Shelburne, VT

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Living in Shelburne

Shelburne is a somewhat small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 7,717 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Shelburne is the 16th largest community in Vermont.

Shelburne home prices are not only among the most expensive in Vermont, but Shelburne real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Shelburne is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.26% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Shelburne is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shelburne who work in healthcare (13.62%), business and financial occupations (11.33%), and office and administrative support (10.57%).

Of important note, Shelburne is also a town of artists. Shelburne has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Shelburne’s character.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 16.98% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Shelburne is worth considering.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Shelburne, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Shelburne is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 65.78% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Shelburne in 2018 was $56,349, which is wealthy relative to Vermont and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $225,396 for a family of four. However, Shelburne contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Shelburne home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Shelburne residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Shelburne include English, Irish, German, French Canadian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Shelburne is English. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and French.

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