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Alma, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Alma had a population of 755 as of July 1, 2016. Alma ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Alma is located at latitude 44.3394 and longitude -91.9183 in Buffalo County. The formal boundaries for the City of Alma (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.22 sq. miles and a water area of 2.62 sq. miles. Buffalo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 679 feet.

The City of Alma (GNIS ID: 1582675) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alma population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Alma: Twelve Mile Bluff.


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Alma, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 755
Population in Households 734
Population in Familes 533
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density1 145
Diversity Index2 9
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 379
Average Household Size 1.94
Family Households 212
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 486 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 230 (47.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 150 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 (22.0%)
Median Home Value $127,823
Average Home Value $153,493
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,298
Average Household Income $53,752
Per Capita Income $26,506
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.52% -0.37%
Households -0.25% -0.21%
Families 0.78% -0.38%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.16%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Alma, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alma to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 446 43rd
Population Density1 # 688 11th
Diversity Index2 # 594 23rd
Median Household Income # 699 10th
Per Capita Income # 322 59th

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