Alpine, TX Population

Population: 5,786. Estimated population in July 2020: 6,065 (+4.8% change)
Males: 2,799 (48.4%), Females: 2,987 (51.6%)

Brewster County

Zip codes: 79830, 79831.

Median resident age: 33.7 years
Median household income: $23,979
Median house value: $63,400

Races in Alpine:

  • Hispanic (50.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (46.6%)
  • Other race (15.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Black (1.3%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (10.4%), English (8.3%), United States (7.2%), Irish (6.5%), Scottish (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%).

Elevation: 4480 feet

Land area: 4.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Alpine

  • High school or higher: 75.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 25.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 11.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alpine city

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 49.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

5.5% Foreign born (4.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +74 (+1.3%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Alpine:

  • BIG BEND REGIONAL MED CTR HOME HEALTH (2600 HIGHWAY 118 NORTH PO BOX 846339Z75284)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Alpine:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Alpine:

  • CAVERN CITY AIR TRML (about 142 miles; CARLSBAD, NM; Abbreviation: CNM)
  • MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL (about 149 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Abbreviation: MAF)
  • LEA COUNTY RGNL (about 163 miles; HOBBS, NM; Abbreviation: HOB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Alpine:

  • ALPINE-CASPARIS MUNICIPAL (about 2 miles; ALPINE, TX; Abbreviation: E38)
  • MARFA MUNI (about 25 miles; MARFA, TX; Abbreviation: MRF)
  • FORT STOCKTON-PECOS COUNTY (about 65 miles; FORT STOCKTON, TX; Abbreviation: FST)
Amtrak station:
ALPINE (102 W. HOLLAND ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Alpine:

  • SUL ROSS STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 2,076; Public; Website: www.sulross.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Alpine:

  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 134 miles; ODESSA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,555)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 159 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • EL PASO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 210 miles; EL PASO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 11,127)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 218 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (about 219 miles; EL PASO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 12,071)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 240 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 252 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 12,562)

Schools

Public high school in Alpine:

  • ALPINE H S (Students: 322; Location: 300 E HENDRYX; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Alpine:

  • ALPINE EL (Students: 478; Location: 200 E AVE A; Grades: PK – 04)
  • ALPINE MIDDLE (Students: 337; Location: 801 MIDDLE SCHOOL DR; Grades: 05 – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Alpine:

  • ALPINE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 37; Location: 908 NO 6TH; Grades: PK – 6)

Libraries

Library in Alpine:

  • ALPINE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $108,569; Location: 203 N 7TH ST; 32,750 books; 1,128 audio materials; 1,313 video materials; 14 serial subscriptions)

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