Alma, Illinois Population 2021

301
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Alma is a city located in Marion County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 301, it is the 1016th largest city in Illinois and the 15307th largest city in the United States . Alma is currently declining at a rate of -0.33% annually and its population has decreased by -5.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 320 in 2010. Alma reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Alma has a population density of 266 people per square mile.

The average household income in Alma is $40,532 with a poverty rate of 26.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $388 per month, and the median house value is $46,900. The median age in Alma is 36.1 years, 27.2 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.

Alma Demographics

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

  • White: 99.43%
  • Two or more races: 0.57%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Alma, Illinois is 301 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 303.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 320.

Alma, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34799.43%
Two or More Races20.57%
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Alma Population by Race

Alma Population Pyramid $2021

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Alma Median Age

36.1


Total

27.2


Male

38.7


Female

Alma Adults

There are 247 adults, (53 of whom are seniors) in Alma.

Alma Age Dependency

79.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Alma Sex Ratio

Female

163

46.70%

Male

186

53.30%

Alma Population by Age

Alma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male36.4%63.6%
Female36.8%63.2%
Non Family40%60%
All56.3%43.7%
Married85.7%14.3%

56.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alma Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1512.3156.3
Non Family651.1240
Married563.3485.7
Female193.2136.8
Male112.5536.4

3.1

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Alma Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade73.30%
9th to 12th Grade2310.85%
High School Graduate7535.38%
Some College7635.85%
Associates Degree188.49%
Bachelors Degree52.36%
Graduate Degree83.77%
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Alma Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alma Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.19%.

Alma Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,000$40,625$30,313
Less Than 9th Grade$8,542$$
High School Graduate$36,250$36,786$30,625
Some College$34,000$55,417$31,250
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$49,063$$

$35,000

Average Earnings

$40,625

Average Male

$30,313

Average Female

Alma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alma Language by Age

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Alma Language

100.00% of Alma residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Alma Language

Alma Poverty by Race

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26.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.42%

Male Poverty Rate

25.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alma is White, with 26.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alma is White, with 26.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.00%.

Alma Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade53.33%
Some College22.34%
High School18.67%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Alma Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed71.43%
Male Employed19.67%
Female Employed11.29%

Alma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alma Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,536$40,532
Families$45,000$49,303
Married Families$60,714-
Non Families$19,250$27,946
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Income by Household Type

Alma Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

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

Alma Marital Status by Race

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Alma Marital Status

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16

Number of Veterans

16

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam8
First Gulf War3
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

Alma Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 748
55 to 644
75+2
35 to 542
18 to 34

Alma Veterans by Age

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Alma Veterans by Race

Alma Veterans by Education

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12.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alma Veterans by Education

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51.2%

Labor Force Participation

48.4%

Employment Rate

5.4%

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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91.12%

Born in Alma

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Alma residents were born in the United States, with 91.12% 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.

Alma Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021301-1-0.33%
2020302-1-0.33%
2019303-1-0.33%
2018304-5-1.62%
2017309-2-0.64%
2016311-1-0.32%
2015312-2-0.64%
2014314-1-0.32%
2013315-2-0.63%
2012317-2-0.63%
2011319-2-0.62%
20103210.00%

Alma Population by Year