Sharon, TN Population

Population: 988. Estimated population in July 2020: 935 (-5.4% change)
Males: 478 (48.4%), Females: 510 (51.6%)

Zip code: 38255

Median resident age: 44.1 years
Median household income: $27,639
Median house value: $51,400

Races in Sharon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.0%)
  • Black (10.2%)

Ancestries: United States (33.3%), English (11.7%), Irish (11.4%), German (4.9%), Italian (2.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%).

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sharon

  • High school or higher: 63.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sharon town

  • Never married: 15.2%
  • Now married: 60.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -116 (-10.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Sharon:

  • HEALTHSOUTH CANE CREEK REHAB HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; MARTIN, TN)
  • METHODIST HEALTHCARE-VOLUNTEER HOSPITL (about 9 miles; MARTIN, TN)
  • GIBSON GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; TRENTON, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sharon:

  • MC KELLAR-SIPES REGIONAL (about 45 miles; JACKSON, TN; Abbreviation: MKL)
  • BARKLEY REGIONAL (about 57 miles; PADUCAH, KY; Abbreviation: PAH)
  • CAPE GIRARDEAU REGIONAL (about 85 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Abbreviation: CGI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sharon:

  • EVERETT-STEWART (about 15 miles; UNION CITY, TN; Abbreviation: UCY)
  • FULTON (about 21 miles; FULTON, KY; Abbreviation: 1M7)
  • GIBSON COUNTY (about 22 miles; TRENTON, TN; Abbreviation: TGC)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sharon:

  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 7 miles; MARTIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,131)
  • UNION UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 91 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MACON CAMPUS (about 102 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,979)
  • AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 104 miles; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,744)
Public primary/middle school in Sharon:

  • SHARON SCHOOL (Students: 216; Location: 254 N WOODLAWN DR; Grades: KG – 08)

Libraries

Library in Sharon:

  • SHARON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $14,738; Location: 133 MAIN ST.; 6,962 books; 166 audio materials; 326 video materials; 4 serial subscriptions)

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