Alma, Nebraska

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Population in 2017: 1,169 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.7%
 
Males: 643  (55.0%)
Females: 526  (45.0%)
Median resident age:

53.6 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 68920.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,600 (it was $27,315 in 2000)
Alma:

$49,600
NE:

$59,970

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,814 (it was $14,795 in 2000)

Alma city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $92,014 (it was $49,800 in 2000)
Alma:

$92,014
NE:

$155,800

Median gross rent in 2017: $607.

March 2019 cost of living index in Alma: 73.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.0%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Alma, NE (2010)
    • 1,12198.9%White alone
    • 70.6%Hispanic
    • 40.4%Two or more races
    • 10.09%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Alma, Nebraska as of February 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Alma is 400 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: German (42.5%), American (10.5%), Swedish (8.2%), English (7.0%), Irish (4.7%), Polish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/26/1881

Elevation: 2000 feet

Land area: 0.70 square miles.

Population density: 1,680 people per square mile   (low).

Alma, Nebraska map

1 resident is foreign born

This city:

0.1%
Nebraska:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,421 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,291 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (149.7 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (524.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Orleans, NE (2.3 miles ),
Republican City, NE (2.7 miles ),
Huntley, NE (2.9 miles),
Naponee, NE (3.5 miles),
Stamford, NE (3.5 miles ),
Long Island, KS (3.7 miles),
Ragan, NE (3.9 miles),
Bloomington, NE (4.2 miles)

Latitude: 40.10 N, Longitude: 99.36 W

Area code: 308

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $145,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $209,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $168,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $215,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $158,300
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $187,800
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $237,500
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $220,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $246,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Alma, NE residents
Average permit cost in Alma, NE
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
Nebraska:

3.2%
Most common industries in Alma, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.7%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.8%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.0%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Alma, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)

Average climate in Alma, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Alma-area historical tornado activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 79% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.1 miles away from the Alma city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1985, a category F4 tornado 28.0 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alma-area historical earthquake activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 654.0 miles away from Alma center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 359.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 186.1 miles away from Alma center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 259.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 62.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 284.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Harlan County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alma topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Alma:

  • HARLAN COUNTY HEALTH SYSTEM (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, P O BOX 836, 717 NORTH BROWN ST)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - COLONIAL VILLA (719 NORTH BROWN STREET)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Alma:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alma:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 44 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 6,047)
  • Central Community College (about 76 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 85 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Barton County Community College (about 123 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 149 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 152 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 153 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)

Public high school in Alma:

Public elementary/middle school in Alma:

See full list of schools located in Alma

Library in Alma:

  • HOESCH MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $58,227; Location: CITY PARK WEST 2ND; 16,331 books; 6,549 e-books; 666 audio materials; 1,238 video materials; 20 state licensed databases; 28 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Alma: Alma (A), Agri Co-op Elevator (B), Alma Municipal Golf Course (C), City of Alma Trailer Park (D), Alma Volunteer Fire Department (E), Hoesch Memorial Library (F), Harlan County Court House (G), Harlan County Sheriffs Office (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Alma include: United Methodist Church (A), Free Methodist Church (B), Peace Lutheran Church (C), First Christian Church (D), Saint Joseph Catholic Church (E), Alma Evangelical Free Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Alma: Alma City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Arrow Lodge Motel (510 Highway 183), Countryside Marine (North Highway 183), Western Holiday Motel & Video Rental (210 Highway 183).

Court: Harlan County - Clerk Of County Court- Traffic & Probate (706 2nd Street).

Birthplace of: Robert W. Porter, Jr. - General.

