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Alderson is a town in Pittsburg County, in the McAlester metro area.

The community was named for a railroad employee.

The latitude of Alderson is 34.9N. The longitude is -95.691W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 689 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 263.


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Median household income
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$23,750
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Alderson demographic reports

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8% of Alderson residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Alderson ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Alderson was $11,513, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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2% of Alderson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Alderson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $456.


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Pittsburg County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Alderson political report.

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The average commute time for Alderson workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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