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The Sharon Census Designated Place had a population of 5,916 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Sharon is located at latitude 42.1237 and longitude -71.1787 in Norfolk County. The formal boundaries for the Sharon Census Designated Place 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.
|Total Population||5,916 (100%)|
|Population in Households||5,916 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||5,205 (88.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$128,662|
|Average Household Income||$164,348|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||16%|
|Per Capita Income||$60,654|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,222 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,667 (75.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||412 (18.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||142 ( 6.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$478,226|
|Average Home Value||$519,320|
|Housing Affordability Index3||135|
|Average Household Size||2.84|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.06%|
|Per Capita Income||2.12%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.25%|
The table below compares Sharon to the other 245 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 107||57th|
|Population Density||# 86||65th|
|Median Household Income||# 22||91st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 197||80th|
|Per Capita Income||# 37||85th|
|Diversity Index||# 69||72nd|
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