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People

Total Population 486
Male Share of the Population 52.5%
Female Share of the Population 47.5%
Senior Citizens 13.4%
Employed Population 16+ 185
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 55.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,750
% Above Poverty Level 90.7%
% Below Poverty Level 9.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.3%
Median Gross Rent $669
Median House Value $88,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.9%
US/American 0%
English 7.2%
Irish 13%

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

Sharon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles S of Gastonia, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles SW of Charlotte, North Carolina
County York
Metro Area Charlotte - Gastonia - Rock Hill
Standard Zip Codes 29742
Phone Area Codes 803
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.95
Longitude -81.341

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 NINETY NINE ISLANDS
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 51 F
Apr Temp 43 to 71 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Station WINTHROP UNIVERSITY
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 52 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 51 to 73 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Station GASTONIA
Distance 24.8 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blacksburg 1,975 $27,199
Clover 5,442 $50,888
Hickory Grove 443 $56,875
McConnells 264 $61,750
Rock Hill 69,196 $52,146
York 7,945 $46,589

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

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