Sharon, Connecticut Population 2021

2,669
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Sharon is a city located in Litchfield County Connecticut. Sharon has a 2020 population of 2,669. Sharon is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually and its population has decreased by -3.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,779 in 2010. Sharon reached it's highest population of 2,779 in 2010.

The average household income in Sharon is $149,514 with a poverty rate of 15.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $954 per month, and the median house value is $374,100. The median age in Sharon is 56.2 years, 56.7 years for males, and 55.6 years for females.

Sharon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sharon was:

  • White: 93.56%
  • Two or more races: 3.30%
  • Black or African American: 1.67%
  • Asian: 1.48%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Sharon, Connecticut is 2,669 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,699.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,779.

Sharon, Connecticut Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,52693.56%
Two or More Races893.30%
Black or African American451.67%
Asian401.48%
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Sharon Population by Race

Sharon Population Pyramid $2021

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Sharon Median Age

56.2


Total

56.7


Male

55.6


Female

Sharon Adults

There are 2,304 adults, (889 of whom are seniors) in Sharon.

Sharon Age Dependency

90.8

Age Dependency Ratio

62.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28

Child Dependency Ratio

Sharon Sex Ratio

Female

1,474

54.59%

Male

1,226

45.41%

Sharon Population by Age

Sharon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sharon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85%15%
All73.9%26.1%
Non Family70.5%29.5%
Female0%100%
Male0%100%

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sharon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2782.0373.9
Married7352.4385
Non Family4541.1270.5
Female462.170
Male434.720

2.37

Average Family Size

2.03

Average Household Size

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Sharon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade793.56%
9th to 12th Grade542.43%
High School Graduate64629.09%
Some College25311.39%
Associates Degree2169.73%
Bachelors Degree53624.13%
Graduate Degree43719.68%
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Sharon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sharon Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,0861,991939
Hispanic50507
Black457
Asian404027

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.50%.

Sharon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,310$58,406$39,205
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$57,612$59,496$35,823
Some College$41,136$40,594$53,542
Bachelors Degree$39,703$48,929$38,125
Graduate Degree$81,875$101,875$61,964

$48,310

Average Earnings

$58,406

Average Male

$39,205

Average Female

Sharon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sharon Language by Age

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Sharon Language

95.23% of Sharon residents speak only English, while 4.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.02% of the population.

Sharon Language

Sharon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,38227311.46%
Multiple8989100.00%
Black4545100.00%

15.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.30%

Male Poverty Rate

19.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sharon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sharon is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sharon is White, with 11.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.92%.

Sharon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.57%
Bachelors or Greater10.07%
Some College9.52%
High School8.45%

Sharon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed65.63%
Female Employed5.41%
Male Employed5.22%

Sharon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sharon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$81,919$149,514
Families$111,453$186,848
Married Families$114,393-
Non Families$47,770$77,231
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Income by Household Type

Sharon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.8%

Male Marriage Rate

61.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Sharon Married by Age and Sex

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Sharon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Sharon Marital Status by Race

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Sharon Marital Status

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197

Number of Veterans

184

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam88
World War II10
Korea9
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War

Sharon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+75
65 to 7472
35 to 5450
55 to 64
18 to 34

Sharon Veterans by Age

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Sharon Veterans by Race

Sharon Veterans by Education

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8.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sharon Veterans by Education

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62%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Sharon Employment by Age

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Sharon Employment by Race

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Sharon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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47.30%

Born in Sharon

92.81%

Native Born

7.19%

Foreign Born

2.22%

Non Citizen

4.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.81% of Sharon residents were born in the United States, with 47.30% having been born in Connecticut. 2.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sharon Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,669-10-0.37%
20202,679-10-0.37%
20192,689-10-0.37%
20182,699-9-0.33%
20172,708-19-0.70%
20162,727210.78%
20152,706-21-0.77%
20142,727-24-0.87%
20132,751-2-0.07%
20122,753-14-0.51%
20112,767-12-0.43%
20102,7790.00%

Sharon Population by Year