Sharon, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The City of Sharon had a population of 161 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

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Sharon, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 161
Population in Households 161
Population in Familes 131
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 563
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 79
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 51
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 101 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (21.8%)
Median Home Value $60,294
Average Home Value $85,169


Median Household Income $41,165
Average Household Income $54,682
Per Capita Income $22,826
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% 0.37%
Households 0.41% 0.5%
Families 0.97% 0.39%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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, 2016 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 # 480 29th
Population Density1 # 450 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 350 48th
Median Household Income # 506 25th
Per Capita Income # 477 29th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.