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People

Total Population 1,640
Male Share of the Population 47.7%
Female Share of the Population 52.3%
Senior Citizens 18.7%
Employed Population 16+ 839
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 53.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,290
% Above Poverty Level 93.8%
% Below Poverty Level 6.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.2%
% Using Public Transportation 3.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 30%
Median Gross Rent $738
Median House Value $153,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.9%
US/American 0.4%
English 8.8%
Irish 10.9%

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

Palmyra Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles SW of Waukesha, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 36 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Jefferson
Standard Zip Codes 53156
Phone Area Codes 414
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.877
Longitude -88.586

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 WHITEWATER
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches
Station WAUKESHA
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 28 F
Apr Temp 38 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Station LAKE MILLS
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dousman 2,412 $73,750
Eagle 1,777 $90,573
East Troy 4,304 $64,861
North Prairie 2,281 $90,714
Sullivan 693 $68,500

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

Palmyra Public Libraries

Library
Powers Memorial Library
115 W. MAIN ST.
Palmyra, Wisconsin
(262) 495-4605

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Palmyra High Schools

PALMYRA-EAGLE HI
123 BURR OAK ST
262-495-7101
Serves 375 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13

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