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Population in 2012: 2,195 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.4%
 

Males: 1,104  (50.3%)
Females: 1,091  (49.7%)

Median resident age:  43.1 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 26431.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,482 (it was $26,786 in 2000)
Shinnston:

$27,482
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,186

Shinnston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $84,359 (it was $62,400 in 2000)
Shinnston:

$84,359
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $83,243; Detached houses: $88,002; In 2-unit structures: $79,601; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $86,745; Mobile homes: $23,869

Median gross rent in 2012: $498.

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  • White alone - 2,130 (96.8%)
  • Two or more races - 26 (1.2%)
  • Hispanic - 25 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.09%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Shinnston: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (14.2%), Italian (14.0%), Irish (13.3%), United States (11.6%), English (11.2%), Dutch (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 1.72 square miles.

Population density: 1,273 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Shinnston:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 15.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shinnston city:

  • Never married: 30.9%
  • Now married: 49.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

28 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.1%
West Virginia:  1.3%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Shinnston, West Virginia as of November 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Shinnston to the number of sex offenders is 200 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $516 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $459 (0.6%)

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
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 101001010
per 100,000 44.50.044.60.00.044.70.045.40.0
Assaults 12432251187
per 100,000 533.8178.7133.889.490.0223.4483.9363.0316.3
Burglaries 12349291410
per 100,000 44.589.3133.8178.7405.089.4396.0635.2451.9
Thefts 18654274616433034
per 100,000 800.7268.02408.61206.42070.2714.91891.81361.21536.4
Auto thefts 011001320
per 100,000 0.044.744.60.00.044.7132.090.70.0
Arson 000000301
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0132.00.045.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 290.5) 154.355.9148.578.2128.495.9209.5191.2155.4

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Crime rate in Shinnston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.16
West Virginia average:

1.91

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Shinnston, West Virginia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.3%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -536 (-18.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Extraction workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

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Average climate in Shinnston, West Virginia

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Tornado activity:

Shinnston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 48% 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.

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: 6, Storms: 6, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Floods: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 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/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Shinnston, WV

Airports located in Shinnston:


Local government website: www.shinnstonwv.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shinnston:

  • Fairmont State University (about 10 miles; Fairmont, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,770)
  • West Virginia University (about 26 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 24,899)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 52 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,429)
  • West Liberty University (about 56 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg (about 68 miles; Parkersburg, WV; FT enrollment: 2,736)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 70 miles; Steubenville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,131)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 71 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 3,608)

Public high school in Shinnston:

Public elementary/middle school in Shinnston:

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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
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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.4. This is about average.
City:

36.4
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2000 was 20.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.9
U.S.:

25.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.1
U.S.:

9.6
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 8.11. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.11
U.S.:

4.12

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

SHINNSTON WATER BOARD (Population served: 4934, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2004. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-12-2004), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-12-2004), St Public Notif received (SEP-20-2004)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2003 and DEC-08-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2003), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JUL-18-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2000)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
TRI-COUNTY WATER ASSOC FAIRMONT (Population served: 1895, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2004. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-2004), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-30-2004), St Public Notif received (APR-26-2005)
COONS RUN PSD (Population served: 732, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In FEB-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-1998), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-22-1998), St Public Notif requested (JUN-22-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2003 and DEC-23-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2003), St Compliance achieved (DEC-23-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and APR-11-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (JAN-05-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (APR-11-2000)
SHINNSTON - SALTWELL ROAD (Address: 40 MAIN STREET , Population served: 150, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2004. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-30-2004), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-30-2004), St Public Notif received (MAR-21-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and DEC-08-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-08-2003), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and OCT-08-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Formal NOV issued (SEP-11-2002), Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JUL-18-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2000)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Shinnston that have no violations reported:

  • TRI COUNTY WATER ASSOC SHINNSTON (Address: ROUTE 2 BOX 550, Population served: 117, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 29.0%
(28.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Shinnston, WV


2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Shinnston compared to West Virginia state average:

Shinnston, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Shinnston travel time to work - commute


Shinnston mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.21%
Here45.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of Christ
Adherents29.3%27.3%23.0%2.8%2.5%
Congregations39.6%4.9%22.9%3.5%5.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.2%1.8%1.2%1.2%8.6%
Congregations2.8%2.1%0.7%0.7%17.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Harrison County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This 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.
West Virginia:

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

8.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Harrison County:

14.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Harrison County:

32.7%
State:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.2%
State:

13.1%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$341
Other Government Administration 4$8,139$24,4171$204
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$573
Police Protection - Officers 6$14,858$29,7160$0
Sewerage 2$4,738$28,4280$0
Water Supply 11$23,940$26,1160$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$266
Totals for Government 23$51,675$26,9614$1,384


4.92% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,829 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
West Virginia average:

5.78%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($230 average AGI)
Harrison County:

0.05%
West Virginia average:

0.06%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Marion County, WV  0.62% ($36,032 average AGI)
from Monongalia County, WV  0.36% ($38,722)
from Lewis County, WV  0.28% ($27,600)


5.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,608 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
West Virginia average:

5.65%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($224 average AGI)
Harrison County:

0.04%
West Virginia average:

0.02%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Marion County, WV  0.64% ($28,500 average AGI)
to Monongalia County, WV  0.45% ($30,690)
to Taylor County, WV  0.26% ($26,554)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Shinnston, West Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
West Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 62
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 91
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 20
  • Fatalities: 68
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 157
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 6

Shinnston fatal accident list:

Dec 13, 2007 08:46 PM, Sr-131, Vehicles: 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 drivers: 1
Nov 22, 1978 09:05 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 25 meters (82ft)
Total costs: $5,385,000
Total average daily traffic: 27,500
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,925
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 33,500

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


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Shinnston, WV

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
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
McDonald's1Subway1
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