Located just 12 miles from Minneapolis and 10 miles from St. Paul, the thriving city of Shoreview, MN is a highly desirable place to live. Boasting a median resident age that is older than the Minnesota average, Shoreview is a popular option for affluent empty nesters, recent retirees, and families. Although many established business professionals call Shoreview home, the city is also a great option for young families. About 22 percent of the population is younger than 18, and Family Circle magazine named Shoreview one of the 10 Best Towns for Families in 2008. Truly a city for people from all walks of life, Shoreview boasts many attractive suburban features, a high quality of life, and easy access to the Twin Cities. Those searching for Shoreview apartments for rent will be happy to build their new home in this vibrant suburb.
Around the time it was settled, the land that would become Shoreview was part of the Mounds View Township. In 1957, a group of citizens petitioned for Shoreview's incorporation. The initiative was voted into effect, and Shoreview was officially incorporated later that year.
Today, Shoreview is a thriving and fully developed city. Shoreview's median household income and median house value are both significantly higher than the Minnesota average, making Shoreview an attractive community for its more than 25,000 residents. The cost of living index in Shoreview is 113.7, which is 13.7 percent higher than the national average. Those searching for apartments in Shoreview will also want to factor commuting costs into their monthly budgets, as about 15 percent of residents commute outside of Shoreview for work. The mean travel time to work is about 22 minutes, according to City-Data. Although many residents commute to nearby Minneapolis and St. Paul, a variety of employment opportunities exist within Shoreview.
Shoreview is home to a variety of parks and recreational facilities. Because it is located in the Minneapolis metropolis' outer ring of suburbs, Shoreview boasts a large amount of attractive green space that is ideal for walking, hiking, skiing, picnicking, and playing sports.
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