Alpha, New Jersey

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Population in 2019: 2,255 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.1%
 
Males: 1,075  (47.7%)
Females: 1,180  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

46.9 years
New Jersey median age:

40.2 years

Zip codes: 08865.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $75,290 (it was $42,209 in 2000)
Alpha:

$75,290
NJ:

$85,751

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $42,822 (it was $20,104 in 2000)

Alpha borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $192,307 (it was $119,300 in 2000)
Alpha:

$192,307
NJ:

$348,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $229,518; detached houses: $243,170; townhouses or other attached units: $175,222; in 2-unit structures: $158,320

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,109.

March 2019 cost of living index in Alpha: 109.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.0%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.6% for other race residents)

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  • Races in Alpha, NJ (2019)
    • 1,85088.9%White alone
    • 1326.3%Hispanic
    • 542.6%Two or more races
    • 90.4%Black alone
    • 80.4%Other race alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Alpha, New Jersey as of February 05, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Alpha is 1,128 to 1.


Crime rates in Alpha by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.7)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.2)
2
(84.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(529.1)
18
(742.0)
12
(506.8)
6
(252.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.5)
1
(43.6)
1
(43.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(122.1)
2
(82.4)
3
(126.7)
1
(42.1)
2
(84.0)
9
(378.6)
2
(84.2)
15
(648.2)
6
(259.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(130.9)
10
(437.6)
6
(262.2)
7
(309.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
28
(1,140)
23
(948.1)
10
(422.3)
8
(336.7)
18
(755.7)
20
(841.4)
15
(631.8)
15
(648.2)
10
(431.8)
10
(435.2)
11
(480.1)
17
(744.0)
32
(1,399)
30
(1,326)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(123.7)
1
(42.2)
2
(84.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(42.1)
1
(43.2)
2
(86.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.2)
1
(43.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index160.0202.0143.298.936.168.647.283.442.326.140.669.1109.383.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Alpha, NJ

Crime rate in Alpha detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 38 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

16.10
New Jersey average:

3.72
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Ancestries: Italian (19.8%), Irish (16.0%), German (12.2%), Polish (6.2%), Hungarian (5.9%), American (5.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 299 feet

Land area: 1.70 square miles.

Population density: 1,328 people per square mile   (low).

Alpha, New Jersey map

126 residents are foreign born (3.9% Latin America, 1.2% Africa, 0.9% Europe).

This borough:

6.1%
New Jersey:

22.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $6,125 (2.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $6,067 (3.4%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Alpha, NJ in 2019
Distribution of house value in Alpha, NJ in 2019
Alpha satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.2%
New Jersey:

9.9%
Historical population in Alpha, NJ
Historical housing units in Alpha, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +86 (+3.6%).
Most common industries in Alpha, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.7%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Truck transportation (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Chemicals (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.9%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Alpha, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.3%)

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
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 87.5. This is about average.

City:

87.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

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.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.95. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.95
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.180. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.180
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.13
U.S.:

8.46

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 significantly above New Jersey state average. It is 66% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 241.6 miles away from the city center
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 Alpha center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 231.3 miles away from the city 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 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 276.4 miles away from Alpha 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) earthquake occurred 274.4 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 (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 3 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alpha topographic map

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)

Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Joe Buzas - Baseball player.

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

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
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

For population 15 years and over in Alpha:

Marital status in Alpha, NJ
  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 51.3%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

For population 25 years and over in Alpha:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
New Jersey average:

12.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Alpha
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Alpha, NJ (based on Warren County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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:

48.8%
New Jersey:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.1%
New Jersey:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Alpha:

29.1
New Jersey:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Alpha:

22.7%
State:

20.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Alpha:

11.2%
New Jersey:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Alpha:

6.8
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.6%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Alpha:

54.9%
New Jersey:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Alpha:

76.7%
State:

