Alma, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 783 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.8%
 
Males: 376  (48.1%)
Females: 407  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

46.4 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 66401.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,240 (it was $38,333 in 2000)
Alma:

$53,240
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,882 (it was $16,245 in 2000)

Alma city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $107,837 (it was $58,000 in 2000)
Alma:

$107,837
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $112,639; detached houses: $111,940; mobile homes: $133,392

Median gross rent in 2017: $668.

March 2019 cost of living index in Alma: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.1%
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  • Races in Alma, KS (2010)
    • 78394.1%White alone
    • 313.7%Hispanic
    • 111.3%Two or more races
    • 60.7%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Black alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Alma, Kansas as of August 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Alma is 215 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
Kansas average:

2.29
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Ancestries: German (48.7%), American (18.0%), English (6.0%), Italian (2.4%), European (1.6%), Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1095 feet

Land area: 0.57 square miles.

Population density: 1,386 people per square mile   (low).

Alma, Kansas map

6 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,809 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,370 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (32.3 miles , pop. 122,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (93.2 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (430.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

McFarland, KS (1.9 miles ),
Paxico, KS (2.7 miles ),
Wamego, KS (3.6 miles ),
St. George, KS (3.7 miles ),
Eskridge, KS (3.8 miles ),
Maple Hill, KS (3.9 miles ),
Alta Vista, KS (3.9 miles ),
Belvue, KS (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 39.02 N, Longitude: 96.29 W

Area code: 785

Distribution of median household income in Alma, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Alma, KS in 2017
Alma satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $91,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $125,300
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Kansas:

3.7%
Most common industries in Alma, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.2%)
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Public administration (9.4%)
  • Social assistance (5.3%)
  • Rail transportation (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.6%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Public administration (8.6%)
  • Rail transportation (8.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.3%)
  • Machinery (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.3%)
  • Health care (19.3%)
  • Public administration (10.2%)
  • Social assistance (8.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Alma, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Computer specialists (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Child care workers (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Carpenters (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.2%)
  • Child care workers (7.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Computer specialists (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.8%)

Average climate in Alma, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Alma, Kansas average temperatures Alma, Kansas average precipitation Alma, Kansas humidity Alma, Kansas wind speed Alma, Kansas snowfall Alma, Kansas sunshine Alma, Kansas clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Alma-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the Alma city center killed 16 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/19/1960, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.6 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alma-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 197.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 297.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 118.6 miles away from Alma center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 301.4 miles away from Alma center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 389.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 391.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wabaunsee County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alma topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Alma:

  • ALMA MANOR (234 MANOR CIRCLE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Alma:

  • WAMEGO HEALTH CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; WAMEGO, KS)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - VALLEY VISTA (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WAMEGO, KS)
  • VALLEY VISTA GOOD SAMARITAN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WAMEGO, KS)
  • PRN HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE INC (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; WAMEGO, KS)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - ESKRIDGE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ESKRIDGE, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alma:

  • Kansas State University (about 20 miles; Manhattan, KS; Full-time enrollment: 20,703)
  • Washburn University (about 32 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • Emporia State University (about 43 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,687)
  • University of Kansas (about 57 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Baker University (about 62 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • Highland Community College (about 80 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 82 miles; Olathe, KS; FT enrollment: 2,158)

Public high school in Alma:

Public elementary/middle school in Alma:

Private elementary/middle school in Alma:

  • ST JOHN LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 42, Location: 206 W 2ND, Grades: KG-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Alma: Wabaunsee County Fairgrounds (A), Alma Sewer Treatment Plant (B), Alma Co - Operative Oil Association Grain Elevator Number 1 (C), Wabaunsee County Sheriff's Office Jail (D), Alma Police Department (E), Wabaunsee County Sheriff's Office (F), Wabaunsee County Courthouse (G), Wabaunsee Township Fire District 6 (H), American Medical Response Alma (I), Wabaunsee County Health Department (J), Pottawatomie Wabaunsee Regional Library Alma Branch (K), Alma City Hall (L), Alma Fire Department (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Alma include: Alma Baptist Church (A), Alma Peace United Church of Christ (B), Alma United Methodist Church (C), Saint John Lutheran Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Wabaunsee County Historical Museum Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 3rd & Missouri).

Court: Wabaunsee County - District Court (215 Kansas Avenue).

