Sharon, PA

Census Place

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2020 Population
13,101
0.953% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
Pat Toomey
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
42
5.79% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
26.9%
1.56% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$31,777
2.13% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$64,700
1.07% 1-year decline
2020 Employed Population
5,618
0.549% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Sharon, PA had a population of 13.1k people with a median age of 42 and a median household income of $31,777. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Sharon, PA declined from 13,227 to 13,101, a −0.953% decrease and its median household income declined from $32,470 to $31,777, a −2.13% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sharon, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.16%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.16%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0.962%).

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.

99.1% of the residents in Sharon, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Sharon, PA are Sharon Regional School of Nursing (20 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Sharon, PA was $64,700, and the homeownership rate was 52.1%.

Most people in Sharon, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Sharon, PA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Sharon, PA is home to a population of 13.1k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.78% of Sharon, PA residents were born outside of the country (364 people).

In 2020, there were 5.69 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.3k people) in Sharon, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 545 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.1%
2020 Citizenship
99%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.1% of Sharon, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Sharon, PA was 99%, 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)
    10.3k ± 410
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.8k ± 320
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    545 ± 228
2.34%
Hispanic Population
307 people

In 2020, there were 5.69 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.3k people) in Sharon, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 545 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.34% of the people in Sharon, PA are hispanic (307 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    92,750 ± 7,450 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    72,397 ± 6,587 people
  3. China
    65,642 ± 6,274 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania was India, the natal country of 92,750 Pennsylvania residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 72,397 and China with 65,642.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.78%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
364 people
3%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
397 people

As of 2020, 2.78% of Sharon, PA residents (364 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Sharon, PA was 3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    252 ± 89
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    177 ± 125
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    67 ± 40

Sharon, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.42 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Sharon, PA employs 5.62k people. The largest industries in Sharon, PA are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,346 people), Manufacturing (881 people), and Retail Trade (771 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($52,788), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($49,208), and Transportation & Warehousing ($48,958).

Males in Pennsylvania have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,196. The income inequality in Pennsylvania (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

5.62k
2020 Value
± 526
−0.549%
1 Year decline
± 13.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Sharon, PA declined at a rate of −0.549%, from 5.65k employees to 5.62k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sharon, PA, are Sales & Related Occupations (531 people), Production Occupations (495 people), and Healthcare Support Occupations (481 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
2020 Value
± 526
−0.549%
1 Year decline
± 13.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Sharon, PA declined at a rate of −0.549%, from 5.65k employees to 5.62k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sharon, PA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,346 people), Manufacturing (881 people), and Retail Trade (771 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

$30,583
Median earning men ± $2,843
$24,992
Median earning women ± $2,778

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($68,125), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,278), and Manufacturing ($46,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Manufacturing ($50,313), Public Administration ($48,894), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($40,490).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $110B
  2. $74.2B
  3. $44.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $110B, followed by Mixed freight ($74.2B) and Electronics ($44.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Pennsylvania products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$734B
2020 Value in Pennsylvania
$1.46T
Projected 2050 Value in Pennsylvania
99.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $734B. This is expected to increase 99.3% to $1.46T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Pennsylvania trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $73.5B
  2. $71.1B
  3. $36.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $73.5B, followed by New York with $71.1B and Ohio and $36.8B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Pennsylvania shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey 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 18 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
Pat Toomey
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey 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 18 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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In 2020, universities in Sharon, PA awarded 20 degrees. The student population of Sharon, PA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 6 male students and 18 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Sharon, PA are White (20 and 100%), followed by Asian (0 and 0%), Black or African American (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Sharon, PA by number of degrees awarded are Sharon Regional School of Nursing (20 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Sharon, PA are Registered Nursing (20 and 100%).

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2018 in Sharon, PA, the percentage of applicants admitted was 74.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 52%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 24 (25% men and 75% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 24 students enrolled in Sharon, PA, 25% men and 75% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 21 records, of which 71.4% were women and 28.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
20 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Sharon, PA was Registered Nursing with 20 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Sharon, PA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
20 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Sharon Regional School of Nursing with 20 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 1 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Sharon, PA, which is 0.0526 times less than the 19 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 20 degrees mean that there were InfinityM times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 0 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private for-profit, less-than 2-year ($14,270) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private for-profit, less-than 2-year ($1,946) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private for-profit, less-than 2-year ($700) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2020, 0.658% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.701% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (3.5M), Bachelors Degree (1.89M), and Some college (1.84M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Sharon, PA was $64,700 in 2020, which is 0.282 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $65,400 to $64,700, a 1.07% decrease. The homeownership rate in Sharon, PA is 52.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Sharon, PA have an average commute time of 16.4 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 $31,777. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Sharon, PA was Census Tract 304 with a value of $50,243, followed by Census Tract 303 and Census Tract 305, with respective values of $48,545 and $37,893.

Property

$64,700
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,120
$3,236
Median Property Taxes
±$383

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sharon, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Sharon, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

52.1%
Homeownership
2020
52.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 52.1% of the housing units in Sharon, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 49.8%.

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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 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sharon, PA was Census Tract 304 with a value of $50,243, followed by Census Tract 303 and Census Tract 305, with respective values of $48,545 and $37,893.

The following map shows all of the places in Sharon, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$31,777
Median Household Income
± $4,834
6.21k
Number of Households
± 530

In 2020, the median household income of the 6.21k households in Sharon, PA declined from $31,777 from the previous year's value of $32,470.

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
2020 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.469
2019 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2020, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.614% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (83.8%)
  2. Carpooled (8.24%)
  3. Walked (3.54%)

In 2020, 83.8% of workers in Sharon, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.24%) and those who walked to work (3.54%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

16.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sharon, PA have a shorter commute time (16.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.916% 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

26.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sharon, PA (3.48k out of 13k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males < 5.

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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93.9% of the population of Sharon, PA has health coverage, with 36.1% on employee plans, 31.9% on Medicaid, 13.7% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 0.94% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Pennsylvania was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Mercer County, PA see 1652 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.96% increase from the previous year (1574 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1737 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 582 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Pennsylvania, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,652 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Mercer County, PA

Primary care physicians in Mercer County, PA see an average of 1,652 patients per year. This represents a 4.96% increase from the previous year (1,574 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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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Pennsylvania across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.1% under 18 years, 21% between 18 and 34 years, 40.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.3% were men and 54.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.05%
Uninsured
36.1%
Employer Coverage
31.9%
Medicaid
13.7%
Medicare
11.4%
Non-Group
0.94%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sharon, PA declined by 3.33% from 6.26% to 6.05%.

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