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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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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.
25% 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 $326. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $756.
Libraries in Alpine include Alpine Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Alpine include Alpine Avalanche
Brewster 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 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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