Alum Creek, West Virginia Population 2024

1,261

Alum Creek is a city located in Boone County, Kanawha County, and Lincoln County West Virginia. Alum Creek has a 2024 population of 1,261. Alum Creek is currently declining at a rate of -5.9% annually and its population has decreased by -20.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,579 in 2020.

The average household income in Alum Creek is $87,850 with a poverty rate of 5.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Alum Creek is 47.4 years, 47.8 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.

Alum Creek Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Alum Creek was:

  • White: 99.58%
  • Two or more races: 0.42%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
10.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
123.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-20.14% (-318)
The current population of Alum Creek, West Virginia is 1,261 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,579.

Alum Creek, West Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,41499.58%
Two or more races60.42%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Alum Creek Population by Race

Alum Creek Population Pyramid 2024

Alum Creek Median Age

47.4

Total

47.8

Male

43.9

Female

Alum Creek Adults

There are 1,211 adults, (288 of whom are seniors) in Alum Creek.

Alum Creek Age Dependency

53.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Alum Creek Sex Ratio

Female86060.56%
Male56039.44%

Alum Creek Population by Age

Alum Creek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5512.5885.714.3
Married3782.8798.41.6
Non Family1371.467327
Female363.780100
Male0000

2.8

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

85.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Alum Creek Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade151.29%
9th to 12th Grade484.11%
High School Graduate55447.47%
Some College27023.14%
Associates Degree14212.17%
Bachelors Degree1069.08%
Graduate Degree322.74%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Alum Creek Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alum Creek Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,1611,098138
2+ Races660

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.89%.

Alum Creek Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$40,598$58,438$38,281
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$106,522$0
Some College$40,272$54,773$33,438
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$40,598

Average Earnings

$58,438

Average Male

$38,281

Average Female

Alum Creek Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alum Creek Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Alum Creek Language

100% of Alum Creek residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Alum Creek Language

Alum Creek Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,414825.8%

5.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

0%

Male Poverty Rate

9.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alum Creek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alum Creek is White, with 5.8% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alum Creek is White, with 5.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 1.22%.

Alum Creek Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School7.76%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Alum Creek Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Alum Creek Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alum Creek Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$65,179$87,850
Families$59,813$84,533
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$86,406$91,656

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Alum Creek Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.5%

Male Marriage Rate

56.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Alum Creek Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Alum Creek Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Alum Creek Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Alum Creek Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

47

Number of Veterans

18

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam41
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Alum Creek Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+38
55 to 646
65 to 743
18 to 340
35 to 540

Alum Creek Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White413.4%
2+ Races6100%

Alum Creek Veterans by Race

Alum Creek Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

93.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alum Creek Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.3%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

11.5%

Unemployment Rate

Alum Creek Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Alum Creek Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Alum Creek Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

96.13%

Born in Alum Creek

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Alum Creek residents were born in the United States, with 96.13% having been born in West Virginia. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Alum Creek Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,261-79-5.9%
20231,340-80-5.63%
20221,42022618.93%
20211,194-385-24.38%
20201,579-226-12.52%
20191,805613.5%
20181,744-23-1.3%
20171,767-182-9.34%
20161,949472.47%
20151,902703.82%
20141,832975.59%
20131,735-4-0.23%
20121,73941831.64%
20111,321-428-24.47%
20101,74900%

Alum Creek Population by Year