Shoreview
Location of the city of Shoreview within Ramsey County, Minnesota
Location of the city of Shoreview
within Ramsey County, Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°05′03″N 93°08′07″W / 45.08417°N 93.13528°W / 45.08417; -93.13528
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyRamsey
Incorporated (city)April 23, 1957
Government
 • MayorSue Denkinger (elected 2022)[1]
Area
 • Total12.66 sq mi (32.78 km2)
 • Land10.77 sq mi (27.89 km2)
 • Water1.89 sq mi (4.90 km2)
Elevation899 ft (274 m)
Population
 • Total26,921
 • Estimate 
(2022)[5]
26,632
 • Density2,500.33/sq mi (965.42/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
55126
Area code651
FIPS code27-59998[6]
GNIS feature ID2395876[3]
Websiteshoreviewmn.gov

Shoreview is a city in Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 26,921 at the time of the 2020 census.[4] In 2008, Shoreview ranked fourth in a Family Circle list of best family towns.[7]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.67 square miles (32.82 km2), of which 10.77 square miles (27.89 km2) is land and 1.90 square miles (4.92 km2) is water.[8]

A second-ring suburb north of Saint Paul, Shoreview has nine city parks and three county parks.[9] It has seven lakes, of which the largest are Turtle Lake, Snail Lake, Lake Owasso, and Island Lake, and Rice Creek flows through the northwest portion of the city.[10]

Interstate 35W, Interstate 694, and County Highway 96 are three of its main routes.

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.Note
19607,157
197010,97853.4%
198017,30057.6%
199024,58742.1%
200025,3773.2%
201025,043−1.3%
202026,9217.5%
2022 (est.)26,632[5]−1.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]
2020 Census[4]

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 25,043 people, 10,402 households, and 6,996 families living in the city. The population density was 2,325.3 inhabitants per square mile (897.8/km2). There were 10,826 housing units at an average density of 1,005.2 per square mile (388.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 87.4% White, 2.2% African American, 0.4% Native American, 7.2% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.

There were 10,402 households, of which 28.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.5% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.7% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.92.

The median age in the city was 44.6 years. 21.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.8% were from 25 to 44; 35.1% were from 45 to 64; and 14.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.9% male and 52.1% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 25,377 people, Males: 12,303 (48.5%), Females: 13,074 (51.5%), 9,965 households, and 7,021 families living in the city. The population density was 2,315.9 inhabitants per square mile (894.2/km2). There were 10,127 housing units at an average density of 919.2 per square mile (354.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 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 were 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

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

In the city, the population was 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 were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.3 males.

Education

Shoreview Community Center

Two public school districts provide educational services to Shoreview residents: District 621 (Mounds View) and District 623 (Roseville).

The following institutions are located in Shoreview:

St. Odilia's, a private Catholic school, located next to Island Lake school, has a total enrollment of approximately 550 students in grades K–8.

Governance

The Shoreview City Council consists of a Mayor and four council members. The Mayor serves a two-year term of office, and the council members are elected at–large to serve overlapping four year terms. Shoreview has adopted the Plan B Council/Manager form of government, one of three forms permitted by the Minnesota State Legislature. The Council has policymaking and legislative authority and appoints the City Manager, who is charged with the administration of city business in accordance with council decisions. The Manager has the authority to appoint all employees and is responsible for the development of the annual budget.

Economy

Land O'Lakes has a corporate office in Shoreview.[12]

Largest employers

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Employer Number
Cummins Power Generation 800
Deluxe 1,150
Ally 175
DJO Global (Empi Inc.) 430
Fiserv 200
Hill-Rom 150
Key Medical Supply 40
Land O'Lakes 250
Mead Metals 40
Multi-Clean 35
Nardini Fire Equipment 60
PaR Systems 290
Target 500
TSI Inc. 425
Weber Electric 75
Wells Fargo 1,200
Westinghouse (PaR Nuclear) 325

Broadcasting operations

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.[13]

Notable people

References

  1. ^ City of Shoreview. "Shoreview City Government: Mayor Sue Denkinger". Retrieved August 21, 2023.
  2. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 24, 2022.
  3. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Shoreview, Minnesota
  4. ^ a b c "Explore Census Data". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 12, 2023.
  5. ^ a b "City and Town Population Totals: 2020-2022". United States Census Bureau. October 12, 2023. Retrieved October 12, 2023.
  6. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  7. ^ Weiss, Michael J. "10 Best Towns for Families: 2008". Family Circle. Retrieved April 24, 2011.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 20, 2011. Retrieved November 13, 2012.
  9. ^ Rusler, Verna (2001). Images of America: Shoreview, Minnesota. Chicago: Arcadia Publishing. p. 128. ISBN 0-7385-1860-3.
  10. ^ King's Twin Cities Metro Street Atlas '04. Minneapolis: The Lawrence Group. 2004. ISBN 1-58301-215-X.
  11. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved November 2, 2014.
  12. ^ "Shoreview Office" (Archive) "Land O’Lakes, Inc. Shoreview Office 1080 County Road F West Shoreview, MN 55126 "
  13. ^ Summary of a CBS News report, 9-7-71 http://tvnews.vanderbilt.edu/program.pl?ID=219605 Retrieved on July 12, 2008
  14. ^ Blount, Rachel. "Kyra Condie of Shoreview finishes 11th in first-ever Olympics climbing competition". Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Retrieved October 13, 2023.
  15. ^ "OSDB - Jesper Horsted - Las Vegas Raiders". OSDB - Online Sports Database. Retrieved October 13, 2023.
  16. ^ Olson, Noelle (June 21, 2022). "Shoreview daughter takes comedic talents to the big apple". Shoreview Press. Retrieved October 13, 2023.
  17. ^ Minnesota Legislators Past and Present-Madelyn Reiter