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Alma is a city in Buffalo County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after a Russian stream
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Alma. For links to other places called Alma, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Alma is 44.32N. The longitude is -91.914W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 673 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 906.


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Median household income
Local
$34,250
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Alma demographic reports
Alma is on the Mississippi River
Nearby parks & recreation: Buena Vista Park, Rieck's Lake Park, Tiffany Wildlife Area
Historic sites and museums: Alma Area Historical Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

43% of Alma residents report German ancestry, and 6% 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 $21,885, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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16% of Alma residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Alma include Alma Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Alma, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $371.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $772.


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Libraries in Alma include Alma Public Library ... View libraries

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Buffalo County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Alma political report.

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The average commute time for Alma workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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