Sharon, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sharon, Kansas - Basic Facts

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The City of Sharon had a population of 165 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Sharon is located at latitude 37.25 and longitude -98.4177 in Barber County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sharon (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Barber County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,457 feet.

The City of Sharon (GNIS ID: 2395857) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Sharon is located within Township of Sharon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Barber County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sharon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Sharon, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 165
Daytime Population: Workers 40
Daytime Population: Residents 85
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 125
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 165
Population in Familes 134
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 577
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $42,683
Average Household Income $53,957
Per Capita Income $23,104


Total Housing Units 101 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 61 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $59,615
Average Home Value $92,797


Total Households 81
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 52
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.6% 0.24%
Households 0.7% 0.25%
Families 1.11% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Sharon, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sharon to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 475 30th
Population Density # 440 34th
Diversity Index # 340 50th
Median Household Income # 512 24th
Per Capita Income # 532 21st

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