Shelburne, Ontario Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Shelburne, a town in Canada with a land area of 6.56 km2 and has a population density of 1370.80 people per km2.

The data includes average age, age distribution, marital status, individual and household income, spoken languages, employment and unemployment rates, occupations, religion, and various other characteristics.

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Population Characteristics

Based on the latest census, it is estimated the total population in Shelburne is around 8,994 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Shelburne in 2021 census have increased 10.68% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
8,1268,994 +10.68%

Population By Genders

Of the 8,994 total population in Shelburne, the largest gender is female with around 4,650 women within the population.

4,3504,650 +6.45%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 8,126 population in Shelburne, majority of them are in the age of 30 to 34 years years old, with 7.50% of them are male and 8.20% female. While the median age of the whole population is 36.80.

0 to 4 years330 7.60%300 6.50% 9.09%620 6.90%
5 to 9 years345 7.90%315 6.80% 8.70%660 7.30%
10 to 14 years350 8.00%335 7.20% 4.29%690 7.70%
15 to 19 years255 5.90%310 6.70% 17.74%565 6.30%
20 to 24 years265 6.10%205 4.40% 22.64%470 5.20%
25 to 29 years275 6.30%280 6.00% 1.79%555 6.20%
30 to 34 years325 7.50%380 8.20% 14.47%705 7.80%
35 to 39 years340 7.80%335 7.20% 1.47%675 7.50%
40 to 44 years320 7.40%340 7.30% 5.88%665 7.40%
45 to 49 years280 6.40%280 6.00% 0.00%565 6.30%
50 to 54 years230 5.30%280 6.00% 17.86%510 5.70%
55 to 59 years275 6.30%285 6.10% 3.51%560 6.20%
60 to 64 years220 5.10%235 5.10% 6.38%455 5.10%
65 to 69 years165 3.80%175 3.80% 5.71%345 3.80%
70 to 74 years165 3.80%195 4.20% 15.38%360 4.00%
75 to 79 years75 1.70%150 3.20% 50.00%225 2.50%
80 to 84 years60 1.40%105 2.30% 42.86%165 1.80%
85 years and over60 1.40%135 2.90% 55.56%200 2.20%
85 to 89 years40 0.90%70 1.50% 42.86%110 1.20%
90 to 94 years20 0.50%45 1.00% 55.56%60 0.70%
95 to 99 years5 0.10%20 0.40% 75.00%25 0.30%
100 years and over0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%0 0.00%

Broader Age Groups

If we look at the population data from the broader age groups, we can see that most people in Shelburne are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

0 to 14 years23.60%20.40%22.00%
15 to 64 years64.10%63.00%63.70%
65 years and over12.30%16.60%14.50%
Average age of the population36.30%39.30%37.80%
Median age of the population35.20%38.00%36.80%

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Population of Shelburne by Ethnicity and Origin

In Shelburne, the population data reflects a diverse range of ethnicities, contributing to the vibrant cultural landscape. Shelburne embraces various ethnic groups, each adding to its dynamic societal fabric.

The population statistics underscore the importance of this multicultural diversity, emphasizing Shelburne's dedication to inclusivity and the appreciation of distinct contributions that each ethnicity brings to the shared narrative of the area.

Here are the top 10 ethnicities in Shelburne.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Indian (India)5.83%4.97%5.39%
British Isles3.85%3.65%3.75%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Shelburne, which totals 8,126, the majority, consisting of 2,205 people live in a single-detached house. Additionally, the majority of them are living in households with a size of 2 persons.

Household Size

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
1 person60510.00%
2 persons84513.95%
3 persons5459.00%
4 persons5609.25%
5 or more persons4607.60%

Income in Shelburne

The population data in a region can offer valuable insights when analyzed in relation to income levels. By examining the income distribution within Shelburne, we can gain a deeper understanding of the socioeconomic dynamics at play.

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Shelburne is $43,200 (according to the 2020 data).

Per capita income data in a region provides a comprehensive snapshot of the average income earned by each individual residing within that area. By dividing the total income generated in the region by its population, per capita income quantifies the economic well-being of the population on an individual basis.

