The townland is no longer a visible feature of Derry, being mainly built over with 20th century housing estates, both public and private sector. The townland should not be confused with the Shantallow housing estate, affectionately known as 'Shanty', which was the first major housing estate built in the townland in the mid-1960s.
Shantallow East and West are classified by the NI Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) as being within Derry Urban Area (DUA). On Census day (29 April 2001) there were 2,748 people living in Shantallow East and 6,406 living in Shantallow West.
Of those living in Shantallow East:
Of those living in Shantallow West:
Out of 582 wards in Northern Ireland Shantallow East is ranked as the 22nd most deprived ward , while Shantallow West is ranked 47th.
Book has vision for Shantallow People in Shantallow have had their vision of the area's future realised in the form of a book.
Dec 09, 2006; 'Future Visions' was launched at the weekend by the Mayor, Helen Quigley, at Shantallow Community Centre and showcases the...