Alpine, Alaska

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Alpine: 103.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Alpine, Alaska map

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (626.7 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2783.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Nuiqsut, AK (1.2 miles ), Prudhoe Bay, AK (7.3 miles) , Anaktuvuk Pass, AK (12.1 miles ), Barrow, AK (12.2 miles ), Atqasuk, AK (12.3 miles ), Kaktovik, AK (13.2 miles ), Arctic Village, AK (14.1 miles) , Wainwright, AK (14.5 miles ).

Latitude: 70.24 N, Longitude: 150.99 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Alpine, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Alpine-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 431.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 8.5 (7.0 MB, 8.5 MS, 7.9 MW, 8.1 ME, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 471.5 miles away from Alpine center
On 8/21/2003 at 23:31:49, a magnitude 6.0 (5.2 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.5 MW, 6.0 ML, Depth: 7.8 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 133.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/9/1985 at 14:08:04, a magnitude 6.2 (5.9 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 MS, 6.0 ML) earthquake occurred 280.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/31/1995 at 08:20:55, a magnitude 5.2 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.2 ML, Depth: 21.4 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 110.0 miles away from Alpine center
On 12/4/2001 at 21:35:13, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 5.0 ML, 4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 95.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alpine:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 382 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 627 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 627 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1753 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1757 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1779 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)
  • Peninsula College (about 1782 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)

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Notable location: Conoco Phillips - Alaska Alpine Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Nanuk Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

North Slope Borough has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Alpine CDP (based on North Slope Borough data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7977
Evangelical Protestant4537
Catholic1652
Other1241
None7,891-
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: 9
North Slope Borough:

13.76 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
North Slope Borough:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.2%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
North Slope Borough:

37.0%
Alaska:

27.8%

6.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,171 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.69%
Alaska average:

8.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.51% ($44,270 average AGI)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.57% ($26,571)


8.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($49,849 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.23%
Alaska average:

8.83%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.53% ($43,333 average AGI)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  1.24% ($42,097)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.56% ($52,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alpine:

  • KBRW (680 AM; 10 kW; BARROW, AK; Owner: SILAKKUAGVIK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KZPA (900 AM; 5 kW; FORT YUKON, AK; Owner: GWANDAK PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KIAK (970 AM; 5 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alpine:

  • K201AG (88.1 FM; NUIQSUT, AK; Owner: SILAKKUAGVIK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Alpine:

  • K09RT (Channel 9; NUIQSUT, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Alpine, AK, Alpine Pad ,Alpine Oil Field (Lat: 70.344389 Lon: -150.924361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 33.2 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WPOM376
    Assigned Frequencies: 2142.80 MHzGrant Date: 02/11/2010, Expiration Date: 02/11/2020, Cancellation Date: 07/08/2014, Certifier: Gary N GompfRegistrant: Conocophillips Communications Inc., Bartlesville, OK 74005, Phone: (918) 661-3338, Fax: (918) 662-2571, Email:
  • Nuiqsut, Tract 3 (Lat: 70.213889 Lon: -150.990556), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.4 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WPWN790
    Assigned Frequencies: 6725.00 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, 6063.80 MHzGrant Date: 02/20/2013, Expiration Date: 12/27/2022, Certifier: Jim WickhamRegistrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Blvd, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (202) 706-6056, Email:
  • AK NS CD1, Lat: 70.344722 Lon: -150.921167, Type: Tower, Structure height: 35 m, Call Sign: WQJC317
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/23/2008, Expiration Date: 07/23/2018, Certifier: Larry AndersonRegistrant: Conocophillips Communications Inc., Bartlesville, OK 74005-3338, Phone: (918) 661-3338, Email:
  • AK NS CD2, Lat: 70.338361 Lon: -151.044500, Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQJC317
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/23/2008, Expiration Date: 07/23/2018, Certifier: Larry AndersonRegistrant: Conocophillips Communications Inc., Bartlesville, OK 74005-3338, Phone: (918) 661-3338, Email:
  • AK NS CD3, Lat: 70.418528 Lon: -150.909361, Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQJC317
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/23/2008, Expiration Date: 07/23/2018, Certifier: Larry AndersonRegistrant: Conocophillips Communications Inc., Bartlesville, OK 74005-3338, Phone: (918) 661-3338, Email:
  • AK NS CD4, Lat: 70.292417 Lon: -150.987722, Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQJC317
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/23/2008, Expiration Date: 07/23/2018, Certifier: Larry AndersonRegistrant: Conocophillips Communications Inc., Bartlesville, OK 74005-3338, Phone: (918) 661-3338, Email:
  • KRUDS3S, Kruds3s (Lat: 70.394528 Lon: -150.189778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 16.8 m, Call Sign: WQKB997
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHzGrant Date: 03/24/2009, Expiration Date: 03/24/2019, Certifier: Larry AndersonRegistrant: Conocophillips, Bartlesville, OK 74005-3338, Phone: (918) 661-3338, Email:

Alpine compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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