dcsimg

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/.

Alderson Public Libraries

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

library logo

More Information for Librarians

Click the Visit School Site buttons to go directly to a school's website and learn more about the school and programs it has to offer. School website will open in a new tab.
Click the Request Info buttons to request more information from a representative at the school.

 
Results:  5
Matching School Ads
Programs
  • Drug & Alcohol Treatment Specialist
  • Funeral Service Education
  • French as a Second Language
  • Provides students the opportunity to train at home in their spare time to get their high school diploma, train for a new career, or enhance current skills.
  • Offers programs in psychology/social work, business management, medical billing, criminal justice, and more.
  • Member of the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE), and the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE).
  • Features a fully flexible schedule with no classes to attend, leaving the study pace up to the student.
Programs
  • Online Master of Social Work
  • Online Master of Business Administration
  • Online Master of Information
  • Ranked one of the Top Public Schools in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Founded in 1766 as a public institution; it has a main campus in New Brunswick, New Jersey and offers many programs online.
  • Has an average freshman retention rate of 91.8%.
  • Its student-faculty ratio is 14:1, and 38% of its classes have fewer than 20 students.
  • Has famous alumni including chef and restauranteur Mario Batali, author Junot Diaz, actor James Gandolfini, and former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky.
Programs
  • Legal Studies - Homeland Security (Master of Science) - Online
  • Wellness Coaching (Master of Science) - Online
  • Dual Concentration: Performance Enhancement, Wellness Coaching (Master of Science) - Online
  • For the 12th consecutive year, Cal U was named one for the best schools in the Northeast by The Princeton Review 
  • Recognized by the U.S. News and World Report for: Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s 2017, Best Online Programs, Grad Education 2017 and Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s for Veterans 2017
  • Quality Online courses at Cal U have the same objectives, content and learning outcomes as campus-based programs and are taught by the same expert professors.
  • Offers private school amenities at a public school cost. Student-to-teacher ratio of 20:1
  • CAL U online programs complete an annual assessment of student learning to ensure outcomes are focused on your success in career entry, advancement or enhancement!
Programs
  • Online MS in Supply Chain Management
  • Master of Governmental Accounting (Online)
  • Ranked among the Best Business Schools in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Ranked the #1 Public MBA program in the NYC region in 2014 by the U.S. News and World Report.
  • Educates about 4,500 undergraduate and graduate students per academic year at two campuses in New Jersey as well as five satellite locations in New Jersey and Singapore.
  • The only public university in New Jersey in the Association of American Universities (AAU), a group comprising of North America’s 63 leading research universities.
Programs
  • Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Analytics and Mangement
  • Master of Science in Measurement & Evaluation
  • Master of Science in Nutrition Education

Change the World with American University

Be a part of something bigger than yourself. At American University, we strive to help you develop your professional interests and indulge in your passion for making a difference. Our online degree programs allow you to gain the advanced skills for active leadership in a variety of fields.

Set Yourself Apart at American University

At American University, our smart, passionate and engaged students and faculty focus their knowledge to create meaningful change. Our strengths in international service and public affairs inspire our sense of social responsibility and a dedication to cultural and intellectual diversity. We're defined by our global perspective, practical idealism and a dedication to public service.

Study Online in Alderson
Additional Resources
Info for Alderson Government Officials


Are you an official in the Alderson government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.

Back to Top