Shinnston, West Virginia

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Population in 2013: 2,186 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.7%
 
Males: 1,121  (51.3%)
Females: 1,065  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  39.7 years
West Virginia median age:  41.7 years

Zip codes: 26431.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,244 (it was $26,786 in 2000)
Shinnston:

$31,244
WV:

$41,253

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,671 (it was $16,352 in 2000)

Shinnston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $86,478 (it was $62,400 in 2000)
Shinnston:

$86,478
WV:

$103,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $497.

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  • Races in Shinnston, WV (2010)

    Shinnston races chart
    • 2,13096.8%White alone
    • 261.2%Two or more races
    • 251.1%Hispanic
    • 60.3%Black alone
    • 70.3%American Indian alone
    • 50.2%Asian alone
    • 20.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Shinnston detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Shinnston: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (15.3%), Irish (13.2%), Italian (13.0%), United States (11.3%), English (10.4%), Dutch (6.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 1.72 square miles.

Population density: 1,268 people per square mile   (low).

Shinnston,WV real estate house value index trend

Shinnston, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Shinnston:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shinnston city:

  • Never married: 33.0%
  • Now married: 45.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
West Virginia:

1.1%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Shinnston, West Virginia as of August 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Shinnston to the number of sex offenders is 183 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $451 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $445 (0.5%)

Shinnston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (74.4 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (277.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Gypsy, WV (1.4 miles ), Enterprise, WV (1.5 miles ), Lumberport, WV (1.7 miles ), Spelter, WV (1.9 miles ), Worthington, WV (2.1 miles) , Carolina, WV (2.5 miles ), Monongah, WV (2.5 miles ), Whitehall, WV (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $36,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $36,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $36,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $36,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $36,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.39 N, Longitude: 80.30 W

Area code: 304

Shinnston household income distribution Shinnston home values distribution

Crime rates in Shinnston by Year
Type 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 1010010100
per 100,000 44.50.044.60.00.044.70.045.40.00.0
Assaults 124322511872
per 100,000 533.8178.7133.889.490.0223.4483.9363.0316.391.2
Burglaries 123492914104
per 100,000 44.589.3133.8178.7405.089.4396.0635.2451.9182.5
Thefts 1865427461643303426
per 100,000 800.7268.02,408.61,206.42,070.2714.91,891.81,361.21,536.41,186.1
Auto thefts 0110013200
per 100,000 0.044.744.60.00.044.7132.090.70.00.0
Arson 0000003010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0132.00.045.20.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.0) 154.255.9148.478.1128.395.9209.3191.1155.377.9

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Crime rate in Shinnston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.19
West Virginia average:

1.92
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.5%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -536 (-18.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Shinnston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Shinnston, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Shinnston, West Virginia average temperatures Shinnston, West Virginia average precipitation Shinnston, West Virginia humidity Shinnston, West Virginia wind speed Shinnston, West Virginia snowfall Shinnston, West Virginia sunshine Shinnston, West Virginia clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Shinnston-area historical tornado activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.4 miles away from the Shinnston city center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 10/1/1986, a category F3 tornado 26.5 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shinnston-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 145.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 159.3 miles away from Shinnston center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 212.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 180.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 211.4 miles away from Shinnston center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 178.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Harrison County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shinnston topographic map

Birthplace of: Bathsheba W. Smith - Women's rights activist, Dick Brown (baseball) - Baseball player, Justin Jarman - College basketball player (VMI Keydets), Larry Brown (infielder) - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Shinnston:

  • MEADOWVIEW MANOR HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BRIDGEPORT, WV)
  • ADAMSTON GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; CLARKSBURG, WV)
  • GENTLE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; BRIDGEPORT, WV)
  • MONTICELLO GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CLARKSBURG, WV)
  • PIERPONT CENTER AT FAIRMONT CAMPUS (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FAIRMONT, WV)
  • FOWLER GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CLARKSBURG, WV)
  • ARBORS AT FAIRMONT (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FAIRMONT, WV)

Airports located in Shinnston:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shinnston:

  • Fairmont State University (about 10 miles; Fairmont, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,714)
  • West Virginia University (about 25 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 27,429)
  • Waynesburg University (about 36 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 52 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • West Liberty University (about 56 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,728)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 66 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,619)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 71 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)

Public high school in Shinnston:

Public elementary/middle school in Shinnston:

See full list of schools located in Shinnston

Library in Shinnston:

  • LOWE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $56,397; Location: 40 BRIDGE ST.; 19,000 books; 600 audio materials; 625 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 6 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Shinnston: Shinnston Volunteer Fire Department (A), Harrison County Emergency Squad Incorporated Shinnston (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Shinns Run (A), Browns Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Bunk House (Route 19).

