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People

Total Population 2,320
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 16.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,182
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 50.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.2%
Median Earnings25+ $42,762
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $32,589
Median Earnings With High School Degree $39,353

Wealth

Median Family Income $68,981
% Above Poverty Level 91.4%
% Below Poverty Level 8.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 33 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.6%
Median Gross Rent $1,053
Median House Value $188,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.3%
US/American 0%
English 6.5%
Irish 22.9%

Alpha Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles E of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 49 miles N of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Warren
Standard Zip Codes 08865
Phone Area Codes 908
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.666
Longitude -75.157

Alpha Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BUCKSVILLE
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches
Station FLEMINGTON 5 NNW
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.3 inches
Station LAMBERTVILLE
Distance 23.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Alpha, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Delaware Park (08865)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bloomsbury 769 $92,500
Frenchtown 1,486 $86,563
Hampton 5,106 $93,750
Milford 1,065 $95,000

Alpha Public Libraries

Library
W.w. Walters Free Public Library
1001 EAST BOULEVARD
Alpha, New Jersey
(908) 454-1445

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