Alpine, Arizona

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Population in 2010: 145.
Males: 87  (60.4%)
Females: 58  (39.6%)
Median resident age:

59.4 years
Arizona median age:

38.3 years

Zip code: 85920

Estimated median household income in 2019: $30,480
Alpine:

$30,480
AZ:

$62,055

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $16,199

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $74,400
Alpine:

$74,400
AZ:

$255,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $66,076; detached houses: $65,671

Median gross rent in 2019: $706.

March 2019 cost of living index in Alpine: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 27.9%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Alpine, AZ (2019)
    • 10465.8%White alone
    • 5333.5%Hispanic
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Ancestries: Irish (16.5%), Scottish (16.5%), American (7.2%), French Canadian (7.2%), German (6.2%), Italian (6.2%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Elevation: 8017 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Pinal, AZ (135.3 miles , pop. 59,965).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tucson, AZ (152.9 miles , pop. 486,699).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (170.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Nutrioso, AZ (2.9 miles),
Whispering Pines, AZ (3.1 miles),
Escudilla Bonita, NM (4.4 miles),
Eagar, AZ (4.5 miles ),
Rancho Grande, NM (4.5 miles),
Greer, AZ (4.6 miles),
Springerville, AZ (4.6 miles ),
Reserve, NM (4.9 miles )

Latitude: 33.85 N, Longitude: 109.14 W

Area code: 928

Distribution of median household income in Alpine, AZ in 2019
Distribution of house value in Alpine, AZ in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

12.6%
Arizona:

7.6%

Earthquake activity:

Alpine-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arizona state average. It is 1142% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 424.2 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 380.3 miles away from Alpine center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 419.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 391.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 382.1 miles away from Alpine center
On 6/29/2014 at 04:59:35, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 4.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 87.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Apache County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alpine:

  • Eastern Arizona College (about 79 miles; Thatcher, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,810)
  • Western New Mexico University (about 90 miles; Silver City, NM; FT enrollment: 2,456)
  • Arizona State University-Polytechnic (about 152 miles; Mesa, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,311)
  • Pima Medical Institute-Tucson (about 152 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,357)
  • Pima Community College (about 152 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 18,794)
  • University of Arizona (about 154 miles; Tucson, AZ; FT enrollment: 36,324)
  • Central Arizona College (about 158 miles; Coolidge, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,893)

Public school in Alpine:

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Notable locations in Alpine: Alpine Ranger Station (A), Alpine Public Library (B), Alpine Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Apache County - Libraries Public- Alpine (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 42677 US180).

Hotel: Mountain HI Lodge (US180 East).

Apache County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

ALPINE DWID (Population served: 700, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-08-2014), St Compliance achieved (JAN-23-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-06-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-03-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JAN-19-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-06-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2008)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-06-2006 to APR-10-2008)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-06-2006 to APR-10-2008)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
TAL WI WI WATER USERS (Population served: 84, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-17-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In AUG-19-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: State No Longer Subject to Rule (JAN-29-2013)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-20-2007)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
USFS ASNF HORSE SPRINGS (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
USFS ASNF HANNAGAN MEADOW (Address: INTERSTATE 80 AND HIGHWAY 191 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-22-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2013)
  • 14 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

1.8 people
Arizona:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

51.9%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.7%
Whole state:

7.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Alpine:

Marital status in Alpine, AZ
  • Never married: 7.9%
  • Now married: 79.1%
  • Separated: 6.3%
  • Widowed: 1.6%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

For population 25 years and over in Alpine:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 1.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.0
Arizona average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alpine, AZ (based on Apache County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other15,37735
Catholic15,00013
Evangelical Protestant3,83473
Mainline Protestant71511
None36,592-
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: 11
Apache County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Apache County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Apache County:

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

2.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.8%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Apache County:

31.5%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.2%
State:

14.2%

10.87% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,978 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.87%
Arizona average:

6.11%

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 McKinley County, NM  2.23% ($26,230 average AGI)
from San Juan County, NM  1.84% ($28,195)
from Maricopa County, AZ  1.67% ($36,964)


9.12% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,296 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.12%
Arizona average:

5.15%

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 McKinley County, NM  1.60% ($26,437 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  1.52% ($27,747)
to Navajo County, AZ  1.50% ($28,395)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alpine:

  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KFLT (830 AM; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE B/CING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KVWM (970 AM; 5 kW; SHOW LOW, AZ; Owner: PETRACOM OF SHOW LOW, LLC)
  • KRVZ (1400 AM; 1 kW; SPRINGERVILLE, AZ; Owner: COUNTRY MOUNTAIN AIRWAVES, LLC)
  • KUAZ (1550 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TUCSON, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alpine:

  • KQAZ (101.7 FM; SPRINGERVILLE, AZ; Owner: COUNTRY MOUNTAIN AIRWAVES, LLC)
  • KWRQ (102.3 FM; CLIFTON, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K208BT (89.5 FM; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: AZ BD OF REGENTS/UNIV. OF ARIZONA)
  • KWKM (95.7 FM; ST. JOHNS, AZ; Owner: KM RADIO OF ST. JOHNS, L.L.C.)
  • KXKQ (94.1 FM; SAFFORD, AZ; Owner: MCMURRAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTHQ (92.5 FM; EAGAR, AZ; Owner: COUNTRY MOUNTAIN AIRWAVES, LLC)
  • K204CE (88.7 FM; CLIFTON, AZ; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KJIK (100.7 FM; DUNCAN, AZ; Owner: WILLIAM S. KONOPNICKI)
  • KFMM (99.1 FM; THATCHER, AZ; Owner: WICK COMMUNICATIONS CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Alpine:

  • K07IQ (Channel 7; ALPINE, AZ; Owner: ALPINE COMMUNITY TELEVISION)
  • K11JS (Channel 11; ALPINE, AZ; Owner: ALPINE COMMUNITY TELEVISION)
  • K06DZ (Channel 6; ALPINE, AZ; Owner: ALPINE COMMUNITY TELEVISION)
  • K13WO (Channel 13; NUTRIOSO, AZ; Owner: NUTRIOSO T.V. ASSOCIATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 200ft / 60.7mTotal length
  • $1,000Total costs
  • 103,051Total average daily traffic
  • 8,096Total average daily truck traffic
  • 103,394Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Alpine, AZ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Alpine, AZ

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • Forest Road 403h (Lat: 33.826583 Lon: -109.165111), Type: Mast, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: KNKN300
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 03/02/2021, Expiration Date: 10/01/2030, Certifier: Gregory M RomanoRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • South Mtn, 1.9 Mi (3.1 Km) Sw Of (Lat: 33.825889 Lon: -109.164806), Structure height: 34.7 m, Call Sign: KNKN208
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 09/04/2019, Expiration Date: 10/01/2029, Certifier: Justin E HinkleRegistrant: Lukas, Lafuria, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Tysons, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8673, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Alpine, AZ)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Alpine)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Alpine, AZ
  • 54.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 32.4%Wood
  • 12.7%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Alpine, AZ
  • 72.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.7%Wood
  • 11.1%Electricity


Alpine compared to Arizona state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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