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People

Total Population 695
Male Share of the Population 51.9%
Female Share of the Population 48.1%
Senior Citizens 19.9%
Employed Population 16+ 199
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 42.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 2.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $25,069
% Above Poverty Level 64.2%
% Below Poverty Level 35.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home 8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.7%
Median Gross Rent $625
Median House Value $63,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 36.4%
US/American 0%
English 8.3%
Irish 11.8%

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

Palmer Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles NW of Chattanooga, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 88 miles SE of Nashville, Tennessee
County Grundy
Standard Zip Codes 37365
Phone Area Codes 931
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.351
Longitude -85.567

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)

Station MONTEAGLE
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 43 F
Apr Temp 46 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 83 F
Oct Temp 48 to 68 F
Annual Precip 63.7 inches
Station MC MINNVILLE
Distance 26.4 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 48 F
Apr Temp 46 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 53.6 inches
Station WINCHESTER 1 E
Distance 32.2 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 49 F
Apr Temp 48 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 54.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Altamont 1,174 $32,083
Beersheba Springs 573 $26,932
Coalmont 668 $37,083
Dunlap 5,022 $45,690
Whitwell 1,978 $34,605

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

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HWY.108
Palmer, Tennessee
(931) 779-5292

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