Shinnston, WV has a population of 2,432 and is the 9,993rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,455 per sq mi which is 1800% higher than the West Virginia average and 1506% higher than the national average. The median age in Shinnston is 40 which is approximately 4% lower than the West Virginia average of 42. In Shinnston, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 80% of Shinnston residents were born in West Virginia, 17% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.