Harrison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 51.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.5
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 7.36. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.36
U.S.:

1.93

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2000 was 22.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Shinnston and their reported violations in the past:

SHINNSTON CITY OF (Address: 40 MAIN STREET , Population served: 4,903, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-30-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-25-2011)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 16 regular monitoring violations
COONS RUN PSD (Population served: 859, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
FAIR OAKS SUBDIVISION (Population served: 178, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2010. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-15-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUN-23-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-23-2010)
  • 16 routine major monitoring violations
SHINNSTON - SALTWELL ROAD (Address: 40 MAIN STREET , Population served: 138, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In DEC-30-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.4%
(24.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.3%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.4%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Shinnston, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Shinnston compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Shinnston (2011 data):

  • Wesbanco Bank, Inc.: Route 19 Branch at Route 19, branch established on 1986/06/09; Shinnston Branch at 329 Pike Street, branch established on 1932/02/18. Info updated 2009/04/02: Bank assets: $5,520.2 mil, Deposits: $4,394.5 mil, headquarters in Wheeling, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Wesbanco, Inc.
  • The Huntington National Bank: Shinnston Branch at 353 South Pike Street, branch established on 1987/05/06. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
West Virginia average:

11.3

Shinnston travel time to work - commute Shinnston mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Shinnston city (based on Harrison County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant16,44293
Catholic8,6477
Evangelical Protestant8,40651
Other1,0694
Black Protestant1922
Orthodox1101
None34,233-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Harrison County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Harrison County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Harrison County:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 55
Here:

8.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

14.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Harrison County:

32.7%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.2%
State:

13.1%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$655
Other Government Administration 4$9,566$28,6981$392
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,101
Police Protection - Officers 6$17,464$34,9280$0
Sewerage 2$5,569$33,4140$0
Water Supply 11$28,138$30,6960$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$511
Totals for Government 23$60,737$31,6894$2,659

4.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,187 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Marion County, WV  0.56% ($42,345 average AGI)
from Monongalia County, WV  0.30% ($35,988)
from Lewis County, WV  0.27% ($37,014)


4.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,292 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
West Virginia average:

5.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, WV  0.64% ($27,673 average AGI)
to Monongalia County, WV  0.46% ($33,818)
to Taylor County, WV  0.22% ($36,345)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shinnston:

  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOBG (1400 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WXKX (1340 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPDX (750 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCS (1490 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FAIRMONT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAJR (1440 AM; 5 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBUC (1460 AM; 5 kW; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCLG (1300 AM; 3 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: BOWERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shinnston:

  • WGIE (92.7 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WZWA (90.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKJL (88.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WDCI (104.1 FM; BRIDGEPORT, WV; Owner: WDCI RADIO, INC)
  • WGYE (102.7 FM; MANNINGTON, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • W220BZ (91.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WOBG-FM (105.7 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WAJR-FM (103.3 FM; SALEM, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF SALEM)
  • WRLF (94.3 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FAIRMONT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPDX-FM (104.9 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWLW (106.5 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CLARKSBURG)
  • WBVQ (93.1 FM; BARRACKVILLE, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WKKW (97.9 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: DESCENDANTS TRUST, LAUREN M.KELLEY, TRUSTEE)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WVPW (88.9 FM; BUCKHANNON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WDKL (95.9 FM; GRAFTON, WV; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WVAQ (101.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WBHZ (91.9 FM; ELKINS, WV; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Shinnston:

  • WVFX (Channel 46; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION CLARKSBURG, LLC)
  • WBOY-TV (Channel 12; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WDTV (Channel 5; WESTON, WV; Owner: WITHERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Shinnston fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Shinnston fatal accident list:

