Alma, Missouri

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Alma Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles E of Independence, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 55 miles E of Kansas City, Missouri
County Lafayette
Metro Area Kansas City
Standard Zip Codes 64001
Phone Area Codes 660
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.095
Longitude -93.545

Alma Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 67 F
Annual Precip 40.8 inches
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
Distance 25.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 40 inches
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Alma Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 399 100%
Male 178 44.6%
Female 221 55.4%
Under 18 79 19.8%
18+ 320 80.2%
65+ 97 24.3%
Median Age 44.1
Average Family Size 2.83
White 397 99.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Alma Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 378
Growth -21
Growth % -5.3%

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
German 71.5%
English 5.9%
Irish 5.6%
Scotch-Irish 5.6%
French (except Basque) 2.6%
US/American 2.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2%
European 1.3%
Norwegian 1%
Danish 0.7%
African 0.7%
Swedish 0.7%
Italian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Alma 399 $49,375
Blackburn 284 $43,750
Concordia 2,360 $43,605
Corder 427 $34,886
Emma 243 $47,500
Higginsville 4,682 $40,511
Waverly 806 $43,654
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Alma High Schools (2004)

Serves 186 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.4

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