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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B
Shorewood is a suburb of Minneapolis with a population of 7,696. Shorewood is in Hennepin County and is one of the best places to live in Minnesota. Living in Shorewood offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Shorewood there are a lot of parks. Residents of Shorewood tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Shorewood are highly rated.
About Shorewood...
Population
7,696

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$436,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,288
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    6%
  • Own
    94%
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Shorewood 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
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    16%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    18%
  • 55-64 years
    20%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    41%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%

Working in Shorewood

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$127,361
National
$55,322
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Shorewood Reviews

14 reviews
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Part of it is on beautiful Lake Minnetonka. Very close to Excelsior with good restaurants, fun bars and interesting stores. A long walking/ biking path takes you through forested areas to the east and west. Close to the city but closer to the great outdoors. Lots of parks and lakeside areas to enjoy it, weather permitting!
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I love everything about Shorewood!
Best school district. Country feel with a touch of city . Respectable people .
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Great community, amazing schools almost zero crime pet friendly Love love love!!!!!!!!!
Wildlife is great!