Wabaunsee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

ALMA, CITY OF (Population served: 823, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JUN-03-2005), St Public Notif requested (JAN-05-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-05-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-01-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JUN-03-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-02-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JUN-03-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-02-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JUN-03-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-26-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JUN-03-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-26-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (DEC-20-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2011)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2009 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (DEC-20-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2011)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2009 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (DEC-20-2010), Fed Public Notif requested (DEC-20-2010), Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2011)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JUN-03-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-18-2007)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JUN-03-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-24-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-18-2007)
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.0%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.0%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
30 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
51 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Alma (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Wamego: Alma Branch at 408 Missouri, branch established on 1999/02/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $158.8 mil, Deposits: $127.5 mil, headquarters in Wamego, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Wamego Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Stockgrowers State Bank: Alma Branch at 304 Missouri, branch established on 1932/03/07. Info updated 2010/06/21: Bank assets: $75.8 mil, Deposits: $55.4 mil, headquarters in Maple Hill, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Maple Hill Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Alma:

Marital status in Alma, KS
  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

For population 25 years and over in Alma:

  • High school or higher: 95.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Alma
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Alma, KS (based on Wabaunsee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,1778
Mainline Protestant84310
Catholic5792
None4,454-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
This county:

2.92 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Here:

4.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

5.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Wabaunsee County:

8.5%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Wabaunsee County:

28.3%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.8%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Alma:

51.1%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.9%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Alma:

28.8
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Alma:

21.0%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.0%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Alma:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Alma:

31.9%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Alma:

57.2%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Alma:

73.9%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alma, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 2$4,804$28,8240$0
Water Supply 2$4,804$28,8240$0
Sewerage 2$4,804$28,8240$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,804$28,8240$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$4,184$25,1040$0
Financial Administration 1$3,563$42,7560$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$3,164
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$120
Totals for Government 11$26,963$29,4149$3,284

Alma government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,138,000 ($1453.38)
    Gas Utilities: $501,000 ($639.85)
    Water Utilities: $177,000 ($226.05)
    General - Other: $170,000 ($217.11)
    Regular Highways: $109,000 ($139.21)
    Police Protection: $89,000 ($113.67)
    Sewerage: $83,000 ($106.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $66,000 ($84.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $49,000 ($62.58)
    Central Staff Services: $45,000 ($57.47)
    General Public Buildings: $44,000 ($56.19)
    Financial Administration: $16,000 ($20.43)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($1.28)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $142,000 ($181.35)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $387,000 ($494.25)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $44,000 ($56.19)

Alma government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $298,000 ($380.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $67,000 ($85.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($16.60)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($2.55)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,395,000 ($1781.61)
    Gas Utilities: $516,000 ($659.00)
    Water Utilities: $300,000 ($383.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $21,000 ($26.82)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($6.39)
  • Tax - Property: $206,000 ($263.09)
    Other Selective Sales: $87,000 ($111.11)
    Public Utilities Sales: $47,000 ($60.03)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $41,000 ($52.36)
    Other License: $2,000 ($2.55)

Alma government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,032,000 ($7703.70)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,702,000 ($7282.25)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $331,000 ($422.73)

Alma government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,434,000 ($1831.42)

6.13% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,366 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
Kansas average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Shawnee County, KS  1.90% ($45,120 average AGI)
from Pottawatomie County, KS  1.14% ($45,467)
from Riley County, KS  0.84% ($34,318)


6.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,830 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
Kansas average:

7.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Shawnee County, KS  1.98% ($40,192 average AGI)
to Pottawatomie County, KS  0.84% ($46,591)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alma:

  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMAJ (1440 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alma:

  • KBUZ (90.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WIBW-FM (94.5 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMAJ-FM (107.7 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTPK (106.9 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: KANSAS CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDVV (100.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMKF (101.5 FM; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: MANHATTAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KQTP (102.9 FM; ST. MARYS, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KHCA (95.3 FM; WAMEGO, KS; Owner: KHCA, INC.)
  • KCVT (92.5 FM; SILVER LAKE, KS; Owner: RICHARD P. BOTT, II)
  • KXBZ (104.7 FM; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: MANHATTAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KACZ (96.3 FM; RILEY, KS; Owner: MANHATTAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KSDB-FM (91.9 FM; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KJCK-FM (97.5 FM; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: PLATINUM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KCHZ (95.7 FM; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: SYNCOM RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBLS (102.5 FM; NORTH FORT RILEY, KS; Owner: EBC, INC.)
  • KQLA (103.5 FM; OGDEN, KS; Owner: PLATINUM BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWIC (99.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Alma:

