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Alma, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Alma had a population of 321 as of July 1, 2019. 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 Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Alma is located at latitude 38.7217 and longitude -88.9092 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Alma encompass a land area of 1.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 623 feet.

The Village of Alma (GNIS ID: 2397940) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Alma is located within Township of Alma, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marion County.


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Alma, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Alma, IL Housing Affordability Index is 283
State of Illinois Housing Affordability Index is 119
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Alma, IL Wealth Index is 62
State of Illinois Wealth Index is 105
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 321
Population in Households 321
Population in Families 259
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 298
Diversity Index1 4
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,608
Average Household Income $63,490
Per Capita Income $26,317
Wealth Index3 62

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 182 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 119 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $87,195
Housing Affordability Index2 283
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 150
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 99
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.03% -0.31%
Households 0.15% -0.13%
Families 1.53% -0.2%
Median Household Income   4.37%
Per Capita Income   3.64%

Alma, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alma to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 1066 22nd
Population Density # 1199 12th
Diversity Index # 1313 4th
Median Household Income # 1092 20th
Per Capita Income # 908 34th

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