Sheldon, VT Population

By | July 1, 2019

Population: 1,990. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,240 (+12.6% change)
Males: 976 (49.0%), Females: 1,014 (51.0%)

Franklin County

Median resident age: 34.3 years
Median household income: $42,179
Median house value: $94,200

Races in Sheldon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.2%)
  • American Indian (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)

Ancestries: French Canadian (20.2%), French (18.6%), United States (14.9%), Irish (13.7%), English (10.4%), German (3.3%).

Elevation: 373 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sheldon

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sheldon town

  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

1.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +79 (+4.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Sheldon:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sheldon:

Other public-use airports nearest to Sheldon:

  • FRANKLIN COUNTY STATE (about 11 miles; HIGHGATE, VT; Abbreviation: FSO)
  • ROUSES POINT (about 29 miles; ROUSES POINT, NY; Abbreviation: K21)
  • MORRISVILLE-STOWE STATE (about 34 miles; MORRISVILLE, VT; Abbreviation: MVL)
Amtrak station near Sheldon:

  • 12 miles: ST. ALBANS (40 FEDERAL ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sheldon:

  • SAINT MICHAELS COLLEGE (about 31 miles; COLCHESTER, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT AND STATE AGRICULTURAL COLL (about 32 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; Full-time enrollment: 8,852)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PLATTSBURGH (about 39 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,601)
  • NORWICH UNIVERSITY (about 55 miles; NORTHFIELD, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,585)
  • MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE (about 63 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,265)
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 94 miles; HANOVER, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,309)
  • ADIRONDACK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 119 miles; QUEENSBURY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,182)
Public primary/middle school in Sheldon:

  • SHELDON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 317; Location: 78 POOR FARM ROAD; Grades: PK – 08)

Libraries

Library in Sheldon:

  • SHELDON PUBLIC (Operating income: $4,304; Location: 1640 MAIN ST., P.O. BOX 12; 5,619 books; 14 audio materials; 47 video materials; 31 serial subscriptions)