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Population in 2012: 5,471 (90% urban, 10% rural). Population change since 2000: +31.5%
Males: 2,489  (45.5%)
Females: 2,982  (54.5%)

Median resident age:  32.8 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72921, 72956.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,041 (it was $28,906 in 2000)
Alma:

$38,041
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,448

Alma city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $121,468 (it was $76,600 in 2000)
Alma:

$121,468
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $131,149; Detached houses: $131,149

Median gross rent in 2012: $522.

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  • White alone - 4,849 (89.5%)
  • Hispanic - 225 (4.2%)
  • Two or more races - 137 (2.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 96 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 89 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 20 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.04%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

Races in Alma detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Alma: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (14.1%), United States (10.3%), English (9.2%), German (8.5%), French (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 432 feet

Land area: 4.81 square miles.

Population density: 1,138 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Alma:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 14.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alma city:

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

164 residents are foreign born (0.5% Europe, 0.3% Asia).

This city:  3.0%
Arkansas:  3.9%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Alma, Arkansas as of July 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Alma to the number of sex offenders is 782 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $759 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $723 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Smith, AR (13.0 miles , pop. 80,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (106.1 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (237.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Rudy, AR (2.0 miles) , Kibler, AR (2.1 miles ), Dyer, AR (2.2 miles ), Van Buren, AR (2.8 miles ), Mulberry, AR (3.0 miles ), Cedarville, AR (3.2 miles ), Lavaca, AR (3.3 miles ), Mountainburg, AR (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 35.49 N, Longitude: 94.22 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Spinach Capital of the World

Area code: 479

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Crime rates in Alma by Year
Type 2001 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 21133
per 100,000 47.719.218.854.955.2
Robberies 00311
per 100,000 0.00.056.418.318.4
Assaults 21051611
per 100,000 47.7191.694.0293.0202.2
Burglaries 2165857799
per 100,000 501.31245.41598.31410.31820.2
Thefts 77146183148195
per 100,000 1838.12797.53441.12710.63585.2
Auto thefts 57568
per 100,000 119.4134.194.0109.9147.1
Arson 00001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.018.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 278.8) 172.7274.2320.4337.2387.9

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Crime rate in Alma detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 19 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Arkansas average:

1.98

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Alma, Arkansas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +835 (+25.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Alma-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 164% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/26/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.8 miles away from the Alma city center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1960, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 13 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alma-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/2000 at 01:28:45, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/16/1997 at 19:07:27, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.1 miles away from Alma center
On 9/7/2007 at 10:40:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Crawford County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Kiley Dean - Female singer.


Hospitals/medical centers in Alma:

  • ALMA HEALTHCARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, 401 HEATHER LANE)
  • ALMA HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 401 HEATHER LANE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Alma:

  • BROWNWOOD MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; VAN BUREN, AR)
  • VAN BUREN HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; VAN BUREN, AR)
  • VAN BUREN NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; VAN BUREN, AR)

Political contributions by individuals in Alma, AR

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alma:

  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 12 miles; Fort Smith, AR; Full-time enrollment: 4,962)
  • University of Arkansas (about 33 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 15,441)
  • Northeastern State University (about 52 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,171)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 61 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 3,034)
  • Arkansas Tech University (about 63 miles; Russellville, AR; FT enrollment: 6,534)
  • Crowder College (about 92 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 2,111)
  • Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology-Okmulgee (about 98 miles; Okmulgee, OK; FT enrollment: 2,341)

Public high school in Alma:

  • ALMA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,025; Location: 101 EAST MAIN; Grades: 09 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Alma:

  • ALMA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 819; Location: 706 HWY 64 EAST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ALMA PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 812; Location: 1600 HWY 64 EAST; Grades: KG - 02)
  • ALMA INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 795; Location: 1220 WEST COLLUM LN; Grades: 03 - 05)
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Notable locations in Alma: Alma Police Department (A), Alma Fire Department Station 2 (B), Alma Fire Department Station 3 (C), Alma Fire Department Station 4 (D), Alma Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Alma include: Campground Church (A), Camp Ground Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Harmony Baptist Church (D), Solid Rock Tabernacle (E), Maple Shade Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lake Alma (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Eldorado Tours (Tours & Charters; 303 Maple Shade Road), Arkansas Talent Agency (Tours & Charters; 303 Maple Shade Road).

