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 professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sharon Hill who work in office and administrative support (14.42%), healthcare (12.11%), and healthcare suport services (10.06%).
One downside of living in Sharon Hill is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Sharon Hill, the average commute to work is 31.38 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the borough, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative. In addition, it is also a pedestrian-friendly borough. Many of Sharon Hill’s neighborhoods are dense enough and have amenities close enough together that people find it feasible to get around on foot.
Despite being a small borough, Sharon Hill has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The percentage of adults in Sharon Hill who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.29% of the adults in Sharon Hill have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Sharon Hill in 2010 was $19,778, which is low income relative to Pennsylvania, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $79,112 for a family of four.
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 Italian, German, African, and French .
The most common language spoken in Sharon Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Indic languages.