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Shoreview, Minnesota
—  City  —
Location of Shoreview, Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°5′8″N 93°8′7″W / 45.08556°N 93.13528°W / 45.08556; -93.13528
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Ramsey
Incorporated 1957
Government
 - Mayor Sandy Martin
Area
 - Total 12.7 sq mi (33.0 km2)
 - Land 11.2 sq mi (29.0 km2)
 - Water 1.5 sq mi (4.0 km2)
Elevation 948 ft (289 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 25,924
 - Density 2,315.9/sq mi (894.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55126
Area code(s) 651
FIPS code 27-59998[1]
GNIS feature ID 0651996[2]
Website www.shoreviewmn.gov

Shoreview is a city in Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 25,924 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.7 square miles (33.0 km²), of which, 11.2 square miles (29.0 km²) of it is land and 1.5 square miles (4.0 km²) of it is water. The total area is 12.17% water. Rice Creek flows through the northwestern part of the city.[3] Interstate Highway 35W, Interstate Highway 694, and County Highway 96 are three of the main routes in the city. Its primary lakes are Turtle Lake, Snail Lake, Lake Owasso, Island Lake, and Lake Josephine.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there are 25,377 people, Males: 12,303 (48.5%), Females: 13,074 (51.5%), 9,965 households, and 7,021 families residing in the city. The population density is 2,315.9 people per square mile (82,394.5/km²). There are 10,127 housing units at an average density of 919.2/sq mi (355.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city is 93.28% White, 1.01% African American, 0.22% Native American, 3.65% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.44% from other races, and 1.35% from two or more races. 1.33% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. Ancestries: German (38.3%), Norwegian (15.9%), Swedish (13.9%), Irish (13.9%), English (8.3%), Polish (5.5%). Median resident age: 39.3 years

Shoreview Minnesota's City Hall.
The Shoreview Community Center, featuring fitness, event, and swimming facilities.

For population of 25 years and over in Shoreview (16,933 people)

  • High school or higher: 80.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shoreview

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

There are 9,965 households out of which 34.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.3% are married couples living together, 7.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.2% are non-families. 24.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.54 and the average family size is 3.06.

In the city the population is spread out with 26.2% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 28.6% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 94.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.3 males.

According to a 2007 estimate, the median income for a household in the city is $77,433, and the median income for a family is $93,413. Males have a median income of $53,833 versus $36,565 for females. The per capita income for the city is $31,969. 2.1% of the population and 1.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 2.1% of those under the age of 18 and 3.6% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Broadcasting operations in Shoreview

The majority of FM and television broadcasters in the Twin Cities-area have their transmitters and antennae based in Shoreview;

Shoreview made national headlines in September 1971 when a television tower on the site of the current Telefarm towers collapsed during construction, killing seven workers.[4]

Crime

Crime in Shoreview (2002):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 5 rapes (19.3 per 100,000)
  • 3 robberies (11.3 per 100,000)
  • 8 assaults (30.2 per 100,000)
  • 48 burglaries (181.5 per 100,000)
  • 385 larceny counts (1455.5 per 100,000)
  • 22 auto thefts (83.2 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime index = 96.5 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.6)

Crime in Shoreview (2001):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 6 rapes (22.9 per 100,000)
  • 1 robbery (3.8 per 100,000)
  • 12 assaults (45.8 per 100,000)
  • 52 burglaries (198.5 per 100,000)
  • 386 larceny counts (1473.2 per 100,000)
  • 16 auto thefts (61.1 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime index = 98.2

Police and Fire

The City of Shoreview contracts with the Ramsey County Sheriff's Department for police services and has one of the lowest crime rates among similar cities in the metropolitan area.

Programs offered are crime prevention, youth mentoring, Neighborhood Watch, lakes & trail patrol and a community-policing project involving citizens.

Fire protection services are provided by the Lake Johanna Fire Department, which consists of 70 paid on-call firefighters.

The Lake Johanna Fire Department operates four stations. The City owns two stations in Shoreview and shares a third station, located in North Oaks.

Climate

Normal climate around Shoreview, Minnesota

Based on data reported by main weather stations

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Days with precip. 9 7 10 10 11 12 10 10 10 8 8 9
Wind speed (mph) 10.5 10.4 11.3 12.2 11.1 10.4 9.4 9.2 10.0 10.6 11.0 10.4
Morning humidity (%) 76 76 76 74 75 78 81 84 84 80 80 78
Afternoon humidity (%) 69 67 64 55 55 58 59 61 63 61 68 71
Sunshine (%) 53 59 57 58 61 66 72 69 62 55 39 42
Days clear of clouds 8 8 7 7 7 7 10 10 10 10 5 6
Partly cloudy days 7 7 7 8 9 10 12 11 8 7 6 6
Cloudy days 15 14 17 15 15 12 9 10 12 14 18 18
Snowfall (in) 10.7 8.1 10.5 2.8 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 7.8 9.4

Recreation

  • Island Lake Golf Center, located on Red Fox Road just south of the intersection of Lexington and 694
  • Shoreview Community Center's Tropics Indoor Water Park
  • Shoreview Skatepark
  • An extensive trail system links Shoreview's many greenways and parks. The largest park within the city is Vadnais-Snail Lakes Regional Park.[1]
  • Public archery range

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ King's Twin Cities Metro Street Atlas '04. Minneapolis: The Lawrence Group. 2004. ISBN 1-58301-215-X.
  4. ^ Summary of a CBS News report, 9-7-71 http://tvnews.vanderbilt.edu/program.pl?ID=219605 Retrieved on 2008-07-12

External links

Coordinates: 45°04′45″N 93°08′50″W / 45.07917°N 93.14722°W / 45.07917; -93.14722

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