Alma, Michigan Population 2022

9,508
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Alma is a city located in Gratiot County Michigan. Alma has a 2020 population of 9,508. Alma is currently growing at a rate of 0.11% annually and its population has increased by 0.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,488 in 2010.

The average household income in Alma is $49,354 with a poverty rate of 25.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $662 per month, and the median house value is $85,100. The median age in Alma is 30.8 years, 28.9 years for males, and 33.3 years for females.

Alma Demographics

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

  • White: 92.63%
  • Black or African American: 3.79%
  • Two or more races: 1.93%
  • Asian: 1.04%
  • Native American: 0.61%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Alma, Michigan is 9,508 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,488.

Alma, Michigan Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201042,4320.00%
201142,119-313-0.74%
201241,973-146-0.35%
201341,931-42-0.10%
201441,467-464-1.12%
201541,331-136-0.33%
201640,955-376-0.92%
201740,979240.06%
201840,602-377-0.93%
201940,7111090.27%
202040,8201090.27%
202140,9291090.27%

Alma Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,26192.63%
Black or African American3383.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native540.61%
Asian931.04%
Two or More Races1721.93%
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Alma Population by Race

Alma Population Pyramid 2022

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Alma Median Age

32.2


Total

29.7


Male

33.7


Female

Alma Adults

There are 7,444 adults, (1,549 of whom are seniors) in Alma.

Alma Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25

Child Dependency Ratio

Alma Sex Ratio

Female

4,646

52.10%

Male

4,272

47.90%

Alma Population by Age

Alma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.8%25.2%
All54.2%45.8%
Non Family43.7%56.3%
Female43.3%56.7%
Male17.5%82.5%

54.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alma Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,649254.2
Married1,2922.6474.8
Male572.1117.5
Female5892.843.3
Non Family1,7111.2443.7

2.59

Average Family Size

2

Average Household Size

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Alma Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade851.56%
9th to 12th Grade1933.53%
High School Graduate2,01636.90%
Some College1,40525.71%
Associates Degree55310.12%
Bachelors Degree74913.71%
Graduate Degree4638.47%
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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
Asian727259
2+ Races11311356
White4,7004,4791,049
Native American545411
Hispanic43339275
Black2262106

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 81.94%.

Alma Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,882$37,610$26,904
Less Than 9th Grade$$31,406$
High School Graduate$24,698$26,975$17,736
Some College$33,917$51,607$27,400
Bachelors Degree$34,231$41,250$28,047
Graduate Degree$52,105$47,262$55,441

$30,882

Average Earnings

$37,610

Average Male

$26,904

Average Female

Alma Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alma Language by Age

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Alma Language

95.65% of Alma residents speak only English, while 4.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.41% of the population.

Alma Language

Alma Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2908629.66%
White6,0741,47724.32%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic82936744.27%
Multiple14974.70%

25.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.25%

Male Poverty Rate

29.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alma is Black, with 29.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alma is Multiple, with 4.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.59%.

Alma Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.48%
High School21.41%
Some College17.58%
Bachelors or Greater15.04%

Alma Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed12.05%
Male Unemployed53.77%
Female Employed13.60%
Female Unemployed50.65%

Alma Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alma Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,670$48,184
Families$50,526$60,686
Married Families$67,782-
Non Families$26,641$31,457
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Income by Household Type

Alma Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.5%

Male Marriage Rate

32.5%

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 Over 65, 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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436

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War58
First Gulf War56
Vietnam103
Korea66
World War II43

Alma Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3432
35 to 5465
55 to 6456
65 to 7490
75+193

Alma Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4316.28%
Black10.34%
Asian44.30%
Hispanic254.26%

Alma Veterans by Race

Alma Veterans by Education

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5.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alma Veterans by Education

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58.3%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

7.4%

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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84.76%

Born in Alma

98.08%

Native Born

1.92%

Foreign Born

0.94%

Non Citizen

0.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.08% of Alma residents were born in the United States, with 84.76% having been born in Michigan. 0.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Alma Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19102,7570.00%
19207,5424,78510.59%
19306,734-808-1.13%
19407,2024680.67%
19508,3411,1391.48%
19608,9786370.74%
19709,7908120.87%
19809,652-138-0.14%
19909,034-618-0.66%
20009,2752410.26%
20109,3831080.12%
20119,393100.11%
20129,403100.11%
20139,413100.11%
20149,423100.11%
20159,433100.11%
20169,443100.11%
20179,453100.11%
20189,463100.11%
20199,473100.11%
20209,488150.16%
20219,498100.11%
20229,508100.11%

Alma Population by Year