Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsA+
- Crime & SafetyB-
- Good for FamiliesA+
- Cost of LivingC+
- Health & FitnessA-
- Outdoor ActivitiesA-
Shorewood is a suburb of Milwaukee with a population of 13,344. Shorewood is in Milwaukee County and is one of the best places to live in Wisconsin. Living in Shorewood offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Shorewood there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Shorewood and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Shorewood are highly rated.
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Shorewood will always be home to me. In general, all residents are extremely warm and caring. I’ve never had an issue with strangers before. The community is pretty tight knit and really care for each other. There’s a big emphasis on education, specifically the music and arts program, which is amazing to see- something that’s not always done in public schools systems. Shorewood is one square mile so everything is within walking distance which is great! It encourages people to get outside more and leave the car at home. However, it’s not super bike-friendly, something that could be improved (such as more bike lanes).
I currently just moved to Shorewood in Wisconsin. I love the cute and family friendly neighborhood. I live alone but I feel very safe and go for runs outside. It is right by the Lake and is a short walk for me. I love the downtown area! It is small, but has many options for things to do and is very convenient! I am enjoying living here and continuing my education.
I loved growing up in Shorewood. I moved to Shorewood during my middle school years and it was a great place to be during that age and in high school. You have the freedom to roam around the surrounding communities, you're able to bike downtown or to Bradford. It was a great place to get introduced to your freedoms. The town is full of small eateries and coffee shops. If you're looking for a small, quiet town with the comfort a big city next door, Shorewood is a great place to be.