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Demographics

People

Total Population2,432
Male Share of the Population45.2%
Female Share of the Population54.8%
Senior Citizens19%
Employed Population 16+1,117
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married48.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.3%
Median Earnings25+$37,065
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,850

Wealth

Median Family Income$65,943
% Above Poverty Level86.4%
% Below Poverty Level13.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work9.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.5%
Median Gross Rent$556
Median House Value$94,000

Ancestry

German22.2%
Irish17.7%
Italian16.7%
English10.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.7%
Dutch2.5%
French Except Basque2.1%
Swedish1.2%
Hungarian1%
Scottish0.8%
Welsh0.6%
Croatian0.2%
Czech0.2%
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Shinnston Almanac

CategoryValue
County Harrison 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
Bridgeport8,364$92,632
Clarksburg16,226$50,160
Farmington398$51,250
Lumberport881$57,891
Monongah1,084$59,018
Worthington160$26,125

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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