%
 
Males: 1,363  (49.0%)
Females: 1,419  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

51.4 years
Connecticut median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 06069.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $76,472 (it was $53,000 in 2000)
Sharon:

$76,472
CT:

$78,833

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $74,740 (it was $45,418 in 2000)

Sharon town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $328,159 (it was $200,000 in 2000)
Sharon:

$328,159
CT:

$280,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $327,769; detached houses: $349,002; townhouses or other attached units: $172,777; in 2-unit structures: $167,813; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $176,961; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $126,813; mobile homes: $144,236; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $131,123
March 2019 cost of living index in Sharon: 131.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Sharon, CT (2010)
    • 2,63294.6%White alone
    • 562.0%Hispanic
    • 441.6%Black alone
    • 271.0%Two or more races
    • 200.7%Asian alone
    • 20.07%American Indian alone
    • 10.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Sharon, Connecticut as of June 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sharon is 1,391 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Sharon, CT City Guides:

Ancestries: Irish (22.7%), English (17.4%), German (15.1%), Italian (10.6%), United States (6.0%), Polish (5.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 10/1739

Elevation: 714 feet

Land area: 58.7 square miles.

Population density: 47 people per square mile   (very low).

Sharon, Connecticut map

89 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe, 0.8% Latin America).

This town:

3.0%
Connecticut:

10.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Sharon town:

1.1% ($2,248)
Connecticut:

1.8% ($2,961)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bristol, CT (29.3 miles , pop. 60,062).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (73.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Amenia, NY (2.4 miles ),
Cornwall, CT (2.4 miles ),
Millerton, NY (2.7 miles ),
North East, NY (2.7 miles ),
Lakeville, CT (2.7 miles ),
Falls Village, CT (2.8 miles ),
Salisbury, CT (2.9 miles ),
Kent, CT (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 41.86 N, Longitude: 73.45 W

Area code: 860

Distribution of median household income in Sharon, CT in 2019
Sharon satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $410,600
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $228,300
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $164,200
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $337,400
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $205,900
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $234,500
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $239,300
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $321,000
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $427,100
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $439,500
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $358,800
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $747,000
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $366,400
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $342,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $750,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $400,000
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $277,000
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $639,200
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $604,300
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $425,000
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $1,239,200
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $505,000
  • 2019: 10 buildings, average cost: $793,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Sharon, CT residents
Average permit cost in Sharon, CT
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.9%
Connecticut:

7.7%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Sharon, CT
Historical housing units in Sharon, CT
Most common industries in Sharon, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.0%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.6%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
  • Health care (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.6%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Sharon, CT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Art and design workers (3.5%)
  • Carpenters (3.3%)
  • Media and communications workers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Carpenters (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.2%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.4%)
  • Art and design workers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Top executives (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.2%)

Average climate in Sharon, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 63.9. This is about average.

City:

63.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.160. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.160
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 2.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.131. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.131
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.23. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.23
U.S.:

19.64
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 4.42. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.42
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Sharon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.5 miles away from the Sharon town center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1973, a category F4 tornado 28.5 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sharon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Connecticut state average. It is 69% 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 151.6 miles away from Sharon center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 183.8 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) earthquake occurred 182.2 miles away from the city 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 147.3 miles away from Sharon center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 362.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 185.9 miles away from Sharon 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 Litchfield County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Snows: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sharon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sharon:

  • SHARON HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 50 HOSPITAL HILL ROAD, PO BOX 789)
  • SHARON HEALTH CARE CENTER (27 HOSPITAL HILL ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Sharon:

  • TACONIC DDSO (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WASSAIC, NY)
  • GEER NURSING AND REHABILITATIO (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CANAAN, CT)
  • NOBLE HORIZONS (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SALISBURY, CT)
  • KENT, LTD, THE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KENT, CT)
  • LIFESPIRE, INC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; WOODSIDE, NY)
  • ROSE HAVEN, LTD (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LITCHFIELD, CT)
  • L A R C: BERTOLI DRIVE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; LITCHFIELD, CT)

Heliports located in Sharon:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sharon:

  • Dutchess Community College (about 26 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; Full-time enrollment: 6,554)
  • Vassar College (about 27 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 2,469)
  • Bard College (about 27 miles; Annandale-On-Hudson, NY; FT enrollment: 3,137)
  • Culinary Institute of America (about 27 miles; Hyde Park, NY; FT enrollment: 3,869)
  • Marist College (about 27 miles; Poughkeepsie, NY; FT enrollment: 5,536)
  • Naugatuck Valley Community College (about 30 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 4,491)
  • Post University (about 30 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 5,808)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sharon:

  • SHARON CENTER SCHOOL (Students: 239, Location: 80 HILLTOP ROAD, Grades: PK-8)
  • TOTAL (Location: 80 HILLTOP ROAD, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Sharon

Library in Sharon:

  • HOTCHKISS LIBRARY (Operating income: $180,083; Location: 10 UPPER MAIN ST.; 12,545 books; 18 e-books; 680 audio materials; 332 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 55 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sharon: Medical Arts Building (A), Hotchkiss Library of Sharon (B), Gay-Holt House Museum (C), Sharon Fire Department Station 1 (D), Sharon Fire Marshal's Office (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Sharon: First Congregational Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mudge Pond Brook (A), Beardsley Pond Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Sharon Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 18 Main Street), Miles Wildlife Sanctuary (Nature Centers; 99 West Cornwall Road), Sharon Ridge Apartments (Tours & Charters; 1 Sharon Station Road).

