Alpha, New Jersey

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Population in 2014: 2,312 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.8%
 
Males: 1,098  (47.5%)
Females: 1,214  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  42.3 years
New Jersey median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 08865.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $54,734 (it was $42,209 in 2000)
Alpha:

$54,734
NJ:

$70,165

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,969 (it was $20,104 in 2000)

Alpha borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $178,337 (it was $119,300 in 2000)
Alpha:

$178,337
NJ:

$307,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $172,738; Detached houses: $186,540; Townhouses or other attached units: $110,828; In 2-unit structures: $96,297

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,089.

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  • Races in Alpha, NJ (2010)

    Alpha races chart
    • 2,11589.3%White alone
    • 1255.3%Hispanic
    • 552.3%Black alone
    • 371.6%Two or more races
    • 361.5%Asian alone
    • 10.04%Other race alone

Races in Alpha detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Alpha: 112.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (18.6%), Italian (16.9%), German (14.9%), United States (7.3%), English (4.4%), Polish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 299 feet

Land area: 1.70 square miles.

Population density: 1,362 people per square mile   (low).

Alpha,NJ real estate house value index trend

Alpha, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Alpha:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alpha borough:

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

133 residents are foreign born (4.3% Latin America, 0.7% Europe, 0.6% Africa).

This borough:

5.6%
New Jersey:

21.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $5,405 (3.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $5,231 (2.6%)

Alpha satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bethlehem, PA (11.6 miles , pop. 71,329).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (46.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Upper Pohatcong, NJ (1.0 miles ), Phillipsburg, NJ (1.5 miles ), Lopatcong Overlook, NJ (1.6 miles ), Raubsville, PA (1.6 miles ), Delaware Park, NJ (1.8 miles ), Stewartsville, NJ (1.8 miles ), Easton, PA (1.8 miles ), Upper Stewartsville, NJ (1.8 miles ).

Latitude: 40.66 N, Longitude: 75.16 W

Alpha household income distribution Alpha home values distribution

Crime rates in Alpha by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000000000N/AN/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/AN/A
Robberies 0000001200100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.042.284.20.00.042.10.00.0
Assaults 3349131812601010
per 100,000 118.4119.4159.7362.2529.1742.0506.8252.50.042.10.043.20.0
Burglaries 53473231292156
per 100,000 197.3119.4159.7281.7122.182.4126.742.184.0378.684.2648.2259.1
Thefts 2012113128231081820151510
per 100,000 789.3477.7439.11,247.51,139.6948.1422.3336.7755.7841.4631.8648.2431.8
Auto thefts 1112031200112
per 100,000 39.539.839.980.50.0123.742.284.20.00.042.143.286.4
Arson 0000000000011
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.043.243.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 75.256.866.5154.6166.5210.2149.0102.937.671.449.186.844.0

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Crime rate in Alpha detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 37 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

15.54
New Jersey average:

3.43
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
New Jersey:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +86 (+3.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (34%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Alpha: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Alpha, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Alpha, New Jersey average temperatures Alpha, New Jersey average precipitation Alpha, New Jersey humidity Alpha, New Jersey wind speed Alpha, New Jersey snowfall Alpha, New Jersey sunshine Alpha, New Jersey clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Alpha-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/26/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.1 miles away from the Alpha borough center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/21/1976, a category F3 tornado 21.9 miles away from the borough center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alpha-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 231.3 miles away from Alpha center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 274.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 278.9 miles away from Alpha center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 4.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Warren County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alpha topographic map

Birthplace of: Joe Buzas - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Alpha:

  • PHILLIPSBURG CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PHILLIPSBURG, NJ)
  • FMC PHILLIPSBURG DIALYSIS CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; PHILLIPSBURG, NJ)
  • KAQ HOME CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PHILLIPSBURG, NJ)
  • ST LUKE'S WARREN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; PHILLIPSBURG, NJ)
  • BRAKELEY PARK CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PHILLIPSBURG, NJ)
  • LOPATCONG CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PHILLIPSBURG, NJ)
  • LEADER NSG AND REHAB EASTON (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; EASTON, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alpha:

