Sharpsville, Indiana

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Sharpsville, Indiana

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High Points

Sharpsville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Indiana):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Sharpsville Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Sharpsville Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Sharpsville People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Sharpsville, Indiana

Comparing Sharpsville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 8 8
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 6
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 4 6
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Age of the Population 3 4
Senior Citizens 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
Median Family Income 9 10
College Educated Adults 2 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 7
Working at Home 4 4
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Housing Recently Built 2 2
People Living Alone 2 1

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Sharpsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles NW of Anderson, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 42 miles N of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Tipton
Metro Area Kokomo
Standard Zip Codes 46068
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.379
Longitude -86.088

Sharpsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station KOKOMO 3 WSW
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 41.5 inches
Distance 14.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 39.9 inches
Distance 22.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 39.6 inches
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Sharpsville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 618 100%
Male 303 49%
Female 315 51%
Under 18 176 28.5%
18+ 442 71.5%
65+ 68 11%
Median Age 34.6
Average Family Size 3.03
White 609 98.5%
African-American 2 0.3%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.5%
Mixed Race 1 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1.3%

Estimated Sharpsville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 620
Growth 2
Growth % 0.3%

Sharpsville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 34%
German 25.5%
English 15%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.2%
Irish 6.5%
Welsh 1.6%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Scottish 1.2%
Dutch 1.2%
Pennsylvania German 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Polish 0.6%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Sharpsville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Nevada (46068)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Sharpsville 618 $58,750
Atlanta 761 $47,159
Greentown 2,546 $52,310
Kempton 380 $44,286
Kokomo 46,113 $45,353
Russiaville 1,092 $46,094
Tipton 5,251 $47,083
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Sharpsville High Schools (2004)

2115 W 500 N
Serves 560 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.8

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