Alpine County CA Information


Alpine County Subdivisions

Alpine County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,064
Population in Households 1,040
Population in Familes 784
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 455
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 272
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,883 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 322 (17.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 133 ( 7.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,428 (75.8%)
Median Home Value $400,000
Average Home Value $394,099


Median Household Income $58,812
Average Household Income $76,407
Per Capita Income $33,066
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.58% -1.06%
Households -1.4% -0.94%
Families -1.4% -0.9%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Alpine County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alpine County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 58 2nd
Population Density1 # 58 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 41 31st
Median Household Income # 20 67th
Per Capita Income # 14 78th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.