Shorewood, Minnesota

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Shorewood, Minnesota

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High Points

Shorewood strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Shorewood Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Shorewood People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Shorewood Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Shorewood College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 6% Shorewood Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 10% Shorewood Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Shorewood, Minnesota

Comparing Shorewood to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 9 10
Male Share of the Population 9 8
Well-Paid Single Women 9 10
Age of the Population 7 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Female Share of the Population 2 3
Racial Diversity 2 6
Senior Citizens 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Public Transportation Use 6 7
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Short Commute Times 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Housing Recently Built 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Shorewood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles W of Minnetonka, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 16 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Hennepin
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55331, 55364
Phone Area Codes 952
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.9
Longitude -93.588

Shorewood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CHASKA
Distance 7 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 30.4 inches
Station DELANO
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 27.2 inches
Station JORDAN 1 S
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.1 inches
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Shorewood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 7,400 100%
Male 3,703 50%
Female 3,697 50%
Under 18 2,339 31.6%
18+ 5,061 68.4%
65+ 586 7.9%
Median Age 38.7
Average Family Size 3.22
White 7,239 97.8%
African-American 29 0.4%
Asian 66 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0%
Other 14 0.2%
Mixed Race 50 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 61 0.8%

Estimated Shorewood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 7,452
Growth 52
Growth % 0.7%

Shorewood Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 26.1%
Norwegian 13.5%
Irish 10.5%
Swedish 9.9%
English 8.5%
Italian 3.7%
US/American 3.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.5%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Scottish 2%
Polish 1.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Czech 1.4%
Swiss 1.3%
Dutch 1.2%
Danish 1.1%
Canadian 1%
Scandinavian 0.7%
Russian 0.7%
Iranian 0.6%
Northern European 0.6%
French Canadian 0.6%
Finnish 0.6%
European 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.6%
Austrian 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Greek 0.4%
Lithuanian 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Eastern European 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Shorewood 7,400 $104,100
Deephaven 3,853 $107,422
Excelsior 2,393 $61,406
Greenwood 729 $127,013
Minnetonka Beach 614 $168,868
Spring Park 1,717 $42,969
Tonka Bay 1,547 $90,783
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