Alpha Jackson County, Minnesota

Alpha: City in Jackson County, Minnesota, United States

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Alpha is a city located in the county of Jackson in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Its population at the 2010 census was 116 and a population density of 308 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 119 inhabitants.

Alpha Quick Facts

Population : 119 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
County : Jackson County
Postal code : 56111
Phone Area Codes : 507
Area : 0.38 km2
Altitude : 1,381 feet / 421 meters
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 06:08:55 (26th January 2022)
Density : 316 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.52% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Alpha is located at 43°38'20"N 94°52'15"W (43.6388500, -94.8708200).

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Demographics

The population of Alpha increased by 2.52% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 116 - census
2011 127 8.66% estimation process
2012 128 0.78% estimation process
2013 127 -0.79% estimation process
2014 125 -1.6% estimation process
2015 123 -1.63% estimation process
2016 120 -2.5% estimation process
2017 120 0% estimation process
2018 119 -0.84% estimation process
2019 119 0% estimation process
2020 119 0% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 40,117
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 39,881
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 0.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 38,238
April 1, 2010 Population : 39,880
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.8%
People over 65 (%) : 14.2%
Female persons, % : 51.6%
White only, percent : 87.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 4.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 0.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 53.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 41.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,605
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 5.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 40.7%

Alpha zip code is 56111. County name: Jackson, County fips: 27063

Alpha, City of Alpha

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 40.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $195,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,497
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $603
2015-2019 median gross rent : $838
2015-2019 Households : 15,278
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.55
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 47.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 73.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 79.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 2.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 77,733
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 464,081
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 353,924
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 717,231
2012 total retail sales per capita : $17,870
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $40,769
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $23,931
Percentage of people living in poverty : 29.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,450
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,334
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 797
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 656
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,529
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 244
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,984
2010 population per square mile : 1,874.0
2010 land area in square miles : 21.28

Schools in Alpha

College & universities near Alpha, MN

Code Name City ZIP
153533 Iowa Lakes Community College Estherville (IA) 51334-2295

Post offices near Alpha

Post Office Name City ZIP
Alpha Post Office Alpha (MN) 56111

Other places with the same name (4)

Other cities in Jackson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Jackson County , MN.

City Name Population Title
Jackson 1,619 City in Jackson County, Minnesota, United States
Lakefield 1,602 City in Jackson County, Minnesota, United States
Bergen 940 City in United States of America
Heron Lake 301 Township in Jackson County, Minnesota
Petersburg 222 City in United States of America
Rost 204 City in United States of America
Okabena 195 City in Jackson County, Minnesota, United States of America
Sioux Valley 185 Township in Jackson County, Minnesota
Wilder 56 Human settlement in Jackson County, Minnesota, United States of America