Hotels: Howard Johnson Express (439 Highway 71 North), Days Inn Alma AR (250 North US Highway 71), Comfort Inn & Suites (439 US Highway 71 North), Days Inn (250 Highway 71 North).

 
Crawford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.6. This is about average.
City:

34.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alma and their reported violations in the past:

ALMA WATERWORKS (Population served: 4738, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - Between APR-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alma that have no violations reported:

  • HWY 71 WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 5460, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.8%
(22.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 72.6% for Black residents, 53.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 43.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Arkansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.6%
Whole state:  67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Alma, AR

64 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
10 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Alma compared to Arkansas state average:

Alma, Arkansas environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Alma (2011 data):

  • Arvest Bank: Highway 64 West Branch at 408 Highway 64 West, branch established on 2009/05/04. Info updated 2010/11/29: Bank assets: $12,520.8 mil, Deposits: $10,446.2 mil, headquarters in Fayetteville, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 241 total offices, Holding Company: Arvest Bank Group, Inc.
  • First Community Bank of Crawford County: Alma Branch at 630 Highway 71 North, branch established on 2008/09/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $98.5 mil, Deposits: $83.1 mil, headquarters in Van Buren, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Ashley Bancstock Company
  • Bank of the Ozarks: Alma Branch at 611 Highway 71 North, branch established on 1997/09/04. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $3,828.0 mil, Deposits: $2,955.2 mil, headquarters in Little Rock, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of The Ozarks Inc
  • Allied Bank: 115 Highway 71 North Branch at 115 Highway 71 North, branch established on 2005/05/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $174.5 mil, Deposits: $144.9 mil, headquarters in Mulberry, AR, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Acme Holding Company Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Alma Branch at 115 Highway 64 West, branch established on 1988/10/31. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Citizens' Bank & Trust Co.: Alma Branch at 200 Hwy 71, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $368.7 mil, Deposits: $322.9 mil, headquarters in Van Buren, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First Bank Corp
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Alma Branch at U.S. Highways 64 And 71, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Alma, Arkansas:

  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 439 Hwy 71 N, Alma, AR 72921 , Phone: (479) 632-4141, Fax: (479) 632-4329
  • Days Inn Alma, 250 Hwy 71 N, Alma, AR 72921 , Phone: (479) 632-4595, Fax: (479) 632-2296
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Alma, Arkansas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Alma travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Utility gas (44%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Alma city (based on Crawford County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.93%
Here52.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsAmerican Baptist Association
Adherents41.4%19.7%7.9%7.8%5.0%
Congregations19.4%15.7%10.2%15.7%8.3%
NameCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristPentecostal Church of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents4.8%3.4%2.8%2.5%4.8%
Congregations0.9%9.3%8.3%2.8%9.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Crawford County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Crawford County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Crawford County:

5.26 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

5.94 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.9%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Crawford County:

29.0%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Crawford County:

13.1%
State:

13.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,446$29,3520$0
Other Government Administration 2$4,213$25,2780$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,269
Police Protection - Officers 8$24,004$36,0060$0
Police - Other 8$17,792$26,6880$0
Streets and Highways 3$9,994$39,9760$0
Sewerage 6$17,364$34,7280$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,771$21,2520$0
Water Supply 8$18,281$27,4220$0
Totals for Government 37$95,865$31,0912$2,269

Alma government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $46,000 ($8.41)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $768,000 ($140.38)
    Police Protection: $766,000 ($140.01)
    Regular Highways: $427,000 ($78.05)
    Financial Administration: $357,000 ($65.25)
    Sewerage: $268,000 ($48.99)
    Parks & Recreation: $186,000 ($34.00)
    Fire Protection: $69,000 ($12.61)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($0.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $344,000 ($62.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $57,000 ($10.42)
    Sewerage: $52,000 ($9.50)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $515,000 ($94.13)

Alma government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $496,000 ($90.66)
    All Other: $140,000 ($25.59)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $380,000 ($69.46)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $188,000 ($34.36)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($3.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,019,000 ($186.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $170,000 ($31.07)
    General Support: $123,000 ($22.48)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,374,000 ($251.14)
    Public Utilities: $202,000 ($36.92)
    Property: $145,000 ($26.50)
    NEC: $44,000 ($8.04)

