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People

Total Population 666
Male Share of the Population 31.7%
Female Share of the Population 68.3%
Senior Citizens 32.4%
Employed Population 16+ 254
Age of the Population 58

Families

% of people married 47.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $93,393
% Above Poverty Level 74.6%
% Below Poverty Level 25.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 11.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 22.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,100
Median House Value $291,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.3%
US/American 0%
English 24%
Irish 21.5%

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

Sharon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles NW of Bristol, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 83 miles N of New York, New York
County Litchfield
Standard Zip Codes 06069
Phone Area Codes 860
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.879
Longitude -73.477

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 MILLBROOK
Distance 7.5 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 34 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 61 F
Annual Precip 42.5 inches
Station NORFOLK 2 SW
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 53.8 inches
Station GREAT BARRINGTON 5 SW
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 56 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 60 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Sharon Valley (06069)

West Woods (06069)

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

Sharon Public Libraries

Library
Hotchkiss Library
10 UPPER MAIN ST.
Sharon, Connecticut
(860) 364-5041
Library Web Site

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Sharon Hospitals

SHARON HOSPITAL
(Proprietary)
50 HOSPITAL HILL ROAD, PO BOX 789
(860) 364-4228
Emergency Service: Yes

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