|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Shinnston is 2,306. Shinnston, West Virginia is the 7,097th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Shinnston was in 1990, when its population was 2,836. In 1990, Shinnston was the 5,689th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,097th largest city in the US. Shinnston is currently 18.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Shinnston has grown 0.7% since the 2000. Shinnston, West Virginia is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 61% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|7262||White Sulphur Springs||2,198||-5.1%|
|7092||New Stanton, Pennsylvania||2,311||21.1%|
|7097||Shinnston, West Virginia||2,306||0.7%|
|7099||Belleair Bluffs, Florida||2,303||2.6%|
|7100||Malad City, Idaho||2,303||6.8%|
|7101||Richlands, North Carolina||2,302||136.8%|
|7103||Nicoma Park, Oklahoma||2,300||-5.3%|
The total voting age population of Shinnston, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,756. The voting age population is 49.4% male and 50.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.3% of the residents of Shinnston are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Shinnston are 94.1% White, 2.3% Other, 2.3% Two or more races, 0.6% Asian, 0.5% Black and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 4.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Shinnston, 9.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 17.5%. On a per-household basis, 8.4% of families are below the poverty line in Shinnston.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.4% of Shinnston residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.6% of Shinnston residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.7% have a bachelor's degree and 6.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Shinnston residents aged 5 and older, 1.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Shinnston is 3.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Shinnston, 14.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Shinnston is $56,854.
In Shinnston, 80.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 19.2% of housing units in Shinnston.
Of all the housing units in Shinnston, 30.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Shinnston, 3.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Shinnston is $810.
In Shinnston, 74.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.