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Alpine is a township in Kent County, in the Grand Rapids-Wyoming metro area.
The township was named for a pine forest near Cranberry Lake
The latitude of Alpine is 43.080N. The longitude is -85.724W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 843 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 13,976.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Alpine demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kent County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49435 ZIP code.
22% of Alpine residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Alpine ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Alpine was $20,412, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Alpine residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Alpine, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $586. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $982.
Kent County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Alpine political report.
The average commute time for Alpine workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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