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Alma is a city in Wabaunsee County, in the Topeka metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named either for city in Germany or for stream in the Ukraine
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Alma. For links to other places called Alma, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Alma is 39.016N. The longitude is -96.288W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,106 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 760.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Alma demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wabaunsee County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66401 ZIP code.
53% of Alma residents report German ancestry, and 7% 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 $16,245, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Alma residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Alma, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $298. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $704.
Libraries in Alma include Pottwatomie-Wabaunsee Library, Alma Branch ... View libraries
Wabaunsee 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 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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