Alpine, NJ

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Population

1,481

2.69% decline

Median Age

52.6


Median Household Income

$118,977

3.87% growth

Poverty Rate

9.45%


Number of Employees

647

0.767% decline

Median Property Value

$2M

0% growth

About

In 2017, Alpine, NJ had a population of 1.48k people with a median age of 52.6 and a median household income of $118,977. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Alpine, NJ declined from 1,522 to 1,481, a -2.69% decrease and its median household income grew from $114,545 to $118,977, a 3.87% increase.

The population of Alpine, NJ is 54.8% White Alone, 28.6% Asian Alone, and 8.98% Black or African American Alone. 42.1% of the people in Alpine, NJ speak a non-English language, and 94.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Alpine, NJ is $2M, and the homeownership rate is 81.3%. Most people in Alpine, NJ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 32.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Alpine, NJ is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Alpine, NJ employs 647 people. The largest industries in Alpine, NJ are Health Care & Social Assistance (130 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (70 people), and Wholesale Trade (67 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($185,357), Construction ($128,750), and Manufacturing ($104,886).

Median household income in Alpine, NJ is $118,977. Males in Alpine, NJ have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,412. The income inequality in Alpine, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.493, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$118,977

2017 value

± $20,136

3.87%

1 Year Growth

± 23.4%

Households in Alpine, NJ have a median annual income of $118,977, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $114,545 in 2016, which represents a 3.87% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$84,632

Average Male Salary

± $1,612

$61,412

Average Female Salary

± $1,170

In 2017, full-time male employees in Alpine, NJ made 1.38 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $79,679 ± $3,060

  2. White

    $67,619 ± $1,158

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $52,154 ± $45,004

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Alpine, NJ workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.18 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Alpine, NJ is from New Jersey.

0.493

2017 Wage GINI

0.491

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New Jersey was 0.493 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.437% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for New Jersey was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in New Jersey in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in New Jersey across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 21

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Alpine, NJ was Census Tract 21 with a value of $111,146, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 65 - 74

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.45% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Alpine, NJ (140 out of 1.48k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 65 - 74, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    59 ± 54

  2. Asian

    45 ± 59

  3. Black

    36 ± 61

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Alpine, NJ is White, followed by Asian and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

647

2017 Value

± 101

-0.767%

1 Year decline

± 22.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Alpine, NJ declined at a rate of -0.767%, from 652 employees to 647 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Alpine, NJ, are Management Occupations (189 people), Sales & Related Occupations (84 people), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (75 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Alpine, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Alpine, NJ, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (189 people), Sales & Related Occupations (84 people), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (75 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Alpine, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (2.91 times higher than expected), Management Occupations (2.87 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (2.05 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Alpine, NJ, by median earnings, are Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($206,250), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($206,250), and Management Occupations ($117,321).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

647

2017 Value

± 101

-0.767%

1 Year decline

± 22.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Alpine, NJ declined at a rate of -0.767%, from 652 employees to 647 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Alpine, NJ, are Health Care & Social Assistance (130 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (70 people), and Wholesale Trade (67 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Alpine, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Alpine, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Alpine, NJ, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (130 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (70 people), and Wholesale Trade (67 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Alpine, NJ has an unusually high number of Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (4.99 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (3.86 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.76 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Alpine, NJ, by median earnings, are Information ($185,357), Construction ($128,750), and Manufacturing ($104,886).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $48.1B

  2. $36.5B

  3. $35.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $48.1B, followed by Electronics with $36.5B and Motorized vehicles and $35.3B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Jersey products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$467B

2015 Value

$734B

Projected 2045 Value

57.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound New Jersey trade was $467B. This is expected to increase 57.1% to $734B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Jersey trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $70.5B

  2. $48.9B

  3. $16.6B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $70.5B, followed by Pennsylvania with $48.9B and California and $16.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Jersey shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

