Latest Data (2017)
Population 2,129
Nationwide Rank 7340

Quick Facts

Shinnston, West Virginia is the 7,340th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Shinnston, West Virginia is a city.

Shinnston, West Virginia is currently 24.9% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Shinnston, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 83% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
7330 Gassville, Arkansas 2,136 24.6%
7331 Marceline, Missouri 2,136 -16.2%
7332 Pawnee, Oklahoma 2,136 -4.4%
7333 Halls, Tennessee 2,134 -7.8%
7334 Madison, North Carolina 2,134 -5.7%
7335 Atlantis, Florida 2,133 5.7%
7336 Anthony, Kansas 2,132 -14.4%
7337 Franklinton, North Carolina 2,132 21.6%
7338 Spruce Pine, North Carolina 2,130 4.6%
7339 Wilmerding, Pennsylvania 2,130 -3.5%
7340 Shinnston, West Virginia 2,129 -6.9%
7341 Wellington, Texas 2,129 -5.9%
7342 Clinton, Wisconsin 2,127 -2.1%
7343 Malone, Florida 2,127 6.0%
7344 Oak Hill, Florida 2,127 40.1%
7345 Belvedere, California 2,126 0.6%
7346 Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas 2,126 -6.9%
7347 Huntington, Texas 2,126 1.2%
7348 Maple Lake, Minnesota 2,126 29.9%
7349 Port Barre, Louisiana 2,126 -9.4%
7350 Rainier, Washington 2,126 43.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
5216 Barboursville 4,217 29.4%
5236 Westover 4,182 6.3%
5253 Point Pleasant 4,153 -10.2%
5393 Weston 3,971 -7.4%
5433 Lewisburg 3,907 8.1%
5562 Ravenswood 3,738 -7.2%
5842 Philippi 3,380 17.9%
5862 Summersville 3,361 2.1%
5993 Ripley 3,231 -0.9%
6055 Pleasant Valley 3,164 2.2%
6218 Kenova 3,007 -14.5%
6294 Kingwood 2,929 -3.9%
6320 Williamstown 2,906 -2.8%
6419 Madison 2,801 3.2%
6425 Williamson 2,796 -17.3%
6454 Fayetteville 2,772 -0.9%
6465 Follansbee 2,765 -10.9%
6660 Milton 2,612 17.8%
6681 Petersburg 2,593 6.3%
6687 Wellsburg 2,589 -10.1%
6716 Granville 2,560 228.6%
6863 Chester 2,448 -5.4%
6864 Hinton 2,448 -14.4%
6887 Moorefield 2,433 2.0%
6896 Paden City 2,424 -15.0%
6903 White Sulphur Springs 2,420 4.4%
6984 Bethlehem 2,359 -10.7%
6988 Winfield 2,359 23.7%
7340 Shinnston 2,129 -6.9%
7378 Spencer 2,111 -10.5%
7518 Mannington 2,043 -3.5%
7677 Star City 1,958 43.5%
7782 Richwood 1,906 -22.8%
7865 Belington 1,864 4.3%
8000 Shepherdstown 1,802 50.0%
8029 St. Marys 1,787 -12.6%
8057 McMechen 1,775 -7.8%
8142 Harrisville 1,740 -5.4%
8143 Welch 1,740 -34.4%
8151 Romney 1,737 -10.5%
8152 Stonewood 1,737 -4.1%
8198 Ronceverte 1,717 9.7%
8462 Eleanor 1,598 16.8%
8568 Montgomery 1,549 -20.0%
8591 Nutter Fort 1,540 -8.2%
8594 Logan 1,539 -5.0%
8687 Terra Alta 1,501 2.8%
8695 New Haven 1,499 -3.8%
8718 Salem 1,492 -28.7%
8743 Rainelle 1,482 -3.8%
8760 Glenville 1,473 -4.5%
8790 West Liberty 1,463 16.2%
8811 Chesapeake 1,456 -11.1%
8914 Parsons 1,415 -2.9%
8919 Glen Dale 1,413 -8.5%
8928 Marmet 1,410 -16.5%
8937 Wayne 1,408 18.0%
9068 Mullens 1,369 -22.5%
9108 Ansted 1,353 -13.9%
9113 Ceredo 1,352 -20.0%
9212 Mount Hope 1,310 -11.5%
9218 Benwood 1,307 -17.1%
9247 Barrackville 1,299 1.0%
9253 Mabscott 1,298 -7.1%
9299 Sistersville 1,288 -18.7%
9345 Sophia 1,274 -1.6%
9375 Buffalo 1,262 7.4%
9434 Oceana 1,245 -19.3%
9703 Belle 1,162 -7.4%
9737 Alderson 1,155 5.9%
9774 Clendenin 1,142 1.6%
9796 Chapmanville 1,137 -5.5%
9841 Monongah 1,124 14.2%
10017 Hamlin 1,072 -4.1%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 2,129 7,340
2016 2,161 7,281
2015 2,171 7,250
2014 2,178 7,227
2013 2,186 7,211
2012 2,195 7,187
2011 2,203 7,181
2010 2,201 7,169
2009 2,240 7,048
2008 2,232 7,050
2007 2,218 7,068
2006 2,224 7,049
2005 2,225 7,029
2004 2,232 6,991
2003 2,234 6,973
2002 2,247 6,945
2001 2,256 6,904
2000 2,289 6,828
1990 2,836 5,689