Alma, Missouri facts for kids
Location of Alma, Missouri
|• Total||0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)|
|• Land||0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||801 ft (244 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||394|
|• Density||1,435.7/sq mi (554.3/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0713242|
Alma was laid out in 1879 when the railroad was extended to that point.
A post office called Alma has been in operation since 1879. The community has the name of Alma Woodson, the daughter of one of the founders.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 402 people, 173 households, and 116 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,435.7 inhabitants per square mile (554.3/km2). There were 193 housing units at an average density of 689.3 per square mile (266.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.3% White, 0.5% African American, 0.2% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.
There were 173 households of which 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.5% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.9% were non-families. 30.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.90.
The median age in the city was 44 years. 24.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.9% were from 25 to 44; 24.1% were from 45 to 64; and 23.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.8% male and 53.2% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 399 people, 179 households, and 117 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,476.7 people per square mile (570.6/km²). There were 190 housing units at an average density of 703.2 per square mile (271.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.50% White, and 0.50% from two or more races.
There were 179 households out of which 25.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.5% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.6% were non-families. 32.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.83.
In the city the population was spread out with 19.8% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 24.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 80.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 74.9 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $37,426, and the median income for a family was $49,375. Males had a median income of $28,942 versus $21,607 for females. The per capita income for the city was $24,000. About 0.9% of families and 4.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.4% of those under age 18 and 13.5% of those age 65 or over.
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