Sharpsville is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 4,271 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sharpsville is the 339th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Sharpsville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sharpsville is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sharpsville who work in sales jobs (13.25%), office and administrative support (10.69%), and healthcare (8.07%).
Residents of the borough have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.77 minutes getting to work every day.
The education level of Sharpsville citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.45% of adults 25 and older in Sharpsville have a college degree.
The per capita income in Sharpsville in 2010 was $21,555, 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 $86,220 for a family of four.
The people who call Sharpsville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sharpsville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Sharpsville include Irish, Italian, English, and Slovak.
The most common language spoken in Sharpsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Italian.