Alderson employment information

IndexAldersonWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$19,093$23,237$28,555
Median household income$24,583$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$45,313$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$13,603$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$25,952$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$16,797$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate1.9%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level34.2%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Alderson is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Alderson is 54% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Alderson is 67% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Alderson is 120% higher than the national average.

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Alderson median earnings by income bracket

Alderson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector1.6%1.6%
Financial & insurance services5.2%2.7%
Wholesale & retail services12.5%14.8%
Public administration11.5%4.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.2%2.7%
Education, health & social services12.5%38.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lewisburg, WV3,917$56,3475%
Fairlea, WV2,047$38,08829%
Ronceverte, WV1,644$34,40536%
Union, WV647$33,06838%
Meadow Bridge, WV383$30,00044%
Alderson, WV990$24,58354%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Ninnekah, OK990$59,20511%
Bude, MS990$20,74161%
Douglas, AL990$31,10642%
Aurora, UT990$58,3339%
Ridgway, CO990$56,0005%
Alderson, WV990$24,58354%
Source: The Alderson, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.