Palmer, Nebraska

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Palmer Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 87 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 120 miles W of Omaha, Nebraska
County Merrick
Standard Zip Codes 68864
Phone Area Codes 308
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.222
Longitude -98.256

Palmer Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SAINT PAUL 4 N
Distance 11.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 34 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 25 inches
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 25.8 inches
Distance 26.8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 62 F
Jul Temp 61 to 87 F
Oct Temp 34 to 66 F
Annual Precip 26 inches
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Palmer Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 472 100%
Male 226 47.9%
Female 246 52.1%
Under 18 123 26.1%
18+ 349 73.9%
65+ 108 22.9%
Median Age 40.5
Average Family Size 2.98
White 467 98.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.6%
Mixed Race 1 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1.7%

Estimated Palmer Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 458
Growth -14
Growth % -3%

Palmer 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 45.4%
US/American 11.9%
Irish 10.8%
Polish 9.2%
English 8.4%
Danish 5%
Czech 4.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.1%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Welsh 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
Italian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Palmer 472 $37,969
Central City 2,998 $39,118
Chapman 341 $31,458
Elba 243 $35,000
Farwell 148 $29,792
St. Paul 2,218 $43,571
Wolbach 287 $37,750

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Palmer Public Library
Palmer, Nebraska
(308) 894-5305

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Palmer High Schools (2004)

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Student/teacher ratio: 11

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