Sharon, WI Population

Population: 1,549. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,570 (+1.4% change)
Males: 784 (50.6%), Females: 765 (49.4%)

Walworth County

Zip code: 53585

Median resident age: 32.4 years
Median household income: $39,330
Median house value: $98,100

Races in Sharon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.9%)
  • Hispanic (7.3%)
  • Other race (3.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Black (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (35.5%), Irish (14.6%), United States (6.9%), English (6.8%), Norwegian (4.7%), Polish (4.5%).

Elevation: 1027 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sharon

  • High school or higher: 78.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sharon village

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

3.6% Foreign born (2.6% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +267 (+20.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Sharon:

  • HARVARD COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; HARVARD, IL)
  • NORTHWEST SUBURBAN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; BELVIDERE, IL)
  • AURORA LAKELAND MEDICAL CTR (about 20 miles; ELKHORN, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sharon:

  • ROCK CO (about 23 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 33 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 57 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Abbreviation: ENW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sharon:

  • BIG FOOT AIRFIELD (about 6 miles; WALWORTH, WI; Abbreviation: 7V3)
  • DACY (about 11 miles; HARVARD, IL; Abbreviation: 0C0)
  • LAKE LAWN (about 13 miles; DELAVAN, WI; Abbreviation: C59)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sharon:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 22 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • ROCK VALLEY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (about 33 miles; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,707)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; DeKalb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,477)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 41 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; ELGIN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,077)
  • COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY (about 50 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,973)
Public primary/middle school in Sharon:

  • SHARON EL (Students: 301; Location: 104 E SCHOOL ST; Grades: PK – 08)

Libraries

Library in Sharon:

  • BRIGHAM MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $60,298; Location: 131 PLAIN ST.; 15,495 books; 579 audio materials; 1,027 video materials; 56 serial subscriptions)