Sharon, PA Population

Population: 16,328. Estimated population in July 2020: 15,504 (-5.0% change)
Males: 7,656 (46.9%), Females: 8,672 (53.1%)

Mercer County

Zip code: 16146

Median resident age: 38.4 years
Median household income: $26,945
Median house value: $47,300

Races in Sharon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.9%)
  • Black (10.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (23.9%), Irish (16.1%), Italian (12.4%), English (8.7%), Polish (5.5%), Slovak (5.5%).

Elevation: 998 feet

Land area: 3.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sharon

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sharon city

  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1,191 (-6.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Sharon:

  • SHARON REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM (740 EAST STATE STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Sharon:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sharon:

  • YOUNGSTOWN-WARREN REGIONAL (about 12 miles; YOUNGSTOWN/WARREN, OH; Abbreviation: YNG)
  • VENANGO REGIONAL (about 46 miles; FRANKLIN, PA; Abbreviation: FKL)
  • PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL (about 55 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: PIT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sharon:

Amtrak station near Sharon:

  • 15 miles: YOUNGSTOWN (530 MAHONING AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Sharon:

  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE SHENANGO (Full-time enrollment: 753; Location: 147 SHENANGO AVE; Public; Website: www.SHENANGO.PSU.EDU)
  • BUSINESS INSTITUTE OF PENNSYLVANIA (Full-time enrollment: 140; Location: 335 BOYD DR; Private, for-profit; Website: www.biop.com)
  • SHARON REGIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM SCHOOL OF NURSING (Full-time enrollment: 52; Location: 740 E STATE ST; Private, not-for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sharon:

  • YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Full-time enrollment: 9,726)
  • GROVE CITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; GROVE CITY, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,306)
  • SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 34 miles; SLIPPERY ROCK, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,399)
  • GENEVA COLLEGE (about 34 miles; BEAVER FALLS, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,059)
  • MOUNT UNION COLLEGE (about 48 miles; ALLIANCE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,188)
  • KENT STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 49 miles; KENT, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,677)
  • ROBERT MORRIS COLLEGE (about 55 miles; MOON TOWNSHIP, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,426)

Schools

Public high school in Sharon:

  • SHARON MS/HS (Students: 1,103; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Sharon:

  • CASE AVENUE EL SCH (Students: 671; Grades: KG – 06)
  • MUSSER EL SCH (Students: 365; Grades: KG – 06)
  • WEST HILL EL SCH (Students: 268; Grades: KG – 06)
  • BROOKFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 115 ANSON WAY; Grades: 01 – 02)
Private primary/middle school in Sharon:

  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 290; Location: 760 EAST STATE STREET; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in Sharon:

  • SHENANGO VALLEY COM LIBRARY (Operating income: $500,465; Location: 11 N SHARPSVILLE AVE; 57,635 books; 1,147 audio materials; 1,129 video materials; 138 serial subscriptions)

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