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Demographics

People

Total Population171
Male Share of the Population50.3%
Female Share of the Population49.7%
Senior Citizens18.1%
Employed Population 16+68
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married47.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher7.3%
Median Earnings25+$26,250
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$45,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,875

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,750
% Above Poverty Level77.8%
% Below Poverty Level22.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work10.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone57.3%
Median Gross Rent$583
Median House Value$30,000

Ancestry

German37.4%
Irish18.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.5%
Swedish7%
English4.7%
Polish2.9%
Scottish2.9%
Norwegian1.8%
Dutch1.8%
Belgian1.8%
Danishn1.8%
French Except Basque1.2%
Swiss0.6%
Italian0.6%
African0.6%
Nigerian0.6%
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Palmer Almanac

CategoryValue
County Pocahontas County
Standard Zip Codes50571
Phone Area Codes712
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.62
Approximate Longitude-94.59

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)

StationPOCAHONTAS
Distance7.9 miles
Jan Temp5 to 25 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp61 to 85 F
Oct Temp37 to 62 F
Annual Precip32.4 inches
StationROCKWELL CITY
Distance16 miles
Jan Temp6 to 26 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp38 to 63 F
Annual Precip31.2 inches
StationSAC CITY
Distance24.5 miles
Jan Temp7 to 26 F
Apr Temp34 to 59 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip33 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Fonda515$56,136
Gilmore City454$51,477
Manson1,800$54,375
Pocahontas1,701$66,771
Pomeroy705$38,542
Rolfe573$38,571

Palmer Public Libraries

Palmer Public Library
520 HANSON
Palmer, Iowa
(712) 359-2296

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