Shorewood Hills is a very small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 2,039 people and just one neighborhood, Shorewood Hills is the 280th largest community in Wisconsin.
Real Estate Prices
Shorewood Hills home prices are not only among the most expensive in Wisconsin, but Shorewood Hills real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Shorewood Hills is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 95.94% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Shorewood Hills is a village of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shorewood Hills who work in teaching (22.08%), management occupations (14.47%) and healthcare (13.71%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Shorewood Hills has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Also of interest is that Shorewood Hills has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.95% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Shorewood Hills is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Shorewood Hills is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Shorewood Hills’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Shorewood Hills spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.64 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the village are less than they would otherwise be.