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Shinnston,WV index of house prices

Total population: 2,178 (All urban)

Houses: 1,109 (988 occupied: 773 owner occupied, 216 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

22%
State:

28%

Housing density: 643 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $36,008.

Median contract rent in 2016: $249 (lower quartile is $205, upper quartile is $332)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $490


Median gross rent in Shinnston, WV in 2016: $378

Housing units in Shinnston with a mortgage: 413 (1 second mortgage, 18 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 358

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $78,661

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $49,062

Median monthly housing costs: $553


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Shinnston, West Virginia Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $103,500 (it was $62,400 in 2000)
Shinnston:

$103,500
West Virginia:

$117,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $76,077 - $167,007

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $119,236
Here:

$119,236
State:

$150,631

Mobile homes: $37,536
Here:

$37,536
State:

$51,134
Median year house/condo built: 1957

Median year apartment built: 1957

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,418
  • In family households: 2,009 (314 male householders, 315 female householders)
    443 spouses, 644 children (639 natural, 5 adopted, 5 stepchildren), 62 grandchildren, 11 brothers or sisters, 30 parents, 79 other relatives, 114 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 407 (153 male householders (121 living alone)), 204 female householders (186 living alone)), 47 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 353 2-persons, 91 3-persons, 133 4-persons, 14 5-persons, 16 6-persons, 48 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 308 1-person, 49 2-persons.

269 married couples with children.
170 single-parent households (16 men, 154 women).

98.1% of residents of Shinnston speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 14 (0.6%)
(21.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.9
State:

4.6

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Shinnston, West Virginia:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 231 bedroom
  • 1812 bedrooms
  • 4883 bedrooms
  • 744 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Shinnston population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shinnston, West Virginia:

  • 26no bedroom
  • 561 bedroom
  • 902 bedrooms
  • 223 bedrooms
  • 264 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Shinnston population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Shinnston in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 21no vehicle
  • 2391 vehicle
  • 3442 vehicles
  • 1113 vehicles
  • 514 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Shinnston population

Cars and other vehicles available in Shinnston in renter-occupied apartments

  • 61no vehicle
  • 901 vehicle
  • 372 vehicles
  • 113 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Shinnston population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Shinnston, West Virginia:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 43 rooms
  • 344 rooms
  • 1765 rooms
  • 2726 rooms
  • 1797 rooms
  • 508 rooms
  • 769+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Shinnston population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Shinnston, West Virginia:

  • 261 room
  • 632 rooms
  • 353 rooms
  • 404 rooms
  • 485 rooms
  • 176 rooms
  • 27 rooms
  • 138 rooms
  • 19+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Shinnston population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Shinnston, WV household income distribution

  • Shinnston, WV household income distribution
  • 69Less than $10,000
  • 32$10,000 to $14,999
  • 29$15,000 to $19,999
  • 72$20,000 to $24,999
  • 44$25,000 to $29,999
  • 55$30,000 to $34,999
  • 46$35,000 to $39,999
  • 46$40,000 to $44,999
  • 43$45,000 to $49,999
  • 81$50,000 to $59,999
  • 136$60,000 to $74,999
  • 124$75,000 to $99,999
  • 74$100,000 to $124,999
  • 6$125,000 to $149,999
  • 80$150,000 to $199,999
  • 20$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Shinnston, WV

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Shinnston, WV
  • 37Less than $10,000
  • 5$10,000 to $14,999
  • 19$20,000 to $24,999
  • 3$25,000 to $29,999
  • 12$30,000 to $34,999
  • 33$40,000 to $49,999
  • 36$50,000 to $59,999
  • 32$60,000 to $69,999
  • 69$70,000 to $79,999
  • 70$80,000 to $89,999
  • 54$90,000 to $99,999
  • 133$100,000 to $124,999
  • 17$125,000 to $149,999
  • 132$150,000 to $174,999
  • 16$175,000 to $199,999
  • 28$200,000 to $249,999
  • 36$250,000 to $299,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Shinnston, WV

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Shinnston, WV
  • 26$100 to $149
  • 7$150 to $199
  • 27$200 to $249
  • 46$300 to $349
  • 15$350 to $399
  • 16$400 to $449
  • 10$450 to $499
  • 4$500 to $549
  • 1$550 to $599
  • 33$600 to $649
  • 1$650 to $699
  • 13$750 to $799
  • 2$1,000 to $1,249
  • 10No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 172000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 41980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 0Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Shinnston population
Shinnston commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 95
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 83
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 148
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 128
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 195
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 164
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 139
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 7
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 3
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 33
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 69
  • 90 or more minutes: 37
Shinnston, WV Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 79.6%
Number of people working at home: 16 (1.5% of all workers)

Shinnston mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 880 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 54 (5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0%)
  • Taxi: 18 (2%)
  • Walked: 86 (8%)
  • Worked at home: 16 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 209
 Italian: 193
 German: 97
 Irish: 88
 English: 88
 European: 42
 Scotch-Irish: 18
 Northern European: 11
 Scottish: 11
 Eastern European: 10
 Dutch: 8
 Czech: 4
 Scandinavian: 4
 Welsh: 4
 Croatian: 3
 Hungarian: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 56%Canada
  • 28%Philippines
  • 9%Oceania, n.e.c.
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,991
  • Other state: 367
  • Northeast: 103
  • Midwest: 81
  • South: 154
  • West: 26

92% of Shinnston residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 41% lived in West Virginia.

Shinnston:

91.8%
State average:

87.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 5
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 4
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 16
  • 9th grade: 61
  • 10th grade: 18
  • 11th grade: 29
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 364
  • Less than 1 year of college: 41
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 56
  • Associate degree: 27
  • Bachelor's degree: 119
  • Master's degree: 68
  • Professional school degree: 11
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 23
  • 10th grade: 21
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 7
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 259
  • Less than 1 year of college: 58
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 147
  • Associate degree: 113
  • Bachelor's degree: 144
  • Master's degree: 98
  • Professional school degree: 20
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 8.0%Males
  • 6.9%Females
Shinnston marital status for males
Shinnston marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 847
  • One, attached: 14
  • Two: 37
  • 3 or 4: 55
  • 5 to 9: 84
  • 10 to 19: 4
  • Mobile homes: 51

Median worth of mobile homes: $8,883

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 4.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 6.9%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Shinnston:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Shinnston
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (83.7%)
  • Electricity (14.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.5%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (63.2%)
  • Electricity (36.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 77
Here:

21.9%
West Virginia:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 30
Here:

29.4%
West Virginia:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
West Virginia:

15.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)