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People

Total Population1,640
Male Share of the Population47.7%
Female Share of the Population52.3%
Senior Citizens18.7%
Employed Population 16+839
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married53.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.8%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,290
% Above Poverty Level93.8%
% Below Poverty Level6.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.2%
% Using Public Transportation3.7%

Housing

People Living Alone30%
Median Gross Rent$738
Median House Value$153,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.9%
US/American0.4%
English8.8%
Irish10.9%

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

Palmyra Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 20 miles SW of Waukesha, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City36 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
CountyJefferson
Standard Zip Codes53156
Phone Area Codes414
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude42.877
Longitude-88.586

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)

StationWHITEWATER
Distance7.7 miles
Jan Temp8 to 25 F
Apr Temp35 to 56 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp38 to 60 F
Annual Precip33.3 inches
StationWAUKESHA
Distance20.3 miles
Jan Temp11 to 28 F
Apr Temp38 to 57 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 61 F
Annual Precip34.6 inches
StationLAKE MILLS
Distance22 miles
Jan Temp8 to 26 F
Apr Temp37 to 57 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 61 F
Annual Precip34.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Dousman2,412$73,750
Eagle1,777$90,573
East Troy4,304$64,861
North Prairie2,281$90,714
Sullivan693$68,500

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

Palmyra Public Libraries

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Powers Memorial Library
115 W. MAIN ST.
Palmyra, Wisconsin
(262) 495-4605

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PALMYRA-EAGLE HI
123 BURR OAK ST
262-495-7101
Serves 375 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13

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