Alderson, Greenbrier County, West Virginia

Alderson: City in West Virginia, United States of America

About

Alderson is a city located in the county of Greenbrier in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,184 and a population density of 481 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,111 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Alderson

Population : 1,111 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Greenbrier County
Postal code : 24910
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 2.46 km2
Altitude : 1,549 feet / 472, 472 meters
Time Zone : UTC−05:00
Local time : 16:36:45 (29th January 2023)
Density : 451 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.57% (2010-2020)
Alderson locator map
Location of Alderson on West Virginia map.
Alderson WV Historic Section image
Alderson WV Historic Section
Alderson WV Historic Section image

Geography

Alderson is located at 37°43'33"N 80°38'31"W (37.7259500, -80.6420200).

Alderson map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Alderson decreased by 6.57% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,184 - census
2011 1,182 -0.17% estimation process
2012 1,180 -0.17% estimation process
2013 1,182 0.17% estimation process
2014 1,176 -0.51% estimation process
2015 1,173 -0.26% estimation process
2016 1,166 -0.6% estimation process
2017 1,152 -1.22% estimation process
2018 1,133 -1.68% estimation process
2019 1,125 -0.71% estimation process
2020 1,111 -1.26% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 40,335
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 34,649
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 16.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 41,690
April 1, 2010 Population : 34,681
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.3%
People over 65 (%) : 14.2%
Female persons, % : 53.1%
White only, percent : 75.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 18.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 0.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 9.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 68.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,020
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.1%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 57.3%

Alderson zip code is 24910. County name: Greenbrier, County fips: 54025

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 57.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $151,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,121
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $403
2015-2019 median gross rent : $864
2015-2019 Households : 15,070
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.48
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 7.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 81.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 81,211
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 503,416
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 187,703
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 845,726
2012 total retail sales per capita : $24,232
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $49,284
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $24,307
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,561
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,288
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 880
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 346
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,035
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 147
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,181
2010 population per square mile : 1,099.7
2010 land area in square miles : 31.54

People born in Alderson (4)

People born in Alderson, including entertainer Ada Smith, Science Fiction Author Richard C. Meredith, politician George Ambler, .

List

  • Abe Shires (American football player (1917-1993)) he was born in 12/02/1917

Schools in Alderson

College & universities near Alderson, WV

Code Name City ZIP
237880 West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine Lewisburg (WV) 24901

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Alderson, WV

Code Name Address Type
ALD Alderson 1 C&O Plaza on Railroad Plaza RAIL
HIN Hinton Front St. and Fifth Ave. RAIL
WSS White Sulphur Springs 315 West Main Street RAIL
PRC Prince Hwy 41 and County Road 25 RAIL
THN Thurmond Hwy 25 & Hwy 2 RAIL

Post offices near Alderson

Post Office Name City ZIP
Alderson Post Office Alderson (WV) 24910

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Alderson , Oklahoma human settlement in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, United States of America with a population of 291 people.

Other cities in Greenbrier County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Greenbrier County , WV.

City Name Population Title
Lewisburg 3,766 City in West Virginia
White Sulphur Springs 2,325 City in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, United States
Fairlea 1,747 Census-designated place in Greenbrier County, West Virginia
Ronceverte 1,649 City in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, United States of America
Rainelle 1,516 City in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, United States of America
Rupert 880 Human settlement in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, United States of America
Quinwood 260 Human settlement in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, United States of America
Falling Spring 200 Human settlement in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Alderson distances to largest West Virginia cities