Sharon, New York Population 2024

1,675

Sharon is a city located in Montgomery County, Otsego County, and Schoharie County New York. Sharon has a 2024 population of 1,675. Sharon is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually and its population has decreased by -0.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,691 in 2020.

The average household income in Sharon is $74,418 with a poverty rate of 17.25%. The median age in Sharon is 39.2 years: 39.9 years for males, and 37.5 years for females.

Sharon Demographics

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

  • White: 94.54%
  • Two or more races: 3.15%
  • Asian: 0.94%
  • Black or African American: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.55%
  • Other race: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
39.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
42.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.95% (-16)
The current population of Sharon, New York is 1,675 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,691.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,71394.54%
Two or more races573.15%
Asian170.94%
Black or African American100.55%
Native American100.55%
Other race50.28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sharon Population by Race

Sharon Population Pyramid 2024

Sharon Median Age

39.2

Total

39.9

Male

37.5

Female

Sharon Adults

There are 1,388 adults, (337 of whom are seniors) in Sharon.

Sharon Age Dependency

72.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Sharon Sex Ratio

Female96453.2%
Male84846.8%

Sharon Population by Age

Sharon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6972.5771.328.7
Married3413.0188.311.7
Non Family2081.1962.537.5
Female1093.2340.459.6
Male394.2156.443.6

2.98

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

71.3%

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 Grade746.27%
Associates Degree1048.81%
Bachelors Degree21318.05%
Graduate Degree746.27%
High School Graduate39333.31%
Less Than 9th Grade413.47%
Some College28123.81%

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
White1,1401,034278
2+ Races25223
Hispanic775
Asian600
Black444
Native American441
Other Race111

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 100%.

Sharon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$33,000$53,906$0
Graduate Degree$70,313$98,750$62,083
High School Graduate$42,500$45,833$29,464
Less Than 9th Grade$0$39,000$6,944
Overall$41,667$59,000$29,741
Some College$43,750$65,417$31,875

$41,667

Average Earnings

$59,000

Average Male

$29,741

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

97.13% of Sharon residents speak only English, while 2.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.93% of the population.

Sharon Language

Sharon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,69225615.13%
Hispanic563358.93%
Multiple572035.09%
Asian141178.57%
Black10440%

17.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.58%

Male Poverty Rate

16.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sharon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sharon is Asian, with 78.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sharon is White, with 15.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.51%.

Sharon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.87%
Some College13.51%
High School12.72%
Bachelors or Greater6.27%

Sharon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed10.91%
Male Employed9.48%
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$65,481$79,492
Households$64,850$74,418
Married Families$81,908$-999,999,999
Non Families$29,167$40,903

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sharon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

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 55-64.

Sharon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sharon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

86

Number of Veterans

79

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam38
Second Gulf War18
First Gulf War14
Korea10
World War II0

Sharon Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+36
65 to 7422
55 to 6419
35 to 549
18 to 340

Sharon Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White816.11%
Hispanic519.23%
Black440%
Other Race1100%

Sharon Veterans by Race

Sharon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sharon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

3.2%

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

98.18%

Native Born

1.82%

Foreign Born

0.44%

Non Citizen

1.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.18% of Sharon residents were born in the United States, with 79.53% having been born in New York. 0.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sharon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,635-8-0.49%
20281,643-8-0.48%
20271,651-8-0.48%
20261,659-8-0.48%
20251,667-8-0.48%
20241,675-8-0.48%
20231,683-8-0.47%
20221,691-8-0.47%
20211,69980.47%
20201,691-80-4.52%
20191,771-9-0.51%
20181,780-3-0.17%
20171,783-4-0.22%
20161,787-4-0.22%
20151,791-20-1.1%
20141,811-15-0.82%
20131,826-8-0.44%
20121,834-17-0.92%
20111,85110.05%
20101,85000%

Sharon Population by Year