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People

Total Population 2,565
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 17.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,150
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 47.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,281
% Above Poverty Level 83.3%
% Below Poverty Level 16.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.5%
Median Gross Rent $537
Median House Value $88,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.4%
US/American 0%
English 12.3%
Irish 13.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Shinnston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 74 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Harrison
Standard Zip Codes 26431
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.395
Longitude -80.3

Shinnston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CLARKSBURG 1
Distance 9.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 45 inches
Station MANNINGTON 8 WNW
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 39 F
Apr Temp 32 to 65 F
Jul Temp 57 to 86 F
Oct Temp 35 to 68 F
Annual Precip 48.9 inches
Station MORGANTOWN LOCK & DAM
Distance 23.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 83 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 43.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bridgeport 8,338 $93,199
Clarksburg 16,347 $53,495
Farmington 399 $61,250
Lumberport 1,022 $54,063
Monongah 1,020 $46,875
Worthington 140 $27,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Shinnston Public Libraries

Library
Lowe Public Library
40 BRIDGE ST.
Shinnston, West Virginia
(304) 592-1700

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Shinnston High Schools

LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL
RR 1 BOX 300
304-592-2248
Serves 643 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.7

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