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Tourist area; college town

Alpine is a city in Brewster County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for its mountain elevation

The latitude of Alpine is 30.358N. The longitude is -103.66W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,475 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,103.


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Median household income
Local
$23,979
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Alpine demographic reports
Alpine is between the Glass and Davis mountains
Former and merged names include:
· Osborne
· Murphyville
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 9. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.5 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Big Bend National Park
Scenic roads: Texas 118 north to Fort Davis
Alpine attractions: Woodward Agate Ranch
Historic sites and museums: Museum of the Big Bend
Colleges and universities: Sul Ross State University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

10% of Alpine residents report German ancestry, and 6% 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 $13,587, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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25% of Alpine residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Alpine, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $326.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $756.


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Libraries in Alpine include Alpine Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Alpine include Alpine Avalanche

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Brewster County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Alpine political report.

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The average commute time for Alpine workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Alpine include Best Western, Oak Tree Inn Alpine.

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