Statewide Claims to Fame

Alpena is 4th in Michigan out of 174 other cities in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

Alpena is 7th in Michigan out of 174 other cities in Race - White

Alpena is 13th in Michigan out of 174 other cities in Residents 65 or older

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Alpena Rank Michigan US
Current population (2012) 10,340 91st 9,883,360 313,914,040
Size in square miles 8.5 52nd 56,538.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,227.4 155th 174.8 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Alpena Rank Michigan US
Residents younger than 5 5.4% 124th 5.8% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 20.7% 142nd 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 19.4% 13th 14.6% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Alpena Rank Michigan US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 89.3% 95th 88.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 18.8% 106th 25.3% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Alpena Rank Michigan US
Race - White 96.8% 7th 80.1% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.5% 159th 14.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 81st 0.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.7% 132nd 2.6% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 23rd 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.4% 153rd 2.2% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.0% 174th 4.6% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 96.0% 4th 76.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Alpena Rank Michigan US
Female residents 52.3% 63rd 50.9% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.7% 141st 6.0% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Alpena Rank Michigan US
Housing units 5,278 87th 4,525,480 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 22.9% 107th 18.1% 25.9%
Households 4,634 87th 3,825,182 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 71.1% 65th 73.5% 66.1%
Home median value $84,400 143rd $137,300 $186,200
People per household 2.2 150th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Alpena Rank Michigan US
Income per capita $19,120 132nd $25,482 $27,915
Income per household $31,805 146th $48,669 $52,762
Income below poverty line 25.2% 34th 15.7% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Alpena Rank Michigan US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 939 97th 816,972 27,092,908
Retail sales $213,173 72nd $109,102,594 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $20,327 39th $10,855 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $15,935 91st $14,536,648 $613,795,732

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