  • Lafayette College (about 4 miles; Easton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,562)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 9 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 7,195)
  • Lehigh University (about 13 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • DeSales University (about 15 miles; Center Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,862)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 19 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,792)
  • Centenary College (about 22 miles; Hackettstown, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,271)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 23 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,195)

Public elementary/middle school in Alpha:

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Library in Alpha:

  • W.H. WALTERS FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $126,238; Location: 1001 EAST BLVD; 21,181 books; 1,222 audio materials; 1,281 video materials; 33 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 51 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Alpha: Phillipsburg Emergency Squad Building (A), Alpha Volunteer Fire Company (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Peter and Paul Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Warren County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 119. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

119
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0642. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0642
U.S.:

0.2932

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.09
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.8%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.5% for Black residents, 9.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.5 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  65.6%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  7.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
7 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Alpha (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Alpha Branch at 331 3rd Avenue, branch established on 1964/08/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
New Jersey average:

12.7

Alpha travel time to work - commute Alpha mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alpha borough (based on Warren County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic28,11411
Mainline Protestant12,51249
Evangelical Protestant3,80532
Other2,04010
Orthodox1502
Black Protestant1221
None61,949-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
Warren County:

2.28 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Warren County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Warren County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
Here:

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Warren County:

26.9%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.1%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Alpha:

53.7%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.3%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Alpha:

28.4
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Alpha:

18.8%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Alpha:

10.2%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Alpha:

6.9
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.2%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Alpha:

59.6%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Alpha:

78.8%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alpha, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$6,176$74,1120$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,588$67,0563$1,062
Judicial and Legal 0$0 19$9,755
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 6$1,770
Police - Other 0$0 2$869
Streets and Highways 3$17,265$69,0600$0
Health 0$0 1$608
Sewerage 0$0 3$1,521
Parks and Recreation 0$0 3$2,322
Water Supply 0$0 3$1,741
Totals for Government 5$29,029$69,67040$19,648

5.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,917 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
New Jersey average:

5.08%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($581 average AGI)
Warren County:

0.07%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Morris County, NJ  0.85% ($54,654 average AGI)
from Hunterdon County, NJ  0.60% ($48,280)
from Northampton County, PA  0.52% ($38,335)


5.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($52,899 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
New Jersey average:

5.65%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($379 average AGI)
Warren County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Northampton County, PA  0.76% ($38,952 average AGI)
to Morris County, NJ  0.65% ($82,735)
to Hunterdon County, NJ  0.46% ($60,905)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alpha:

  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEST (1400 AM; 1 kW; EASTON, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WEEX (1230 AM; 1 kW; EASTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WCHR (1040 AM; 5 kW; FLEMINGTON, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alpha:

  • WODE-FM (99.9 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • W245AC (96.9 FM; HARMONY TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WZZO (95.1 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLVR-FM (91.3 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: LEHIGH UNIVERSITY)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W224AS (92.7 FM; WASHINGTON, NJ; Owner: WRNJ RADIO, INC.)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • W224AU (92.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WSBG (93.5 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • W289AA (105.7 FM; LEBANON TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WCTO (96.1 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W246AA (97.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, ETC., PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH,ETC)
  • WWYY (107.1 FM; BELVIDERE, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCVH (90.5 FM; FLEMINGTON, NJ; Owner: HUNTERDON CENTRAL H. S. BD. OF EDUC.)
  • WKRF (107.9 FM; TOBYHANNA, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WHCY (106.3 FM; BLAIRSTOWN, NJ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Alpha:

  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W55BS (Channel 55; BELVIDERE, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • W46BL (Channel 46; ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W25BB (Channel 25; PITTSTOWN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CASTNG AUTHORITY)
Alpha fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Alpha fatal accident list:

