Alpine, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Alpine, California - Basic Facts

The Alpine Census Designated Place had a population of 14,781 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Alpine is located at latitude 32.8423 and longitude -116.756 in San Diego County. The formal boundaries for the Alpine Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 26.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Diego County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,834 feet.

The Alpine Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407726) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Alpine Census Designated Place is located within Alpine CCD of San Diego County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alpine population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Alpine: Alpine El Capitan, Viejas Stage Stop, Viejas Stop.

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


Total Population 14,781
Population in Households 14,640
Population in Familes 12,494
Population in Group Qrtrs 141
Population Density1 552
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 5,363
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 3,987
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,662 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,592 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,771 (31.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 299 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $596,364
Average Home Value $611,205


Median Household Income $79,986
Average Household Income $106,535
Per Capita Income $39,113
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.6% 0.89%
Households 0.35% 0.75%
Families 0.34% 0.79%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alpine to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 404 73rd
Population Density1 # 921 39th
Diversity Index2 # 1035 32nd
Median Household Income # 312 79th
Per Capita Income # 338 78th

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