This data not only reflects the region's overall economic performance but also offers insights into income distribution, quality of life, and potential disparities.

Household Income

The median household income in Shelburne is $99,000 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Shelburne provides crucial insights into the economic landscape and living standards of its residents. By analyzing this data, policymakers, researchers, and businesses in Canada gain a comprehensive understanding of income distribution, socioeconomic disparities, and trends within Shelburne.

Education Levels in Shelburne

This data captures the distribution of individuals across various educational milestones, such as high school diplomas, college degrees, and beyond.

This information is pivotal in shaping educational policies, workforce development strategies, and initiatives aimed at enhancing access to quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities within Shelburne.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher6551,0601,72015.15%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate2,2651,6703,94534.00%
No certificate, diploma or degree8559201,77514.75%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree2,4203,3755,80051.25%

Employment in Shelburne

This comprehensive dataset offers a detailed snapshot of Shelburne's employment trends, encompassing various sectors, industries, and job categories.

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 7.02% which is quite high acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate63.06%
Unemployment rate7.02%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Shelburne working as an employee. Most of them (77.70%) are working permanent position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in Shelburne working self-employed.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

The industry employment sectors census data provides valuable insights into the diverse economic landscape of a specific region in Shelburne. By categorizing and quantifying the distribution of employment across various sectors such as manufacturing, healthcare, technology, education, and more, this data illuminates the region's economic composition.

As we can see from the table below, most of the people (15%) in Shelburne are working in the manufacturing sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting40101%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction000%
Wholesale trade125303%
Retail trade30031013%
Transportation and warehousing245957%
Information and cultural industries25251%
Finance and insurance60903%
Real estate and rental and leasing40201%
Professional, scientific and technical services951305%
Management of companies and enterprises1500%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services951205%
Educational services702156%
Health care and social assistance7052012%
Arts, entertainment and recreation35251%
Accommodation and food services701956%
Other services (except public administration)901205%
Public administration105603%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Shelburne. This data offers a comprehensive view of where individuals are employed, shedding light on the geographic distribution of workplaces and the flow of workers across various areas.

Only using 25% sample data.
Work LocationMenWomenTotalPercentage
Worked at home23538061014.20%
Worked outside Canada00100.20%
No fixed workplace address44015559513.80%
Usual place of work1,6151,4853,10071.90%


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Shelburne travel to work or school, highlighting the prevalence of various modes of transportation such as carpooling, public transit, cycling, and walking.

This data aids in the formulation of targeted transportation policies and the development of efficient transit systems, ultimately contributing to sustainable urban planning and enhancing the overall quality of life for residents in the region.

Commuting Duration

The commuting duration captures the average time individuals spend traveling to their workplaces, shedding light on the efficiency of public transit systems, road networks, and the overall accessibility of the region.

Only using 25% sample data.
Less than 15 minutes24.30%
15 to 29 minutes21.50%
30 to 44 minutes11.80%
45 to 59 minutes14.20%
60 minutes and over28.00%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Shelburne offers a multifaceted lens onto societal dynamics. This intricate data repository encapsulates the diverse array of marital bonds within the locale.

Long-term commitments, such as marriages, civil unions, and common-law partnerships, coalesce into a mosaic that mirrors the region's social fabric. By examining trends in marital status, we can discern evolving norms and preferences around Shelburne area, gauging the ebb and flow between tradition and modernity.

Married or living common-law
Married or living common-law

Language Spoken

This gathered data offers a panoramic view of linguistic diversity, showcasing bilingual harmonies and solo language elegances. Beyond mere language, this data narrates the symphony of Canada's cultural landscape.

In Shelburne, the most used official language is English. Around 8,680 people in the area speak English.

English and French15
Neither English nor French50


This gathered data offers a panoramic view of linguistic diversity, showcasing bilingual harmonies and solo language elegances. Beyond mere language, this data narrates the symphony of Canada's cultural landscape.

The most common religion in Shelburne is Christian. Around 4,470 people in Shelburne are Christian (1,995 males and 1,995 females).