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People

Total Population 3,622
Male Share of the Population 45.2%
Female Share of the Population 54.8%
Senior Citizens 17.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,561
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 42.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.6%
Median Earnings25+ $29,148
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,272
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,250

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,907
% Above Poverty Level 82.9%
% Below Poverty Level 17.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.7%
Median Gross Rent $563
Median House Value $98,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.2%
US/American 0%
English 7.2%
Irish 11.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Palmyra Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 72 miles NE of Columbia, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 104 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri
County Marion
Standard Zip Codes 63461
Phone Area Codes 573
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.794
Longitude -91.523

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 QUINCY DAM 21
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Station SAVERTON LOCK & DAM 22
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 64 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
Station QUINCY BALDWIN AP
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 43 to 63 F
Jul Temp 67 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Ely (63461)

South River (63461)

Withers Mill (63461)

Woodland (63461)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ewing 358 $47,813
Hannibal 17,717 $44,383
La Grange 950 $55,344

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Palmyra Public Libraries

Library
Palmyra Bicentennial Public Library
212 S. MAIN ST.
Palmyra, Missouri
(573) 769-2830
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Palmyra High Schools

PALMYRA HIGH
1723 S MAIN ST
573-769-2067
Serves 365 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.4

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