Alderson demographics profile

StatisticAldersonWest VirginiaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,1917791
Median age41.441.937.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%59%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%37%43%
Speak English100%98%79%
Speak Spanish0%1%13%
Alderson, WV has a population of 1,061 and is the 14,785th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,191 per sq mi which is 1455% higher than the West Virginia average and 1215% higher than the national average. The median age in Alderson is 41 which is approximately 1% lower than the West Virginia average of 42. In Alderson, 62% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 100% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 68% of Alderson residents were born in West Virginia, 32% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Alderson is 1455% higher than West Virginia.
  • The median age in Alderson is 1% lower than West Virginia.
  • In Alderson 91.05% of the population is White.
  • In Alderson 6.97% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Alderson 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Alderson population breakdown by race

RaceAldersonWest VirginiaNational
Black or African American6.97%3.43%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race1.70%1.83%3.06%
Other race0.28%0.31%4.75%
In Alderson, 1.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Alderson, WV demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).