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Pros

-Cost of living
-Nearby mountains
-Air quality

Cons

-Isolation
-Arts and culture
-Low educational attainment


What Bert Has To Say About Fort Smith Metro Area


Fort Smith is a small town with old-west flavor located in a flat valley along the Arkansas River. Major industries include light manufacturing and natural gas, and major employers include the nearby Fort Chaffee military installation. The economy is steady with somewhat above average job-growth prospects, and the low Cost of living and median home price are probably among the biggest attractions.

Highlights


Mid-sized city - Extreme western Arkansas at Oklahoma border in Arkansas River Valley See local real estate
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City: Alma
Zip Codes: 72921
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 463 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Alma


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Alma is 4.20 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Alma jobs have Increased by 2.07 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Alma's cost of living is 14.50% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Alma's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Alma's population is 5,575 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 88.41 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Alma is $120,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.48%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Alma public schools spend $9,413 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.4 students per teacher in Alma. Learn more...

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Alma Housing Market


It's a good time to buy in Alma. Home Appreciation is up 0.1% in the last 12 months. Browse Alma Real Estate.
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  5/18/2017
Personal Experience

I have multiple friends and fraternity brothers who are from Alma and the area around it, that does not include Fort Smith. I am amazed at how well kept these people and... (Read More)

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Alma Schools

Alma has some of the best schools around. I have never seen a school district care so much for it's students. Not to mention the sports, dance, cheer and drama teams are... (Read More)

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  7/31/2012
Denominational summary

The most common response to querys about denominational identity is Baptist. There are basically three expressions of Baptist faith in the area. They are: Southern,... (Read More)

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