Palmyra, Indiana

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Palmyra, Indiana

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Comparative Profile of Palmyra, Indiana

Comparing Palmyra to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 6
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Well-Paid Single Men 7 5
Well-Paid Single Women 6 4
Senior Citizens 4 5
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Age of the Population 3 4
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 6
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
Median Family Income 6 5
College Educated Adults 4 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Public Transportation Use 6 6
Working at Home 3 3
Short Commute Times 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 8
Housing Recently Built 7 9
People Living Alone 6 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 5
Affordability of Rents 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Palmyra Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 21 miles NW of Louisville, Kentucky
County Harrison
Metro Area Louisville
Standard Zip Codes 47164
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.407
Longitude -86.11

Palmyra Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SALEM
Distance 14.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 46 inches
Station ENGLISH 4 S
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 41 to 69 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 41 to 70 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches
Station PAOLI
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 68 F
Annual Precip 47.5 inches
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Palmyra Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 633 100%
Male 309 48.8%
Female 324 51.2%
Under 18 170 26.9%
18+ 463 73.1%
65+ 88 13.9%
Median Age 34.9
Average Family Size 3.12
White 623 98.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 9 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Palmyra Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 716
Growth 83
Growth % 13.1%

Palmyra Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 36%
US/American 26.1%
English 15%
Irish 6%
French (except Basque) 4.1%
Scotch-Irish 3%
Italian 2.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.9%
Scottish 1.7%
Hungarian 1.1%
Dutch 0.9%
Norwegian 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Polish 0.4%
British 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Palmyra 633 $42,083
Borden 818 $44,868
Crandall 131 $41,250
Georgetown 2,227 $51,667
Greenville 591 $50,972
Hardinsburg 244 $32,917
Milltown 932 $41,339
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