Palmer, Tennessee Population 2024

576

Palmer is a city located in Grundy County and Sequatchie County Tennessee. Palmer has a 2024 population of 576. Palmer is currently growing at a rate of 1.05% annually and its population has increased by 4.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 550 in 2020.

The average household income in Palmer is $48,140 with a poverty rate of 23.36%. The median age in Palmer is 43.4 years: 30.1 years for males, and 46.1 years for females.

Palmer Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Palmer was:

  • White: 93.42%
  • Two or more races: 6.58%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
116.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.73% (26)
The current population of Palmer, Tennessee is 576 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 550.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White82493.42%
Two or more races586.58%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Palmer Population by Race

Palmer Population Pyramid 2024

Palmer Median Age

43.4

Total

30.1

Male

46.1

Female

Palmer Adults

There are 712 adults, (137 of whom are seniors) in Palmer.

Palmer Age Dependency

53.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Palmer Sex Ratio

Female41046.49%
Male47253.51%

Palmer Population by Age

Palmer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2913.0388.311.7
Married1223.2393.46.6
Non Family881.2894.35.7
Female475.2168.131.9
Male343.8282.417.6

3.52

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

88.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Palmer Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade9816.9%
Associates Degree244.14%
Bachelors Degree345.86%
Graduate Degree30.52%
High School Graduate23540.52%
Less Than 9th Grade11419.66%
Some College7212.41%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Palmer Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Palmer Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White57536537
2+ Races530

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 63.48%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.43%.

Palmer Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$23,750$44,167$19,545
Less Than 9th Grade$19,792$28,750$18,958
Overall$27,167$44,583$23,688
Some College$0$0$0

$27,167

Average Earnings

$44,583

Average Male

$23,688

Average Female

Palmer Earnings by Educational Attainment

Palmer Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Palmer Language

100% of Palmer residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Palmer Language

Palmer Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White82420424.76%
Multiple5823.45%

23.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.25%

Male Poverty Rate

24.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palmer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palmer is White, with 24.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palmer is Multiple, with 3.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.01%.

Palmer Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade47.17%
High School17.02%
Some College5.21%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Palmer Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed60%
Male Unemployed30.77%
Female Employed7.1%
Male Employed4.14%

Palmer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Palmer Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$48,917$53,089
Households$42,361$48,140
Married Families$55,595$-999,999,999
Non Families$17,500$28,466

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Palmer Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.1%

Male Marriage Rate

38.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Palmer Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Palmer Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Palmer Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

24

Number of Veterans

24

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea12
Vietnam9
First Gulf War3
Second Gulf War0
World War II0

Palmer Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+12
65 to 749
35 to 543
18 to 340
55 to 640

Palmer Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White243.39%

Palmer Veterans by Race

Palmer Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palmer Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.2%

Labor Force Participation

45.2%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Palmer Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Palmer Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Palmer Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

82.65%

Born in Palmer

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Palmer residents were born in the United States, with 82.65% having been born in Tennessee. 0% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202960961%
202860371.17%
202759671.19%
202658961.03%
202558371.22%
202457661.05%
202357061.06%
2022564101.81%
202155440.73%
2020550-118-17.66%
201966820.3%
201866610.15%
201766510.15%
2016664-2-0.3%
2015666-2-0.3%
2014668-5-0.74%
2013673-8-1.17%
201268120.29%
2011679-8-1.16%
201068700%

Palmer Population by Year