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People

Total Population 558
Male Share of the Population 38.9%
Female Share of the Population 61.1%
Senior Citizens 23.1%
Employed Population 16+ 264
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 45.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.8%
Median Earnings25+ $23,750
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $13,472
Median Earnings With High School Degree $19,464

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,653
% Above Poverty Level 80.8%
% Below Poverty Level 19.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 38%
Median Gross Rent $487
Median House Value $54,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.2%
US/American 0%
English 13.8%
Irish 14.3%

Palmyra Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles SW of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 57 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Macoupin
Standard Zip Codes 62674
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.434
Longitude -89.995

Palmyra Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CARLINVILLE
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Station VIRDEN
Distance 13 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Station MORRISONVILLE
Distance 28.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Palmyra, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Barr (62674)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

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Location Population Median Family Income
Carlinville 5,615 $60,858
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Palmyra High Schools

NORTHWESTERN HIGH SCHOOL
30889 ROUTE 111
217-436-2011
Serves 112 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.2

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