Introduction to Shelburne, Vermont
Shelburne, Vermont, in Chittenden county, is 115 miles N of Schenectady, New York and 177 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is located in the Burlington metropolitan area. Shelburne has a population of 6,944.
Shelburne was chartered to Jesse Hallock and sixty four other associates by Governor Benning Wentworth in 1763. It was named in honor of William Petty, who was the second Earl of Shelburne. He was the Prime Minister of Britain and also a celebrated nobleman. The economy of Shelburne was based on farming during its early years. Commercial activities began to increase following the War of 1812.
Shelburne and nearby Attractions
Things To Do In Shelburne
Local golfers can enjoy a round at the Kwiniaska Golf Course. Churches in the area include the First Baptist Church of Shelburne and the Saint Catherine of Siena Church. The Pierson Free Library, the Shelburne Museum Research Library and the National Museum of the Morgan Horse Library are all nearby.
Burlington International is the nearest major airport.
Shelburne Higher Education
Students in the area can pursue higher education at institutions like Middlebury College, Dartmouth College and Norwich University.
Shelburne strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Vermont):
Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
Low Property Crime
People in Middle Class or Better
Low Violent Crime
Low Rate of Poverty
Comparing Shelburne to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Vermont (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Short Commute Times|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Housing Recently Built|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Low Property Crime|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||115 miles N of Schenectady, New York (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||177 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts|
|Standard Zip Codes||05482|
|Phone Area Codes||802|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||BURLINGTON INTL AP|
|Jan Temp||9 to 27 F|
|Apr Temp||34 to 53 F|
|Jul Temp||60 to 81 F|
|Oct Temp||39 to 56 F|
|Annual Precip||36 inches|
|Jan Temp||10 to 27 F|
|Apr Temp||34 to 53 F|
|Jul Temp||61 to 81 F|
|Oct Temp||41 to 57 F|
|Annual Precip||32.5 inches|
|Jan Temp||4 to 28 F|
|Apr Temp||30 to 54 F|
|Jul Temp||56 to 82 F|
|Oct Temp||33 to 58 F|
|Annual Precip||36.5 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.08|
|American Indian & Alaskan||7||0.1%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||60||0.9%|
|Est. 2005 Population||6,995|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|French (except Basque)||10.3%|
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||5%|
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