Palmyra, Illinois Population 2024

586

Palmyra is a city located in Macoupin County Illinois. Palmyra has a 2024 population of 586. Palmyra is currently declining at a rate of -0.68% annually and its population has decreased by -2.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 602 in 2020.

The average household income in Palmyra is $51,409 with a poverty rate of 12.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Palmyra is 47.2 years, 47.7 years for males, and 46.3 years for females.

Palmyra Demographics

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

  • White: 98.69%
  • Two or more races: 1.31%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
586.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.66% (-16)
The current population of Palmyra, Illinois is 586 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 602.

Palmyra, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White52998.69%
Two or more races71.31%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Palmyra Population by Race

Palmyra Population Pyramid 2024

Palmyra Median Age

47.2

Total

47.7

Male

46.3

Female

Palmyra Adults

There are 446 adults, (160 of whom are seniors) in Palmyra.

Palmyra Age Dependency

87.4

Age Dependency Ratio

55.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Palmyra Sex Ratio

Female29054.1%
Male24645.9%

Palmyra Population by Age

Palmyra Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2532.1275.124.9
Non Family1101.216040
Married1082.78812
Female303.178020
Male53.21000
showing: 5 rows

2.71

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Palmyra Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Palmyra Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Palmyra Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.17%.

Palmyra Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,000

Average Earnings

$41,250

Average Male

$35,500

Average Female

Palmyra Earnings by Educational Attainment

Palmyra Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Palmyra Language

99.62% of Palmyra residents speak only English, while 0.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.38% of the population.

Palmyra Language

Palmyra Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5276612.52%
Hispanic22100%
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12.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.04%

Male Poverty Rate

10.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palmyra

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palmyra is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palmyra is White, with 12.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.7%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.63%.

Palmyra Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.39%
Some College26.92%
High School3.24%
Bachelors or Greater2.22%
showing: 4 rows

Palmyra Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed25%
Female Employed10.08%
Male Employed5.66%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Palmyra Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Palmyra Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Palmyra Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.5%

Male Marriage Rate

41.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Palmyra Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Palmyra 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.

Palmyra Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Palmyra Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

22

Number of Veterans

22

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Palmyra Veterans by War

count

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Palmyra Veterans by Age

count

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Palmyra Veterans by Race

Palmyra Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

18.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palmyra Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Palmyra Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Palmyra Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Palmyra 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

85.63%

Born in Palmyra

99.44%

Native Born

0.56%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.44% of Palmyra residents were born in the United States, with 85.63% having been born in Illinois. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Palmyra Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029566-4-0.7%
2028570-4-0.7%
2027574-4-0.69%
2026578-4-0.69%
2025582-4-0.68%
2024586-4-0.68%
2023590-4-0.67%
2022594-4-0.67%
2021598-4-0.66%
2020602-59-8.93%
2019661-5-0.75%
2018666-2-0.3%
201766810.15%
2016667-6-0.89%
2015673-5-0.74%
2014678-4-0.59%
2013682-6-0.87%
2012688-8-1.15%
2011696-2-0.29%
2010698
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Palmyra Population by Year