Alpine Community Info and Homes for Sale

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Alpine is a census-designated place in San Diego County, California. Alpine is the residence of former United States Representative Duncan Hunter. Major League Baseball Second baseman Marcus Giles lives there.

The community’s name was suggested by a resident of the area in the 1880’s who believed that the environment was similar to her native home in Switzerland. Alpine is located near the intersection of Alpine Boulevard and Tavern Road. This is approximately where most maps place Alpine. Kumeyaay tribes are indigenous to the area, and the Ewiiaapaayp Band and Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians both are headquartered in Alpine.

There were 5,536 housing units at an average density of 206.7 per square mile, of which 3,597 were owner-occupied, and 1,651 were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.0%; the rental vacancy rate was 6.3%. 9,935 people lived in owner-occupied housing units and 4,163 people lived in rental housing units.



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