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Glen Alpine is a town in Burke County, in the Hickory-Morganton-Lenoir metro area.
The latitude of Glen Alpine is 35.728N. The longitude is -81.779W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,201 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,090.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Glen Alpine demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Burke 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 28655 ZIP code.
12% of Glen Alpine residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Glen Alpine ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Glen Alpine was $14,506, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Glen Alpine residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Glen Alpine, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $324. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $755.
Burke County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Glen Alpine political report.
The average commute time for Glen Alpine workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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