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People

Total Population 1,221
Male Share of the Population 51%
Female Share of the Population 49%
Senior Citizens 19.6%
Employed Population 16+ 489
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 51.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,328
% Above Poverty Level 71.5%
% Below Poverty Level 28.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 10%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 40.2%
Median Gross Rent $609
Median House Value $96,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.9%
US/American 0%
English 9.5%
Irish 23.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Alderson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 49 miles NW of Roanoke, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 173 miles N of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Greenbrier
Standard Zip Codes 24910
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.725
Longitude -80.642

Alderson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station UNION 3 SSE
Distance 13.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 40 F
Apr Temp 36 to 63 F
Jul Temp 58 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 36.1 inches
Station MC ROSS 3 E
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 36 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 56 to 78 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 53.9 inches
Station MCROSS
Distance 18.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 36 F
Apr Temp 33 to 61 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 50.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Alderson, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Dawson (24910)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hinton 2,589 $37,950
Lewisburg 3,948 $71,065
Meadow Bridge 384 $35,000
Ronceverte 1,582 $51,597
Rupert 902 $31,630
Union 548 $39,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Alderson Public Library
308 WALNUT AVE.
Alderson, West Virginia
(304) 445-7221

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