Dec 13, 2007 08:46 PM, Sr-131, Lat: 39.34960, Lon: -80.26135, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 17, 1985 08:10 PM, Hood, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
May 26, 1978 07:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 22, 1978 09:05 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 25m82ftTotal length
  • $5,385,000Total costs
  • 27,500Total average daily traffic
  • 1,925Total average daily truck traffic
  • 33,500Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Shinnston)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Off County Rt 8 (Lat: 39.434250 Lon: -80.316472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 67 m, Call Sign: WPGH885
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.437 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/18/2000, Expiration Date: 01/18/2010, Cancellation Date: 11/08/2004
    Registrant: Unity Communications, Inc., 101 Business Park Drive, Suite A, Ridgeland, MS 39157, Phone: (601) 899-8300, Fax: (601) 899-8499, Email:
  • 5.6 Km W (Lat: 39.404250 Lon: -80.365917), Type: Pole, Structure height: 2 m, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPPD282
    Assigned Frequencies: 913.000 MHz, 918.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/26/2004, Expiration Date: 10/29/2014, Certifier: Wade A Burns
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, N.W. Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4130, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • City Bldg 43 Bridge St (Lat: 39.394528 Lon: -80.300917), Call Sign: KJN692, Licensee ID: L00093277
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.9800 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/03/1997, Expiration Date: 11/02/2002, Cancellation Date: 02/02/2003
    Registrant: Shinnston, Town Of, 43 Bridge St, Shinnston, WV 26431
  • .5 Mi Se Of State Police Barracks (Lat: 39.379528 Lon: -80.302583), Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: KQA488, Licensee ID: L00077351
    Assigned Frequencies: 42.0200 MHz, 42.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/08/2004, Expiration Date: 01/17/2015
    Registrant: State Of West Virginia, 725 Jefferson Rd, South Charleston, WV 25309, Phone: (304) 746-2154
  • State Police Hdqtrs (Lat: 39.405917 Lon: -80.325639), Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: KQA98, Licensee ID: L00077351
    Assigned Frequencies: 75.9000 MHz, 75.9200 MHz, 75.9600 MHz, 75.9800 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/19/2010, Expiration Date: 01/30/2021
    Registrant: State Of West Virginia, 725 Jefferson Road, South Charleston, WV 25309, Phone: (304) 746-2153, Fax: (304) 746-2230, Email:
  • .5 Mi Se Of St Police Barracks (Lat: 39.379528 Lon: -80.302583), Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: KNAP242
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/23/2013, Expiration Date: 05/19/2023
    Registrant: West Virginia State Police, 725 Jefferson Road, South Charleston, WV 25309, Phone: (304) 746-2153, Fax: (304) 746-2230, Email:
  • N Robinson Run Mine 95 3.5 Mi W (Lat: 39.413139 Lon: -80.366194), Call Sign: WGM938
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/24/2005, Expiration Date: 05/14/2015
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, N.W. Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • SHINNSTON, 2 Miles East Of Shinnston Top Of Hill (Lat: 39.399167 Lon: -80.254444), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 67.1 m, Overall height: 71.6 m, Call Sign: WPNA360
    Assigned Frequencies: 6615.00 MHz, 11075.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street,N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • SHINNSTON, Shinnston Masonic Cemetery (Lat: 39.375611 Lon: -80.303861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Call Sign: WQBF214
    Assigned Frequencies: 6845.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/29/2004, Expiration Date: 09/29/2014, Certifier: Fredrick B Smart
    Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Blvd, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (703) 726-5594, Email:
  • SHINSTON, Shinnston Masonic Cemetery (Lat: 39.375611 Lon: -80.303861), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Call Sign: WQKL930
    Assigned Frequencies: 11035.0 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 10627.5 MHz, 6765.00 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 11115.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 6093.45 MHz... (+51 more)
    Grant Date: 07/09/2009, Expiration Date: 07/09/2019, Certifier: William Ramsey Md
    Registrant: West Virginia Office Of Emergency Medical Services, 190 Hart Field Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, Phone: (304) 581-2900, Fax: (304) 285-3148, Email:
  • SP SHINSTON, Corner Of South Pike Street ,And Van Rufus Drive (Lat: 39.382056 Lon: -80.307056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQKL931
    Assigned Frequencies: 10562.5 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/09/2009, Expiration Date: 07/09/2019, Certifier: William Ramsey Md
    Registrant: West Virginia Office Of Emergency Medical Services, 190 Hart Field Road, Morgantown, WV 26505, Phone: (304) 581-2900, Fax: (304) 285-3148, Email:
  • CB209, Shinnsr\ton (Lat: 39.399306 Lon: -80.310000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQON584
    Assigned Frequencies: 17960.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/29/2011, Expiration Date: 11/29/2021, Certifier: Mary Mcdermott
    Registrant: Wiley Rein LLP, 1776 K Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 719-3182, Fax: (202) 719-4969, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Shinnston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Shinnston)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 23
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Shinnston

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Most common first names in Shinnston, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary7578.5 years
John6876.3 years
James6471.0 years
Charles4873.9 years
William4768.6 years
George3475.7 years
Frank3274.8 years
Robert3272.8 years
Joseph2272.0 years
Roy2073.9 years
Most common last names in Shinnston, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martin3775.0 years
Moore3175.2 years
Riley2376.3 years
Ashcraft2079.4 years
Fortney1970.8 years
Vincent1877.5 years
Heldreth1777.5 years
Smith1779.5 years
Wright1781.2 years
Hall1674.9 years
Businesses in Shinnston, WV
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
McDonald's1
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