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Alma, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Alma had a population of 299 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Alma is located at latitude 39.2839 and longitude -106.0628 in Park County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Alma encompass a land area of 0.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Park County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 10,361 feet.

The Town of Alma (GNIS ID: 2412350) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Alma is located within Fairplay Division of Park County.


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Alma, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Alma, CO Housing Affordability Index is 80
State of Colorado Housing Affordability Index is 97
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Alma, CO Wealth Index is 53
State of Colorado Wealth Index is 111
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 299
Population in Households 290
Population in Familes 198
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density 690
Diversity Index1 24
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,645
Average Household Income $64,432
Per Capita Income $30,012
Wealth Index3 53

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 197 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 92 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (22.3%)
Median Home Value $373,684
Housing Affordability Index2 80
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 153
Average Household Size 1.9
Family Households 80
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.11% 1.18%
Households 1.2% 1.27%
Families 3.73% 1.22%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Alma, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alma to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 318 31st
Population Density # 247 46th
Diversity Index # 342 26th
Median Household Income # 291 37th
Per Capita Income # 256 44th

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