97.3% of the population of Alpine, NJ has health coverage, with 47.7% on employee plans, 3.58% on Medicaid, 26.4% on Medicare, 19.4% on non-group plans, and 0.203% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Alpine, NJ was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in Alpine, NJ see 1184 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1171 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1187 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 534 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.1%). Additionally, Cumberland County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,184 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,184 patients per year. This represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1,171 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,859

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,081

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,049

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,614

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Jersey (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.91%, from $8,444 to $8,859.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

2.7%

Uninsured

47.7%

Employer Coverage

3.58%

Medicaid

26.4%

Medicare

19.4%

Non-Group

0.203%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Alpine, NJ declined by 32.6% from 4.01% to 2.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Alpine, NJ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.1% prevalence

  2. 11.7% prevalence

  3. 11.7% prevalence

Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey, at 12.1%.

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Diversity

Alpine, NJ is home to a population of 1.48k people, from which 94.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 36.9% of Alpine, NJ residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Alpine, NJ is composed of 812 White Alone residents (54.8%), 424 Asian Alone residents (28.6%), 133 Black or African American Alone residents (8.98%), 95 Hispanic or Latino residents (6.41%), 14 Two or More Races residents (0.945%), 3 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.203%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Alpine, NJ are Korean (206 speakers), Chinese (88 speakers), and Hindi (64 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

45

Median Native-Born Age

± 10

63

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Alpine, NJ was 52.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 63. But people in Alpine, NJ are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Alpine, NJ residents was 52.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

36.9%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

35.6%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 36.9% of Alpine, NJ residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Alpine, NJ was 35.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. India

    251,165 ± 12,131 people

  2. Dominican Republic

    162,243 ± 9,799 people

  3. Mexico

    124,109 ± 8,589 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Alpine, NJ was India, the natal country of 251,165 Alpine, NJ residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 162,243 and Mexico with 124,109.

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Citizenship

94.1%

2017 Citizenship

94.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.1% of Alpine, NJ residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Alpine, NJ was 94.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    812 ± 111

  2. Asian Alone

    424 ± 97

  3. Black or African American Alone

    133 ± 88

In 2017, there were 1.92 times more White Alone residents (812 people) in Alpine, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 424 Asian Alone and 133 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Alpine, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Korean

    206 speakers (13.7%)

  2. Chinese

    88 speakers (5.87%)

  3. Hindi

    64 speakers (4.27%)

42.1% of Alpine, NJ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Alpine, NJ was Korean. 13.7% of the overall population of Alpine, NJ are native Korean speakers. 5.87% speak Chinese and 4.27% speak Korean, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Korea

    23 ± 22

  2. Vietnam

    20 ± 21

  3. World War II

    3 ± 4

Alpine, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Korea, 1.15 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Alpine, NJ was $2M in 2017, which is 9.19 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $2M to $2M, a 0% change. The homeownership rate in Alpine, NJ is 81.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Alpine, NJ have an average commute time of 32.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Alpine, NJ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$118,977

Median Household Income

± $20,136

555

Number of Households

± 75

In 2017, the median household income of the 555 households in Alpine, NJ grew to $118,977 from the previous year's value of $114,545.

The following chart displays the households in Alpine, NJ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Housing

Property Value

$2M

2017 Median

± N/A

$2M

2016 Median

± N/A

In 2017, the median property value in Alpine, NJ stayed at to $2M from the previous year's value of $2M.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Alpine, NJ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Alpine, NJ the largest share of households have a property value in the $2M+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Alpine, NJ distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Alpine, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

81.3%

2017 Homeownership

84.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 81.3% of the housing units in Alpine, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 84.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Alpine, NJ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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Commute Time

32.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Alpine, NJ have a longer commute time (32.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.04% of the workforce in Alpine, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    72.7%

  2. Worked At Home

    9.98%

  3. Carpooled

    8.11%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Alpine, NJ was Drove Alone, followed by those who Worked At Home and those who Carpooled.

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