Palmer, Tennessee Population 2022

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Palmer is a city located in Grundy County Tennessee. Palmer has a 2020 population of 683. Palmer is currently growing at a rate of 0.74% annually but its population has decreased by -0.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 684 in 2010.

The average household income in Palmer is $34,060 with a poverty rate of 20.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $550 per month, and the median house value is $81,300. 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: 97.18%
  • Two or more races: 2.82%
  • 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 683 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 683.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 684.

Palmer, Tennessee Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White68897.18%
Two or More Races202.82%
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Palmer Population by Race

Palmer Population Pyramid 2022

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Palmer Median Age

43.5


Total

39.2


Male

44.6


Female

Palmer Adults

There are 569 adults, (138 of whom are seniors) in Palmer.

Palmer Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Palmer Sex Ratio

Female

342

48.31%

Male

366

51.69%

Palmer Population by Age

Palmer Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Palmer Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family90.8%9.2%
Married86.9%13.1%
All82.7%17.3%
Male80%20%
Female60%40%

82.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Palmer Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2432.9182.7
Married1073.2186.9
Male155.480
Female454.2760
Non Family761.290.8

3.44

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

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Palmer Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10020.49%
9th to 12th Grade8016.39%
High School Graduate18537.91%
Some College7314.96%
Associates Degree255.12%
Bachelors Degree234.71%
Graduate Degree20.41%
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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 63.26%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 5.22%.

Palmer Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,356$26,563$20,938
Less Than 9th Grade$16,250$$15,313
High School Graduate$17,337$21,250$16,750
Some College$32,250$33,250$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,356

Average Earnings

$26,563

Average Male

$20,938

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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20.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.03%

Male Poverty Rate

23.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palmer

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palmer is White, with 21.37% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.90%.

Palmer Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.89%
High School14.05%
Some College3.06%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Palmer Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.50%
Male Unemployed15.15%
Female Employed3.15%
Female Unemployed42.86%

Palmer Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Palmer Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,841$40,054
Families$40,417$43,563
Married Families$43,625-
Non Families$16,806$26,463
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Income by Household Type

Palmer Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.3%

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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28

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War2
Vietnam6
Korea17
World War II

Palmer Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 542
55 to 64
65 to 743
75+23

Palmer Veterans by Age

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Palmer Veterans by Race

Palmer Veterans by Education

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10.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

92.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palmer Veterans by Education

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50.1%

Labor Force Participation

43.1%

Employment Rate

13.9%

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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85.59%

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 85.59% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20106840.00%
2011676-8-1.17%
201267820.30%
2013670-8-1.18%
2014665-5-0.75%
20156650.00%
2016661-4-0.60%
201766430.45%
2018663-1-0.15%
201966850.75%
202067350.75%
202167850.74%
202268350.74%

Palmer Population by Year