Alpine is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 5,952 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Alpine is the 322nd largest community in Texas.
Alpine is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Alpine is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Alpine who work in office and administrative support (14.10%), teaching (13.81%), and management occupations (10.64%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Alpine spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 11.34 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The education level of Alpine citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.55% of adults in Alpine have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Alpine in 2010 was $26,580, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,320 for a family of four. However, Alpine contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Alpine home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Alpine residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Alpine also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 51.63% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Alpine include Irish, English, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Alpine is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.