Alma is a city located in Marion County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 318, it is the 1038th largest city in Illinois and the 21715th largest city in the United States. Alma is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by 0.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 318 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Alma has a population density of 281 people per square mile.
The average household income in Alma is $40,532 with a poverty rate of 19.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $425 per month, and the median house value is $44,500. The median age in Alma is 36.1 years, 27.2 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Almawas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.27%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 25.00%.
99.62% of Alma residents speak only English, while 0.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.38% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Alma is White, with 19.66% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Alma is Multiple, with 16.67% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.05%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Alma
100.00% of Alma residents were born in the United States, with 82.43% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.