What is the current population of Alderson?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Alderson is 966. Alderson, West Virginia is the 10,352nd largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Alderson?

The peak population of Alderson was in 1990, when its population was 1,209. In 1990, Alderson was the 8,947th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 10,352nd largest city in the US. Alderson is currently 20.1% smaller than it was in 1990.

How quickly is Alderson shrinking?

Alderson has shrunk 11.3% since the year 2000. Alderson, West Virginia's growth is below average. 74% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the voting age population of Alderson, West Virginia?

The total voting age population of Alderson, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 895. The voting age population is 42.8% male and 57.2% female.

What percentage of Alderson, West Virginia residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 23.4% of the residents of Alderson are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Alderson, West Virginia?

The racial demographics of Alderson are 88.6% White, 6.4% Two or more races, 4.0% Black and 1.0% Other. Additionally, 1.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Alderson, West Virginia residents are below the poverty line?

In Alderson, 26.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 24.6%. On a per-household basis, 29.1% of families are below the poverty line in Alderson.

What percentage of Alderson, West Virginia residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 37.6% of Alderson residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Alderson, West Virginia residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.9% of Alderson residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 15.5% have a bachelor's degree and 7.3% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Alderson, West Virginia residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Alderson residents aged 5 and older, 0.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.

What is the unemployment rate in Alderson, West Virginia?

The unemployment rate in Alderson is 2.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Alderson, West Virginia residents work for the government?

In Alderson, 8.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Alderson, West Virginia?

The median household income in Alderson is $31,250.

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Alderson, West Virginia?

In Alderson, 63.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Alderson, West Virginia?

Renters occupy 36.1% of housing units in Alderson.

What percentage of Alderson, West Virginia housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Alderson, 36.1% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Alderson, West Virginia housing units were built after 2000?

In Alderson, 7.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.

What is the median monthly rent in Alderson, West Virginia?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Alderson is $631.

What percentage of households in Alderson, West Virginia have broadband internet?

In Alderson, 84.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Alderson Population By Year

Population Graph For Alderson
Year Population Rank in US
2021 966 10,352
2020 970 10,317
2019 1,125 9,855
2018 1,136 9,807
2017 1,155 9,737
2016 1,173 9,671
2015 1,182 9,630
2014 1,184 9,609
2013 1,180 9,622
2012 1,184 9,609
2011 1,187 9,599
2010 1,184 9,606
2000 1,090 9,812
1990 1,209 8,947

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2000-2021
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10347 Laurel, Nebraska 968 -1.4%
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10349 Valders, Wisconsin 968 0.4%
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10352 Alderson, West Virginia 966 -11.3%
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10355 Mustang Ridge, Texas 966 21.0%
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10357 Rosiclare, Illinois 966 -20.7%
10358 Eddyville, Iowa 965 -9.3%
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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
7774 Welch 1,914 -27.8%
7929 St. Marys 1,830 -10.5%
7951 Star City 1,817 33.2%
7984 Belington 1,803 0.8%
8015 Stonewood 1,789 -1.3%
8188 Romney 1,717 -11.5%
8278 McMechen 1,680 -12.8%
8364 Harrisville 1,642 -10.7%
8373 Richwood 1,637 -33.7%
8542 Ronceverte 1,559 -0.3%
8576 West Liberty 1,548 23.0%
8603 Eleanor 1,539 12.5%
8703 Terra Alta 1,498 2.6%
8713 Shepherdstown 1,494 24.3%
8734 Glen Dale 1,486 -3.8%
8750 Nutter Fort 1,478 -11.9%
8758 Marmet 1,473 -12.8%
8766 Salem 1,470 -29.7%
8790 New Haven 1,462 -6.2%
8831 Mullens 1,445 -18.2%
8842 Oceana 1,441 -6.6%
8892 Wayne 1,423 19.2%
8941 Logan 1,400 -13.6%
8962 Ceredo 1,393 -17.6%
8975 Granville 1,390 78.4%
9008 Sistersville 1,381 -12.8%
9217 Chesapeake 1,313 -19.8%
9218 Mabscott 1,313 -6.0%
9228 Parsons 1,307 -10.3%
9268 Ansted 1,290 -17.9%
9363 Montgomery 1,257 -35.1%
9400 Benwood 1,245 -21.0%
9501 Buffalo 1,208 2.8%
9509 Barrackville 1,206 -6.2%
9574 Rainelle 1,191 -22.7%
9715 Belle 1,146 -8.6%
9813 Glenville 1,112 -27.9%
9831 Sophia 1,107 -14.5%
9840 Mount Hope 1,104 -25.4%
10043 Pennsboro 1,040 -13.1%
10058 Bolivar 1,033 -1.4%
10112 Hamlin 1,019 -8.8%
10168 New Cumberland 1,007 -8.2%
10195 Chapmanville 1,001 -16.8%
10229 Monongah 993 0.9%
10277 Marlinton 982 -19.2%
10352 Alderson 966 -11.3%
10514 Athens 933 -21.9%
10812 Poca 873 -13.9%
10838 Rupert 867 -7.5%
10856 Belmont 862 -16.6%
10879 Sutton 859 -14.9%
10906 Mason 854 -20.1%
10917 Carpendale 852 -10.0%
10927 Clendenin 850 -24.3%
10998 Cameron 834 -30.8%
11037 North Hills 827 -5.7%
11059 Rivesville 823 -8.9%
11140 East Bank 806 -13.3%
11418 Man 759 -1.0%
11443 Bath (Berkeley Springs) 755 2.1%
11448 Gassaway 755 -16.1%
11478 Bethany 749 -23.8%
11558 Smithers 737 -18.2%
11604 Gary 730 -19.6%
11713 Addison (Webster Springs) 715 -11.5%
11740 Lumberport 710 -24.3%
11753 Piedmont 707 -29.6%
11758 Elizabeth 706 -28.9%
11772 White Hall 705 17.5%
11791 Cedar Grove 700 -18.6%
11793 Middlebourne 700 -19.5%
11802 Glasgow 699 -10.4%
11879 Grant Town 685 4.5%
11965 Fort Gay 671 -18.1%
12030 War 662 -18.1%
12034 West Union 661 -17.9%
12049 Triadelphia 659 -19.1%
12132 Danville 645 13.1%
12183 Pineville 638 -10.8%
12283 Beverly 623 -3.8%
12338 Thomas 614 1.8%
12520 Davis 588 -5.3%
12550 Ridgeley 584 -22.7%
12673 Reedsville 562 8.7%
12690 Mill Creek 560 -15.2%
12844 Gauley Bridge 542 -26.4%
12859 Beech Bottom 540 -12.3%
12913 Masontown 533 -17.3%
13105 West Hamlin 509 -26.6%
13108 Anmoore 508 -25.7%
13149 Hartford City 504 -4.1%

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