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Alma - Maple Hill, KS

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Overview


Alma - Maple Hill is a very small town located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 4,624 people and just one neighborhood, Alma - Maple Hill is the 74th largest community in Kansas. Alma - Maple Hill has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.

Occupations and Workforce

Alma - Maple Hill is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Alma - Maple Hill is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Alma - Maple Hill who work in management occupations (14.55%), office and administrative support (8.17%), and sales jobs (6.85%).

A relatively large number of people in Alma - Maple Hill telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.36% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

Alma - Maple Hill is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Alma - Maple Hill’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Being a small town, Alma - Maple Hill does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Demographics

The percentage of people in Alma - Maple Hill who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.22% of adults in Alma - Maple Hill have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Alma - Maple Hill in 2022 was $35,936, which is upper middle income relative to Kansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $143,744 for a family of four. However, Alma - Maple Hill contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Alma - Maple Hill is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Alma - Maple Hill home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Alma - Maple Hill residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Alma - Maple Hill include German, Irish, English, French, and Swedish.

The most common language spoken in Alma - Maple Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Real Estate

This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 12 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 96.6% of America.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 39.8% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Alma - Maple Hill are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 44.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.9% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 58.9% of America's neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 40.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 28.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (16.4%), and 12.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.3% of households. Some people also speak Polish (2.7%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Alma - Maple Hill, KS, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (39.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.8%), and residents who report English roots (6.1%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (4.4%), along with some French ancestry residents (3.4%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (74.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (13.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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