The Sharon Census Designated Place had a population of 5,778 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Sharon is located at latitude 42.1175 and longitude -71.186 in Norfolk County. The formal boundaries for the Sharon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Norfolk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 302 feet.
The Sharon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378221) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sharon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||5,778|
|Population in Familes||5,089|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.83|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,199 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,679 (76.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||360 (16.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||160 ( 7.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$391,894|
|Average Home Value||$424,256|
|Median Household Income||$103,665|
|Average Household Income||$134,920|
|Per Capita Income||$49,745|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.75%|
|Per Capita Income||1.69%|
The table below compares Sharon to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 110||56th|
|Population Density1||# 86||65th|
|Diversity Index2||# 71||72nd|
|Median Household Income||# 28||89th|
|Per Capita Income||# 46||82nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.