  • WIBW-TV (Channel 13; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTKA-TV (Channel 49; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • KTWU (Channel 11; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: WASHBURN UNIVERSITY OF TOPEKA)
  • KSNT (Channel 27; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF TOPEKA)
  • K21AP (Channel 55; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KTMJ-CA (Channel 43; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MONTGOMERY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K25DS (Channel 25; JUNCTION CITY, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K31BW (Channel 31; MANHATTAN, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KMJT-CA (Channel 15; OGDEN, KS; Owner: MONTGOMERY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Alma fatal accident list:

Mar 3, 1984 05:25 PM, 4th, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 194ft / 58.7mTotal length
  • $1,811,000Total costs
  • 33,316Total average daily traffic
  • 5,093Total average daily truck traffic
  • 36,664Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Alma, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 31950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Alma, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1.5mi W Of 3rd St & City Limit (Lat: 39.016389 Lon: -96.318333), Call Sign: KJF705, Licensee ID: L00023875,
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.9600 MHz, Grant Date: 04/21/2015, Expiration Date: 05/08/2025, Registrant: County Of Wabaunsee
  • 110 E 1st St (Lat: 39.010972 Lon: -96.289167), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: WPMS291,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.950 MHz, 451.375 MHz, Grant Date: 11/04/2003, Expiration Date: 11/25/2013, Cancellation Date: 02/07/2005, Certifier: Carl Haga, Registrant: Tfmcomm, Inc., 125 Sw Jackson, Topeka, KS 66603, Phone: (785) 233-2343, Fax: (785) 234-6848

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KC0BTN, Previous Call Sign: KC7PWY, Licensee ID: L01128406, Grant Date: 09/27/2016, Expiration Date: 09/27/2026, Certifier: Brian K Huntzinger, Registrant: Brian K Huntzinger, 30863 Old K10 Rd, Alma, KS 66401
  • Call Sign: N0MBN, Previous Call Sign: KB0GPC, Licensee ID: L00241023, Grant Date: 03/23/2010, Expiration Date: 06/05/2020, Registrant: Jeff S Blasnitz, 7 Rocky Ledge Drive, Alma, KS 66401
  • Call Sign: KD0WEC, Licensee ID: L00686301, Grant Date: 07/18/2013, Expiration Date: 07/18/2023, Certifier: Jeffry L Watts, Registrant: Jeffry L Watts, Alma, KS 66401
  • Call Sign: NE0S, Previous Call Sign: K0BHP, Licensee ID: L00407703, Grant Date: 09/17/2013, Expiration Date: 09/17/2023, Certifier: George C Tomlinson Iii, Registrant: George C Tomlinson Iii, 235 W Flint Hills Dr, Alma, KS 66401
  • Call Sign: KD0YGU, Licensee ID: L01825561, Grant Date: 11/19/2013, Expiration Date: 11/19/2023, Certifier: Tammy L Watts, Registrant: Tammy L Watts, Alma, KS 66401

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 17. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 40 took place in 2016, and the least - 2 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Alma, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (54.9%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (20.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Alma, KS
    • 15854.9%Outside Fires
    • 6020.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 5218.1%Structure Fires
    • 186.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alma, KS
Most common first names in Alma, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2182.1 years
George1778.2 years
Fred1282.3 years
Anna1287.3 years
Henry1182.0 years
Charles1181.5 years
John1079.1 years
Arthur1079.3 years
Helen1083.8 years
Herman1083.0 years
Most common last names in Alma, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Stuewe1680.8 years
Thowe1283.4 years
Zeckser1283.2 years
Grunewald1178.9 years
Ringel1085.2 years
Diepenbrock985.2 years
Geisler978.0 years
Diehl980.8 years
Miller989.7 years
Reuter876.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Alma, KS
  • 81.0%Utility gas
  • 14.0%Electricity
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Alma, KS
  • 59.4%Utility gas
  • 29.0%Electricity
  • 7.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.3%No fuel used


Alma compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
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