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Alpha, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Alpha had a population of 2,364 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Alpha is located at latitude 40.667 and longitude -75.1574 in Warren County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Alpha encompass a land area of 1.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Warren County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 325 feet.

The Borough of Alpha (GNIS ID: 885138) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Alpha: Straw.

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Alpha, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Alpha, NJ Housing Affordability Index is 129
State of New Jersey Housing Affordability Index is 91
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Alpha, NJ Wealth Index is 87
State of New Jersey Wealth Index is 148
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,364 (100%)
Population in Households 2,355 (99.6%)
Population in Families 1,911 (80.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 9 ( 0.4%)
Population Density 1,407
Diversity Index2 31
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $72,652
Average Household Income $86,134
Per Capita Income $35,275
Wealth Index4 87

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,039 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 627 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 341 (32.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $195,125
Housing Affordability Index3 129
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 968
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 634
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.02% -0.16%
Households 0.04% -0.1%
Families 0.03% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

Alpha, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alpha to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 380 30th
Population Density # 389 29th
Diversity Index # 365 33rd
Median Household Income # 384 30th
Per Capita Income # 384 30th

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