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Demographics

People

Total Population7,481
Male Share of the Population49.2%
Female Share of the Population50.8%
Senior Citizens18.4%
Employed Population 16+4,102
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married46.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26.7%
Median Earnings25+$33,783
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,911
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,070

Wealth

Median Family Income$60,556
% Above Poverty Level90.3%
% Below Poverty Level9.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone39.2%
Median Gross Rent$796
Median House Value$147,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.3%
Irish11.8%
Italian10.7%
English4.4%
Polish3.4%
German3%
Scottish1.6%
French Except Basque1.6%
Welsh1.1%
Hungarian0.9%
Ukrainian0.8%
Swedish0.8%
Dutch0.8%
Slovak0.8%
Swiss0.7%
Moroccan0.6%
Russian0.6%
Arab0.6%
Austrian0.5%
Slovene0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Greek0.3%
Romanian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
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Palmyra Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lebanon County
Standard Zip Codes17078
Phone Area Codes717
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.3
Approximate Longitude-76.59

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)

StationLEBANON 2 W
Distance6.9 miles
Jan Temp19 to 36 F
Apr Temp38 to 61 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip43.6 inches
StationLANDISVILLE 2 NW
Distance15.8 miles
Jan Temp21 to 38 F
Apr Temp39 to 64 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 66 F
Annual Precip43.4 inches
StationNEWPORT RIVER
Distance30.9 miles
Jan Temp19 to 37 F
Apr Temp38 to 63 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip40.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cleona2,105$69,531
Hershey14,338$89,130
Hummelstown4,557$70,217
Jonestown1,699$79,306
Lebanon25,654$41,428
Mount Gretna240$118,480

Palmyra Public Schools

Forge Road El Sch
400 S Forge Rd
ZIP: 17078
(717) 838-1331
Primary
Total Enrollment 352
Lingle Avenue El Sch
600 S Lingle Ave
ZIP: 17078
(717) 838-1331
Primary
Total Enrollment 622
Northside El Sch
301 E Spruce St
ZIP: 17078
(717) 838-1331
Primary
Total Enrollment 247
Palmyra Area Ms
50 W Cherry St
ZIP: 17078
(717) 838-1331
Middle
Total Enrollment 818
Palmyra Area Shs
1125 Park Dr
ZIP: 17078
(717) 838-1331
High
Total Enrollment 1015
Pine Street El Sch
50 W Pine St
ZIP: 17078
(717) 838-1331
Primary
Total Enrollment 366
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