Sharon, Massachusetts Population 2020

5,655

Sharon is a city located in Massachusetts. Sharon has a 2020 population of 5,655. Sharon is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -0.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,658 in 2010. Sharon reached it's highest population of 6,076 in 2013.

The average household income in Sharon is $162,214 with a poverty rate of 2.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,375 per month, and the median house value is $462,800. The median age in Sharon is 40.5 years, 39.9 years for males, and 41 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.0 males.

Sharon Demographics

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

  • White: 87.27%
  • Asian: 9.02%
  • Two or more races: 1.31%
  • Other race: 1.24%
  • Black or African American: 1.03%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sharon, Massachusetts is 5,655, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,655.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,658.

Sharon, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,93587.27%
Asian5109.02%
Two or More Races741.31%
Some Other Race701.24%
Black or African American581.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.14%

Sharon Population Pyramid 2020

Sharon Median Age

40.5


Total

39.9


Male

41


Female

Sharon Adults

There are 4,042 adults, (691 of whom are seniors) in Sharon.

Sharon Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sharon Sex Ratio

Female

2,856

50.50%

Male

2,799

49.50%

Sharon Households and Families

Sharon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sharon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married97.9%2.1%
All89.6%10.4%
Female75.7%24.3%
Non Family68.8%31.2%
Male64.3%35.7%

89.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9882.8489.6
Married1,3893.3297.9
Non Family4331.3468.8
Female1522.875.7
Male142.5764.3

3.22

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sharon Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade511.40%
9th to 12th Grade170.47%
High School Graduate2907.96%
Some College38710.63%
Associates Degree2406.59%
Bachelors Degree1,15131.60%
Graduate Degree1,50641.35%

Sharon Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,2543,2082,356
Asian292270250
Black505024
Other Race313120
Hispanic18187
Native American88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 85.62%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$71,122$83,773$58,429
Less Than High School$45,302$45,560$
High School Grad$31,250$31,190$31,328
Some College$42,485$51,731$40,302
Bachelors Degree$78,563$84,639$64,815
Graduate Degree$89,181$126,581$64,444

$71,122

Average Earnings

$83,773

Average Male

$58,429

Average Female

Sharon Language

Sharon Language by Age

Sharon Language

71.08% of Sharon residents speak only English, while 28.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 19.99% of the population.

Sharon Poverty

Sharon Poverty by Race

2.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.47%

Male Poverty Rate

1.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sharon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sharon is White, with 2.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sharon is White, with 2.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.57%.

Name Poverty
Some College9.73%
High School8.62%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Employed2.24%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Sharon Income

Sharon Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$132,424$162,214
Families$146,741$184,444
Married Families$156,417-
Non Families$54,219$77,823

Sharon Marital Status

Sharon Marital Status

Marriage Rates

64.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.4%

Male Marriage Rate

63.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Sharon Married by Age and Sex

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

Sharon Veterans

223

Number of Veterans

202

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam109
Korea40
Second Gulf War34
World War II8
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7496
35 to 5466
75+48
55 to 6413
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White1985.42%
Asian258.42%

$Sharon Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sharon Employment Status

74.5%

Labor Force Participation

70%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Sharon Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

47.75%

Born in Massachusetts

80.35%

Native Born

19.65%

Foreign Born

5.23%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

80.35% of Sharon residents were born in the United States, with 47.75% having been born in Massachusetts. 5.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,6550.00%
20195,6550.00%
20185,655-37-0.65%
20175,692-149-2.55%
20165,841-91-1.53%
20155,932-78-1.30%
20146,010-66-1.09%
20136,0762203.76%
20125,8563245.86%
20115,532-126-2.23%
20105,6580.00%