Birthplace of: Roswell Rudd - Jazz trombonist, Elisha Rumsey - Pioneer, Charles A. Templeton - Politician, Frank R. Fratellenico - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Jacques Labouchere - Singer-songwriter, John Lamb (baseball) - Baseball player, Nathaniel Marston - Film actor, Philip Amelio - Child actor, Tim Littles - Super-middleweight boxer, Thomas Kiefer - Former Olympic rower..

Litchfield 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:

SHARON WATER & SEWER COMMISSION (Population served: 803, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-01-2013 and NOV-14-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-01-2013 and NOV-14-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-18-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
EXIT 11 TRUCK STOP (Serves NY, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-09-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-09-2013), St Admin Penalty assessed (FEB-21-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • SHARON RIDGE APARTMENTS (Population served: 62, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
Connecticut:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

60.7%
Whole state:

66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.8%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

7.2%
Whole state:

7.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.4%
Whole state:

3.9%
67 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
48 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Sharon in 2000:

  • 89 people in nursing homes
  • 49 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 11 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Sharon (2011 data):

  • Salisbury Bank and Trust Company: Sharon Branch at 29 Low Road, branch established on 1983/12/19. Info updated 2010/09/29: Bank assets: $608.2 mil, Deposits: $480.4 mil, headquarters in Lakeville, CT, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Salisbury Bancorp, Inc.
  • Union Savings Bank: Sharon Branch at Route 41, branch established on 1961/07/14. Info updated 2011/11/30: Bank assets: $2,496.5 mil, Deposits: $1,625.1 mil, headquarters in Danbury, CT, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 29 total offices
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Sharon Branch at 6 Gay Street, branch established on 1971/09/23. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Sharon:

Marital status in Sharon, CT
  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

For population 25 years and over in Sharon:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Connecticut average:

12.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sharon, CT (based on Litchfield County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic50,35430
Mainline Protestant20,68187
Evangelical Protestant4,48339
Other4,42016
Orthodox1752
Black Protestant1602
None109,654-
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: 43
Litchfield County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Litchfield County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Litchfield County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Litchfield County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 208
This county:

11.07 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Litchfield County:

6.9%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Litchfield County:

21.1%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Litchfield County:

11.8%
Connecticut:

15.8%

4.94% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($60,621 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
Connecticut average:

4.51%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($410 average AGI)
Litchfield County:

0.03%
Connecticut average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New Haven County, CT  1.18% ($53,686 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.92% ($57,673)
from Fairfield County, CT  0.83% ($91,557)


5.38% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,960 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Connecticut average:

5.34%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($478 average AGI)
Litchfield County:

0.03%
Connecticut average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to New Haven County, CT  0.95% ($51,717 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.90% ($56,439)
to Fairfield County, CT  0.60% ($78,338)

Businesses in Sharon, CT

  • FedEx: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sharon:

  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKZE (1020 AM; daytime; 3 kW; SHARON, CT; Owner: JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sharon:

  • WQQQ (103.3 FM; SHARON, CT; Owner: THE RIDGEFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKZE-FM (98.1 FM; SALISBURY, CT; Owner: JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • W206AW (89.1 FM; PAWLING, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • W218AV (91.5 FM; WARREN, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAMQ (105.1 FM; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: WAMC)
  • WRNQ (92.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFNP (88.7 FM; ROSENDALE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WRHV (88.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCZX (97.7 FM; HYDE PARK, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRRB (96.9 FM; ARLINGTON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHVP (91.1 FM; HUDSON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBWZ (93.3 FM; NEW PALTZ, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRWD-FM (107.3 FM; HIGHLAND, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WFKP (99.3 FM; ELLENVILLE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sharon:

  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Sharon: Frank R. Fratellenico, Wesley Gibbs.

