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Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Sharon Hill had a population of 5,746 as of July 1, 2017. Sharon Hill ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sharon Hill is located at latitude 39.9074 and longitude -75.2678 in Delaware County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Sharon Hill (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Delaware County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 79 feet.

The Borough of Sharon Hill (GNIS ID: 1215196) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sharon Hill 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 Hill, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,746
Daytime Population: Workers 1,632
Daytime Population: Residents 3,294
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,926
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 5,741
Population in Familes 4,773
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 7,446
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $53,599
Average Household Income $63,283
Per Capita Income $23,191


Total Housing Units 2,275 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,424 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 680 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 171 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $131,971
Average Home Value $143,346


Total Households 2,104
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 1,414
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 0.12% 0.1%
Households -0.05% 0.0%
Families -0.16% -0.07%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Sharon Hill, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sharon Hill to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania 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 # 216 88th
Population Density # 42 98th
Diversity Index # 96 95th
Median Household Income # 753 57th
Per Capita Income # 1293 27th

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