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Sharon is a city in Mercer County, in the Youngstown-Warren metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Sharon. For links to other places called Sharon, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Sharon is 41.233N. The longitude is -80.493W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,001 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,735.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sharon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mercer County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Sharon area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 16146 ZIP code.
21% of Sharon residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sharon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sharon was $15,913, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Sharon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sharon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $323. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $692.
Libraries in Sharon include Shenango Valley Com Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Sharon include Sharon Herald
Mercer County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sharon political report.
The average commute time for Sharon workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Sharon between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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