Latest Data (2017)
Population 1,155
Nationwide Rank 9737

Quick Facts

Alderson, West Virginia is the 9,737th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Alderson, West Virginia is a town.

Alderson, West Virginia is currently 4.5% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Alderson, West Virginia's growth is about average. 41% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
9727 Albers, Illinois 1,157 34.2%
9728 Bradford Woods, Pennsylvania 1,157 2.1%
9729 Hawley, Pennsylvania 1,157 -10.7%
9730 Kellyville, Oklahoma 1,157 16.9%
9731 Ohatchee, Alabama 1,157 -4.3%
9732 Harris, Minnesota 1,156 2.1%
9733 Laurens, Iowa 1,156 -21.0%
9734 Long Beach, Indiana 1,156 -25.6%
9735 Oyster Creek, Texas 1,156 -2.6%
9736 Reedsville, Wisconsin 1,156 -2.4%
9737 Alderson, West Virginia 1,155 5.9%
9738 Big Rock, Illinois 1,155 25.8%
9739 Grass Lake, Michigan 1,155 6.5%
9740 Yamhill, Oregon 1,155 43.1%
9741 Calvert, Texas 1,154 -19.0%
9742 Okeene, Oklahoma 1,154 -6.7%
9743 Windsor, Illinois 1,154 60.5%
9744 Hiram, Ohio 1,153 -7.1%
9745 Botkins, Ohio 1,151 -4.7%
9746 Elbow Lake, Minnesota 1,151 -9.4%
9747 Guernsey, Wyoming 1,151 1.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In West Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
7340 Shinnston 2,129 -6.9%
7378 Spencer 2,111 -10.5%
7518 Mannington 2,043 -3.5%
7677 Star City 1,958 43.5%
7782 Richwood 1,906 -22.8%
7865 Belington 1,864 4.3%
8000 Shepherdstown 1,802 50.0%
8029 St. Marys 1,787 -12.6%
8057 McMechen 1,775 -7.8%
8142 Harrisville 1,740 -5.4%
8143 Welch 1,740 -34.4%
8151 Romney 1,737 -10.5%
8152 Stonewood 1,737 -4.1%
8198 Ronceverte 1,717 9.7%
8462 Eleanor 1,598 16.8%
8568 Montgomery 1,549 -20.0%
8591 Nutter Fort 1,540 -8.2%
8594 Logan 1,539 -5.0%
8687 Terra Alta 1,501 2.8%
8695 New Haven 1,499 -3.8%
8718 Salem 1,492 -28.7%
8743 Rainelle 1,482 -3.8%
8760 Glenville 1,473 -4.5%
8790 West Liberty 1,463 16.2%
8811 Chesapeake 1,456 -11.1%
8914 Parsons 1,415 -2.9%
8919 Glen Dale 1,413 -8.5%
8928 Marmet 1,410 -16.5%
8937 Wayne 1,408 18.0%
9068 Mullens 1,369 -22.5%
9108 Ansted 1,353 -13.9%
9113 Ceredo 1,352 -20.0%
9212 Mount Hope 1,310 -11.5%
9218 Benwood 1,307 -17.1%
9247 Barrackville 1,299 1.0%
9253 Mabscott 1,298 -7.1%
9299 Sistersville 1,288 -18.7%
9345 Sophia 1,274 -1.6%
9375 Buffalo 1,262 7.4%
9434 Oceana 1,245 -19.3%
9703 Belle 1,162 -7.4%
9737 Alderson 1,155 5.9%
9774 Clendenin 1,142 1.6%
9796 Chapmanville 1,137 -5.5%
9841 Monongah 1,124 14.2%
10017 Hamlin 1,072 -4.1%
10102 New Cumberland 1,050 -4.2%
10116 Pennsboro 1,045 -12.6%
10168 Bolivar 1,031 -1.6%
10330 Marlinton 994 -18.2%
10355 Sutton 988 -2.1%
10359 Poca 987 -2.6%
10553 Mason 944 -11.7%
10577 Cedar Grove 940 9.3%
10630 Carpendale 928 -2.0%
10669 Athens 921 -22.9%
10690 Rupert 919 -2.0%
10700 Rivesville 917 1.4%
10748 East Bank 904 -2.7%
10810 Bethany 888 -9.7%
10859 Belmont 876 -15.2%
10876 Gassaway 873 -3.0%
10888 Cameron 871 -27.7%
10951 Glasgow 860 10.1%
11017 Lumberport 848 -9.5%
11112 West Union 833 3.3%
11140 Elizabeth 827 -16.8%
11141 Gary 827 -9.0%
11224 Piedmont 813 -19.1%
11349 North Hills 793 -9.5%
11493 Middlebourne 766 -11.9%
11538 Triadelphia 759 -6.8%
11567 Smithers 754 -16.3%
11589 Anmoore 749 9.5%
11674 West Hamlin 736 6.0%
11806 War 715 -11.6%
11921 Mill Creek 696 5.2%
11961 Addison (Webster Springs) 688 -14.8%
12049 Beverly 675 4.1%
12065 Fort Gay 673 -17.9%
12130 Man 664 -13.4%
12163 White Hall 660 10.0%
12198 Franklin 652 -26.0%
12248 Davis 644 3.7%
12306 Peterstown 636 27.7%
12341 Ridgeley 630 -16.6%
12344 Danville 629 10.3%
12484 West Milford 609 -6.3%
12535 Bath (Berkeley Springs) 602 -18.5%
12547 Grant Town 601 -8.2%
12558 Bancroft 600 63.0%
12568 Pineville 599 -16.3%
12575 Reedsville 598 15.6%
12596 Hartford City 595 13.1%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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
2009 1,064 9,963
2008 1,072 9,928
2007 1,073 9,914
2006 1,073 9,896
2005 1,077 9,871
2004 1,084 9,833
2003 1,084 9,840
2002 1,083 9,842
2001 1,085 9,825
2000 1,090 9,812
1990 1,209 8,947