Palmyra is a city located in Macoupin County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 587, it is the 849th largest city in Illinois and the 18190th largest city in the United States. Palmyra is currently declining at a rate of -1.51% annually and its population has decreased by -2.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 605 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Palmyra has a population density of 588 people per square mile.
The average household income in Palmyra is $46,719 with a poverty rate of 23.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $577 per month, and the median house value is $73,100. The median age in Palmyra is 43.3 years, 44.5 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Palmyrawas:
99.53% of Palmyra residents speak only English, while 0.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.47% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Palmyra is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Palmyra is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.24%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Palmyra
100.00% of Palmyra residents were born in the United States, with 91.65% having been born in Illinois. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.