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People

Total Population 135
Male Share of the Population 47.4%
Female Share of the Population 52.6%
Senior Citizens 29.6%
Employed Population 16+ 56
Age of the Population 57

Families

% of people married 63.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,875
% Above Poverty Level 91.9%
% Below Poverty Level 8.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 21.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 29.5%
Median Gross Rent $0
Median House Value $73,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.7%
US/American 0%
English 6.7%
Irish 17.8%

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

Palmer Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles SE of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 74 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Christian
Standard Zip Codes 62556
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.457
Longitude -89.403

Palmer 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 MORRISONVILLE
Distance 4.4 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
Station PANA 3 E
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 68 F
Annual Precip 40.5 inches
Station MOWEAQUA
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 42 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Clarksdale (62556)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bulpitt 262 $36,250
Harvel 182 $56,250

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

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