Sharon fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Sharon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.1mTotal length
  • $3,345,000Total costs
  • 26,317Total average daily traffic
  • 1,272Total average daily truck traffic
  • 39,105Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sharon, CT - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 41980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sharon, CT

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 50 Hospital Hill (Lat: 41.880361 Lon: -73.481500), Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPDJ523,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.460 MHz, Grant Date: 11/13/2008, Expiration Date: 10/06/2018, Cancellation Date: 04/06/2019, Certifier: Michael Holzhueter Esq, Registrant: Health Quest Systems, Inc., 1351 Rte. 55, Lagrangeville, NY 12540, Phone: (845) 475-9808, Fax: (845) 475-9935, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 7 Surdan Mnt Rd (Lat: 41.862056 Lon: -73.399611), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: KNHW298,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.165 MHz, Grant Date: 09/05/2013, Expiration Date: 11/15/2023, Registrant: Cornwall Town Of, 24 Pine Street, Cornwall, CT 06753, Phone: (860) 672-4959, Fax: (949) 209-3097, Email:
  • 50 Hospital Hill Rd (Lat: 41.879528 Lon: -73.480111), Type: Building, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: WPRG957,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.450 MHz, Grant Date: 07/22/2015, Expiration Date: 09/20/2025, Certifier: Michael Holzhueter Esq, Registrant: Health Quest Systems, Inc., 1351 Rte. 55, Lagrangeville, NY 12540, Phone: (845) 475-9808, Fax: (845) 475-9935, Email:
  • Housatonic State Forest (Lat: 41.899250 Lon: -73.377889), Structure height: 43 m, Call Sign: WNSM671,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.012 MHz, 851.137 MHz, 851.512 MHz, 851.612 MHz, 851.862 MHz, 852.012 MHz, 852.225 MHz, 852.512 MHz, 853.012 MHz, 853.612 MHz, Grant Date: 03/31/2015, Expiration Date: 06/19/2025, Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 1111 Country Club Road, Middletown, CT 06457, Phone: (860) 685-8280, Fax: (860) 685-8345, Email:
  • Surdan Mountain Rd (Lat: 41.862028 Lon: -73.399000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59 m, Call Sign: WPNY850,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.4000 MHz, 37.4800 MHz, 44.3400 MHz, Grant Date: 05/21/2014, Expiration Date: 08/06/2024, Certifier: Wayne P Hamel, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • West Main St (Lat: 41.879444 Lon: -73.478611), Type: Building, Structure height: 14 m, Overall height: 16 m, Call Sign: WPUZ457,
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.212 MHz, 857.237 MHz, 859.937 MHz, Grant Date: 03/15/2012, Expiration Date: 05/31/2022, Certifier: Michael A Stemmler, Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 1111 Country Club Road, Middletown, CT 06457, Phone: (860) 685-8280, Fax: (860) 685-8345, Email:
  • Lat: 41.861944 Lon: -73.399444, Call Sign: WQRY811,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.520 MHz, 155.520 MHz, Grant Date: 08/15/2013, Expiration Date: 08/15/2023, Certifier: Asa Goddard, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 67 Main St (Lat: 41.878417 Lon: -73.477333), Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WMG247,
    Assigned Frequencies: 945.000 MHz, Grant Date: 07/02/1993, Expiration Date: 04/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/16/2010, Registrant: Rini Coran, Pc, 1140 19th Street, Nw Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 955-3931, Fax: (202) 296-2014, Email:
  • 67 Main St (Lat: 41.878417 Lon: -73.477333), Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WMG248,
    Assigned Frequencies: 949.875 MHz, 950.125 MHz, Grant Date: 07/02/1993, Expiration Date: 04/01/2022, Registrant: Tri-State Public Communications, Inc., 67 Main Street, Sharon, CT 06069
  • SHARON, 7 Surdan Mountain Rd (Lat: 41.861889 Lon: -73.399111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: WPNB748,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6665.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 09/30/2011, Expiration Date: 12/03/2021, Registrant: State Of Connecticut, 1111 Country Club Road, Middletown, CT 06457, Phone: (860) 685-8280, Fax: (860) 685-8345, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 7 Surdan Mountain Road (Lat: 41.861750 Lon: -73.399000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: KNKM930, Licensee ID: L01422065,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.187 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2014, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley, Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Email:
  • 7 Surdan Mountain Road (Lat: 41.861750 Lon: -73.399000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: KNKM930, Licensee ID: L01422065, Grant Date: 05/05/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2014, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley, Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: EMMONS DAVID W KITFOX IV (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9259M , Serial Number: 1871, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 06/26/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 09/10/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Scott B Nelson, Po Box 132, Sharon, CT 06069

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 11. The highest number of fires - 23 took place in 2005, and the least - 3 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Sharon, CT When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (54.7%), and Outside Fires (24.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sharon, CT
    • 9354.7%Structure Fires
    • 4224.7%Outside Fires
    • 2212.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 137.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sharon, CT
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sharon, CT
  • 75.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.3%Electricity
  • 8.6%Wood
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sharon, CT
  • 70.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.8%Electricity
  • 7.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.6%Wood


Sharon compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Sharon on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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