Sharon, PA

Census Place

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2022 Population
13,143
0.454% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Fetterman
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
43.8
2.58% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
20.3%
12% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$40,089
11.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$71,000
11.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
5,620
2.52% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Sharon, PA had a population of 13.1k people with a median age of 43.8 and a median household income of $40,089. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Sharon, PA declined from 13,203 to 13,143, a −0.454% decrease and its median household income grew from $35,814 to $40,089, a 11.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sharon, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.18%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (0.905%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.624%).

None of the households in Sharon, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.8% of the residents in Sharon, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Sharon, PA are Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango (68 degrees awarded in 2022) and Sharon Regional School of Nursing (22 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Sharon, PA was $71,000, and the homeownership rate was 54.2%.

Most people in Sharon, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Sharon, PA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Sharon, PA is home to a population of 13.1k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.77% of Sharon, PA residents were born outside of the country (364 people).

In 2022, there were 6.14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.4k people) in Sharon, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.69k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 681 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.8%
2022 Citizenship
99.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.8% of Sharon, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Sharon, PA was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sharon, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    10.4k ± 438
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.69k ± 348
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    681 ± 269
2.4%
Hispanic Population
316 people

In 2022, there were 6.14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.4k people) in Sharon, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.69k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 681 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.4% of the people in Sharon, PA are hispanic (316 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    99,082 ± 7,698 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    90,229 ± 7,349 people
  3. China
    69,880 ± 6,473 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania was India, the natal country of 99,082 Pennsylvania residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 90,229 and China with 69,880.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.77%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
364 people
2.48%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
328 people

As of 2022, 2.77% of Sharon, PA residents (364 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Sharon, PA was 2.48%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    296 ± 116
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    190 ± 123
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    165 ± 97

Sharon, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.56 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Sharon, PA employs 5.62k people. The largest industries in Sharon, PA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,494 people), Manufacturing (809 people), and Retail Trade (737 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($83,281), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($59,028), and Transportation & Warehousing ($58,611).

Males in Pennsylvania have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $62,610. The income inequality in Pennsylvania (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

5.62k
2022 Value
± 558
2.52%
1 Year growth
± 13.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sharon, PA grew at a rate of 2.52%, from 5.48k employees to 5.62k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sharon, PA, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (563 people), Sales & Related Occupations (531 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (492 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sharon, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

5.62k
2022 Value
± 558
2.52%
1 Year growth
± 13.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sharon, PA grew at a rate of 2.52%, from 5.48k employees to 5.62k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sharon, PA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,494 people), Manufacturing (809 people), and Retail Trade (737 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sharon, PA, though some of these residents may live in Sharon, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$37,440
Median earning men ± $5,201
$29,056
Median earning women ± $2,117

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($127,602), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($62,656), and Manufacturing ($56,689).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($59,663), Public Administration ($57,202), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,766).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 2.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 18.1%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Pennsylvania.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pennsylvania went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (48.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.15%).

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
John Fetterman
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Pennsylvania over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Pennsylvania have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Sharon, PA awarded 90 degrees. The student population of Sharon, PA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 88 male students and 216 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Sharon, PA are White (75 and 83.3%), followed by Black or African American (6 and 6.67%), Two or More Races (5 and 5.56%), and Unknown (2 and 2.22%).

The largest universities in Sharon, PA by number of degrees awarded are Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango (68 and 75.6%) and Sharon Regional School of Nursing (22 and 24.4%).

The most popular majors in Sharon, PA are Registered Nursing (43 and 47.8%), Occupational Therapist Assistant (13 and 14.4%), and Physical Therapy Technician (9 and 10%).

The median tuition cost in Sharon, PA for a public four year colleges is $13,568 for in-state students and $22,650 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Sharon, PA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 87%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 30.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 304 (28.9% men and 71.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 304 students enrolled in Sharon, PA, 28.9% men and 71.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 185 records, of which 76.2% were women and 23.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 21 degrees awarded
  2. 6 degrees awarded
  3. 5 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Sharon, PA was Registered Nursing with 21 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Sharon, PA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 68 degrees awarded
  2. 22 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango with 68 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 20 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Sharon, PA, which is 0.286 times less than the 70 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 75 degrees mean that there were 12.5 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 6 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, less-than 2-year ($17,994) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, less-than 2-year ($3,198) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,840) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.733% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.743% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.5M), Bachelors Degree (1.98M), and Some college (1.83M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sharon, PA was $71,000 in 2022, which is 0.252 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $63,800 to $71,000, a 11.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Sharon, PA is 54.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Sharon, PA have an average commute time of 16.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Sharon, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Sharon, PA is $40,089. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Sharon, PA was Census Tract 304 with a value of $61,011, followed by Census Tract 303 and Census Tract 305, with respective values of $49,938 and $42,857.

Property

$71,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,916
$3,333
Median Property Taxes
±$401

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Rent vs Own

54.2%
Homeownership
2022
52.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 54.2% of the housing units in Sharon, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 50.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 304
  2. Census Tract 303
  3. Census Tract 305

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sharon, PA was Census Tract 304 with a value of $61,011, followed by Census Tract 303 and Census Tract 305, with respective values of $49,938 and $42,857.

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Household Income

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$40,089
Median Household Income
± $3,920
6.14k
Number of Households
± 557

In 2022, the median household income of the 6.14k households in Sharon, PA grew to $40,089 from the previous year's value of $35,814.

The following chart displays the households in Sharon, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Sharon, PA is from Pennsylvania.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2022, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.123% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (84.3%)
  2. Carpooled (6.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.88%)

In 2022, 84.3% of workers in Sharon, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.7%) and those who worked at home (3.88%).

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Commute Time

16.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sharon, PA have a shorter commute time (16.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.03% of the workforce in Sharon, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Sharon, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sharon, PA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

20.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sharon, PA (2.64k out of 13k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sharon, PA is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

95.4% of the population of Sharon, PA has health coverage, with 36.4% on employee plans, 32.2% on Medicaid, 15% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 0.884% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Mercer County, PA see 1609 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.6% decrease from the previous year (1652 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1779 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 517 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,609 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Mercer County, PA

Primary care physicians in Mercer County, PA see an average of 1,609 patients per year. This represents a 2.6% decrease from the previous year (1,652 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Mercer County, PA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.2% under 18 years, 20.8% between 18 and 34 years, 40.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 19% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46% were men and 54% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.64%
Uninsured
36.4%
Employer Coverage
32.2%
Medicaid
15%
Medicare
11%
Non-Group
0.884%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sharon, PA declined by 15.5% from 5.49% to 4.64%.

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