Sharon, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Sharon, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Sharon had a population of 494 as of July 1, 2015. Sharon ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sharon is located at latitude 34.952 and longitude -81.3435 in York County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sharon (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. York County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 653 feet.

The Town of Sharon (GNIS ID: 2407322) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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, 2015.

Town of Sharon, SC Boundary Map

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Sharon, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 494
Population in Households 494
Population in Familes 420
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 377
Diversity Index2 28
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 188
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 138
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 205 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 150 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $133,929
Average Home Value $165,772
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,338
Average Household Income $52,346
Per Capita Income $20,700
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.6%
Households 0.31% 0.73%
Families -0.81% 0.71%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.57%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Sharon, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sharon to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 294 26th
Population Density1 # 263 34th
Diversity Index2 # 343 13th
Median Household Income # 121 70th
Per Capita Income # 136 66th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.