Alma is located in southeast Michigan. Alma is between the Gratiot, Isabella county. Alma has 5.93 square miles of land area and 0.16 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Alma population is 9,289, which has grown 0.15% since 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of -0.50% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Alma median household income is $33,403 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 0.40% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 9.90% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Alma median house value is $79,800 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -10.07% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 3.98% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Alma is close to the state average in quality. The Alma area code is 989.