Demographics

People

Total Population7,498
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens17.3%
Employed Population 16+3,914
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married42%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher26.2%
Median Earnings25+$33,773
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,221

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,821
% Above Poverty Level86.7%
% Below Poverty Level13.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone39.9%
Median Gross Rent$893
Median House Value$148,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.6%
Irish14.2%
Italian9%
Polish4.1%
English3%
Scottish2.8%
German2.1%
French Except Basque1.3%
Dutch1.3%
Russian1%
Ukrainian1%
Welsh0.8%
Greek0.7%
Hungarian0.6%
Swiss0.5%
Lithuanian0.5%
Austrian0.5%
Swedish0.4%
Slovak0.3%
Belgian0.2%
Serbian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Croatian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Luxemburger0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
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Palmyra Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyLebanon 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
Cleona2,091$77,744
Hershey14,542$93,900
Hummelstown4,650$83,365
Jonestown1,935$86,964
Lebanon25,739$42,218
Mount Gretna225$127,071

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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