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Alderson
  • Town in West Virginia

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade C
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade C

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Alderson is a town in West Virginia with a population of 1,074. Alderson is in Greenbrier County. Living in Alderson offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and retirees live in Alderson and residents tend to be conservative.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$99,700
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$491
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    983
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    89.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,519.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    357.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    7%
  • 55-64 years
    21%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    6%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    44%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    national  11%

Working in Alderson

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$26,053
National
$64,994

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