Alma is located in south Nebraska. Alma is part of Harlan County. Alma has 0.85 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Alma population is 1,159, which has shrunk 4.53% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 8.44% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Alma median household income is $36,563 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 33.86% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 33.50% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Alma median house value is $69,700 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 41.09% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 47.84% and is 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 better than the state average in quality. The Alma area code is 308.