Sharon Hill is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 5,689 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sharon Hill is the 248th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Sharon Hill is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sharon Hill is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sharon Hill who work in sales jobs (15.55%), food service (15.37%), and office and administrative support (10.91%).
Also of interest is that Sharon Hill has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In Sharon Hill, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.08 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.
In terms of college education, Sharon Hill is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.26% of adults 25 and older in Sharon Hill have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Sharon Hill in 2018 was $26,129, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,516 for a family of four. However, Sharon Hill contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Sharon Hill is a very 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 Liberian, Irish, German, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Sharon Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Italian.