South Hero, Vermont Population 2024

1,752

South Hero is a city located in Grand Isle County Vermont. South Hero has a 2024 population of 1,752. South Hero is currently growing at a rate of 0.86% annually and its population has increased by 4.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,672 in 2020.

The average household income in South Hero is $153,216 with a poverty rate of 2.78%. The median age in South Hero is 48.7 years: 48.3 years for males, and 50.8 years for females.

South Hero Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of South Hero was:

  • White: 92.87%
  • Two or more races: 4.48%
  • Black or African American: 2.65%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Vermont
Land Area (mi²)
14.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
117.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.78% (80)
The current population of South Hero, Vermont is 1,752 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,672.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,47192.87%
Two or more races714.48%
Black or African American422.65%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

South Hero Population by Race

South Hero Population Pyramid 2024

South Hero Median Age

48.7

Total

48.3

Male

50.8

Female

South Hero Adults

There are 1,302 adults, (396 of whom are seniors) in South Hero.

South Hero Age Dependency

74.8

Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

South Hero Sex Ratio

Female77148.67%
Male81351.33%

South Hero Population by Age

South Hero Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5962.6688.811.2
Married3793.05955
Non Family1621.3777.222.8
Female513.8878.421.6
Male42.251000

3.11

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

88.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

South Hero Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade151.27%
Associates Degree816.85%
Bachelors Degree35530.03%
Graduate Degree29524.96%
High School Graduate27923.6%
Less Than 9th Grade80.68%
Some College14912.61%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

South Hero Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Hero Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,1201,097630
2+ Races424210
Hispanic101010
Black10100

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

South Hero Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$78,333$90,288$59,063
Graduate Degree$59,286$75,625$58,750
High School Graduate$46,731$45,865$57,250
Less Than 9th Grade$36,563$42,500$0
Overall$55,972$51,607$57,986
Some College$52,188$47,679$55,500

$55,972

Average Earnings

$51,607

Average Male

$57,986

Average Female

South Hero Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Hero Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

South Hero Language

96.54% of South Hero residents speak only English, while 3.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.46% of the population.

South Hero Language

South Hero Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,445443.04%

2.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.81%

Male Poverty Rate

1.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Hero

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Hero is White, with 3.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Hero is White, with 3.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.2%.

South Hero Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College3.48%
High School2.87%
Bachelors or Greater2.15%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

South Hero Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed2.8%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

South Hero Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Hero Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$134,375$168,606
Households$131,458$153,216
Married Families$150,855$-999,999,999
Non Families$62,083$107,552

mean

median

Income by Household Type

South Hero Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

61.5%

Female Marriage Rate

South Hero Married by Age and Sex

male

female

South Hero Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

South Hero Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

South Hero Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

95

Number of Veterans

88

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam40
First Gulf War10
Second Gulf War3
Korea0
World War II0

South Hero Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+47
65 to 7430
55 to 6411
35 to 547
18 to 340

South Hero Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White917.46%
2+ Races45.8%

South Hero Veterans by Race

South Hero Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Hero Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.4%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

South Hero Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

South Hero Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

South Hero Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

47.85%

Born in South Hero

97.03%

Native Born

2.97%

Foreign Born

1.07%

Non Citizen

1.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.03% of South Hero residents were born in the United States, with 47.85% having been born in Vermont. 1.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

South Hero Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,827150.83%
20281,812150.83%
20271,797150.84%
20261,782150.85%
20251,767150.86%
20241,752150.86%
20231,737150.87%
20221,722150.88%
20211,707352.09%
20201,672221.33%
20191,650211.29%
20181,629241.5%
20171,605100.63%
20161,595130.82%
20151,582-31-1.92%
20141,613-14-0.86%
20131,627-2-0.12%
20121,62900%
20111,62940.25%
20101,62500%

South Hero Population by Year