Shinnston, West Virginia

Population 2,489

Shinnston is located in Harrison County, WV. The population is 2,489, making Shinnston the 3rd largest city in Harrison County.

There are 3 public schools in Shinnston with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Shinnston is very low , and there are 14 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Shinnston is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Shinnston property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Shinnston include Gypsy, Enterprise and Lumberport.

Shinnston Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 10.7%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 65.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 23.3%

Crime Rate

28.66% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 112
  • Violent Crimes: 214
  • Robbery: 16
  • Burglary: 227
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

79.35% Higher than national avg.
  • 14 offenders in Shinnston
  • 56.25 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

31 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 29


Moderate 3.9%
  • West Virginia unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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3 Public Schools view public schools

There are 3 K-12 public schools in Shinnston, WV and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Shinnston's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.
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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Shinnston, WV

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3 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Shinnston, WV issued 3 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Shinnston, WV issued 3 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $643
  • 1 Bedroom: $647
  • 2 Bedrooms: $820
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,047
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,212

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Environmental Hazards

31 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Shinnston, WV has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Shinnston, WV is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4 Average
    Shinnston, WV is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 30.65°
  • February 33.47°
  • March 44.38°
  • April 54.68°
  • May 63.05°
  • June 70.23°
  • July 73.67°
  • August 72.04°
  • September 66.17°
  • October 54.22°
  • November 45°
  • December 35.45°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Shinnston, WV

Shinnston, WV has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Shinnston, WV has no risk of hurricanes.
Shinnston, WV has a low risk of hail storms.
Shinnston, WV has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Shinnston, WV: $52,019


Unemployment in Shinnston is 3.9%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 4.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 45.93%
White Collar - 54.07%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin
  • Sen. Shelley Moore Capito
  • Sen. Joe Manchin III

City Representatives

  • David McKinley

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

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11 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

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1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Shinnston, WV
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