Shinnston is located close to the center of West Virginia. Shinnston is between the Harrison, Taylor county. Shinnston has 1.73 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Shinnston population is 2,476, which has grown 7.89% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 2.52% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Shinnston median household income is $37,028 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 38.24% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 40.01% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Shinnston median house value is $83,900 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 31.09% 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 Shinnston is much better than the state average in quality. The Shinnston area code is 304.