WV

National Population : 333,590,059
West Virginia State Population : 1,692,126

About Shanks, WV

Shanks, WV is located in Hampshire County in the state of West Virginia.

The total City Population for Shanks is about 685 with about people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about N/A.

The Average Home Value is $159,900.00, which is roughly 45% higher than the Average Home Value of $87,464.00 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 15% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $31,786.00, which is roughly 14% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $36,951.00 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 45% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Shanks is about .

West Virginia is ranked #33 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 33.11 out of 100.

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Voting

Hampshire County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 75.87% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 79.65%
Democratic: 19.22%
Libertarian: 0.92%
Green: 0.21%


Nearby Locations

Romney, WV (6.13 mi.)
Three Chrs, WV (6.13 mi.)
Kirby, WV (6.16 mi.)
Rio, WV (6.16 mi.)
Augusta, WV (6.24 mi.)
Delray, WV (7.07 mi.)
Junction, WV (10.44 mi.)
Purgitsville, WV (10.44 mi.)
Capon Bridge, WV (11.04 mi.)
Medley, WV (13.07 mi.)
Burlington, WV (13.07 mi.)
Slanesville, WV (13.73 mi.)
Springfield, WV (13.94 mi.)
Wardensville, WV (14.38 mi.)
Baker, WV (14.50 mi.)
Points, WV (14.72 mi.)
High View, WV (14.79 mi.)
Lehew, WV (14.91 mi.)
Yellow Spring, WV (14.91 mi.)
Fort Ashby, WV (15.24 mi.)
Old Fields, WV (15.63 mi.)
Green Spring, WV (16.27 mi.)
Levels, WV (16.87 mi.)
Bloomery, WV (18.45 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 26761
Latitude : 39.268404
Longitude : -78.695857
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 1371 ft.
Area Code(s) : 304, 681

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.62
Male Population Estimate : 49.78%
Female Population Estimate : 50.22%
Median Age : 41.1
Male Median Age : 41.7
Female Median Age : 40.8

White Population Estimate : 99.27%
Black Population Estimate : 0.88%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.02%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.15%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.44%
Other Population Estimate : 0.15%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Shanks specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Hampshire County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Hampshire County: About 227 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Hampshire County is about 21% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.