Shoreview Community Information
Population: 25,111 (2008)
Median Income: $80,024
About the Community of ShoreviewShoreview is a distinctive and vibrant community located in Ramsey County, just 10 miles northwest of St. Paul. Recognized for our abundant lakes, wetlands and open spaces, our quality parks and trails system offers splendid recreational and leisure opportunities. We are proud of the way we protect this natural environment of 11 lakes, over 1,400 acres of parkland and open spaces and our extensive park system that now includes 10 parks. Shoreview encompasses an area of 7,800 acres or 12.2 square miles.
Almost 27,000 residents enjoy Shoreview's natural-setting, quiet and safe neighborhoods and excellent employment opportunities. The variety and quality of housing choices and close proximity to downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul makes Shoreview an easily accessible and desirable place to live.
Consistently ranking among the best places to live in the region, Shoreview also boasts one of the lowest crime rates in the region. Shoreview students receive some of the highest ranked scores of any school districts in Minnesota - a true testimony to the exceptional educational opportunities available in our schools.
Shoreview is a community respected throughout the Twin Cities metropolitan area for its high quality of life, neighborly values, active and caring citizenry and civic stewardship.
Shoreview Parks & RecreationA strong overriding value of many in the Shoreview community is recognizing the importance of health and wellness, and the City has been strongly committed to providing quality recreation and fitness opportunities to our residents. Recreation programs ranging from group fitness to swimming lessons as well as adult and youth athletics are provided through Shoreview's Parks and Recreation Department. Programs are offered year-round with a wide selection of activities for all ages. The Shoreview Community Center is a hub of activity with water activities at the Tropics Indoor Water Park, a whirlpool, cardiovascular and strength training facilities, full basketball and volleyball courts and an indoor walking/running track.