Alpine, California Population 2024

16,437

Alpine is a city located in San Diego County California. Alpine has a 2024 population of 16,437. Alpine is currently growing at a rate of 1.63% annually and its population has increased by 9.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,958 in 2020.

The average household income in Alpine is $139,210 with a poverty rate of 8.86%. The median age in Alpine is 41.8 years: 41.2 years for males, and 42.5 years for females.

Alpine Demographics

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

  • White: 79.5%
  • Two or more races: 10.37%
  • Other race: 5.49%
  • Asian: 2.1%
  • Black or African American: 1.86%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.41%
  • Native American: 0.26%
Land Area (mi²)
26.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
613.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
9.89% (1,479)
The current population of Alpine, California is 16,437 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,958.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12,65079.5%
Two or more races1,65010.37%
Other race8745.49%
Asian3342.1%
Black or African American2961.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander650.41%
Native American420.26%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Alpine Population by Race

Alpine Population Pyramid 2024

Alpine Median Age

41.8

Total

41.2

Male

42.5

Female

Alpine Adults

There are 12,266 adults, (2,766 of whom are seniors) in Alpine.

Alpine Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Alpine Sex Ratio

Female8,25151.86%
Male7,66048.14%

Alpine Population by Age

Alpine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,4642.8771.328.7
Married3,3243.3182.617.4
Non Family1,3601.2859.540.5
Female5093.8144.855.2
Male2713.6442.857.2

3.25

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Alpine Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2602.36%
Associates Degree1,0039.1%
Bachelors Degree2,30020.86%
Graduate Degree1,22811.14%
High School Graduate2,26420.53%
Less Than 9th Grade1501.36%
Some College3,82134.65%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Alpine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alpine Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White8,3958,2462,922
Hispanic1,7291,541366
2+ Races866725282
Other Race50545226
Asian30328778
Black20720764
Islander656515
Native American42420

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.81%.

Alpine Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$86,382$85,794$91,563
Graduate Degree$62,292$130,125$50,909
High School Graduate$36,612$36,386$37,500
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$16,406
Overall$51,868$57,195$47,087
Some College$51,180$63,224$44,706

$51,868

Average Earnings

$57,195

Average Male

$47,087

Average Female

Alpine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alpine Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Alpine Language

82.94% of Alpine residents speak only English, while 17.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.86% of the population.

Alpine Language

Alpine Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,5907056.08%
Hispanic3,02157218.93%
Multiple1,65033720.42%
Other854667.73%
Asian3344413.17%
Black280186.43%

8.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.17%

Male Poverty Rate

7.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alpine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alpine is Multiple, with 20.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alpine is White, with 6.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.86%.

Alpine Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.17%
High School14.18%
Some College4.71%
Bachelors or Greater2.55%

Alpine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed45.15%
Male Unemployed29.92%
Male Employed4.59%
Female Employed2.69%

Alpine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alpine Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$120,216$152,249
Households$106,433$139,210
Married Families$131,667$-999,999,999
Non Families$74,565$91,929

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Alpine Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Alpine Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Alpine Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Alpine Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Alpine Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,106

Number of Veterans

973

Male Veterans

133

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam430
Second Gulf War350
First Gulf War234
Korea17
World War II17

Alpine Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+317
35 to 54270
65 to 74246
55 to 64152
18 to 34121

Alpine Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White9609.67%
2+ Races918.13%
Hispanic653.11%
Black4620.63%
Asian92.9%

Alpine Veterans by Race

Alpine Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alpine Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Alpine Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Alpine Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Alpine 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

68.84%

Born in Alpine

91.65%

Native Born

8.35%

Foreign Born

2.6%

Non Citizen

5.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.65% of Alpine residents were born in the United States, with 68.84% having been born in California. 2.6% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Alpine Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202416,4372631.63%
202316,1742631.65%
202215,9112631.68%
202115,6486904.61%
202014,958800.54%
201914,878-355-2.33%
201815,2334382.96%
201714,795-393-2.59%
201615,1883582.41%
201514,8302501.71%
201414,5808636.29%
201313,7172061.52%
201213,5111791.34%
201113,332-904-6.35%
201014,23600%

Alpine Population by Year