Alma, Illinois

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Alma Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 74 miles E of St. Louis, Missouri
County Marion
Standard Zip Codes 62807
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.721
Longitude -88.909

Alma Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SALEM
Distance 5.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 44 to 65 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.5 inches
Station FLORA 5 NW
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches
Distance 25.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
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Alma Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 386 100%
Male 191 49.5%
Female 195 50.5%
Under 18 98 25.4%
18+ 288 74.6%
65+ 67 17.4%
Median Age 37.7
Average Family Size 3.06
White 383 99.2%
African-American 1 0.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.5%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Alma Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 377
Growth -9
Growth % -2.3%

Alma Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 55.6%
German 15.8%
English 9.9%
Irish 6%
Polish 3.2%
Scotch-Irish 2.5%
French (except Basque) 2.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.8%
Swedish 1.4%
French Canadian 1.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Alma 386 $30,208
Iuka 598 $29,605
Kinmundy 892 $37,125
Odin 1,122 $38,400
Patoka 633 $33,917
Salem 7,909 $42,070
St. Peter 386 $42,321
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