Alpine, New Jersey

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Alpine, New Jersey

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High Points

Alpine strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New Jersey):

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Alpine Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Alpine College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Alpine People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Alpine Well-Paid Single Men
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Alpine Public Transportation Use
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Alpine Low Violent Crime
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Alpine Well-Paid Single Women
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 6% Alpine Low Property Crime
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Alpine Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Alpine, New Jersey

Comparing Alpine to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New Jersey (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 9
Well-Paid Single Women 10 7
Racial Diversity 10 7
Age of the Population 10 10
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Senior Citizens 5 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1
Female Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 10 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 10 9
People Above Poverty 8 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 6
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 9 10

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Alpine Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles NW of Yonkers, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 15 miles N of New York, New York
County Bergen
P.O. Box Zip Codes 07620
Phone Area Codes 201
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.955
Longitude -73.931

Alpine Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 65 F
Annual Precip 52.1 inches
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 38 F
Apr Temp 44 to 61 F
Jul Temp 69 to 84 F
Oct Temp 50 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
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Alpine Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,183 100%
Male 1,104 50.6%
Female 1,079 49.4%
Under 18 539 24.7%
18+ 1,644 75.3%
65+ 322 14.8%
Median Age 44.2
Average Family Size 3.24
White 1,689 77.4%
African-American 33 1.5%
Asian 417 19.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.2%
Other 7 0.3%
Mixed Race 31 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 55 2.5%

Estimated Alpine Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,368
Growth 185
Growth % 8.5%

Alpine Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 32.4%
Italian 12.9%
Russian 8.1%
US/American 5.7%
German 5.7%
Greek 5.1%
Irish 5%
Polish 4.6%
English 2.7%
Iranian 2.3%
Armenian 1.9%
Austrian 1.3%
Portuguese 1.2%
Swiss 1.1%
Scottish 1%
Eastern European 0.9%
Danish 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
European 0.5%
Egyptian 0.5%
Romanian 0.4%
Lebanese 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Ghanian 0.4%
Afghan 0.3%
Israeli 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
Latvian 0.3%
Jamaican 0.3%
British 0.3%
Hungarian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Brazilian 0.2%
Turkish 0.2%
Jordanian 0.2%
African 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Alpine 2,183 $134,068
Closter 8,383 $94,543
Cresskill 7,746 $96,245
Demarest 4,845 $113,144
Harrington Park 4,740 $105,223
Haworth 3,390 $112,500
Tenafly 13,806 $111,029
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