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Alum Creek, WV
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Living in Alum Creek

Alum Creek is a very small town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 1,595 people and two associated neighborhoods, Alum Creek is the 122nd largest community in West Virginia.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Alum Creek is worth considering.

Alum Creek is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Alum Creek isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 100.00% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.

Alum Creek is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

In Alum Creek, just 11.83% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Alum Creek in 2018 was $36,534, which is wealthy relative to West Virginia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $146,136 for a family of four.

The people who call Alum Creek home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Alum Creek residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Alum Creek include English, Irish, German, European, and Danish.

The most common language spoken in Alum Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and African languages.

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