Alpha, New Jersey Population 2024

2,355

Alpha is a city located in Warren County New Jersey. Alpha has a 2024 population of 2,355. Alpha is currently growing at a rate of 0.3% annually and its population has increased by 1.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,326 in 2020.

The average household income in Alpha is $90,610 with a poverty rate of 7.25%. The median age in Alpha is 45.9 years: 45.4 years for males, and 47 years for females.

Alpha Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Alpha was:

  • White: 84.12%
  • Two or more races: 10.17%
  • Other race: 2.88%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.03%
  • Black or African American: 0.94%
  • Asian: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,401.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.25% (29)
The current population of Alpha, New Jersey is 2,355 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,326.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,87084.12%
Two or more races22610.17%
Other race642.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander231.03%
Black or African American210.94%
Asian190.85%
Native American00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Alpha Population by Race

Alpha Population Pyramid 2024

Alpha Median Age

45.9

Total

45.4

Male

47

Female

Alpha Adults

There are 1,870 adults, (463 of whom are seniors) in Alpha.

Alpha Age Dependency

58

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Alpha Sex Ratio

Female1,14851.64%
Male1,07548.36%

Alpha Population by Age

Alpha Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9562.3168.431.6
Married5232.9388.711.3
Non Family3281.0942.157.9
Female672.7847.852.2
Male383.4552.647.4

2.8

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Alpha Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1347.67%
Associates Degree28116.09%
Bachelors Degree28716.44%
Graduate Degree874.98%
High School Graduate62035.51%
Less Than 9th Grade522.98%
Some College28516.32%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Alpha Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alpha Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,4881,334330
Hispanic18114927
2+ Races938417
Other Race584912
Asian19195
Black13130
Islander880

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 26.32%.

Alpha Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$57,738$49,583$62,188
Graduate Degree$0$0$39,487
High School Graduate$53,250$58,500$37,031
Less Than 9th Grade$30,833$0$0
Overall$48,125$54,276$46,449
Some College$48,796$53,750$48,182

$48,125

Average Earnings

$54,276

Average Male

$46,449

Average Female

Alpha Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alpha Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Alpha Language

92.14% of Alpha residents speak only English, while 7.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.97% of the population.

Alpha Language

Alpha Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,7671066%
Hispanic2563212.5%
Other642335.94%
Black2121100%
Multiple22693.98%

7.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.57%

Male Poverty Rate

8.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alpha

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alpha is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alpha is Multiple, with 3.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.9%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.56%.

Alpha Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.37%
High School8.39%
Some College4.95%
Bachelors or Greater2.14%

Alpha Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed63.64%
Female Unemployed30.3%
Female Employed6.27%
Male Employed4.03%

Alpha Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alpha Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$108,355$112,832
Households$78,500$90,610
Married Families$109,967$-999,999,999
Non Families$37,273$43,153

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Alpha Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.1%

Male Marriage Rate

60.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Alpha Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Alpha Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Alpha Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Alpha Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

131

Number of Veterans

120

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam77
First Gulf War9
Second Gulf War5
Korea0
World War II0

Alpha Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7459
75+34
55 to 6433
18 to 345
35 to 540

Alpha Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1267.63%
Hispanic146.86%
Other Race58.62%

Alpha Veterans by Race

Alpha Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.4%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alpha Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Alpha Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Alpha Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Alpha Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

60.41%

Born in Alpha

94.29%

Native Born

5.71%

Foreign Born

1.62%

Non Citizen

4.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.29% of Alpha residents were born in the United States, with 60.41% having been born in New Jersey. 1.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Alpha Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,39280.34%
20282,38470.29%
20272,37770.3%
20262,37080.34%
20252,36270.3%
20242,35570.3%
20232,34860.26%
20222,34200%
20212,342160.69%
20202,326632.78%
20192,263-11-0.48%
20182,274-4-0.18%
20172,278-11-0.48%
20162,289-17-0.74%
20152,306-8-0.35%
20142,314-1-0.04%
20132,315-18-0.77%
20122,333-21-0.89%
20112,354-13-0.55%
20102,36700%

Alpha Population by Year