Alderson is a very small town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 1,180 people and just one neighborhood, Alderson is the 140th largest community in West Virginia. Much of the housing stock in Alderson was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Alderson is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.05% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Alderson is a town of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Alderson who work in healthcare (17.80%), office and administrative support (15.85%) and food service (10.73%).
Setting & Lifestyle
As is often the case in a small town, Alderson doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.