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Sharon is a township in Franklin County, in the Columbus metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Ohio named Sharon. For links to other places called Sharon, OH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Sharon is 40.094N. The longitude is -83.02W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 846 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 16,455.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sharon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Franklin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 43229 ZIP code.
26% of Sharon residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sharon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sharon was $34,276, compared with $21,587 nationally.
58% of Sharon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sharon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $519. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,338.
Franklin County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sharon political report.
The average commute time for Sharon workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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