Harlan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

ALMA, CITY OF (Population served: 1,133, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-21-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-05-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-05-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2005)
LOWER REPUBLICAN RWD 1 (Population served: 200, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-03-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-08-2005)
LOWER REPUBLICAN RWD 1 (Population served: 200, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-03-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-08-2005)
LOWER REPUBLICAN RWD 1 (Population served: 200, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-03-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-08-2005)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Nebraska:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.4%
Whole state:

64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.0%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
42 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
41 people in nursing homes in 2000
10 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere in 2000

Banks with branches in Alma (2011 data):

  • First State Bank: 620 West Main Street Branch at 620 West Main Street, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2006/06/06: Bank assets: $89.9 mil, Deposits: $75.8 mil, headquarters in Loomis, NE, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Loomis Company
  • Community Bank: at 1108 West 7th, branch established on 1996/02/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $44.6 mil, Deposits: $34.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Stamford Banco, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Alma:

Marital status in Alma, NE
  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Alma:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Nebraska average:

11.3

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alma, NE (based on Harlan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8248
Evangelical Protestant6846
Catholic2482
None1,667-
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
Harlan County:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Here:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Harlan County:

17.69 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.1%
State:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.9%
Nebraska:

28.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

54.1%
Nebraska:

47.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Alma:

50.3%
Nebraska:

43.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.2%
Nebraska:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Alma:

11.9%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Alma:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Alma:

37.0%
Nebraska:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

57.8%
Nebraska:

54.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.2%
Nebraska:

77.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alma, NE Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 1$3,138$37,6561$193
Gas Supply 1$4,021$48,2520$0
Financial Administration 1$3,065$36,7800$0
Local Libraries 1$2,000$24,0004$1,110
Water Supply 1$3,711$44,5320$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,138$37,6560$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,676$44,1125$1,138
Sewerage 1$2,254$27,0480$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 10$4,095
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 8$25,003$37,50520$6,536

Alma government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $370,000 ($316.51)
    Central Staff Services: $39,000 ($33.36)
    Water Utilities: $36,000 ($30.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $33,000 ($28.23)
    Financial Administration: $30,000 ($25.66)
    Libraries: $11,000 ($9.41)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($5.13)
    Air Transportation: $6,000 ($5.13)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $479,000 ($409.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $370,000 ($316.51)
    Water Utilities: $219,000 ($187.34)
    Regular Highways: $212,000 ($181.35)
    Central Staff Services: $190,000 ($162.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $162,000 ($138.58)
    Financial Administration: $146,000 ($124.89)
    Libraries: $39,000 ($33.36)
    Police Protection: $37,000 ($31.65)
    General Public Buildings: $29,000 ($24.81)
    Local Fire Protection: $24,000 ($20.53)
    Air Transportation: $9,000 ($7.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($11.98)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $42,000 ($35.93)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $26,000 ($22.24)
    Gas Utilities: $12,000 ($10.27)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($5.13)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($2.57)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($1.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.86)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $885,000 ($757.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,000 ($6.84)

Alma government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $282,000 ($241.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $127,000 ($108.64)
    Other: $104,000 ($88.96)
    Air Transportation: $6,000 ($5.13)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $237,000 ($202.74)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $24,000 ($20.53)
    Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($19.67)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $684,000 ($585.12)
    Water Utilities: $228,000 ($195.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $107,000 ($91.53)
    General Local Government Support: $77,000 ($65.87)
    Other: $71,000 ($60.74)
  • Tax - Property: $201,000 ($171.94)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $140,000 ($119.76)
    Motor Vehicle License: $41,000 ($35.07)

Alma government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $834,000 ($713.43)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $693,000 ($592.81)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $225,000 ($192.47)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $85,000 ($72.71)

Alma government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,130,000 ($966.64)
Businesses in Alma, NE
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Subway1
MasterBrand Cabinets10Super 81
Pizza Hut1

Strongest AM radio stations in Alma:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KKPR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAN (1490 AM; 1 kW; PHILLIPSBURG, KS; Owner: WALTER C. SEIDEL)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KBRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alma:

  • K211DP (90.1 FM; ALMA, NE; Owner: TRI-STATE BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KLNE-FM (88.7 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KQKY (105.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KRNY (102.3 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Alma:

  • KLNE-TV (Channel 3; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KHGI-TV (Channel 13; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF CENTRAL NEBRASKA, A CALIFORNIA LP)

Alma fatal accident list:

