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Alma, Colorado - Basic Facts

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The Town of Alma had a population of 279 as of July 1, 2017. Alma ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Alma is located at latitude 39.2859 and longitude -106.0663 in Park County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Alma (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alma population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Alma, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 279
Daytime Population: Workers 112
Daytime Population: Residents 95
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 207
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 270
Population in Familes 185
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 775
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $60,109
Average Household Income $70,582
Per Capita Income $33,691


Total Housing Units 192 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 96 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (26.0%)
Median Home Value $366,667
Average Home Value $455,469


Total Households 142
Average Household Size 1.9
Family Households 74
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.45% 0.71%
Households 0.5% 0.56%
Families 3.67% 0.53%
Median Household Income   1.74%
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, 2017 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 # 322 30th
Population Density # 227 51st
Diversity Index # 345 25th
Median Household Income # 179 61st
Per Capita Income # 162 65th

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