Alderson, West Virginia

Population 1,082

Alderson is located in Greenbrier County, WV. The population is 1,082, making Alderson the 6th largest city in Greenbrier County.

There are 1 public schools in Alderson with an average Homefacts rating of A. The total crime rate for Alderson is low , and there are 11 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Alderson is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Alderson property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Alderson include Pence Springs, Talcott and Ronceverte.

Alderson Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Excellent
  • No High School Diploma: 8.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 65.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 25.6%

Crime Rate

63.85% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 119
  • Violent Crimes: 119
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 119
  • Property Crime: 777
  • Larceny Theft: 538

Registered Offenders

88.58% Higher than national avg.
  • 11 offenders in Alderson
  • 101.66 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

16 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 2
  • Tanks & Spills: 13


Moderate 3.8%
  • West Virginia unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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1 Public Schools view public schools

There are 1 K-12 public school in Alderson, WV and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Alderson's schools as Excellent, with an overall A rating.
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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Alderson, WV

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3 Building Permits View All

  • In 2013, the city of Alderson, WV issued 3 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2012, the city of Alderson, WV issued 5 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 5 permits, 3 were issued for single family homes and 2 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $605
  • 1 Bedroom: $609
  • 2 Bedrooms: $728
  • 3 Bedrooms: $972
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,095

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Environmental Hazards

16 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Alderson, WV has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Alderson, WV is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.32 Average
    Alderson, WV is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 31.02°
  • February 34.15°
  • March 43.15°
  • April 54.2°
  • May 64.31°
  • June 68.46°
  • July 71.47°
  • August 70.95°
  • September 64.88°
  • October 53.27°
  • November 43.38°
  • December 28.38°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Alderson, WV

Alderson, WV has a low risk of earthquakes.
Alderson, WV has no risk of hurricanes.
Alderson, WV has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Alderson, WV has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Alderson, WV: $27,042


Unemployment in Alderson is 3.8%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 4.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 40.85%
White Collar - 59.15%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin
  • Sen. Shelley Moore Capito
  • Sen. Joe Manchin III

City Representatives

  • Evan Jenkins

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

7 FCC Towers view all

2 Fire Stations view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Alderson, WV

1 Library view all

0 Police Stations view all

  • No police station found in Alderson, WV

0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Alderson, WV
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