Alpine County

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Alpine County, California

99 Waters St
Markleeville, CA 96120
Phone: (530) 694-2281
Fax: (530) 694-2491
www.alpinecountyca.com

In NE CA on Nevada border, E of Sacramento; organized Mar 16, 1864 from Calaveras, Amador, El Dorado, and Mono counties. Name Origin: For the mountainous terrain of the Sierra Nevada

Area (sq mi):: 743.19 (land 738.62; water 4.57) Population per square mile: 1.60
Population 2005: 1,159 State rank: 58 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.10%; 1990-2000 8.50% Population 2000: 1,208 (White 71.80%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 7.80%; Asian 0.30%; Other 25.40%). Foreign born: 3.20%. Median age: 39.30
Income 2000: per capita $24,431; median household $41,875; Population below poverty level: 19.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,401-$28,222
Unemployment (2004): 8.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.90% Median travel time to work: 17.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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