Almo is located in Cassia County, Idaho. As of the 2000 census Almo has a 140-person population, giving it a population density of 5 people per square mile. As of 2011 the cost of living index is 82.2, making it less expensive to live there than in many US cities (the US average cost of living index is 100). Top industries in the zip code by number of employees are the Health Care and Social Assistance sector and the Accommodation and Food Services sector. Almo is part of the Burley, Idaho Micropolitan Statistical Area.
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Age of homes
Almo was established in 1881 with the founding of a post office. Almo is an extremely small, unincorporated town and the latest statistics show only 64 homes in the 83312 zip code. Of these, 9 were built in 1939 or earlier (approximately 14% of Almo homes), 7 were built in the 1940s (11%), 2 were built in the 1950s (3%), 5 were built in the 1960s (8%), 10 were built in the 1970s (16%), 6 were built in the 1980s (9%), 10 were built in the 1990s (16%) and 3 were built between 2000 and 2004 (5%). There are no Almo homes built in 2005 or later.
The estimated median house value in 2009 was $100,450 for Almo homes, up from $70,000 in 2000. Detached houses specifically had a mean price of $163,979 in 2009. These figures indicate that Almo properties are much less expensive than the 2009 estimated median value of $171,700 for all Idaho homes. Home values all across Idaho have decreased slightly in the current market-- the median sale price of Boise homes in 2010 was between $200,000 and $250,000, down from about $300,000 in 2008.
Neighborhoods & Parks
The city of Almo does not have any parks, however it is located very near to various state parks, national parks and historical sites. Almo is less than 15 minutes from Castle Rocks State Park and the City of Rocks National Reserve, whose headquarters is located in the town. City of Rocks is renowned for its extraordinary rock formations and is a favorite with rock climbing enthusiasts. Most of the park's rocks are granite, and some formations are as tall as 600 ft. The park contains a formation known as “Register Rock,” where pioneers traveling the California Trail by wagon wrote their names or initials in axle grease. The reserve is rich with remnants of Native American and California Trail history.
Almo has a few small shops, including a gift shop and the historical Tracy General Store. For any real shopping, however, it is necessary to make a trek. The nearest grocery store is 45 minutes away in Albion. There are a Walmart Supercenter, a Bealls, and a few furniture stores and shopping centers in Burley, about an hour and 20 minutes' drive away.
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Listing information last updated on January 17th, 2017 at 10:37pm MST.