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Population (year 2000): 16,328. Estimated population in July 2005: 15,504 (-5.0% change)
Males: 7,656 (46.9%), Females: 8,672 (53.1%)

Mercer County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 38.4 years
Median household income: $26,945 (year 2000)
Median house value: $47,300 (year 2000)

Sharon, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Sharon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.9%)
  • Black (10.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (23.9%), Irish (16.1%), Italian (12.4%), English (8.7%), Polish (5.5%), Slovak (5.5%).

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Elevation: 998 feet

Land area: 3.8 square miles

Sharon,

For population 25 years and over in Sharon

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sharon city

  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,191 (-6.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: OH Youngstown, (13.9 miles pop. 82,026).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: PA Pittsburgh, (65.3 miles pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (377.6 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: PA (1.3 miles Farrell, Hill, OH (1.8 miles West PA (2.1 miles Wheatland, PA (2.3 miles Sharpsville, PA Hermitage, (2.6 miles OH (3.0 miles Masury, Center, OH (4.2 miles Brookfield Middlesex, PA (4.9 miles West


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $83,000
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $89,600
  • 2005: 0 buildings

Latitude: 41.23 N, Longitude: 80.50 W

Area code: 724


Sharon, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.4%), Manufacturing (20.1%), Retail trade (13.9%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,514 (+9.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,051 (32.5%)


 

Crime in Sharon by Year

Type 1999 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 1 1
    per 100,000 6.1 0.0 6.1 6.1
Rapes 8 8 7 7
    per 100,000 49.0 49.0 42.9 42.9
Robberies 20 24 13 16
    per 100,000 122.5 147.0 79.6 98.0
Assaults 34 126 62 74
    per 100,000 208.2 771.7 379.7 453.2
Burglaries 142 148 105 117
    per 100,000 869.7 906.4 643.1 716.6
Thefts 436 448 343 407
    per 100,000 2670.3 2743.8 2100.7 2492.7
Auto thefts 41 37 34 46
    per 100,000 251.1 226.6 208.2 281.7
291.9 409.4 268.8 315.7


Average climate in Sharon, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sharon,

Sharon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 17% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the Sharon city center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.3 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 125 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Marlin Jackson - 2005 NFL player (Indianapolis Colts, born: Jun 30, 1983).


Hospital/medical center in Sharon:
  • SHARON REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM (740 EAST STATE STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Sharon:
  • BELMONT PINES HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; YOUNGSTOWN, OH)
  • SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF MAHONING VALLEY (about 15 miles; YOUNGSTOWN, OH)
  • UPMC HORIZON (about 15 miles; GREENVILLE, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sharon:
  • YOUNGSTOWN-WARREN REGIONAL (about 12 miles; YOUNGSTOWN/WARREN, OH; ID: YNG)
  • VENANGO REGIONAL (about 46 miles; FRANKLIN, PA; ID: FKL)
  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 55 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: PIT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sharon:
  • KIRILA (about 4 miles; BROOKFIELD, OH; ID: 4D5)
  • LANSDOWNE (about 12 miles; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; ID: 04G)
  • GREENVILLE MUNI (about 17 miles; GREENVILLE, PA; ID: 4G1)

Amtrak station near Sharon:
  • 15 miles: YOUNGSTOWN (530 MAHONING AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 2 $3,693 $22,158 0 $0
Health 1 $2,307 $27,684 0 $0
Sewerage 13 $39,148 $36,136 0 $0
Local Libraries 7 $18,297 $31,366 6 $3,715
Streets and Highways 9 $29,446 $39,261 0 $0
Financial Administration 10 $24,870 $29,844 2 $1,804
Other Government Administration 3 $9,595 $38,380 5 $2,382
Judicial and Legal 1 $3,782 $45,384 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 6 $15,872 $31,744 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 30 $117,517 $47,006 0 $0
Police - Other 4 $8,391 $25,173 17 $12,086
Firefighters 19 $65,913 $41,629 0 $0
Totals for Government 105 $338,831 $38,723 30 $19,988


