Alma, Georgia Population 2024

3,595

Alma is a city located in Bacon County Georgia. Alma has a 2024 population of 3,595. It is also the county seat of Bacon County.Alma is currently growing at a rate of 1.9% annually and its population has increased by 5.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,421 in 2020.

The average household income in Alma is $46,158 with a poverty rate of 23.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Alma is 33.5 years, 31.8 years for males, and 36.7 years for females.

Alma Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Alma was:

  • Black or African American: 45.94%
  • White: 38.3%
  • Two or more races: 8.39%
  • Other race: 6.15%
  • Asian: 1.22%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
6.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
589.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.09% (174)
The current population of Alma, Georgia is 3,595 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,421.

Alma, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,57745.94%
White1,31538.3%
Two or more races2888.39%
Other race2116.15%
Asian421.22%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Alma Population by Race

Alma Population Pyramid 2024

Alma Median Age

33.5

Total

31.8

Male

36.7

Female

Alma Adults

There are 2,478 adults, (409 of whom are seniors) in Alma.

Alma Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

19.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Alma Sex Ratio

Female1,65948.33%
Male1,77451.67%

Alma Population by Age

Alma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1272.5454.145.9
Non Family4691.1835.664.4
Married2943.2775.924.1
Female2713.1764.935.1
Male935.1747.352.7
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3.25

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

54.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Alma Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Alma Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alma Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.24%.

Alma Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,025

Average Earnings

$32,143

Average Male

$33,786

Average Female

Alma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alma Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Alma Language

88.95% of Alma residents speak only English, while 11.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.91% of the population.

Alma Language

Alma Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,25330924.66%
White1,06325523.99%
Multiple2889834.03%
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23.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.54%

Male Poverty Rate

21.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alma is Multiple, with 34.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alma is White, with 23.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.15%.

Alma Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.62%
High School26.71%
Some College19.94%
Bachelors or Greater15.06%
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Alma Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed4.28%
Male Employed2.22%
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Alma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alma Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Alma Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

30.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.5%

Male Marriage Rate

27.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Alma Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Alma Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Alma Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

126

Number of Veterans

91

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

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Alma Veterans by War

count

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Alma Veterans by Age

count

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Alma Veterans by Race

Alma Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alma Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

40.9%

Labor Force Participation

40.1%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Alma Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Alma Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Alma Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

80.86%

Born in Alma

94.52%

Native Born

5.48%

Foreign Born

2.74%

Non Citizen

2.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.52% of Alma residents were born in the United States, with 80.86% having been born in Georgia. 2.74% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,930671.73%
20283,863671.77%
20273,796671.8%
20263,729671.83%
20253,662671.86%
20243,595671.9%
20233,528671.94%
20223,461671.97%
20213,394-27-0.79%
20203,421521.54%
20193,369-31-0.91%
20183,400-47-1.36%
20173,447-30-0.86%
20163,47730.09%
20153,474170.49%
20143,457-20-0.58%
20133,477-10-0.29%
20123,487-25-0.71%
20113,512351.01%
20103,4772417.45%
20003,236-427-11.66%
19903,663-156-4.08%
19803,819631.68%
19703,7562416.86%
19603,51592735.82%
19502,588
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Alma Population by Year