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People

Total Population 1,632
Male Share of the Population 48.7%
Female Share of the Population 51.3%
Senior Citizens 10.7%
Employed Population 16+ 730
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 45.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,261
% Above Poverty Level 80.8%
% Below Poverty Level 19.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation 1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.6%
Median Gross Rent $645
Median House Value $136,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.9%
US/American 0.3%
English 10.5%
Irish 17.4%

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

Sharon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles SE of Janesville, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 55 miles SW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Walworth
Standard Zip Codes 53585
Phone Area Codes 262
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.502
Longitude -88.728

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 BELOIT
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 35.2 inches
Station MARENGO
Distance 18.7 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36.4 inches
Station AFTON
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 27 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clinton 2,123 $59,740
Darien 1,708 $60,795
Delavan 8,439 $55,217
Elkhorn 9,998 $62,514

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

Sharon Public Libraries

Library
Brigham Memorial Library
131 PLAIN ST.
Sharon, Wisconsin
(262) 736-4249

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