Alderson is a very small town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 1,193 people and just one neighborhood, Alderson is the 140th largest community in West Virginia. Alderson has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Alderson is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Alderson is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Alderson who work in healthcare (19.09%), office and administrative support (12.10%) and sales jobs (10.22%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Alderson is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.