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Population in 2012: 5,972 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.2%
 

Males: 2,959  (49.6%)
Females: 3,013  (50.4%)

Median resident age:  36.3 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 79830.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,942 (it was $23,979 in 2000)
Alpine:

$38,942
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,390

Alpine city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $109,214 (it was $55,300 in 2000)
Alpine:

$109,214
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $93,212; Detached houses: $104,744; Townhouses or other attached units: $40,870; In 2-unit structures: $408,700; Mobile homes: $44,967

Median gross rent in 2012: $648.

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  • Hispanic - 3,022 (51.2%)
  • White alone - 2,670 (45.2%)
  • Two or more races - 76 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 66 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 43 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 8 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Alpine: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (7.7%), English (7.6%), United States (7.1%), Irish (5.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%), French (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 4480 feet

Land area: 4.08 square miles.

Population density: 1,462 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Alpine:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alpine city:

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

321 residents are foreign born

This city:  5.5%
Texas:  16.4%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Alpine, Texas as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Alpine to the number of sex offenders is 398 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,115 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,011 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Odessa, TX (129.3 miles , pop. 90,943).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: El Paso, TX (191.0 miles , pop. 563,662).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (315.2 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Fort Davis, TX (4.6 miles ), Marfa, TX (4.7 miles ), Marathon, TX (5.2 miles ), Balmorhea, TX (6.6 miles ), Valentine, TX (7.2 miles) , Fort Stockton, TX (7.7 miles ), Toyah, TX (8.1 miles) , Indio, TX (8.3 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $59,400
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $57,200
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 2001: 35 buildings, average cost: $71,100
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2007: 30 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 2008: 29 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $179,400
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $181,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 30.36 N, Longitude: 103.67 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Gateway to the Big Bend

Daytime population change due to commuting: +412 (+7.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,207 (78.4%)

Area code: 432

Alpine household income distribution Alpine home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Alpine 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 003021335101
per 100,000 0.00.049.80.032.416.049.548.279.115.40.016.4
Robberies 000000111000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.016.516.115.80.00.00.0
Assaults 11861226127810556
per 100,000 185.9132.499.6193.4420.8192.4115.6128.5158.277.082.998.5
Burglaries 213011173032563231162518
per 100,000 354.9496.4182.5273.9485.5513.1924.7513.9490.4246.5414.7295.5
Thefts 374140676045454156396249
per 100,000 625.3678.5663.81079.6971.0721.5743.1658.4885.8600.91028.4804.5
Auto thefts 750024373047
per 100,000 118.382.70.00.032.464.149.5112.447.50.066.3114.9
Arson 000000330101
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.049.548.20.015.40.016.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 90.188.792.594.3173.2113.2155.1131.1161.764.586.088.6

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Texas average:

1.95

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Alpine, Texas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.1%
Texas:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +74 (+1.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Educational services (38%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Alpine-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1987, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 44.2 miles away from the Alpine city center killed 30 people and injured 121 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1960, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 54.1 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alpine-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 51% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 18.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/15/1995 at 14:33:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 21.3 miles away from Alpine center
On 11/12/1995 at 17:45:59, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 19.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/15/1998 at 10:33:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 24.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/1/1995 at 01:06:15, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 19.3 miles away from Alpine center
On 4/14/1995 at 02:19:38, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 19.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brewster County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Betsey Wright - Political consultant, Gabe Cazares - Soilder, John Coleman (news weathercaster) - Television personality, Marvin R. Young - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Pete Gallego - Politician, Bake Turner - Football player, Fritz Kiersch - Film director.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Alpine: Marvin R. Young.


Hospitals/medical centers in Alpine:

  • BIG BEND HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 2600 HIGHWAY 118 NORTH)
  • BIG BEND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Critical Access Hospitals,Proprietary, provides emergency services, 2600 HIGHWAY 118 NORTH)
  • HOSPICE OF THE BIG BEND (Hospital, 611 E AVE E)
  • ALPINE VALLEY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1003 LOOP RD)
  • VALLEY STAR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 1003 LOOP RD)

Political contributions by individuals in Alpine, TX

Airports and heliports located in Alpine:


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Amtrak station:

ALPINE (102 W. HOLLAND ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.

