Shinnston, WV Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,103 housing units in Shinnston. This represents a 5.1% decline from 1,162 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,103 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Shinnston is about 75.2%. Shinnston's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 11%. Average household size is 2.34 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Shinnston were built after 1955.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.70%
One Bedroom9.20%
Two Bedrooms34.30%
Three Bedrooms41%
Four Bedrooms13.10%
Five Bedrooms or more1.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.49
Median year structure was built1956
Median Value of occupied units$64,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$41,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.86
Median year structure was built1952
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$325

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage3.90%
Home Equity Loan3.40%
Simple Mortgage43.60%
Debt Free49.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.1%