B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    A-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B+

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$73,700
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$569
National
$928
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    54%
  • Own
    46%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    397
    273
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    0
    41
  • Robbery
    312
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    2,183
    525
  • Theft
    5,726
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    255
    263

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$29,861
National
$53,889
Children
18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    40%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    23%
    13%

    Alma Reviews

    1 review
    Alma is a little country town. It is more of a Christian town. There is at least one church at each corner. About 75% of the people have high morals and values. The people here are very nice, respectful, and generous. Many would treat you as if you were part of their family. There is not much entertainment here. You basically have to create your own, which is the fun part in my opinion.
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