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People

Total Population 3,513
Male Share of the Population 50.6%
Female Share of the Population 49.4%
Senior Citizens 13.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,246
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 32.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $33,049
% Above Poverty Level 69.6%
% Below Poverty Level 30.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 0.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation 2.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 36.2%
Median Gross Rent $569
Median House Value $73,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 44.7%
US/American 0%
English 6.9%
Irish 8.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Alma Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 88 miles SW of Savannah, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 96 miles NW of Jacksonville, Florida
County Bacon
Standard Zip Codes 31510
Phone Area Codes 912
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.539
Longitude -82.462

Alma Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ALMA BACON COUNTY AP
Distance 2.2 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 62 F
Apr Temp 54 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 57 to 80 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
Station SURRENCY 2 WNW
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 62 F
Apr Temp 51 to 80 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Station DOUGLAS
Distance 22.9 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 60 F
Apr Temp 51 to 79 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 79 F
Annual Precip 52 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Alma, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Guysie (31510)

Rockingham (31510)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Baxley 4,428 $43,606
Blackshear 3,522 $40,234
Denton 241 $53,750
Graham 284 $41,250
Nicholls 4,067 $28,250
Surrency 184 $27,875

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Alma Hospitals

BACON COUNTY HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
302 SOUTH WAYNE STREET
(912) 632-8961
Emergency Service: Yes

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Alma High Schools

BACON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
901 NORTH PIERCE STREET
912-632-4414
A Title I School.
Serves 517 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.9

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