Alpine, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Alpine, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Alpine had a population of 1,935 as of July 1, 2017. Alpine ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Alpine is located at latitude 40.9688 and longitude -73.9169 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Alpine (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.41 sq. miles and a water area of 2.82 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 404 feet.

The Borough of Alpine (GNIS ID: 885139) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alpine population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Alpine, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,935
Daytime Population: Workers 442
Daytime Population: Residents 1,178
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,620
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 1,935
Population in Familes 1,795
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 302
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $188,207
Average Household Income $249,775
Per Capita Income $81,451


Total Housing Units 693 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 539 (77.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 92 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $1,115,028


Total Households 631
Average Household Size 3.07
Family Households 546
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.63% 0.74%
Households 0.45% 0.63%
Families 0.44% 0.62%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   1.72%

Alpine, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alpine to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 404 26th
Population Density # 522 4th
Diversity Index # 161 71st
Median Household Income # 7 99th
Per Capita Income # 13 98th

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