Demographics

People

Total Population2,601
Male Share of the Population46.6%
Female Share of the Population53.4%
Senior Citizens16.4%
Employed Population 16+1,203
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married50.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.1%
Median Earnings25+$36,031
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,036

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,786
% Above Poverty Level88.2%
% Below Poverty Level11.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work11.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone27.6%
Median Gross Rent$684
Median House Value$103,900

Ancestry

German20.8%
Irish15.7%
English14.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.9%
Italian13.1%
French Except Basque3.7%
Dutch3.1%
Swedish1.2%
Welsh0.7%
Scottish0.7%
Hungarian0.5%
Polish0.3%
Czech0.2%
Slovak0.1%
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Shinnston Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyHarrison County
Standard Zip Codes26431
Phone Area Codes304
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.39
Approximate Longitude-80.29

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)

StationCLARKSBURG 1
Distance9.3 miles
Jan Temp21 to 39 F
Apr Temp38 to 63 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 65 F
Annual Precip45 inches
StationMANNINGTON 8 WNW
Distance13.9 miles
Jan Temp15 to 39 F
Apr Temp32 to 65 F
Jul Temp57 to 86 F
Oct Temp35 to 68 F
Annual Precip48.9 inches
StationMORGANTOWN LOCK & DAM
Distance23.5 miles
Jan Temp22 to 39 F
Apr Temp40 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 83 F
Oct Temp44 to 65 F
Annual Precip43.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bridgeport8,466$95,966
Clarksburg15,830$60,233
Farmington433$63,500
Lumberport801$61,250
Monongah1,089$60,952
Worthington186$32,500

Shinnston Public Libraries

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

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Shinnston Public Schools

Big Elm Elementary School
200 Tetrick Road
ZIP: 26431
(304) 326-7280
Primary
Total Enrollment 740
Lincoln High School
Rt. 1 Box 300
ZIP: 26431
(304) 326-7400
High
Total Enrollment 562
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