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Shinnston
  • Town in West Virginia

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade A
  4. Nightlife
    grade C+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade C+
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Shinnston is a town in West Virginia with a population of 2,265. Shinnston is in Harrison County. Living in Shinnston offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Shinnston and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Shinnston are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$109,200
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$810
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    19%
  • Own
    81%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    369.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    184.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    647
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    46.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    40%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%

Working in Shinnston

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$56,854
National
$62,843

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