Alpine, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Alpine, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Alpine Census Designated Place had a population of 178 as of July 1, 2015. Alpine ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Alpine is located at latitude 37.6878 and longitude -106.5862 in Rio Grande County. The formal boundaries for the Alpine Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rio Grande County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 8,287 feet.

The Alpine Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583207) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Alpine: Alpine Village.

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Alpine, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 178
Population in Households 177
Population in Familes 144
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 171
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 77
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 52
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 241 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 54 (22.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 ( 9.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 164 (68.0%)
Median Home Value $255,000
Average Home Value $355,909


Median Household Income $51,640
Average Household Income $61,386
Per Capita Income $29,229
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.22%
Households 0.76% 0.26%
Families 0.0% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Alpine, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alpine to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 360 22nd
Population Density1 # 369 20th
Diversity Index2 # 208 55th
Median Household Income # 253 45th
Per Capita Income # 199 57th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.