Alma demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)9765591
Median age34.237.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%42%43%
Speak English94%93%79%
Speak Spanish4%5%13%
Alma, AR has a population of 5,599 and is the 6,010th largest city in the United States. The population density is 976 per sq mi which is 1660% higher than the Arkansas average and 978% higher than the national average. The median age in Alma is 34 which is approximately 9% lower than the Arkansas average of 38. In Alma, 68% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 60% of Alma residents were born in Arkansas, 36% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Alma is 1660% higher than Arkansas.
  • The median age in Alma is 9% lower than Arkansas.
  • In Alma 91.11% of the population is White.
  • In Alma 1.54% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Alma 0.96% of the population is Asian.

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Alma population breakdown by race

Black or African American1.54%15.52%12.63%
American Indian0.98%0.63%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.23%0.18%
Mixed race2.16%2.23%3.06%
Other race3.25%2.28%4.75%
In Alma, 5.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Alma, AR demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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