Alba, Missouri

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Alba, Missouri

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Alba strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Missouri):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 8% Alba Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Alba, Missouri

Comparing Alba to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Missouri (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 6 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Male Share of the Population 5 6
Racial Diversity 3 3
Age of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 4 5
People in Middle Class or Better 3 4
Median Family Income 2 3
College Educated Adults 2 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 7
Walking and Biking to Work 6 6
Public Transportation Use 5 5
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Housing Recently Built 7 7
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1

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Alba Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 61 miles W of Springfield, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 115 miles NE of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Jasper
Metro Area Joplin
P.O. Box Zip Codes 64830
Phone Area Codes 417
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.238
Longitude -94.417

Alba Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46 inches
Station LAMAR
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 41 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches
Distance 27.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.3 inches
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Alba Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 588 100%
Male 280 47.6%
Female 308 52.4%
Under 18 175 29.8%
18+ 413 70.2%
65+ 40 6.8%
Median Age 29
Average Family Size 3.23
White 555 94.4%
African-American 4 0.7%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 19 3.2%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 7 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.3%

Estimated Alba Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 612
Growth 24
Growth % 4.1%

Alba 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
English 21.9%
US/American 16.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.2%
German 14.6%
Irish 13.5%
French Canadian 3.2%
Scotch-Irish 3%
French (except Basque) 2.7%
Belgian 2.2%
Dutch 1.9%
Scottish 1.4%
Welsh 0.8%
Slavic 0.8%
Italian 0.5%
Danish 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Alba 588 $32,500
Brooklyn Heights 125 $31,250
Carterville 1,850 $34,539
Carytown 217 $30,000
Oronogo 976 $36,339
Purcell 357 $36,000
Webb City 9,812 $35,219
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