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Shinnston, WV (West Virginia) Houses and Residents

Shinnston,WV index of house prices

Total population: 2,178 (All urban)

Houses: 1,116 (1,005 occupied: 745 owner occupied, 260 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

26%
State:

28%

Housing density: 647 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $33,542.

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


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $562


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

Housing units in Shinnston with a mortgage: 407 (0 second mortgage, 20 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 337

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $75,781

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $52,040

Median monthly housing costs: $546


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Shinnston, West Virginia Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $109,272 (it was $62,400 in 2000)
Shinnston:

$109,272
West Virginia:

$117,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,587 - $165,182
Median year house/condo built: 1956

Median year apartment built: 1958

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,542
  • In family households: 2,122 (334 male householders, 320 female householders)
    436 spouses, 726 children (711 natural, 15 adopted, 9 stepchildren), 69 grandchildren, 13 brothers or sisters, 41 parents, 77 other relatives, 61 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 416 (156 male householders (113 living alone)), 193 female householders (174 living alone)), 64 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 362 2-persons, 123 3-persons, 100 4-persons, 24 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 59 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 288 1-person, 66 2-persons.

309 married couples with children.
126 single-parent households (15 men, 111 women).

96.8% of residents of Shinnston speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (36% speak English very well, 64% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 24 (0.9%)
(25.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.6

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 181 bedroom
  • 1592 bedrooms
  • 4513 bedrooms
  • 1004 bedrooms
  • 145+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Shinnston population

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

  • 29no bedroom
  • 381 bedroom
  • 1302 bedrooms
  • 453 bedrooms
  • 234 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:

  • 16no vehicle
  • 2091 vehicle
  • 3482 vehicles
  • 1273 vehicles
  • 394 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Shinnston population

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

  • 72no vehicle
  • 931 vehicle
  • 662 vehicles
  • 63 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 75+ 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
  • 334 rooms
  • 1495 rooms
  • 2646 rooms
  • 1727 rooms
  • 478 rooms
  • 939+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Shinnston population

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

  • 291 room
  • 372 rooms
  • 343 rooms
  • 644 rooms
  • 815 rooms
  • 236 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 118 rooms
  • 19+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Shinnston population

Year house built

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
  • 93Less than $10,000
  • 21$10,000 to $14,999
  • 35$15,000 to $19,999
  • 61$20,000 to $24,999
  • 25$25,000 to $29,999
  • 85$30,000 to $34,999
  • 82$35,000 to $39,999
  • 51$40,000 to $44,999
  • 36$45,000 to $49,999
  • 89$50,000 to $59,999
  • 103$60,000 to $74,999
  • 103$75,000 to $99,999
  • 86$100,000 to $124,999
  • 32$125,000 to $149,999
  • 103$150,000 to $199,999
  • 12$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
  • 35Less than $10,000
  • 5$20,000 to $24,999
  • 39$30,000 to $34,999
  • 3$35,000 to $39,999
  • 35$40,000 to $49,999
  • 40$50,000 to $59,999
  • 47$60,000 to $69,999
  • 62$70,000 to $79,999
  • 60$80,000 to $89,999
  • 66$90,000 to $99,999
  • 146$100,000 to $124,999
  • 67$125,000 to $149,999
  • 82$150,000 to $174,999
  • 13$175,000 to $199,999
  • 22$200,000 to $249,999
  • 19$250,000 to $299,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Shinnston, WV

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Shinnston, WV
  • 35$100 to $149
  • 11$150 to $199
  • 28$200 to $249
  • 45$300 to $349
  • 16$350 to $399
  • 33$400 to $449
  • 7$450 to $499
  • 6$500 to $549
  • 5$550 to $599
  • 29$600 to $649
  • 1$650 to $699
  • 24$700 to $749
  • 30$750 to $799
  • 3$1,000 to $1,249
  • 9No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 282000 to 2009
  • 81990 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: 92
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 88
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 110
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 287
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 174
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 149
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 10
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 3
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 35
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 43
  • 90 or more minutes: 34
Shinnston, WV Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 81.1%
Number of people working at home: 0 (0.0% of all workers)

Shinnston mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 946 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 57 (5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0%)
  • Taxi: 19 (2%)
  • Walked: 94 (8%)

First ancestries reported:

 Italian: 244
 American: 241
 English: 123
 German: 110
 Irish: 89
 European: 49
 Scotch-Irish: 13
 Northern European: 13
 Scottish: 13
 Eastern European: 12
 Slovak: 9
 Dutch: 7
 Croatian: 5
 Czech: 4
 Scandinavian: 4
 Welsh: 4

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

  • 33%Canada
  • 29%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 16%Philippines
  • 11%Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia)
  • 7%Oceania, n.e.c.
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland

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

  • This state: 2,168
  • Other state: 309
  • Northeast: 85
  • Midwest: 67
  • South: 124
  • West: 33

89% of Shinnston residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 42% lived in West Virginia.

Shinnston:

89.0%
State average:

87.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 4
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 5
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 18
  • 9th grade: 115
  • 10th grade: 16
  • 11th grade: 42
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 396
  • Less than 1 year of college: 27
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 80
  • Associate degree: 31
  • Bachelor's degree: 111
  • Master's degree: 48
  • Professional school degree: 9
  • Doctorate degree: 8

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: 20
  • 10th grade: 20
  • 11th grade: 1
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 19
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 301
  • Less than 1 year of college: 43
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 141
  • Associate degree: 122
  • Bachelor's degree: 159
  • Master's degree: 82
  • 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
  • 7.5%Males
  • 8.7%Females
Shinnston marital status for males
Shinnston marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 848
  • One, attached: 20
  • Two: 31
  • 3 or 4: 30
  • 5 to 9: 102
  • 10 to 19: 4
  • Mobile homes: 36

Median worth of mobile homes: $8,883

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 4.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 5.9%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Shinnston:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Shinnston
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (83.2%)
  • Electricity (15.5%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (53.3%)
  • Electricity (46.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 73
Here:

22.1%
West Virginia:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 21
Here:

25.6%
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)