Sharon, Michigan Population 2024

1,765

Sharon is a city located in Jackson County and Washtenaw County Michigan. Sharon has a 2024 population of 1,765. Sharon is currently declining at a rate of -0.84% annually and its population has decreased by -2.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,813 in 2020.

The average household income in Sharon is $115,529 with a poverty rate of 4.36%. The median age in Sharon is 49.7 years: 51.5 years for males, and 48.3 years for females.

Sharon Demographics

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

  • White: 94.65%
  • Two or more races: 4.88%
  • Black or African American: 0.42%
  • Other race: 0.05%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
37.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
47.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.65% (-48)
The current population of Sharon, Michigan is 1,765 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,813.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,82294.65%
Two or more races944.88%
Black or African American80.42%
Other race10.05%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sharon Population by Race

Sharon Population Pyramid 2024

Sharon Median Age

49.7

Total

51.5

Male

48.3

Female

Sharon Adults

There are 1,503 adults, (429 of whom are seniors) in Sharon.

Sharon Age Dependency

79.2

Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Sharon Sex Ratio

Female95049.35%
Male97550.65%

Sharon Population by Age

Sharon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7022.68955
Married4843.0898.61.4
Non Family1371.3184.715.3
Male572.321000
Female243.2970.829.2

2.98

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

95.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sharon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade181.31%
Associates Degree14710.71%
Bachelors Degree33724.56%
Graduate Degree16411.95%
High School Graduate30322.08%
Less Than 9th Grade100.73%
Some College39328.64%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sharon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sharon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,3091,287488
2+ Races47456
Hispanic14103
Black884
Other Race110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 50%.

Sharon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$59,375$0$56,250
Graduate Degree$94,688$106,094$81,000
High School Graduate$41,813$78,438$29,554
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$57,171$69,635$45,806
Some College$57,750$69,107$45,714

$57,171

Average Earnings

$69,635

Average Male

$45,806

Average Female

Sharon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sharon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sharon Language

94.49% of Sharon residents speak only English, while 5.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.67% of the population.

Sharon Language

Sharon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,805844.65%

4.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.46%

Male Poverty Rate

2.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sharon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sharon is White, with 4.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sharon is White, with 4.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.94%.

Sharon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater10.98%
High School2.31%
Some College2.04%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Sharon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed9.47%
Female Employed3.51%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Sharon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sharon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$112,446$126,058
Households$101,071$115,529
Married Families$124,412$-999,999,999
Non Families$51,875$68,998

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sharon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.4%

Male Marriage Rate

62.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Sharon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sharon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sharon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sharon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

112

Number of Veterans

110

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam63
Second Gulf War16
Korea6
World War II4
First Gulf War1

Sharon Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7446
75+41
35 to 5419
55 to 646
18 to 340

Sharon Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1047.19%
2+ Races714.89%
Hispanic423.53%
Other Race1100%

Sharon Veterans by Race

Sharon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sharon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

0.7%

Unemployment Rate

Sharon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sharon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sharon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79.53%

Born in Sharon

95.69%

Native Born

4.31%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

3.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.69% of Sharon residents were born in the United States, with 79.53% having been born in Michigan. 0.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sharon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,690-15-0.88%
20281,705-15-0.87%
20271,720-15-0.86%
20261,735-15-0.86%
20251,750-15-0.85%
20241,765-15-0.84%
20231,780-15-0.84%
20221,795-15-0.83%
20211,810-3-0.17%
20201,813140.78%
20191,799-11-0.61%
20181,810-2-0.11%
20171,812110.61%
20161,80150.28%
20151,79600%
20141,79640.22%
20131,792211.19%
20121,77170.4%
20111,764251.44%
20101,73900%

Sharon Population by Year