Local government website: www.ci.alpine.tx.us

College/University in Alpine:

  • Sul Ross State University (Full-time enrollment: 1,602; Location: 400 North Harrison; Public; Website: www.sulross.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alpine:

  • The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (about 132 miles; Odessa, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,108)
  • El Paso Community College (about 187 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 10,943)
  • The University of Texas at El Paso (about 195 miles; El Paso, TX; FT enrollment: 12,687)
  • Angelo State University (about 205 miles; San Angelo, TX; FT enrollment: 5,118)
  • New Mexico State University-Dona Ana (about 226 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • New Mexico State University-Main Campus (about 227 miles; Las Cruces, NM; FT enrollment: 14,681)
  • South Plains College (about 236 miles; Levelland, TX; FT enrollment: 4,679)

Public high school in Alpine:

  • Alpine High School (Students: 305; Location: 300 E HENDRYX; Grades: 9-12; Our rating: 75)

Public elementary/middle schools in Alpine:

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Library in Alpine:

  • ALPINE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $128,517; Location: 203 N 7TH ST; 27,378 books; 1,349 audio materials; 2,303 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 43 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Alpine: Alpine Volunteer Fire Department (A), West Texas Ambulance Service (B), Nolte-Rooney House (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Alpine include: Alpine Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), Mount Sinai United Methodist Church (B), Redeemer Lutheran Church (C), Saint James Episcopal Church (D), Church of Christ (E), Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church (F), Friendship Baptist Church (G), First Baptist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Alpine include: Kokernot Park (1), Shipman Park (2), Pete P Gallego Center (3), Graves Pierce Complex (4), Kokernot Baseball Park (5), Kokernot Municipal Park (6), Jackson Field (7), Baines Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Antelope Lodge (Museums; 2310 West Highway 90).

Hotels: Alpine Inn (East Highway 90), Best Western Alpine Classic In (2401 East Highway 90), Antelope Lodge (2310 West Highway 90), Bien Venido Motel (809 E Holland Ave).

Court: Alpine City - Municipal Court (309 West Sul Ross Avenue).

 
Brewster County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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NO2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb]

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 14.8. This is significantly better than average.
City:

14.8
U.S.:

37.2
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 4.53. This is significantly better than average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
City:

4.53
U.S.:

11.39

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

ORIENTAL EXPRESS RESTAURANT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LONGHORN RANCH MOTEL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between DEC-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between NOV-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-21-2005 to OCT-07-2005)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-21-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-21-2005), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2005)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alpine that have no violations reported:

  • LOST ALASKAN RV PARK (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TERLINGUA RANCH DEVELOPMENT (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.1%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 18.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 6.5% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  53.8%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.3%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Alpine, TX

People in group quarters in Alpine in 2010:

  • 36 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 33 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Alpine in 2000:

  • 40 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 39 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 34 people in nursing homes

Alpine compared to Texas state average:

Alpine, Texas environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Alpine (2011 data):

  • Fort Davis State Bank: Alpine Branch at 1102 East Holland Avenue, branch established on 1997/09/04. Info updated 2008/09/11: Bank assets: $82.1 mil, Deposits: $74.2 mil, headquarters in Fort Davis, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Fort Davis Bancshares, Inc.
  • West Texas National Bank: Alpine Branch at 101 E Avenue E, branch established on 2001/06/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $708.6 mil, Deposits: $630.4 mil, headquarters in Midland, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: First-West Texas Bancshares, Inc.
  • TransPecos Banks: Transpecos Banks - Alpine Branch at 108 West Avenue E, branch established on 2003/11/19. Info updated 2012/03/19: Bank assets: $153.5 mil, Deposits: $139.5 mil, headquarters in Pecos, TX, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Transpecos Financial Corp.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Alpine, Texas:

  • Ramada Limited Of Alpine, 2800 W Hwy 90, Alpine, TX 79830 , Phone: (432) 837-1100
  • Alpine Classic Inn, 2401 E Hwy 90, Alpine, TX 79830 , Phone: (432) 837-1530
  • Oak Tree Inn, 2407 E Holland Ave, Alpine, TX 79830 , Phone: (432) 837-5711, Fax: (432) 837-0017
  • Hampton Inn Alpine, 2607 West Hwy 90, Alpine, TX 79830 , Phone: (432) 837-7344, Fax: (432) 837-9107
  • Holland Hotel, 209 W Holland Ave, Alpine, TX 79830 , Phone: (432) 837-2800, Fax: (432) 837-2801
  • Holiday Inn & Express Inn And Suites, 2004 East Hwy 90, Alpine, TX 79830 , Phone: (432) 837-9597, Fax: (432) 837-9239
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Alpine, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Alpine travel time to work - commute


Alpine mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Electricity (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Alpine city (based on Brewster County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.00%
Here57.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents50.2%27.1%8.5%2.8%2.6%
Congregations14.3%28.6%9.5%9.5%4.8%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Episcopal ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents2.4%2.1%1.4%1.1%1.7%
Congregations4.8%4.8%9.5%4.8%9.5%
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: 6
Brewster County:

6.49 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Brewster County:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

12.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Brewster County:

