Shelburne is a somewhat small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 7,759 people and just one neighborhood, Shelburne is the 17th largest community in Vermont.
Real Estate Prices
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.
Occupations and Workforce
Shelburne is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.43% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Shelburne is a town of professionals, managers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shelburne who work in management occupations (16.95%), sales jobs (8.97%) and teaching (8.63%).
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.
Also of interest is that Shelburne has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.80% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Shelburne is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Shelburne really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Shelburne perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.