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People

Total Population 989
Male Share of the Population 45.3%
Female Share of the Population 54.7%
Senior Citizens 26.7%
Employed Population 16+ 369
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 46.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $34,830
% Above Poverty Level 82.4%
% Below Poverty Level 17.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.4%
Median Gross Rent $595
Median House Value $67,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.8%
US/American 0%
English 11.9%
Irish 8.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Sharon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 42 miles N of Jackson, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 101 miles NE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Weakley
Standard Zip Codes 38255
Phone Area Codes 731
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.233
Longitude -88.824

Sharon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MARTIN UNIV OF TENN BRA
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 53.1 inches
Station DRESDEN
Distance 7.8 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 44 F
Apr Temp 46 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 54.8 inches
Station NEWBERN
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 44 F
Apr Temp 48 to 70 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 52.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bradford 1,295 $51,316
Dresden 2,924 $61,364
Greenfield 2,262 $47,125
Kenton 1,100 $35,000
Martin 11,199 $50,885
Rutherford 1,199 $39,583

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Sharon Public Library
133 MAIN ST.
Sharon, Tennessee
(731) 456-2707

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