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Overview

Introduction to Alpine, Utah

Alpine, Utah, in Utah county, is 8 miles S of Sandy, Utah and 347 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada. The city is considered part of the Provo-Orem metropolitan area.

Alpine History

Alpine was first settled in 1850. The first settlers of the area established a cattle ranch. At that time, it was known as Mountainville. It was later renamed Alpine because the city reminded Prophet Brigham Young of the Swiss Alps. It is located in Utah County, which was founded in 1852 and named after the Ute Indians.

Alpine and nearby Attractions

  • Nephs Lake
  • Alpine Fort
  • Timpanogos Cave National Monument
  • John Hutchings Museum of Natural History
  • North American Museum of Ancient Life
  • Wasatch Mountain State Park

Things To Do In Alpine

Alpine provides amenities for several different types of recreational opportunities. Those interested in the area’s history should visit the Alpine Fort, the North American Museum of Ancient Life, the Wheeler Historic Farm, the Park City Museum, the John Hutchings Museum of Natural History and the Timpanogos Cave National Monument. The Jordanelle State Park, Utah Lake State Park, Deer Creek State Park and Wasatch Mountain State Park are all nearby as well.

Alpine Transportation

Air transportation is available from Salt Lake City International Airport.

Alpine Higher Education

Brigham Young University, Salt Lake Community College and Utah Valley State College are in the neighborhood.

Demographics

People

Total Population10,129
Male Share of the Population49.5%
Female Share of the Population50.5%
Senior Citizens9.8%
Employed Population 16+4,041
Age of the Population28

Families

% of people married68.9%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher49.3%
Median Earnings25+$56,172
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,601
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$109,063
% Above Poverty Level93.9%
% Below Poverty Level6.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home12.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone8.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,532
Median House Value$454,000

Ancestry

English40.7%
German13.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13%
Scottish7.6%
Danishn6.1%
Irish5.8%
Swedish5.5%
Norwegian3.5%
Italian3.4%
Welsh2.5%
Swiss2.5%
Dutch1.1%
French Except Basque1%
Polish0.7%
Hungarian0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Russian0.2%
Icelander0.2%
Bulgarian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Czech0.2%
Turkish0.1%
US/American0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Greek0.1%
African0.1%
Zimbabwean0.1%
Canadian0.1%
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Alpine Almanac

CategoryValue
County Utah County
Standard Zip Codes84004
Phone Area Codes
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude40.5
Approximate Longitude-111.7

Alpine Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationALPINE
Distance0.6 miles
Jan Temp18 to 38 F
Apr Temp35 to 62 F
Jul Temp56 to 91 F
Oct Temp36 to 66 F
Annual Precip18.8 inches
StationTIMPANOGOS CAVE
Distance4.1 miles
Jan Temp20 to 34 F
Apr Temp34 to 61 F
Jul Temp57 to 92 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip25.4 inches
StationUTAH LAKE LEHI
Distance8.8 miles
Jan Temp16 to 37 F
Apr Temp34 to 61 F
Jul Temp56 to 90 F
Oct Temp34 to 65 F
Annual Precip12.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
American Fork28,127$78,333
Cedar Hills10,248$94,191
Draper46,399$113,463
Highland17,544$124,503
Lehi56,314$82,857
Pleasant Grove36,678$72,411

Alpine Public Schools

Mountainville Academy
195 S Main
ZIP: 84004
(801) 756-9805
Other
Total Enrollment 771
Westfield School
380 S Long Dr
ZIP: 84004
(801) 763-7040
Primary
Total Enrollment 781
Timberline Middle
500 W Canyon Crest
ZIP: 84004
(801) 610-8765
Middle
Total Enrollment 1380
Alpine School
400 E 300 N
ZIP: 84004
(801) 756-8525
Primary
Total Enrollment 690
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