25.0%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.8%
State:

15.7%

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 20$55,729$33,4370$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$7,107
Judicial and Legal 1$1,395$16,7400$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$29,803$39,7370$0
Police - Other 2$4,594$27,5640$0
Streets and Highways 9$23,110$30,8130$0
Airports 1$3,080$36,9600$0
Sewerage 3$9,004$36,0160$0
Parks and Recreation 5$10,129$24,3100$0
Water Supply 7$19,009$32,5870$0
Totals for Government 57$155,853$32,8117$7,107

Alpine government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $834,000 ($139.65)
    Financial Administration: $833,000 ($139.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $722,000 ($120.90)
    Water Utilities: $656,000 ($109.85)
    Regular Highways: $519,000 ($86.91)
    Sewerage: $511,000 ($85.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $336,000 ($56.26)
    Air Transportation: $130,000 ($21.77)
    General - Other: $110,000 ($18.42)
    Fire Protection: $83,000 ($13.90)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $70,000 ($11.72)
    Housing & Community Development: $59,000 ($9.88)
    Central Staff Services: $45,000 ($7.54)
    Libraries: $30,000 ($5.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $241,000 ($40.35)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,941,000 ($325.02)

Alpine government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $67,000 ($11.22)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $710,000 ($118.89)
    Sewerage: $558,000 ($93.44)
    All Other: $555,000 ($92.93)
    Parks & Recreation: $15,000 ($2.51)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $242,000 ($40.52)
    All Other: $70,000 ($11.72)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $9,000 ($1.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $36,000 ($6.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,100,000 ($184.19)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $790,000 ($132.28)
    Property: $536,000 ($89.75)
    Other Selective Sales: $147,000 ($24.61)
    Public Utilities: $107,000 ($17.92)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $3,000 ($0.50)

Alpine government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,015,000 ($672.30)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,749,000 ($627.76)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $266,000 ($44.54)

Alpine government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $668,000 ($111.86)

11.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,827 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.54%
Texas average:

8.37%

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 Presidio County, TX  1.14% ($33,743 average AGI)
from Ector County, TX  0.56% ($15,706)
from Travis County, TX  0.46% ($17,643)


12.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,507 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.00%
Texas average:

7.44%

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


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Midland County, TX  1.20% ($25,676 average AGI)
to Presidio County, TX  0.62% ($26,632)
to El Paso County, TX  0.55% ($27,353)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alpine:

  • KVLF (1240 AM; 1 kW; ALPINE, TX; Owner: BIG BEND BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KINF (1020 AM; 50 kW; ROSWELL, NM; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL HOLDINGS OF NEW MEXICO, INC.)
  • KELP (1590 AM; 50 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: MCCLATCHEY BROADCASTING)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KICA (980 AM; 50 kW; CLOVIS, NM; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMUL (1380 AM; 50 kW; MULESHOE, TX; Owner: BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; MONAHANS, TX; Owner: SANDSHILLS COMMUNICATION, INC.)
  • KAMA (750 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTSM (690 AM; 10 kW; EL PASO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCRS (550 AM; 5 kW; MIDLAND, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alpine:

  • K215CH (90.9 FM; ALPINE, TX; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KALP (92.7 FM; ALPINE, TX; Owner: RIO GRANDE BROADCASTING COMPANY)

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

Alpine, Texas:
  • Fatal accident count: 25
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 31
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 29
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 55
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Texas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 180
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 273
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 197
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 468
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26

See more detailed statistics of Alpine fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Alpine)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Alpine, TX)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 85 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Alpine)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 34 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Alpine)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5


Most common first names in Alpine, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4375.2 years
Mary3477.8 years
Robert3174.2 years
James3074.8 years
William2978.1 years
George2178.1 years
Charles2076.5 years
Manuel1972.1 years
Maria1783.8 years
Ruth1780.9 years
Most common last names in Alpine, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3075.0 years
Rodriguez2273.5 years
Molinar2072.3 years
Valenzuela2079.8 years
Ramos1976.3 years
Fierro1873.6 years
Hernandez1771.0 years
Garcia1774.2 years
Ramirez1674.1 years
Cobos1578.9 years
Businesses in Alpine, TX
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1RadioShack1
FedEx2SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1True Value1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets4UPS2
Browse common businesses in Alpine, TX


Alpine on our top lists:

  • #75 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Gregory J. Figel (5)
  • James J. Shelton (3)
  • Greg Figel (2)
  • James Jackson Shelton (1)
  • Emily H. Alexander (1)
  • Bennie Molsbee (1)
  • Richard T. Quick, Ii (1)
  • James Shelton (1)
  • John Franz Hassenflu (1)

Total of 16 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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