Alma, Georgia Population 2021

3,330
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Alma is a city located in Bacon County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Bacon County. With a 2020 population of 3,330, it is the 187th largest city in Georgia and the 5910th largest city in the United States . Alma is currently declining at a rate of -0.75% annually and its population has decreased by -3.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,466 in 2010. Alma reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Alma has a population density of 546 people per square mile.

The average household income in Alma is $40,328 with a poverty rate of 30.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $526 per month, and the median house value is $83,600. The median age in Alma is 32.4 years, 31.4 years for males, and 36.6 years for females.

Alma Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Almawas:

  • White: 46.49%
  • Black or African American: 45.16%
  • Two or more races: 4.39%
  • Other race: 3.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.76%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Alma, Georgia is 3,330 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,380.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,466.

Alma, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,59846.49%
Black or African American1,55245.16%
Two or More Races1514.39%
Some Other Race1103.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander260.76%
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Alma Population by Race

Alma Population Pyramid $2021

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Alma Median Age

32.4


Total

31.4


Male

36.6


Female

Alma Adults

There are 2,592 adults, (406 of whom are seniors) in Alma.

Alma Age Dependency

57.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Alma Sex Ratio

Female

1,697

49.37%

Male

1,740

50.63%

Alma Population by Age

Alma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female30.4%69.6%
Non Family40.5%59.5%
All49.2%50.8%
Male50%50%
Married74.3%25.7%

49.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alma Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0052.6949.2
Non Family3851.2240.5
Married3193.3774.3
Female2533.2330.4
Male487.0650

3.46

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

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Alma Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade964.27%
9th to 12th Grade47020.92%
High School Graduate89039.61%
Some College43019.14%
Associates Degree1607.12%
Bachelors Degree1094.85%
Graduate Degree924.09%
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Alma Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alma Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,2591,005147
Black91462844
Hispanic68429
Other Race5125
2+ Races661

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 16.67%.

Alma Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,798$20,208$25,080
Less Than 9th Grade$18,403$16,313$30,764
High School Graduate$21,467$22,667$19,375
Some College$22,000$21,063$25,670
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$74,833$$84,375

$21,798

Average Earnings

$20,208

Average Male

$25,080

Average Female

Alma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alma Language by Age

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Alma Language

93.72% of Alma residents speak only English, while 6.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.12% of the population.

Alma Language

Alma Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,19241534.82%
White1,24724919.97%
Multiple126126100.00%
Islander2626100.00%

30.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.36%

Male Poverty Rate

35.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alma is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alma is White, with 19.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.40%.

Alma Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School35.25%
Less Than 9th Grade29.35%
Some College25.80%
Bachelors or Greater15.17%

Alma Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed72.15%
Female Employed17.43%
Male Employed4.36%

Alma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alma Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$28,875$40,328
Families$33,438$47,093
Married Families$49,188-
Non Families$17,946$27,341
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Income by Household Type

Alma Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.0%

Male Marriage Rate

33.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Alma Married by Age and Sex

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Alma Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Alma Marital Status by Race

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Alma Marital Status

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122

Number of Veterans

89

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam53
First Gulf War22
Second Gulf War17
Korea4
World War II1

Alma Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6458
65 to 7446
75+13
18 to 345
35 to 54

Alma Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black786.80%
White443.32%

Alma Veterans by Race

Alma Veterans by Education

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21.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alma Veterans by Education

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37.9%

Labor Force Participation

34.4%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Alma Employment by Age

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Alma Employment by Race

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Alma Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.32%

Born in Alma

97.24%

Native Born

2.76%

Foreign Born

0.67%

Non Citizen

2.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.24% of Alma residents were born in the United States, with 76.32% having been born in Georgia. 0.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Alma Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,330-25-0.75%
20203,355-25-0.74%
20193,380-25-0.73%
20183,405-35-1.02%
20173,440-33-0.95%
20163,47320.06%
20153,471200.58%
20143,451-18-0.52%
20133,469-12-0.34%
20123,481-21-0.60%
20113,502330.95%
20103,4692330.70%
20003,236-427-1.23%
19903,663-156-0.42%
19803,819630.17%
19703,7562410.67%
19603,5159273.11%
19502,5880.00%

Alma Population by Year