Alma is a tiny city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 813 people and just one neighborhood, Alma is the 210th largest community in Kansas. Alma has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Alma isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Alma are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Alma is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Alma who work in office and administrative support (13.02%), management occupations (10.23%) and teaching (9.30%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Alma 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 city’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’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Being a small city, Alma does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.