Shady Shores, Texas

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Shady Shores, Texas

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High Points

Shady Shores strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Shady Shores Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Shady Shores Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Shady Shores Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Shady Shores College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 12% Shady Shores Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Shady Shores People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Shady Shores, Texas

Comparing Shady Shores to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 5
Racial Diversity 6 1
Age of the Population 4 7
Senior Citizens 1 1
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 9 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 9
People Above Poverty 10 10
College Educated Adults 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 8 7
Public Transportation Use 2 2
Short Commute Times 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
People Living Alone 2 3
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 2

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Shady Shores Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles SE of Denton, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 28 miles NW of Dallas, Texas
County Denton
Standard Zip Codes 76205, 76208
Phone Area Codes 940
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.165
Longitude -97.029

Shady Shores Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DENTON 2 SE
Distance 4.8 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 52 to 74 F
Jul Temp 73 to 94 F
Oct Temp 54 to 76 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 54 F
Apr Temp 54 to 76 F
Jul Temp 75 to 95 F
Oct Temp 56 to 78 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 55 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 77 to 96 F
Oct Temp 58 to 79 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
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Shady Shores Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,461 100%
Male 765 52.4%
Female 696 47.6%
Under 18 409 28%
18+ 1,052 72%
65+ 95 6.5%
Median Age 36.6
Average Family Size 3.19
White 1,411 96.6%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.5%
Other 23 1.6%
Mixed Race 14 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 98 6.7%

Estimated Shady Shores Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,108
Growth 647
Growth % 44.3%

Shady Shores 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
US/American 19.1%
German 18.2%
English 16.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.8%
Irish 9.5%
French (except Basque) 3.8%
Italian 3.8%
Scotch-Irish 3%
Polish 2.7%
Dutch 1.9%
Scottish 1.6%
Norwegian 1.3%
Swedish 0.7%
British 0.6%
Austrian 0.6%
European 0.5%
Portuguese 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Greek 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Dutch West Indian 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Shady Shores 1,461 $68,750
Corinth 11,325 $80,792
Highland Village 12,173 $105,109
Lake Dallas 6,166 $58,370
Lakewood Village 342 $56,875
Oak Point 1,747 $89,464
The Colony 26,531 $66,203
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