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People

Total Population 584
Male Share of the Population 42.6%
Female Share of the Population 57.4%
Senior Citizens 20.4%
Employed Population 16+ 250
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 43.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,250
% Above Poverty Level 81.2%
% Below Poverty Level 18.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 38.2%
Median Gross Rent $487
Median House Value $60,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.8%
US/American 0%
English 10.4%
Irish 16.3%

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

Palmyra Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles SW of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 57 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Macoupin
Standard Zip Codes 62674
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.434
Longitude -89.995

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 CARLINVILLE
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Station VIRDEN
Distance 13 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Station MORRISONVILLE
Distance 28.3 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Barr (62674)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Carlinville 5,452 $60,647

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

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Palmyra High Schools

NORTHWESTERN HIGH SCHOOL
30889 ROUTE 111
217-436-2011
Serves 112 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.2

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