For population 25 years and over in Alma:
For population 15 years and over in Alma city:
1 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $876 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lee's Summit, MO (46.1 miles , pop. 70,700).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (54.2 miles , pop. 441,545).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (362.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Blackburn, MO (1.8 miles ), Corder, MO (2.2 miles ), Concordia, MO (2.8 miles ), Waverly, MO (2.8 miles ), Mount Leonard, MO (2.9 miles) , Emma, MO (2.9 miles ), Aullville, MO (3.0 miles) , Grand Pass, MO (3.1 miles) .
Latitude: 39.10 N, Longitude: 93.55 W
Area code: 660
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Population change in the 1990s: -47 (-10.5%).
Work and jobs in Alma: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Alma, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Alma-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 128% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/4/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.8 miles away from the Alma city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/4/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Alma-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.3 miles away from Alma center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1992 at 11:36:21, a magnitude 3.1 (2.3 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.4 miles away from Alma center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lafayette County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Lou Fette - Baseball player, Oscar Horstmann - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Alma:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alma:
Public high school in Alma:
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Private elementary/middle school in Alma:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Alma that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.8%
(4.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Alma compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in Alma (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Alma city (based on Lafayette County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.15%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Alma government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Alma government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Alma government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
7.12% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,782 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,434 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Alma fatal accident list:
Mar 25, 1977 10:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Alma)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0904.00
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alma, MO