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Shorewood, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Shorewood had a population of 7,771 as of July 1, 2017. Shorewood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Shorewood is located at latitude 44.9205 and longitude -93.5657 in Hennepin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Shorewood (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.34 sq. miles and a water area of 7.99 sq. miles. Hennepin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 981 feet.

The City of Shorewood (GNIS ID: 2395877) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Shorewood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Shorewood: City of Shorewood.

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Shorewood, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,771
Daytime Population: Workers 1,748
Daytime Population: Residents 3,765
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,513
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 7,767
Population in Familes 6,992
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 1,455
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $129,202
Average Household Income $167,840
Per Capita Income $60,637


Total Housing Units 2,968 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,544 (85.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 262 ( 8.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 162 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $435,550
Average Home Value $534,241


Total Households 2,806
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 2,240
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.85% 0.84%
Households 0.75% 0.78%
Families 0.69% 0.76%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   1.51%

Shorewood, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shorewood to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 119 87th
Population Density # 146 84th
Diversity Index # 466 48th
Median Household Income # 8 99th
Per Capita Income # 13 99th

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