Alma, NE

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2022 Population
1,131
11.4% 1-year decline
2022 Median Age
49.2
18% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
6.54%
6.42% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$52,679
3.84% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$152,200
11.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Alma, NE had a population of 1.13k people with a median age of 49.2 and a median household income of $52,679. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Alma, NE declined from 1,276 to 1,131, a −11.4% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,729 to $52,679, a 3.84% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Alma, NE are White (Non-Hispanic) (97.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.68%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.619%), White (Hispanic) (0.354%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.0884%).

None of the households in Alma, NE reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.1% of the residents in Alma, NE are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Alma, NE was $152,200, and the homeownership rate was 79.3%.

Most people in Alma, NE drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16 minutes. The average car ownership in Alma, NE was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Alma, NE is home to a population of 1.13k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.884% of Alma, NE residents were born outside of the country (10 people).

In 2022, there were 57.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.1k people) in Alma, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 19 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 7 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.1%
2022 Citizenship
99.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.1% of Alma, NE residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Alma, NE was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Alma, NE
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.1k ± 170
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    19 ± 26
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    7 ± 10
0.531%
Hispanic Population
6 people

In 2022, there were 57.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.1k people) in Alma, NE than any other race or ethnicity. There were 19 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 7 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.531% of the people in Alma, NE are hispanic (6 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Alma, NE as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.884%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
10 people
0.313%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
4 people

As of 2022, 0.884% of Alma, NE residents (10 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Alma, NE was 0.313%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Korea
    16 ± 17
  2. Vietnam
    15 ± 17
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    12 ± 16

Alma, NE has a large population of military personnel who served in Korea, 1.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Alma, NE employs 512 people. The largest industries in Alma, NE are Health Care & Social Assistance (63 people), Educational Services (54 people), and Wholesale Trade (51 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($82,083), Finance & Insurance ($82,083), and Public Administration ($53,750).

Occupations

512
2022 Value
± 104
−12.8%
1 Year decline
± 31.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Alma, NE declined at a rate of −12.8%, from 587 employees to 512 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Alma, NE, are Sales & Related Occupations (95 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (47 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (46 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Alma, NE.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

512
2022 Value
± 104
−12.8%
1 Year decline
± 31.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Alma, NE declined at a rate of −12.8%, from 587 employees to 512 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Alma, NE, are Health Care & Social Assistance (63 people), Educational Services (54 people), and Wholesale Trade (51 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Alma, NE, though some of these residents may live in Alma, NE and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$50,673
Median earning men ± $10,523
$38,125
Median earning women ± $11,167

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($98,750), Public Administration ($98,333), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($83,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($55,536), Public Administration ($52,917), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($50,000).

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Civics

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Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.09% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.952% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (381k), Some college (364k), and Bachelors Degree (309k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Alma, NE was $152,200 in 2022, which is 0.54 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $136,500 to $152,200, a 11.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Alma, NE is 79.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Alma, NE have an average commute time of 16 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Alma, NE is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$152,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$29,134
$372
Median Property Taxes
±$75

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Alma, NE the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Alma, NE compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

79.3%
Homeownership
2022
54.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 79.3% of the housing units in Alma, NE were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 82.1%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Alma, NE colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$52,679
Median Household Income
± $15,659
469
Number of Households
± 83

In 2022, the median household income of the 469 households in Alma, NE grew to $52,679 from the previous year's value of $50,729.

The following chart displays the households in Alma, NE distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Alma, NE is from Alma, NE.
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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.9%)
  2. Carpooled (14.6%)
  3. Walked (4.94%)

In 2022, 77.9% of workers in Alma, NE drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (14.6%) and those who walked to work (4.94%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

16 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Alma, NE have a shorter commute time (16 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.41% of the workforce in Alma, NE have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Alma, NE distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Alma, NE have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.54% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Alma, NE (71 out of 1.09k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Alma, NE is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94.7% of the population of Alma, NE has health coverage, with 50% on employee plans, 6.18% on Medicaid, 19.2% on Medicare, 17.3% on non-group plans, and 2.03% on military or VA plans.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.6% under 18 years, 12.5% between 18 and 34 years, 34.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 27% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 52.6% were men and 47.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.25%
Uninsured
50%
Employer Coverage
6.18%
Medicaid
19.2%
Medicare
17.3%
Non-Group
2.03%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Alma, NE grew by 27.3% from 4.13% to 5.25%.

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