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Population in 2012: 2,327 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.2%
 

Males: 1,137  (48.9%)
Females: 1,190  (51.1%)

Median resident age:  40.6 years
New Jersey median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 08865.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $64,201 (it was $42,209 in 2000)
Alpha:

$64,201
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,251

Alpha borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $176,102 (it was $119,300 in 2000)
Alpha:

$176,102
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $194,406; Detached houses: $205,646; Townhouses or other attached units: $141,367; In 2-unit structures: $160,870

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,048.

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  • White alone - 2,115 (89.3%)
  • Hispanic - 125 (5.3%)
  • Black alone - 55 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 37 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 36 (1.5%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.04%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Alpha: 113.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (16.9%), Irish (15.9%), Italian (15.4%), Polish (7.2%), United States (5.3%), Hungarian (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 299 feet

Land area: 1.70 square miles.

Population density: 1,371 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Alpha:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alpha borough:

  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

117 residents are foreign born (1.0% Latin America).

This borough:  4.7%
New Jersey:  21.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,379 (2.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $5,080 (2.5%)

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 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000000012001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.042.284.20.00.042.1
Assaults 033491318126010
per 100,000 0.0118.4119.4159.7362.2529.1742.0506.8252.50.042.10.0
Burglaries 153473231292
per 100,000 40.0197.3119.4159.7281.7122.182.4126.742.184.0378.684.2
Thefts 29201211312823108182015
per 100,000 1158.6789.3477.7439.11247.51139.6948.1422.3336.7755.7841.4631.8
Auto thefts 011120312001
per 100,000 0.039.539.839.980.50.0123.742.284.20.00.042.1
Arson 400000000000
per 100,000 159.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 51.275.256.866.5154.6166.5210.2149.0102.937.671.449.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.89
New Jersey average:

3.35

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Alpha, New Jersey accommodation, waste management - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +86 (+3.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Alpha, New Jersey

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Tornado activity:

Alpha-area historical tornado activity is above New Jersey state average. It is 38% greater 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 above New Jersey state average. It is 80% 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 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 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
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 47.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.8 miles away from Alpha center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

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: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 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/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Alpha, NJ

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alpha:

  • Lafayette College (about 4 miles; Easton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,365)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 9 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 5,423)
  • Lehigh University (about 13 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 5,788)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 19 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,352)
  • Centenary College (about 22 miles; Hackettstown, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,358)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 23 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,251)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 24 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,422)

Public elementary/middle school in Alpha:

  • Alpha School (Students: 278; Location: 817 NORTH BOULEVARD; Grades: K-8)
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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)
AQI  Ozone  PM2.5 CO  SO2 NO2 PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.4. This is about average.
City:

28.4
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.65
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.459. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.459
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.21. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.21
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.5
U.S.:

22.1

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

ALPHA MUNICIPAL WATER WO (Population served: 2530, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • Initial Water Quality Parameter WQP M&R - Between JAN-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-28-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-20-2006)
  • 67 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.6%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.6% for Black residents, 6.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 65.3% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Alpha, NJ

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

Alpha compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Alpha travel time to work - commute


Alpha mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (42%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

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)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.85%
Here47.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal Church
Adherents63.1%10.1%8.0%5.4%3.6%
Congregations11.8%22.5%16.7%4.9%5.9%
NameChristian and Missionary AllianceLutheran ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.8%1.1%1.0%1.0%4.8%
Congregations2.9%2.0%5.9%3.9%23.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$5,652$67,8240$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,114$61,3683$843
Judicial and Legal 0$0 17$7,745
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 5$1,405
Police - Other 0$0 2$690
Streets and Highways 3$15,801$63,2040$0
Health 0$0 1$483
Sewerage 0$0 3$1,208
Parks and Recreation 0$0 3$1,844
Water Supply 0$0 3$1,382
Totals for Government 5$26,567$63,76137$15,600


7.42% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($56,471 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.42%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Morris County, NJ  1.41% ($57,577 average AGI)
from Hunterdon County, NJ  0.82% ($52,299)
from Northampton County, PA  0.55% ($37,091)


7.61% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($57,491 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.61%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($566 average AGI)
Warren County:

0.03%
New Jersey average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Northampton County, PA  1.49% ($50,535 average AGI)
to Morris County, NJ  0.90% ($60,738)
to Hunterdon County, NJ  0.44% ($66,663)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Alpha, New Jersey:
  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
New Jersey average:
  • Fatal accident count: 98
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 145
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 106
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 251
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20

Alpha fatal accident list:

Apr 9, 2007 04:57 AM, I-78, Lat: 40.659894, Lon: -75.172864, Vehicles: 1, 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 drivers: 1
Jul 5, 1984 08:35 AM, Cr642, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total average daily traffic: 590
Total average daily truck traffic: 17


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 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: 08/03/2004, Expiration Date: 06/14/2014
    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: 06/22/2004, Expiration Date: 06/22/2014, 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:

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: N3ZCR, Licensee ID: L00719204
    Grant Date: 06/19/2009, Expiration Date: 07/20/2019
    Registrant: David M 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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: FAIRCHILD 24 C8C (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 79 mph), Engine: WARNER SS40&50 (90 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 14366 , Serial Number: 2629, Year manufactured: 1934, Airworthiness Date: 09/04/1952
    Registrant (Partnership): Ronald L Whiteside, 144 Morris St, Alpha, NJ 08865, Other Owners: Wilson Kessler
  • Aircraft: FAIRCHILD 24 C8E (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 79 mph), Engine: WARNER SS165 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 16842 , Serial Number: 2841, Year manufactured: 1936, Airworthiness Date: 07/02/1959
    Registrant (Partnership): Ronald L Whiteside, 144 Morris St, Alpha, NJ 08865, Other Owners: Wilson C Kessler
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 340 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 88 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 341BC , Serial Number: 340-0015, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 07/27/2000
    Registrant (Corporation): Maresco Services Inc, 7 Edge Rd, Alpha, NJ 08865
  • Aircraft: BEECH V35B (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 350NE , Serial Number: D-10351, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 07/25/1980
    Registrant (Corporation): Maresco International Corp, 7 Edge Rd, Alpha, NJ 08865
  • Aircraft: MITSUBISHI MU-2B-60 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 10, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: HONEYWELL TPE331-SER (2650 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 44AF , Serial Number: 790SA, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 01/21/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): Maresco Services Inc, 7 Edge Rd, Alpha, NJ 08865
  • Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN T-28B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 208 mph), Engine: WRIGHT R-1820 SER (1475 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 555PF , Serial Number: 138265, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 03/24/2011
    Registrant (Corporation): Maresco International Corp, 7 Edge Rd, Alpha, NJ 08865



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

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

Businesses in Alpha, NJ

  • FedEx: 1
  • Lane Furniture: 1

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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 2008-2014.

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