Alma is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 3,536 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Alma is the 192nd largest community in Georgia.
Alma is a blue-collar town, with 39.00% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Alma is a city of production and manufacturing workers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Alma who work in teaching (9.63%), sales jobs (9.23%), and management occupations (8.67%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 19.03 minutes getting to work every day.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Alma rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.38% of adults 25 and older in Alma have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Alma in 2010 was $16,014, which is lower middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $64,056 for a family of four. Alma also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.45% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Alma is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Alma home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Alma residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Alma include English, German, Jamaican, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Alma is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.