Alma, Illinois Population 2024

299

Alma is a city located in Marion County Illinois. Alma has a 2024 population of 299. Alma is currently declining at a rate of -1.32% annually and its population has decreased by -4.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 313 in 2020.

The average household income in Alma is $64,751 with a poverty rate of 11.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Alma is 41.4 years, 40.4 years for males, and 41.7 years for females.

Alma Demographics

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

  • White: 98.48%
  • Two or more races: 1.52%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
264.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.47% (-14)
The current population of Alma, Illinois is 299 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 313.

Alma, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White32598.48%
Two or more races51.52%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Alma Population by Race

Alma Population Pyramid 2024

Alma Median Age

41.4

Total

40.4

Male

41.7

Female

Alma Adults

There are 244 adults, (69 of whom are seniors) in Alma.

Alma Age Dependency

88.6

Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Alma Sex Ratio

Female18154.85%
Male14945.15%

Alma Population by Age

Alma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1442.2976.423.6
Non Family631.0877.822.2
Married563.0591.18.9
Female143.7942.957.1
Male113.4536.463.6
showing: 5 rows

3.09

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

76.4%

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 white people with a rate of 89.3%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.44%.

Alma Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,958

Average Earnings

$47,500

Average Male

$43,542

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

99.67% of Alma residents speak only English, while 0.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.33% of the population.

Alma Language

Alma Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3213811.84%
Multiple5120%
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11.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.77%

Male Poverty Rate

9.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alma is Multiple, with 20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alma is White, with 11.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 15.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.27%.

Alma Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.83%
Bachelors or Greater12.5%
High School8.64%
Some College7.22%
showing: 4 rows

Alma Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed6.78%
Female Employed2.74%
Female Unemployed
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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

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Alma Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Alma Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

27

Number of Veterans

27

Male Veterans

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

7.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alma Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.8%

Employment Rate

5%

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

83.64%

Born in Alma

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Alma residents were born in the United States, with 83.64% having been born in Illinois. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Alma Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029279-4-1.41%
2028283-4-1.39%
2027287-4-1.37%
2026291-4-1.36%
2025295-4-1.34%
2024299-4-1.32%
2023303-4-1.3%
2022307-4-1.29%
2021311-2-0.64%
202031372.29%
2019306-1-0.33%
2018307-3-0.97%
2017310-2-0.64%
2016312-3-0.95%
2015315
2014315-1-0.32%
2013316-3-0.94%
2012319-1-0.31%
2011320-2-0.62%
2010322
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Alma Population by Year