Population: 1,696. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,888 (+11.3% change)
Males: 840 (49.5%), Females: 856 (50.5%)
Grand Isle County
Median resident age: 40.2 years
Median household income: $52,344
Median house value: $163,200
Races in South Hero:
- White Non-Hispanic (97.6%)
- American Indian (1.4%)
- Two or more races (0.9%)
- Hispanic (0.5%)
Ancestries: English (21.7%), Irish (18.6%), French (15.2%), French Canadian (13.1%), German (12.6%), Italian (7.0%).
Elevation: 152 feet
For population 25 years and over in South Hero
- High school or higher: 91.8%
- Bachelor’s degree or higher: 39.7%
- Graduate or professional degree: 15.7%
- Unemployed: 1.8%
- Mean travel time to work: 27.5 minutes
For population 15 years and over in South Hero town
- Never married: 23.8%
- Now married: 60.7%
- Separated: 0.7%
- Widowed: 5.4%
- Divorced: 9.4%
3.1% Foreign born (1.4% Europe, 1.3% North America).
Population change in the 1990s: +283 (+20.0%).
- 11 miles: PLATTSBURGH (BRIDGE ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
- 11 miles: PORT KENT (RTE. 9 NORTH) – Seasonal Station. Services: free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
- 17 miles: BURLINGTON-ESSEX JUNCTION (ESSEX JUNCTION, 29 RAILROAD AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
Colleges and Universities
- SUNY COLLEGE AT PLATTSBURGH (about 12 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,601)
- SAINT MICHAELS COLLEGE (about 15 miles; COLCHESTER, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
- UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT AND STATE AGRICULTURAL COLL (about 21 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; Full-time enrollment: 8,852)
- MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,265)
- NORWICH UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; NORTHFIELD, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,585)
- ADIRONDACK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 94 miles; QUEENSBURY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,182)
- DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 97 miles; HANOVER, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,309)
- FOLSOM ED. & COMMUNITY CTR (Students: 194; Location: 75 SOUTH STREET; Grades: KG – 08)