Palmer, Tennessee Population 2021

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Palmer is a city located in Grundy County Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 678, it is the 264th largest city in Tennessee and the 12027th largest city in the United States . Palmer is currently growing at a rate of 0.74% annually and its population has increased by 0.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 672 in 2010. Palmer reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 5 miles, Palmer has a population density of 138 people per square mile.

The average household income in Palmer is $34,060 with a poverty rate of 24.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $616 per month, and the median house value is $82,000. The median age in Palmer is 45 years, 48 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.

Palmer Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Palmerwas:

  • White: 98.28%
  • Two or more races: 1.72%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Palmer, Tennessee is 678 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 668.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 672.

Palmer, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White68498.28%
Two or More Races121.72%
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Palmer Population by Race

Palmer Population Pyramid $2021

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Palmer Median Age

45


Total

48


Male

44.5


Female

Palmer Adults

There are 580 adults, (156 of whom are seniors) in Palmer.

Palmer Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Palmer Sex Ratio

Female

344

49.43%

Male

352

50.57%

Palmer Population by Age

Palmer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Palmer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male75%25%
Non Family84.4%15.6%
All86.3%13.7%
Married87%13%
Female93.8%6.3%

86.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Palmer Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2332.9986.3
Married1083.5987
Non Family771.4284.4
Female323.6993.8
Male165.0675

3.56

Average Family Size

2.99

Average Household Size

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Palmer Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9718.76%
9th to 12th Grade11622.44%
High School Graduate20038.68%
Some College6512.57%
Associates Degree183.48%
Bachelors Degree214.06%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Palmer Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Palmer Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 59.21%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 4.16%.

Palmer Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,297$28,000$20,417
Less Than 9th Grade$19,821$26,136$17,188
High School Graduate$22,500$28,333$16,389
Some College$28,250$31,364$21,797
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,297

Average Earnings

$28,000

Average Male

$20,417

Average Female

Palmer Earnings by Educational Attainment

Palmer Language by Age

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Palmer Language

100.00% of Palmer residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Palmer Language

Palmer Poverty by Race

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24.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.44%

Male Poverty Rate

27.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palmer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palmer is White, with 25.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palmer is White, with 25.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.64%.

Palmer Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.97%
High School21.00%
Some College10.84%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Palmer Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.67%
Male Unemployed12.00%
Male Employed10.00%
Female Employed4.04%

Palmer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Palmer Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$27,578$34,060
Families$30,000$35,824
Married Families$36,042-
Non Families$15,625$26,969
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Income by Household Type

Palmer Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.6%

Male Marriage Rate

38.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Palmer Married by Age and Sex

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Palmer Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Palmer Marital Status by Race

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Palmer Marital Status

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35

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam19
First Gulf War2
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

Palmer Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+18
65 to 747
55 to 646
35 to 544
18 to 34

Palmer Veterans by Age

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Palmer Veterans by Race

Palmer Veterans by Education

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25.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palmer Veterans by Education

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40.3%

Labor Force Participation

34%

Employment Rate

15.7%

Unemployment Rate

Palmer Employment by Age

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Palmer Employment by Race

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Palmer Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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88.79%

Born in Palmer

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Palmer residents were born in the United States, with 88.79% having been born in Tennessee. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Palmer Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202167850.74%
202067350.75%
201966850.75%
2018663-1-0.15%
201766430.45%
2016661-4-0.60%
20156650.00%
2014665-5-0.75%
2013670-8-1.18%
201267820.30%
2011676-8-1.17%
20106840.00%

Palmer Population by Year