Alma, Michigan

Alma: City in Michigan, USA


Alma is a city located in the county of Gratiot in the U.S. state of Michigan. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,383 and a population density of 595 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,807 inhabitants.

The city was created 170 years ago in 1852.

Alma locator map
Location of Alma on Michigan map.

Quick Facts about Alma

Population : 8,807 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Michigan (United States)
County : Gratiot County
Postal code : 48801–48802
Phone Area Codes : 989
Area : 15.76 km2
Altitude : 735 feet / 224 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1853 (170 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00
Local time : 04:33:20 (11th December 2023)
Density : 559 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.54% (2010-2020)
Weather : 35℉ Slight Chance Snow Showers 7-days weather
Alma City Hall image
Alma City Hall
Alma City Hall image


Alma is located at 43°22'44"N 84°39'35"W (43.3789200, -84.6597300).

Alma map


Alma forecast: A slight chance of snow showers before 1pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 35. West wind 7 to 12 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. more


According to census records, the population of Alma decreased by 6.54% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,383 - census
2011 9,308 -0.81% estimation process
2012 9,250 -0.63% estimation process
2013 9,215 -0.38% estimation process
2014 9,156 -0.64% estimation process
2015 9,110 -0.5% estimation process
2016 9,055 -0.61% estimation process
2017 8,984 -0.79% estimation process
2018 8,913 -0.8% estimation process
2019 8,890 -0.26% estimation process
2020 8,807 -0.94% estimation process

Alma zip code is 48801. County name: Gratiot, County fips: 26057

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People born in Alma (13)

People born in Alma, including writer Betty Mahmoody, Recipient of the Purple Heart medal Gary E. Luck, demographer Frank W. Notestein, .


  • Bob Allman (American football player (1914-1999)) he was born in 24/05/1914
  • Randy Ebright (American-Mexican singer) he was born in 16/05/1977
  • Pearl Fuller (American football player and coach) he was born in 01/01/1881
  • Ralph Rapson (architect) he was born in 13/09/1914
  • Rayburn Wright (American composer, arranger, conductor, trombonist, and music educator) he was born in 27/08/1922
  • Darin Mitchell (American politician and a Republican member of the Arizona House of Representatives)
  • Donald E. Hudson (American university teacher (1916-1999)) he was born in 25/02/1916
  • Pierce Kingsley he was born in 05/06/1872
  • Tyler Higgins (American baseball player) he was born in 22/04/1991
  • Keegan Akin he was born in 01/04/1995

Schools in Alma

College & universities near Alma, MI

Code Name City ZIP
168591 Alma College Alma (MI) 48801-1599

Stations (13)

Amtrak & bus stations near Alma, MI

Code Name Address Type
OWO Owosso, MI 109 Comstock Street BUS
SGW Saginaw, MI 511 Johnson Street BUS
HWC Howard City, Michigan 130 North Ensley St. BUS
BCY Bay City, MI 1124 Washington Avenue BUS
BGP Big Rapids, Michigan 14342 Northland Dr. BUS

Post offices near Alma

Post Office Name City ZIP
Alma Post Office Alma (MI) 48801

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  • Alma , Georgia city in Bacon County, Georgia, United States with a population of 3,336 people.
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  • Alma , Kansas county seat in Kansas with a population of 776 people.
  • Alma , Texas town in Ellis County, Texas, United States with a population of 400 people.
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  • Alma , Colorado human settlement in Park County, Colorado with a population of 329 people.
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Other cities in Gratiot County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Gratiot County , MI.

City Name Population Title
Saint Louis 7,086 City in Michigan, United States
Ithaca 2,744 City in Michigan
Wheeler 2,648 Township in Gratiot County, Michigan
Sumner 1,856 Township in Gratiot County, Michigan
Breckenridge 1,265 Town in Gratiot County, Michigan, USA
North Star 825 Township in Gratiot County, Michigan
Ashley 540 Village in Gratiot County in the U.
Perrinton 391 Human settlement in Gratiot County, Michigan, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Alma distances to largest Michigan cities