Alma, Wisconsin

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Population in 2014: 752 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.2%
 
Males: 378  (50.4%)
Females: 374  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  54.6 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 54610, 54622.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,006 (it was $34,250 in 2000)
Alma:

$41,006
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $28,599 (it was $21,885 in 2000)

Alma city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $140,945 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Alma:

$140,945
WI:

$173,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $130,665; Detached houses: $134,337; Townhouses or other attached units: $143,563; In 2-unit structures: $251,685; Mobile homes: $7,506

Median gross rent in 2016: $626.

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  • Races in Alma, WI (2010)

    Alma races chart
    • 76798.2%White alone
    • 50.6%Two or more races
    • 50.6%Hispanic
    • 20.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Black alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Alma: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (40.3%), Norwegian (13.4%), American (10.4%), Swedish (3.4%), English (2.0%), British (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1885

Elevation: 687 feet

Land area: 5.86 square miles.

Population density: 128 people per square mile   (very low).

Alma,WI real estate house value index trend

Alma, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Alma:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alma city:

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

5 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Alma, Wisconsin as of November 13, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Alma to the number of sex offenders is 173 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,609 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,142 (1.7%)

Alma satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rochester, MN (34.8 miles , pop. 85,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (72.3 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (275.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Kellogg, MN (2.1 miles ), Wabasha, MN (2.5 miles ), Nelson, WI (2.6 miles ), Belvidere, WI (2.7 miles ), Buffalo City, WI (2.8 miles ), Cochrane, WI (3.0 miles ), Modena, WI (3.1 miles ), Minneiska, MN (3.2 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $59,300
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $76,600
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $41,100
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $127,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.34 N, Longitude: 91.92 W

Area code: 608

Alma household income distribution Alma home values distribution

Crime rates in Alma by Year
Type 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Theft 2000
per 100,000 263.50.00.00.0
Auto thefts 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Arson 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 237.6) 10.50.00.00.0

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Wisconsin average:

2.03

Alma tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +119 (+14.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (27%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (4%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Alma: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Alma, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Alma-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 43.6 miles away from the Alma city center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 9/16/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.5 miles away from the city center injured 34 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alma-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 221.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 232.7 miles away from Alma center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 251.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 457.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 435.1 miles away from Alma center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 370.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Buffalo County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alma topographic map

Birthplace of: Arnold Gesell - Psychologist.

Hospitals and medical centers near Alma:

  • WABASHA COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; WABASHA, MN)
  • ST ELIZABETH'S HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WABASHA, MN)
  • ST ELIZABETH HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; WABASHA, MN)
  • MAYO DIALYSIS - WABASHA (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; WABASHA, MN)
  • ST ELIZABETH HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; WABASHA, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alma:

  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 24 miles; Winona, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,022)
  • Winona State University (about 25 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)
  • Rochester Community and Technical College (about 34 miles; Rochester, MN; FT enrollment: 4,444)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 38 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 38 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 38 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 50 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,868)

Public high school in Alma:

  • ALMA HIGH (Students: 84, Location: S1618 STATE ROAD 35, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Alma:

  • ALMA ELEMENTARY (Students: 184, Location: S1618 STATE ROAD 35, Grades: PK-8)
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Library in Alma:

  • ALMA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $69,105; Location: 312 N. MAIN ST.; 11,506 books; 8,396 e-books; 3,794 audio materials; 875 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 55 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Alma: Alma Municipal Wastewater Plant (A), Alma Volunteer Fire Department (B), John P Madgett Generating Station (C), Alma Generating Station (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Iron Creek (A), Spring Creek (B), Buffalo River (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotels: Burlington Hotel (809 North Main Street), Hillcrest Motel (240 North State Road 35), Alma Hotel (201 North Main Street).

Courts: Buffalo County - Circuit Court (407 South 2nd Street), Buffalo County - Clerk Of Court (407 South 2nd Street).