Nov 6, 1997 07:00 PM, 183, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 125ft / 38.2mTotal length
  • 5,700Total average daily traffic
  • 1,088Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,274Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2 Mi S 3 Mi W (Lat: 40.080000 Lon: -99.416778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 56 m, Overall height: 58 m, Call Sign: WNGS384,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz, Grant Date: 06/07/2011, Expiration Date: 07/10/2021, Certifier: Patrick E Buettner, Registrant: Midland Telecom Inc, 3239 W 2nd St, Grand Island, NE 68803, Phone: (308) 381-8434, Fax: (308) 381-2801, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 2.8 Km N And 1.2 Km W (Lat: 40.118611 Lon: -99.374556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WPSK960,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.675 MHz, Grant Date: 06/20/2011, Expiration Date: 06/06/2021, Certifier: Terry Woollen, Registrant: Platte Valley Communications Of Kearney, 2215 Ave I, Kearney, NE 68848, Phone: (308) 237-9512, Fax: (308) 236-5728, Email:
  • TOWER, 2 Miles North On Hiway 183 And 2 Miles West On Hiway 136 (Lat: 40.133583 Lon: -99.405639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WPZZ231,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.575 MHz, 460.325 MHz, Grant Date: 04/09/2014, Expiration Date: 04/13/2024, Certifier: Chris Becker, Registrant: Platte Valley Communications Of Kearney, Inc, 2215 Ave I, Kearney, NE 68848, Phone: (308) 237-9512, Fax: (308) 236-5728, Email:
  • 1118 Road 708 (Lat: 40.092222 Lon: -99.211667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 20 m, Call Sign: WQMB223,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.200 MHz, Grant Date: 06/16/2010, Expiration Date: 06/16/2020, Certifier: Jim Drake, Registrant: National License, 938 3rd Avenue Nw, Carmel, IN 46032, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Email:
  • Lat: 40.249028 Lon: -99.339694, Call Sign: WQTD594,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.087 MHz, Grant Date: 01/10/2014, Expiration Date: 01/10/2024, Certifier: Larry Beahm, Registrant: Platte Valley Communications Of Kearney, 2215 Ave I, Kearney, NE 68848, Phone: (308) 237-9512, Fax: (308) 236-5728, Email:
  • 3.2 Km North Of Hwy 183 (Lat: 40.133889 Lon: -99.366500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WRAS490,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.900 MHz, Grant Date: 02/14/2018, Expiration Date: 02/14/2028, Certifier: Terry Kauk, Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KA0DRZ, Licensee ID: L00334034, Grant Date: 04/28/2011, Expiration Date: 07/16/2021, Registrant: Wayne Page, 11538 Cornhusker Rd., Alma, NE 68920
  • Call Sign: KA0JHZ, Grant Date: 01/02/1990, Expiration Date: 01/02/2000, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2002, Registrant: James F Reed, 802 N Lincoln St, Alma, NE 68920
  • Call Sign: KC0OQ, Licensee ID: L01440568, Grant Date: 10/28/2008, Expiration Date: 10/28/2018, Certifier: Brent R Tofflemire, Registrant: Brent R Tofflemire, Box 974, Alma, NE 68920
  • Call Sign: W0KLO, Grant Date: 07/05/1988, Expiration Date: 07/05/1998, Cancellation Date: 07/06/2000, Registrant: Carl E Noren, 312 N Jewell Box 205, Alma, NE 68920
  • Call Sign: WB0YUY, Grant Date: 05/07/1991, Expiration Date: 05/07/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/08/2003, Registrant: Robert L Wichman, Alma, NE 68920

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8254N , Serial Number: 28-25465, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 05/02/1990
    Registrant (Individual): William C Blum, 11305 709 Rd, Alma, NE 68920

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
Most common first names in Alma, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1878.9 years
John1782.1 years
George1679.4 years
Robert1469.1 years
Charles1277.9 years
William1177.3 years
Helen1185.6 years
Frank1085.4 years
Clarence981.8 years
Harold972.6 years
Most common last names in Alma, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1279.0 years
Walker1182.2 years
Johnson987.5 years
Bennett977.0 years
Anderson976.7 years
Haeker888.3 years
Schroder879.0 years
Waggoner787.0 years
Stone775.1 years
Howsden782.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Alma, NE
  • 67.9%Utility gas
  • 28.6%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Alma, NE
  • 52.8%Electricity
  • 40.5%Utility gas
  • 4.3%No fuel used
  • 2.5%Wood


Alma compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value below 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Alma on our top lists:

  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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