|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Sharon is 13,032. Sharon, Pennsylvania is the 2,606th largest city in the US.
Sharon is located entirely in Mercer County.
The peak population of Sharon was in 1990, when its population was 17,514. In 1990, Sharon was the 1,548th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,606th largest city in the US. Sharon is currently 25.6% smaller than it was in 1990.
Sharon has shrunk 19.9% since the year 2000. Sharon, Pennsylvania's growth is extremely below average. 98% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Sharon has a population density of 3,723.6 people per square mile.
|2603||Palos Verdes Estates, California||13,052||-2.3%|
|2605||Claremont, New Hampshire||13,039||-0.8%|
|2608||Holly Hill, Florida||13,021||6.6%|
|2609||West Carrollton, Ohio||13,012|
|2610||Mountain Home, Arkansas||12,993||17.1%|
|2611||Forrest City, Arkansas||12,972||-12.3%|
The total voting age population of Sharon, Pennsylvania, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 10,245. The voting age population is 46.6% male and 53.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.2% of the residents of Sharon are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Sharon are 78.3% White, 15.0% Black, 4.9% Two or more races, 1.1% Asian, 0.6% Other and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 1.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Sharon, 27.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 40.9%. On a per-household basis, 25.3% of families are below the poverty line in Sharon.
Among those aged 16 and older, 57.7% of Sharon residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.1% of Sharon residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.4% have a bachelor's degree and 5.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Sharon residents aged 5 and older, 3.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Sharon is 9.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Sharon, 10.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Sharon is $32,470.
In Sharon, 49.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 50.2% of housing units in Sharon.
Of all the housing units in Sharon, 44.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Sharon, 1.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Sharon is $585.
In Sharon, 76.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.