Sharon, North Dakota

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Sharon, North Dakota
City
Street scene in Sharon, North Dakota
Street scene in Sharon, North Dakota
Location of Sharon, North Dakota
Location of Sharon, North Dakota
Coordinates: 47°35′55″N 97°53′46″W / 47.59861°N 97.89611°W / 47.59861; -97.89611Coordinates: 47°35′55″N 97°53′46″W / 47.59861°N 97.89611°W / 47.59861; -97.89611
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Steele
Area[1]
 • Total 1.55 sq mi (4.01 km2)
 • Land 1.54 sq mi (3.99 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 1,512 ft (461 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 96
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 95
 • Density 62/sq mi (24/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code 58277
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-71940
GNIS feature ID 1032036[4]

Sharon is a city in Steele County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 96 at the 2010 census.[5] Sharon was founded in 1896.

Geography[edit]

Sharon is located at 47°35′55″N 97°53′46″W / 47.59861°N 97.89611°W / 47.59861; -97.89611 (47.598567, -97.896073).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.55 square miles (4.01 km2), of which, 1.54 square miles (3.99 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910304
192036219.1%
1930328−9.4%
194037113.1%
1950312−15.9%
1960251−19.6%
1970201−19.9%
1980166−17.4%
1990119−28.3%
2000109−8.4%
201096−11.9%
Est. 201695[3]−1.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]
2014 Estimate[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 96 people, 46 households, and 29 families residing in the city. The population density was 62.3 inhabitants per square mile (24.1/km2). There were 73 housing units at an average density of 47.4 per square mile (18.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.8% White and 6.3% Native American.

There were 46 households of which 26.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.0% were non-families. 37.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.09 and the average family size was 2.69.

The median age in the city was 52.5 years. 25% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 14.6% were from 25 to 44; 31.3% were from 45 to 64; and 27.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.1% male and 47.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 109 people, 57 households, and 29 families residing in the city. The population density was 70.6 people per square mile (27.3/km²). There were 76 housing units at an average density of 49.3 per square mile (19.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.50% White, 1.83% Native American, and 3.67% from two or more races.

There were 57 households out of which 15.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.9% were married couples living together, 1.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 47.4% were non-families. 45.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.91 and the average family size was 2.70.

In the city, the population was spread out with 16.5% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 15.6% from 25 to 44, 33.0% from 45 to 64, and 29.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 51 years. For every 100 females, there were 127.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 127.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,583, and the median income for a family was $43,125. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,818. There were no families and 7.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 4.5% of those over 64.

Notable people[edit]

Climate[edit]

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Sharon has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-06-14.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-14.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2 May 2011.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved January 19, 2014.
  8. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on May 22, 2015. Retrieved July 3, 2015.
  9. ^ Climate Summary for Sharon, North Dakota