Colleges/Universities in Sharon:
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE SHENANGO (Full-time enrollment: 753; Location: 147 SHENANGO AVE; Public; Website: www.SHENANGO.PSU.EDU)
  • BUSINESS INSTITUTE OF PENNSYLVANIA (FT enrollment: 140; Location: 335 BOYD DR; Private, for-profit; Website: www.biop.com)
  • SHARON REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM SCHOOL OF NURSING (FT enrollment: 52; Location: 740 E STATE ST; Private, not-for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sharon:
  • YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Full-time enrollment: 9,726)
  • GROVE CITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; GROVE CITY, PA; FT enrollment: 2,306)
  • SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 34 miles; SLIPPERY ROCK, PA; FT enrollment: 6,399)
  • GENEVA COLLEGE (about 34 miles; BEAVER FALLS, PA; FT enrollment: 2,059)
  • MOUNT UNION COLLEGE (about 48 miles; ALLIANCE, OH; FT enrollment: 2,188)
  • KENT STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 49 miles; KENT, OH; FT enrollment: 18,677)
  • ROBERT MORRIS COLLEGE (about 55 miles; MOON TOWNSHIP, PA; FT enrollment: 3,426)
Public high school in Sharon:
  • SHARON MS/HS (Students: 1,103; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Sharon:
  • CASE AVENUE EL SCH (Students: 671; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MUSSER EL SCH (Students: 365; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WEST HILL EL SCH (Students: 268; Grades: KG - 06)
  • BROOKFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 115 ANSON WAY; Grades: 01 - 02)
Private primary/middle school in Sharon:
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 290; Location: 760 EAST STATE STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Sharon:
  • SHENANGO VALLEY COM LIBRARY (Operating income: $500,465; Location: 11 N SHARPSVILLE AVE; 57,635 books; 1,147 audio materials; 1,129 video materials; 138 serial subscriptions)

Churches in Sharon include: Saint Johns Church (A), Saint Anthonys Church (B), Oakland Avenue Church (C).

Cemetery: Oakwood Cemetery (1).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Thornton Run (A), Big Run (B), Pine Run (C).


Sharon compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Sharon:
  • WPIC (790 AM; 1 kW; SHARON, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLOA (1470 AM; 1 kW; FARRELL, PA; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WNIO (1390 AM; 10 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKST (1200 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBZY (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHKW (1440 AM; 5 kW; WARREN, OH; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WBBW (1240 AM; 1 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sharon:
  • WWIZ (103.9 FM; MERCER, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAKZ (95.9 FM; SHARPSVILLE, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WICT (95.1 FM; GROVE CITY, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WMXY (98.9 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHOT-FM (101.1 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRBP (101.9 FM; HUBBARD, OH; Owner: STOP 26-RIVERBEND, INC.)
  • WYFM (102.9 FM; SHARON, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYTN (91.7 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLLF (96.7 FM; MERCER, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYSU (88.5 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WEXC (107.1 FM; GREENVILLE, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQXK (105.1 FM; SALEM, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNCD (93.3 FM; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN RADIO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WBBG (106.1 FM; NILES, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W248AD (97.5 FM; NEW WILMINGTON, PA; Owner: YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCVJ (90.9 FM; JEFFERSON, OH; Owner: AGAPE SCHOOL, INC.)
  • WVMN (90.1 FM; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)

TV broadcast stations around Sharon:
  • W50BF (Channel 50; SHARON, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WFXI-CA (Channel 17; MERCER, PA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WFMJ-TV (Channel 21; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: WFMJ TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WYFX-LP (Channel 62; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WYTV (Channel 33; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF YOUNGSTOWN, LLC)
  • W52DS (Channel 52; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W56CL (Channel 56; NEW CASTLE, PA; Owner: BRUNO-GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNEO (Channel 45; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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