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Sharon Springs is a village in Schoharie County, in the Albany metro area.

The community was named for the presence of white sulphur springs

The latitude of Sharon Springs is 42.795N. The longitude is -74.617W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,102 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 537.


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Median household income
Local
$37,969
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sharon Springs demographic reports
Developed as a spa in the 1820s

The local economy rebounded after World War II, when Jewish refugees visited area resorts

The village moldered with the decline of the mineral spas. However, in recent years, local residents have begun restoring some of the historic buildings

Historic sites and museums: Sharon Historical Museum Complex
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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20% of Sharon Springs residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sharon Springs ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sharon Springs was $24,664, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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26% of Sharon Springs residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Sharon Springs include Sharon Springs Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Sharon Springs, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $401.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $745.


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Libraries in Sharon Springs include Sharon Springs Free Library ... View libraries

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Schoharie County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sharon Springs political report.

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The average commute time for Sharon Springs workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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