Alma government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,220,000 ($1136.90)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,880,000 ($1074.76)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $340,000 ($62.15)

Alma government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,187,000 ($216.96)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $584,000 ($106.74)

8.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,039 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.97%
Arkansas average:

7.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Sebastian County, AR  3.94% ($29,488 average AGI)
from Washington County, AR  0.41% ($28,935)
from Sequoyah County, OK  0.28% ($30,404)


7.86% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,322 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.86%
Arkansas average:

7.29%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Sebastian County, AR  3.54% ($27,012 average AGI)
to Washington County, AR  0.50% ($33,239)
to Sequoyah County, OK  0.28% ($37,231)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alma:

  • KYHN (1320 AM; 10 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10 kW; FT. SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHGG (1580 AM; 1 kW; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAYR (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFPW (1230 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KFSA (950 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FRED H. BAKER, SR.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTCS (1410 AM; 1 kW; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: BIG CHIEF BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alma:

  • KISR (93.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: STEREO 93, INC.)
  • KREU (92.3 FM; ROLAND, OK; Owner: STAR 92 CO.)
  • KAOW (88.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K209CA (89.7 FM; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLSZ-FM (102.7 FM; VAN BUREN, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K207CW (89.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KZBB (97.9 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEZA (107.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMAG (99.1 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTCS-FM (99.9 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: BIG CHIEF BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K204EW (88.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KOMS (107.3 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K219CN (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KARG (91.7 FM; POTEAU, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KUAF (91.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS)
  • KERX (95.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: PEARSON BROADCASTING OF PARIS, INC.)
  • KDAB (94.9 FM; PRAIRIE GROVE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZKZ-FM (106.3 FM; GREENWOOD, AR; Owner: FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBBQ-FM (100.7 FM; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRWA-FM (103.1 FM; WALDRON, AR; Owner: PHARIS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Alma:

  • KFSM-TV (Channel 5; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KBBL-CA (Channel 9; WINSLOW, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • KFDF-CA (Channel 10; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • KAFT (Channel 13; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • K14JJ (Channel 14; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: ELLERBECK FAMILY PARTNERS II LTD.)
  • K36EH (Channel 36; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: ELLERBECK FAMILY PARTNERS II LTD.)
  • K43EZ (Channel 43; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K58FB (Channel 58; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: GEORGE W. MATTHEWS, JR.)
  • K66FM (Channel 66; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K16ER (Channel 16; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K34EN (Channel 34; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: TV34, INC.)
  • KPOM-TV (Channel 24; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: J.D.G. TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPBI-CA (Channel 46; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K68ET (Channel 68; FORT SMITH, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Alma, Arkansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 25
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 41
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 33
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 68
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Arkansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 79
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 119
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 87
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 203
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9

