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  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C
Shady Shores is a suburb of Dallas with a population of 2,834. Shady Shores is in Denton County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Shady Shores offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Shady Shores there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Shady Shores and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Shady Shores are highly rated.
About Shady Shores...
Population
2,834

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$288,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,286
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    12%
  • Own
    88%
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Shady Shores Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    17%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%

Working in Shady Shores

Jobs
A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$103,313
National
$55,322
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Shady Shores Reviews

2 reviews
I love Shady Shores. It is a small town with a great community. It is close to three good colleges, and the public schools in the area are great and really close.
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What I like most about Shady Shores is the sense of home it has. Its a small town and everyone seems to look out for one another.