Hinton is located in south West Virginia. Hinton is part of Summers County. Hinton has 2.22 square miles of land area and 0.81 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Hinton population is 2,615, which has shrunk 9.20% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 2.52% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Hinton median household income is $29,865 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 46.95% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 40.01% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Hinton median house value is $60,400 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 28.78% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 37.64% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Hinton is close to the state average in quality. The Hinton area code is 304.