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Demographics

People

Total Population642
Male Share of the Population50.5%
Female Share of the Population49.5%
Senior Citizens19.3%
Employed Population 16+330
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married45%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10%
Median Earnings25+$26,797
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$35,568
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,719
% Above Poverty Level80.1%
% Below Poverty Level19.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work8.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.2%
Median Gross Rent$595
Median House Value$61,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.1%
English7.8%
Swedish6.5%
Czech6.4%
Irish4.8%
Italian4.8%
Danishn4.2%
Dutch2%
Polish1.7%
French Except Basque1.1%
Canadian0.6%
German0.6%
Scottish0.5%
Norwegian0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Romanian0.2%
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Palmer Almanac

CategoryValue
County Merrick County
Standard Zip Codes68864
Phone Area Codes308
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.22
Approximate Longitude-98.21

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)

StationSAINT PAUL 4 N
Distance11.3 miles
Jan Temp13 to 34 F
Apr Temp38 to 63 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp40 to 65 F
Annual Precip25 inches
StationGRAND ISLAND CTR NE AP
Distance17.9 miles
Jan Temp12 to 33 F
Apr Temp38 to 62 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp39 to 65 F
Annual Precip25.8 inches
StationGREELEY
Distance26.8 miles
Jan Temp8 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 62 F
Jul Temp61 to 87 F
Oct Temp34 to 66 F
Annual Precip26 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Central City2,892$61,875
Chapman244$51,932
Elba282$56,750
Farwell125$36,250
St. Paul2,285$60,909
Wolbach250$49,375

Palmer Public Libraries

Palmer Public Library
202 COMMERCIAL STREET
Palmer, Nebraska
(308) 894-5305

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Palmer Public Schools

Palmer Elementary School
202 Commercial St, Po Box 248
ZIP: 68864
(308) 894-3065
Primary
Total Enrollment 165
Palmer Junior-senior High
202 Commercial St, Po Box 248
ZIP: 68864
(308) 894-3065
High
Total Enrollment 122
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