Sharon Hill is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,702 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sharon Hill is the 248th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Sharon Hill is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sharon Hill is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sharon Hill who work in office and administrative support (13.17%), healthcare (13.05%), and sales jobs (12.80%).
In Sharon Hill, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.20 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit. In addition, the borough is also quite pedestrian-friendly, because many neighborhoods are very dense and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot.
Even though Sharon Hill is a smaller borough, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The citizens of Sharon Hill are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.80% of adults in Sharon Hill have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Sharon Hill in 2010 was $20,911, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $83,644 for a family of four. However, Sharon Hill contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Sharon Hill is an extremely ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Sharon Hill home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sharon Hill residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Sharon Hill include German, Italian, English, and Liberian.
The most common language spoken in Sharon Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Indic languages and French Creole.