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, Sharpsville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sharpsville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sharpsville is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sharpsville who work in office and administrative support (15.26%), sales jobs (10.40%), and healthcare (7.15%).
Also of interest is that Sharpsville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One of the benefits of Sharpsville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.82 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
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. 20.65% of adults 25 and older in Sharpsville have a college degree.
The per capita income in Sharpsville in 2010 was $21,919, 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 $87,676 for a family of four. However, Sharpsville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Italian, Irish, English, and Slovak.
The most common language spoken in Sharpsville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Spanish.