Alderson is a very small town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 1,184 people and just one neighborhood, Alderson is the 140th largest community in West Virginia. Alderson has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Occupations and Workforce
Alderson is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.80% 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 office and administrative support (17.87%), food service (14.40%) and healthcare (13.33%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Alderson’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Being a small town, Alderson does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.