Alderson employment information

IndexAldersonWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$20,901$24,002$29,829
Median household income$27,042$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,000$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$17,868$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$25,242$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$18,167$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate2.6%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level24.4%17.7%15.1%
The Alderson, WV employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Alderson is $20,901, which is 13% lower than than the West Virginia average and 30% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $27,042, which is 37% lower than than the West Virginia average and 51% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Alderson is 3%, which is 44% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Alderson is 24% which is 62% higher than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$18,026$27,042$54,084
City
$28,426$42,644$85,288
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Alderson is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Alderson is 51% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Alderson is 44% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Alderson is 62% higher than the national average.

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Alderson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry3.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector5.9%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.4%
Wholesale & retail services23.1%9.3%
Public administration15.8%4.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.9%1.5%
Education, health & social services12.7%51.2%
Other33.0%28.3%

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Lewisburg, WV3,947$49,71210%
Ronceverte, WV1,930$41,94424%
Meadow Bridge, WV328$32,18842%
Hinton, WV2,661$32,07042%
Union, WV466$28,03649%
Alderson, WV1,061$27,04251%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Coal Fork, WV1,061$47,22215%
Friars Point, MS1,061$18,11067%
Franklin, NE1,061$43,01722%
New Hope, TN1,061$50,9828%
Wooster, AR1,061$64,53117%
Alderson, WV1,061$27,04251%
Source: The Alderson, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).