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Alpine, California
—  CDP  —
Location in San Diego County and the state of California
Coordinates: 32°50′4″N 116°46′14″W / 32.83444°N 116.77056°W / 32.83444; -116.77056
Country United States
State California
County San Diego
 - Total 26.9 sq mi (69.6 km2)
 - Land 26.9 sq mi (69.6 km2)
 - Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,841 ft (561 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 13,143
 - Density 488.6/sq mi (188.8/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 91901, 91903
Area code(s) 619
FIPS code 06-01192
GNIS feature ID 1660247

Alpine is an unincorporated community in San Diego County, California. The Alpine census-designated place (CDP) had a population of 13,143 at the 2000 census.

Alpine is the residence of former United States Representative Duncan Hunter. Major League Baseball Second baseman Marcus Giles lives there.



The location of Alpine is not precisely defined since it is not incorporated. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Alpine is located at 32°50′6″N 116°45′59″W / 32.835°N 116.76639°W / 32.835; -116.76639 (32.8350521, -116.7664109),[1] which is near the intersection of Alpine Boulevard and Tavern Road. This is approximately where most maps place Alpine. The Kumeyaay people from Viejas live in the Alpine area.

According to the United States Census Bureau Alpine is located at 32°50′4″N 116°46′14″W / 32.83444°N 116.77056°W / 32.83444; -116.77056 (32.834563, -116.770615).[2] This is approximately 1,200 feet (370 m) west of the USGS location. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 69.6 km² (26.9 mi²), all land.


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 13,143 people, 4,775 households, and 3,652 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 188.9/km² (489.1/mi²). There were 4,958 housing units at an average density of 71.2/km² (184.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 90.78% White, 0.83% African American, 1.17% Native American, 1.98% Asian, 0.21% Pacific Islander, 2.86% from other races, and 2.18% from two or more races. 10.22% of the population were Hispanic (U.S. Census) or Latino of any race.

There were 4,775 households out of which 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.5% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.5% were non-families. 17.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 99.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $61,832, and the median income for a family was $69,821. Males had a median income of $51,444 versus $31,891 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $29,523. About 4.9% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.6% of those under age 18 and 4.3% of those age 65 or over.


In the state legislature Alpine is located in the 36th Senate District, represented by Republican Dennis Hollingsworth, and in the 77th Assembly District, represented by Republican Joel Anderson. Federally, Alpine is located in California's 52nd congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of R +9[4] and is represented by Republican Duncan D. Hunter.

External links

Alpine Mountain Empire Chamber of Commerce


  1. ^ "Geographic Names Information System". United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  4. ^ "Will Gerrymandered Districts Stem the Wave of Voter Unrest?". Campaign Legal Center Blog. Retrieved 2008-02-10.  


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