80.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alpha, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 3$18,443$73,7720$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,970$71,6404$1,371
Financial Administration 1$6,597$79,1640$0
Water Supply 0$0 4$2,248
Parks and Recreation 0$0 4$2,998
Health 0$0 1$786
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 8$2,284
Sewerage 0$0 4$1,964
Judicial and Legal 0$0 24$12,593
Police - Other 0$0 3$1,122
Totals for Government 5$31,010$74,42452$25,366

Alpha government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $394,000 ($174.72)
    Water Utilities: $308,000 ($136.59)
    General Public Buildings: $25,000 ($11.09)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $605,000 ($268.29)
    General - Other: $525,000 ($232.82)
    Water Utilities: $257,000 ($113.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $235,000 ($104.21)
    Central Staff Services: $202,000 ($89.58)
    Regular Highways: $160,000 ($70.95)
    Financial Administration: $154,000 ($68.29)
    Libraries: $92,000 ($40.80)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $86,000 ($38.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000 ($21.29)
    General Public Buildings: $38,000 ($16.85)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $34,000 ($15.08)
    Local Fire Protection: $33,000 ($14.63)
    Health - Other: $26,000 ($11.53)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($3.99)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($4.88)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $564,000 ($250.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $45,000 ($19.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.44)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $557,000 ($247.01)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($7.98)

Alpha government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $584,000 ($258.98)
    Other: $23,000 ($10.20)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $100,000 ($44.35)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $89,000 ($39.47)
    Fines and Forfeits: $20,000 ($8.87)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($5.32)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($1.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $287,000 ($127.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $219,000 ($97.12)
    Highways: $170,000 ($75.39)
    Other: $6,000 ($2.66)
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000 ($0.89)
  • Tax - Property: $2,604,000 ($1154.77)
    Other License: $36,000 ($15.96)
    Public Utilities Sales: $15,000 ($6.65)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $8,000 ($3.55)

Alpha government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $504,000 ($223.50)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $386,000 ($171.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $118,000 ($52.33)

Alpha government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $435,000 ($192.90)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,170,000 ($1405.76)

5.92% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,200 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Morris County, NJ  1.04% ($65,405 average AGI)
from Hunterdon County, NJ  0.64% ($58,105)
from Northampton County, PA  0.48% ($48,660)


6.41% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($64,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Northampton County, PA  0.86% ($55,969 average AGI)
to Morris County, NJ  0.77% ($73,637)
to Hunterdon County, NJ  0.51% ($64,728)

Businesses in Alpha, NJ

  • FedEx: 1
  • Lane Furniture: 1

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 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Alpha fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 190ft / 57.6mTotal length
  • $5,770,000Total costs
  • 298,592Total average daily traffic
  • 59,223Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Alpha, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 41930-1939
  • 31970-1979
  • 111980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Alpha, NJ

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Borough Hall 1001 East Blvd (Lat: 40.663167 Lon: -75.160722), Call Sign: KRI667,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.0800 MHz, Grant Date: 11/19/1997, Expiration Date: 01/22/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2003, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/19/2014, Expiration Date: 06/14/2024, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/26/2014, Expiration Date: 06/22/2024, Certifier: Jerry R Celio, Registrant: 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:

7
  • 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: 07/30/2016, Expiration Date: 08/14/2026, 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: K2BNT, Previous Call Sign: KD2EJY, Licensee ID: L01799359, Grant Date: 07/26/2013, Expiration Date: 07/26/2023, Certifier: William N Trimmer Jr, Registrant: William N Trimmer Jr, 599 Lee Avenue, 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 in Alpha, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Alpha, NJ - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Alpha, NJ
  • 48.0%Utility gas
  • 40.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.8%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.8%Solar energy
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Alpha, NJ
  • 71.3%Utility gas
  • 14.0%Electricity
  • 11.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Alpha compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.

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"
There are 4 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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  • Konstantinos Koliopoulos (1)
  • John Pierre Curtis (1)
  • Joseph K. Banis (1)
  • Frank J. Jankoski, Jr. (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2023.