Alpine, Michigan 

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Population

13,857

+2.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.1%

Median Income

$44,808

Median Home Price

$202,900

Best Places to Live in Alpine, Michigan

Mid-sized city - West-central Michigan, 25 miles inland from Lake Michigan. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Alpine, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Cultural amenities
-Diverse economy
-Attractive downtown
Cons
-Cold, cloudy winters
-Some urban decay
-Isolation


What Bert Has To Say About Grand Rapids-Wyoming Metro Area

Grand Rapids is the primary cultural and business hub of western Michigan. Nearby hardwood forests made the city a notable furniture-producing center in the 19th and early 20th centuries. That industry continues today but has transitioned somewhat towards high-tech office furniture, serving as headquarters for such names as Steelcase and Herman Miller. The area is far less vulnerable to the ups and downs of the auto industry than most of Michigan.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Alpine
Zip Codes: 49321
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 803 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Alpine is 3.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Alpine jobs have increased by 2.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Alpine's cost of living is 6.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Alpine's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Alpine, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Kent county voted Republican in four of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Alpine's population is 13,857 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 2.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Alpine is $202,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.0%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Alpine public schools spend $16,790 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 18.4 students per teacher in Alpine. More Education


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