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Shorewood

City of Shorewood

Shorewood is a city nestled in the woods along on the shores of Lake Minnetonka in Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 7,307 at the 2010 census. The city was incorporated in 1956. Its area was originally part of the former Excelsior Township.

State Highway 7 serves as a main route. In 2016, Shorewood was reported to be the richest town in Minnesota, with a median household income of $113,719.

Geography
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 13.33 square miles (34.52 km2), of which 5.34 square miles (13.83 km2) is land and 7.99 square miles (20.69 km2) is water. It includes the Lake Minnetonka islands of Spray, Shady, and part of Enchanted. These islands are more accessible from the nearby city of Mound that provides them with postal services, fire protection, and schools.

2016 Richest Town in Minnesota
In 2016, Shorewood was reported to be the richest town in Minnesota, with a median household income of $113,719. Brainerd, Minnesota was reported to be the poorest at that time.

References:

“Shorewood, Minnesota” │ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shorewood,_Minnesota

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