Buffalo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.8%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  1.9 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  52.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported
27 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
15 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Alma (2011 data):

  • Bank of Alma: Bank Of Alma at 211 Main Street, branch established on 1986/06/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $199.5 mil, Deposits: $129.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Dairyland Bank Holding Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Alma travel time to work - commute Alma mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,62514
Catholic3,1004
Evangelical Protestant2,04315
Other12
None4,818-
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: 3
Buffalo County:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Buffalo County:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

13.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Buffalo County:

28.4%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.3%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Alma:

49.0%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Alma:

44.2%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Alma:

29.2
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.7%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Alma:

13.2%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Alma:

38.0%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Alma:

53.3%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.5%
State:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alma, WI 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
Financial Administration 1$2,338$28,0561$680
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$4,038
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,740$44,8800$0
Firefighters 0$0 17$1,700
Streets and Highways 1$3,060$36,7200$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$2,125
Sewerage 1$2,975$35,7000$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,060$36,72010$1,360
Local Libraries 0$0 2$2,975
Other and Unallocable 0$0 5$128
Totals for Government 5$15,173$36,41546$13,006

Alma government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $328,000 ($436.17)
    Regular Highways: $58,000 ($77.13)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($3.99)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($3.99)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($1.33)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $184,000 ($244.68)
    Regular Highways: $109,000 ($144.95)
    Police Protection: $102,000 ($135.64)
    Central Staff Services: $90,000 ($119.68)
    Water Utilities: $66,000 ($87.77)
    Parks & Recreation: $58,000 ($77.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $48,000 ($63.83)
    Libraries: $45,000 ($59.84)
    Fire Protection: $43,000 ($57.18)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($26.60)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $19,000 ($25.27)
    General Public Buildings: $16,000 ($21.28)
    Health Services - Other: $13,000 ($17.29)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $11,000 ($14.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($10.64)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($2.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($38.56)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($1.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $14,000 ($18.62)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($7.98)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $299,000 ($397.61)

Alma government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $98,000 ($130.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000 ($59.84)
    All Other: $14,000 ($18.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($18.62)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000 ($3.99)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $17,000 ($22.61)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $26,000 ($34.57)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($14.63)
    General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($9.31)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $53,000 ($70.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $426,000 ($566.49)
    Highways: $53,000 ($70.48)
    All Other: $52,000 ($69.15)
  • Tax - Property: $150,000 ($199.47)
    NEC: $11,000 ($14.63)

Alma government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $512,000 ($680.85)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $308,000 ($409.57)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $778,000 ($1034.57)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $42,000 ($55.85)

Alma government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $671,000 ($892.29)

5.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,131 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Winona County, MN  0.73% ($29,976 average AGI)
from Eau Claire County, WI  0.73% ($28,390)
from Trempealeau County, WI  0.62% ($28,571)


5.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,726 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Eau Claire County, WI  0.78% ($24,432 average AGI)
to Trempealeau County, WI  0.53% ($32,467)
to Winona County, MN  0.50% ($23,821)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alma:

  • KMFX (1190 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WABASHA, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQOQ (1430 AM; 2 kW; DURAND, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAGE (1380 AM; 4 kW; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WAYY (790 AM; 5 kW; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alma:

  • KMFX-FM (102.5 FM; LAKE CITY, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W206BA (89.1 FM; ALMA, WI; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)
  • KNXR (97.5 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: UNITED AUDIO CORPORATION)
  • WDMO (95.9 FM; DURAND, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLSE-FM (91.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KWNG (105.9 FM; RED WING, MN; Owner: SORENSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZSE (90.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • KHME (101.1 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)
  • KQAL (89.5 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KLCX (107.7 FM; ST. CHARLES, MN; Owner: ST. CHARLES BROADCASTING CO. LLC)
  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KAGE-FM (95.3 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: KAGE, INC.)
  • KLCH (94.9 FM; LAKE CITY, MN; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRCH (101.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMSE (88.7 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SAINT OLAF COLLEGE)
  • K203BR (88.5 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)
  • K280EI (103.9 FM; WINONA, MN; Owner: MARATHON MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Alma:

  • K57CN (Channel 57; WABASHA, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKBT (Channel 8; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: QUEENB TELEVISION, LLC)
  • KXLT-TV (Channel 47; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SHOCKLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WXOW-TV (Channel 19; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WQOW-TV (Channel 18; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K56HW (Channel 56; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K38CL (Channel 38; WINONA, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K58GC (Channel 58; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Alma fatal accident list:

Jul 24, 2002 09:28 AM, Sr-35, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 23, 1978 05:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 20, 1978 03:40 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 12m39ftTotal length
  • 9,730Total average daily traffic
  • 444Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,890Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Alma)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Cr E Approx 2.5 Mi E (Lat: 44.302472 Lon: -91.890722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 47 m, Call Sign: WPGB434
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.265 MHzGrant Date: 10/31/2014, Expiration Date: 12/06/2024Registrant: Minnesota Dept Of Transportation, 1500 W Cr B2, Roseville, MN 55113, Phone: (651) 234-7970, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:
  • L4 MOBILES, Lat: 44.328611 Lon: -91.919722, Call Sign: WRE514
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.695 MHzGrant Date: 07/07/2014, Expiration Date: 08/10/2024, Certifier: Robert C LeedhamRegistrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 8310 Nieman Rd., Lenexa, KS 66214, Phone: (913) 577-8926, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • N8150 W Snow Creek Rd (Lat: 44.372194 Lon: -90.839028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: WPLD338, Licensee ID: L00050824
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.475 MHz, 462.475 MHzGrant Date: 01/05/2002, Expiration Date: 03/18/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2007, Certifier: Michael R ComiskeyRegistrant: Sprint Communications Company, LP, 2001 Edmund Halley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4035
  • East Hill (Lat: 44.305250 Lon: -91.904333), Call Sign: WGP799, Licensee ID: L00007608
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHzGrant Date: 12/03/1996, Expiration Date: 01/06/2002, Cancellation Date: 12/10/2001Registrant: Dairyland Power Cooperative, 3200 East Avenue South, La Crosse, WI 54601, Phone: (608) 788-4000
  • Alma, Bnsf Mw (Lat: 44.320556 Lon: -91.906944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WPYE979
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHzGrant Date: 07/29/2003, Expiration Date: 07/29/2013, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2012, Certifier: Robert LeedhamRegistrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Lat: 44.313611 Lon: -91.827778, Call Sign: WQHM546
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.870 MHzGrant Date: 09/10/2007, Expiration Date: 09/10/2017, Certifier: Matt Danzinger MrRegistrant: Air Communications Of Wi, 2335 Eddy Lane Ste A, Eau Claire, WI 54703, Phone: (715) 835-1751, Fax: (715) 835-4046, Email:
  • Dairyland Power Plant 1 Mi S (Lat: 44.305278 Lon: -91.904444), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.3 m, Call Sign: WQRV519, Licensee ID: L00007608
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.800 MHzGrant Date: 08/01/2013, Expiration Date: 08/01/2023, Certifier: Kerry R GroetschRegistrant: Dairyland Power Cooperative, 3200 E Avenue South, La Crosse, WI 54601, Phone: (608) 488-4000

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: WA9RIR, Grant Date: 11/28/1995, Expiration Date: 11/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/29/2007, Registrant: Clair Baumann, 107 2nd St N, Alma, WI 54610
  • Call Sign: WA9RIS, Licensee ID: L01045480, Grant Date: 07/27/2005, Expiration Date: 10/21/2015, Certifier: Ralph E Knospe, Registrant: Ralph E Knospe, 1140 N Riverview Dr, Alma, WI 54610

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5452T , Serial Number: 17251352, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 05/04/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel M Treu, W1230 County Rd E, Alma, WI 54610

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

REIDTS MOTEL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-04-2014), St Boil Water Order (APR-04-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-04-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-10-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-16-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Other (AUG-04-2008), St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2008), St Other (AUG-18-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2008), St Other (SEP-15-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-22-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2005), St Boil Water Order (OCT-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2005), St Boil Water Order (AUG-05-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-05-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-18-2005)

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

  • ALMA WATERWORKS (Population served: 863, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TELL BAR & GRILL (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • REICKS LAKE PARK 1 (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PONDEROSA BAR (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (49%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Utility gas (6%)

Alma compared to Wisconsin 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 3 other airmen in this city.
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