Sharon, MA

5,841 Population
3 square miles 1,952.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
1,952.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
56.6%
was 54.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
15.5%
was 12.7%
 
Percent Under 18
31.8%
was 32.2%
 
Percent 65 and Over
9.8%
was 9.2%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
2.6%
was 3.1%
 
Median Household Income
$126,968
was $127,580
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
38.4
38.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
0
was 5.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
416.4
was 423.8
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
2,158
was 2,187
 
Median Rent
$1,695
was $1,712
 
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
1,985
was 2,047
 
Homeownership Rate
83.5%
was 84.3%
 
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
721.2
was 730.9
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
34.6%
was 30.3%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.9
was 2.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.5%
was 99.6%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
99.4%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
98.4%
was 98.5%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
74.6%
was 76.7%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
85.6%
was 85.4%
Ranked 72nd Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
12.3%
was 13.7%
Ranked 19th Highest in MA
Revenue
$70,889,309
was $68,367,070
Ranked 73rd Highest in MA
Expenditure
$63,647,198
was $62,774,753
Ranked 74th Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$11,795
was $11,252
Ranked 30th Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$10,590
was $10,332
Ranked 31st Highest in MA

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