|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
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.
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.
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.
|10346||La Conner, Washington||968||32.4%|
|10352||Alderson, West Virginia||966||-11.3%|
|10355||Mustang Ridge, Texas||966||21.0%|
|10356||New Waverly, Texas||966||1.6%|
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.
According to the latest census statistics, 23.4% of the residents of Alderson are 65 or older.
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.
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.
Among those aged 16 and older, 37.6% of Alderson residents are in the labor force.
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.
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.
The unemployment rate in Alderson is 2.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Alderson, 8.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Alderson is $31,250.
In Alderson, 63.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 36.1% of housing units in Alderson.
Of all the housing units in Alderson, 36.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Alderson, 7.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Alderson is $631.
In Alderson, 84.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.