Alma, Arkansas 

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Population

5,616

+7.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.7%

Median Income

$44,063

Median Home Price

$133,500

Best Places to Live in Alma, Arkansas

Mid-sized city - Extreme western Arkansas at Oklahoma border in Arkansas River Valley. May, October and April are the most pleasant months in Alma, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Alma, AR Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Arkansas
County: Crawford County
Metro Area: Fort Smith Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately conservative
City: Alma
Zip Codes: 72921
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 463 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Alma is 3.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Negative. Alma jobs have decreased by 1.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Alma's cost of living is 19.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Alma's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Crawford county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Alma's population is 5,616 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 7.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Alma is Real Estate: $133,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.1%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Alma

It's a good time to buy in Alma. Home Appreciation is up 4.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Alma is $133,500.

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Reviews for Alma   3 Reviews
Personal Experience - 5/18/2017
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 - 10/18/2016
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

Denominational summary - 7/31/2012
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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ZIP CODES IN ALMA, ARKANSAS
72921

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