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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Shelburne a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Shelburne has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Shelburne’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.