Oct 13, 2013 11:30 AM, I-78, Lat: 40.65962, Lon: -75.14378, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Apr 9, 2007 04:57 AM, I-78, Lat: 40.65989, Lon: -75.17286, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 8, 2002 07:56 AM, I-78, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 14, 1992 09:00 PM, Cr635, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 5, 1984 08:35 AM, Cr642, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 26m85ftTotal length
  • $2,025,000Total costs
  • 4,863Total average daily traffic
  • 152Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Borough Hall 1001 East Blvd (Lat: 40.663167 Lon: -75.160722), Call Sign: KRI667
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.0800 MHzGrant Date: 11/19/1997, Expiration Date: 01/22/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2003Registrant: Pohatcong, Township Of, 50 Municipal Dr, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865-7813, Phone: (908) 454-6424
  • 1001 East Blvd (Lat: 40.663167 Lon: -75.160722), Call Sign: WZX921, Licensee ID: L00099289
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.2200 MHzGrant Date: 03/19/2014, Expiration Date: 06/14/2024Registrant: Township Of Lopatcong
  • Still Valley Rd, Still Valley Rd Rr Crossing At Mp Le71.95 (Lat: 40.648917 Lon: -75.135444), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.5 m, Overall height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WQAK519, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.070 MHz, 161.055 MHzGrant Date: 03/26/2014, Expiration Date: 06/22/2024, Certifier: Jerry R CelioRegistrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Nw, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KA2MMZ, Grant Date: 03/20/1996, Expiration Date: 03/20/2006, Cancellation Date: 03/21/2008, Registrant: Richard L Eichlin Jr, 1001 Lee Ave, Alpha, NJ 08865
  • Call Sign: KB2WHA, Grant Date: 11/13/1995, Expiration Date: 11/13/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/14/2007, Registrant: Denise A Reiger, 536 Alpha St, Alpha, NJ 08865
  • Call Sign: W2TLP, Grant Date: 05/20/1997, Expiration Date: 05/20/2007, Cancellation Date: 05/21/2009, Registrant: Francis J Murray, 735 Schley Ave, Alpha, NJ 08865
  • Call Sign: WB2SEM, Licensee ID: L01153788, Grant Date: 05/19/2006, Expiration Date: 08/14/2016, Certifier: Chester W Elspass, Registrant: Chester W Elspass, 496 Franklin St, Alpha, NJ 08865
  • Call Sign: WD8BNT, Grant Date: 05/13/1996, Expiration Date: 05/13/2006, Cancellation Date: 05/14/2008, Registrant: Ralph G Radecky, 901 2nd Ave, Alpha, NJ 08865
  • Call Sign: KD2JUN, Licensee ID: L01978738, Grant Date: 11/18/2015, Expiration Date: 11/18/2025, Certifier: Neal M Stokes, Registrant: Neal M Stokes, 568 Alpha Street, Alpha, NJ 08865-4330


FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Alpha)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$172,1118$148,75043$171,0008$28,0001$109,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$150,3330$06$126,8331$75,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$210,0001$200,00028$189,3573$73,0001$71,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$190,2001$155,00018$172,7782$130,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$187,0000$02$187,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0324.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$188,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0324.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alpha and their reported violations in the past:

ALPHA MUNICIPAL WATER WORKS (Population served: 2,530, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-24-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-27-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2011), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2011)
  • Public Education - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2007), St Admin Penalty assessed (SEP-11-2010)
  • Public Education - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2007), St Admin Penalty assessed (SEP-11-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between OCT-28-2011 and JUL-17-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-12-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-12-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-12-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-25-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-25-2009), St Admin Penalty assessed (SEP-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-07-2010)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Admin Penalty assessed (SEP-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-07-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-02-2009), St Admin Penalty assessed (SEP-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-07-2010)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Admin Penalty assessed (SEP-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-07-2010)
  • 4 other older monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 20

Incident types - Alpha

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alpha, NJ

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (40%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Businesses in Alpha, NJ

  • FedEx: 1
  • Lane Furniture: 1

Alpha compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Alpha on our top lists:

  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Costa Rica (population 500+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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