See more detailed statistics of Alma fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Alma)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Lat: 35.467306 Lon: -94.164083, Call Sign: WPCP551
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.205 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/08/2003, Expiration Date: 07/09/2013
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Email:
  • Us Hwy 64 2 Mi W (Lat: 35.468972 Lon: -94.260778), Call Sign: WAH52, Licensee ID: L00007580
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.075 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/03/2002, Expiration Date: 10/27/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/23/2008
    Registrant: State Of Arkansas, Box 2261, Little Rock, AR 72203, Phone: (501) 569-2460
  • Collum Ln 1.1 Mi W Of Jct 71 Nw (Lat: 35.493139 Lon: -94.244667), Call Sign: WNMV758, Licensee ID: L00007580
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.075 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/02/2003, Expiration Date: 10/21/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/23/2008
    Registrant: State Of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR 72203, Phone: (501) 569-2460
  • Weigh Sta On I40 4 Mi Wsw (Lat: 35.458972 Lon: -94.294667), Call Sign: WNGR541, Licensee ID: L00007580
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/26/2001, Expiration Date: 08/18/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/05/2008
    Registrant: State Of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR 72203, Phone: (501) 569-2460
  • 724 Red Hill Rd (Lat: 35.470361 Lon: -94.211583), Call Sign: KNFA989, Licensee ID: L00468937
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.490 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/22/2002, Expiration Date: 03/12/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/12/2012
    Registrant: Harris Farms, 724 Red Hill Rd, Alma, AR 72921, Phone: (501) 632-2097
  • W Collum Rd At Hwy 71n Int (Lat: 35.493417 Lon: -94.226611), Call Sign: WNPX728, Licensee ID: L00012041
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.456 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/11/2004, Expiration Date: 07/27/2014
    Registrant: City Of Alma, 811 Fayetteville Ave, Alma, AR 72921, Phone: (479) 632-2254, Fax: (479) 632-5136, Email:
  • 10001 (Lat: 35.484167 Lon: -94.236944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 13 m, Call Sign: WPWE677
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.287 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/18/2012, Expiration Date: 10/30/2022, Certifier: Russell K White
    Registrant: Dcs, 6637 Old Harrison Lane, Fort Smith, AR 72916, Phone: (479) 646-6445, Fax: (479) 646-4141, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • alma, Lat: 35.488194 Lon: -94.227389, Call Sign: WQAR381, Licensee ID: L00012041
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.356 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/23/2004, Expiration Date: 07/23/2014, Certifier: Jay Christello
    Registrant: City Of Alma
  • ACP521, Lat: 35.488861 Lon: -94.234500, Type: Upole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQLG431
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/13/2010, Expiration Date: 01/31/2019, Certifier: John P Grunsted
    Registrant: Og&e, Oklahoma City, OK 73101, Phone: (405) 553-2417, Email:
  • ALMA, Lot 3 Block 1 Fayetteville St (Lat: 35.477861 Lon: -94.221306), Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: KVD56
    Assigned Frequencies: 5982.30 MHz, 6100.90 MHz
    Expiration Date: 12/10/1997, Cancellation Date: 12/10/1997
    Registrant: Contel Of Arkansas Inc, Wentzville, MO 63385
  • ALMA, 2 Miles Sw (Lat: 35.454250 Lon: -94.240472), Overall height: 86.9 m, Call Sign: WLL283, Licensee ID: L00025538
    Assigned Frequencies: 2165.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/13/1999
    Registrant: Alltel Communications Inc, One Allied Drive Building Iv, Little Rock, AR 72203
  • ALMA, 3406 Mt Grove Rd (Lat: 35.505361 Lon: -94.193806), Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 57.6 m, Call Sign: WLW270
    Assigned Frequencies: 2178.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/12/1999, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 03/27/2000
    Registrant: Phone: (972) 733-7028

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Highway 71 4.75 Miles Norht Of Alma (Lat: 35.534806 Lon: -94.224361), Call Sign: KLB691
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.510 MHz
    Expiration Date: 07/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/05/1999
    Registrant: Contel Of Arkansas, Inc., Wentzville, MO 63385

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Alma)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Alma)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$127,3486$116,75822$118,1974$41,9455$81,5521$58,830
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$88,4601$80,8400$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$111,8301$76,9505$111,8901$70,2900$01$39,340
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$73,4600$04$135,5701$22,9200$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0204.02 , 0206.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$80,6401$128,260
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$120,8801$127,130
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0204.02 , 0206.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 93
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Alma


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alma, AR

Most common first names in Alma, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William7173.3 years
James7172.8 years
John5173.3 years
Mary4879.1 years
Robert4370.7 years
Billy2664.5 years
George2576.5 years
Ruth2180.3 years
Charles2175.6 years
Betty1871.1 years
Most common last names in Alma, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown3678.1 years
Gregory3176.4 years
Smith3175.5 years
Jones2669.8 years
Adams2180.3 years
Dean2075.9 years
Meadors1976.1 years
Morse1772.8 years
Shores1777.0 years
Johnson1772.4 years
Businesses in Alma, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
Comfort Inn1Subway1
Cracker Barrel1Taco Bell1
Days Inn1True Value1
FedEx2U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS2
KFC1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
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  • Ronald T. Pagan (2)
  • Harold Shane Mcwater (2)
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  • Danny Louis Mickelson (1)
  • Gregory Michael Thomas (1)
  • Walter R. Lowrimore (1)
  • Dale A. Morrell (1)
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Total of 13 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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