Alma is a very small city located in the state of Nebraska. With a population of 1,157 people and just one neighborhood, Alma is the 99th largest community in Nebraska.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Alma is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (16.22%), management occupations (10.14%) and maintenance occupations (9.68%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Alma has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Alma has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Alma than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Alma may be for you.
One of the benefits of Alma is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.67 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, Alma doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.