Alma, NE Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Population: 1,214. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,110 (-8.6% change)
Males: 554 (45.6%), Females: 660 (54.4%)

Harlan County

Zip code: 68920

Median resident age: 46.5 years
Median household income: $27,315
Median house value: $49,400

Races in Alma:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (34.7%), United States (11.2%), English (11.0%), Swedish (8.8%), Irish (7.8%), Danish (3.1%).

Elevation: 2000 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Alma

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alma city

  • Never married: 17.0%
  • Now married: 59.9%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 13.2%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -6 (-0.5%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Alma:

  • HARLAN COUNTY HEALTH SYSTEM (717 NORTH BROWN STREET PO BOX 836)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Alma:

  • PHILLIPS COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; PHILLIPSBURG, KS)
  • PHELPS MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTER (about 23 miles; HOLDREGE, NE)
  • FRANKLIN COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; FRANKLIN, NE)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Alma:

  • KEARNEY MUNI (about 50 miles; KEARNEY, NE; Abbreviation: EAR)
  • HASTINGS MUNI (about 74 miles; HASTINGS, NE; Abbreviation: HSI)
  • MC COOK MUNI (about 85 miles; MC COOK, NE; Abbreviation: MCK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Alma:

  • ALMA MUNICIPAL (about 3 miles; ALMA, NE; Abbreviation: 4D9)
  • HARLAN COUNTY LAKE (about 10 miles; ALMA, NE; Abbreviation: H63)
  • BREWSTER FIELD (about 25 miles; HOLDREGE, NE; Abbreviation: HDE)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alma:

  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT KEARNEY (about 56 miles; KEARNEY, NE; Full-time enrollment: 5,588)
  • CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 80 miles; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,730)
  • FORT HAYS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 84 miles; HAYS, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,572)
  • BARTON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 126 miles; GREAT BEND, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,268)
  • HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 174 miles; HUTCHINSON, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,268)
  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 175 miles; NORFOLK, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)
  • SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE AREA (about 191 miles; LINCOLN, NE; Full-time enrollment: 5,137)

Schools

Public high school in Alma:

  • ALMA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 162; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Alma:

  • ALMA ELEMENTARY AT ALMA (Students: 171; Grades: PK – 06)

Libraries

Library in Alma:

  • HOESCH MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $60,044; Location: CITY PARK WEST 2ND; 13,546 books; 130 audio materials; 484 video materials; 45 serial subscriptions)

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