Sharon, SC Profile: Facts & Data


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Sharon, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Sharon had a population of 497 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Sharon is located within Hickory Grove Division of York County.

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Sharon, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 497
Population in Households 497
Population in Familes 423
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 379
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $51,878
Average Household Income $59,821
Per Capita Income $23,384


Total Housing Units 208 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 154 (74.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $128,750
Average Home Value $172,240


Total Households 187
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 137
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.07% 0.6%
Households 0.13% 0.63%
Families -0.6% 0.43%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

Sharon, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sharon to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 293 26th
Population Density # 266 33rd
Diversity Index # 344 13th
Median Household Income # 89 78th
Per Capita Income # 149 63rd

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