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Port Sheldon is a township in Ottawa County, in the Holland-Grand Haven metro area.
The latitude of Port Sheldon is 42.899N. The longitude is -86.199W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 594 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,503.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Port Sheldon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ottawa County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Grand Rapids area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49460 ZIP code.
18% of Port Sheldon residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Port Sheldon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Port Sheldon was $26,854, compared with $21,587 nationally.
29% of Port Sheldon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Port Sheldon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $675. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,292.
Ottawa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Port Sheldon political report.
The average commute time for Port Sheldon workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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