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Shady Spring, WV
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Shady Spring profile


Living in Shady Spring



Shady Spring is a very small town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 3,169 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Shady Spring is the 66th largest community in West Virginia.

Shady Spring real estate is some of the most expensive in West Virginia, although Shady Spring house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Shady Spring has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Shady Spring a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

As is often the case in a small town, Shady Spring doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The population of Shady Spring overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Shady Spring, 23.92% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Shady Spring in 2018 was $29,809, which is upper middle income relative to West Virginia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $119,236 for a family of four. However, Shady Spring contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Shady Spring home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Shady Spring residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Shady Spring include English, German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Shady Spring is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and German/Yiddish.