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Sharon is a town in Walworth County, in the Whitewater metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Sharon. For links to other places called Sharon, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Sharon is 42.540N. The longitude is -88.717W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 951 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 912.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sharon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Walworth County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53585 ZIP code.
32% of Sharon residents report German ancestry, and 11% 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 $20,023, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% 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 $544. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $964.
Walworth 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 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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