Shoreview, MN

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Living in Shoreview

Shoreview is a medium-sized city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 26,921 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Shoreview is the 37th largest community in Minnesota.

Shoreview real estate is some of the most expensive in Minnesota, although Shoreview house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Shoreview is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.95% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Shoreview is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shoreview who work in management occupations (11.73%), sales jobs (10.93%), and healthcare (10.87%).

Also of interest is that Shoreview has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.15% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Shoreview is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Shoreview really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Shoreview perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Shoreview, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Shoreview is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 57.60% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Shoreview in 2018 was $51,121, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $204,484 for a family of four.

Shoreview is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Shoreview home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Shoreview residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Shoreview include German, Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Shoreview is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Chinese.