Alpha, MI

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Alpha Profile


Overview

Alpha is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 138 people and just one neighborhood, Alpha is the 620th largest community in Michigan. Much of the housing stock in Alpha was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Alpha is a blue-collar town, with 44.83% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Alpha is a village of service providers, construction workers and builders, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Alpha who work in healthcare suport services (20.69%), maintenance occupations (10.34%), and legal occupations (10.34%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.34% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.


Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that Alpha is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the village’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.

Alpha’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Alpha is worth considering.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Alpha spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.58 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the village are less than they would otherwise be.

Alpha is a very car-oriented village. 1.00% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Alpha is a small village , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Alpha has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.

As is often the case in a small village, Alpha doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Alpha Demographics

In terms of college education, Alpha ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 5.41% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Alpha in 2010 was $16,847, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $67,388 for a family of four.

The people who call Alpha home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Alpha residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Alpha include German, Irish, Finnish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Alpha is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Alpha 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Alpha 0.101011101001110
Michigan 18.86
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Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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WEST IRON COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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Better than of MI school districts.

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MI Quality Rating Compared to Nation
West Iron County Middle School
701 Garfield Ave
Iron River, MI, 49935
05-08
West Iron County High School
701 Garfield Ave
Iron River, MI, 49935
09-12
Stambaugh Elementary School
700 Washington Ave
Iron River, MI, 49935
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 62.9% 46.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 53.4% 41.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.4% 5.6%

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FOREST PARK SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Michigan

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Better than of MI school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MI Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Forest Park School
801 Forest Pkwy
Crystal Falls, MI, 49920
PK-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 53.2% 46.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 38.9% 41.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 14.3% 5.6%

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