Profile for Shelburne, Massachusetts, MA
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Shelburne is a town in Franklin County, in the Springfield metro area.
The community was named after Lord Shelburne, English prime minister
The latitude of Shelburne is 42.589N. The longitude is -72.688W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,093 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,058.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Shelburne demographic reports
Shelburne is on the Deerfield River
The first Yale locks were manufactured here by Linus Yale in 1851
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 2. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1 per 1,000 people.
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Historic sites and museums: Bridge of Flowers
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)
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Ancestry & family history
10% of Shelburne residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shelburne ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shelburne was $20,329, compared with $21,587 nationally.
37% of Shelburne residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Shelburne, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $473. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $925.
Libraries in Shelburne include Shelburne Free Public Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Shelburne workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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