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Alpha, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Alpha had a population of 110 as of July 1, 2016. Alpha ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Alpha is located at latitude 43.6383 and longitude -94.8717 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Alpha (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,381 feet.

The City of Alpha (GNIS ID: 2393928) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alpha population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Alpha: City of Alpha.

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Alpha, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 110
Population in Households 110
Population in Familes 95
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 749
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 45
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 34
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 51 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 37 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (13.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $160,417


Median Household Income $60,968
Average Household Income $90,713
Per Capita Income $38,312
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.0%
Households 0.36% 0.0%
Families -0.46% 0.58%
Median Household Income   4.23%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Alpha, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alpha to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 794 12th
Population Density1 # 383 58th
Diversity Index2 # 763 16th
Median Household Income # 228 75th
Per Capita Income # 73 92nd

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