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Alma is a city in Gratiot County.
One tradition says the city was named after a daughter of the developer. Another says it was named for the battle site in the Crimean War.
The latitude of Alma is 43.378N. The longitude is -84.659W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 735 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,330.
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23% of Alma residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Alma ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Alma was $18,218, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Alma residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Alma, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $353. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $706.
Libraries in Alma include Alma Public Library ... View libraries
Gratiot County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Alma political report.
The average commute time for Alma workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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