Palmyra, Illinois Population 2022

587
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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.

Palmyra Demographics

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

  • White: 97.37%
  • Two or more races: 1.85%
  • Black or African American: 0.77%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Palmyra, Illinois is 587 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 605.

Palmyra, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White63097.37%
Black or African American50.77%
Two or More Races121.85%
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Palmyra Population by Race

Palmyra Population Pyramid 2022

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Palmyra Median Age

43.7


Total

45.1


Male

42.1


Female

Palmyra Adults

There are 490 adults, (142 of whom are seniors) in Palmyra.

Palmyra Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Palmyra Sex Ratio

Female

357

55.18%

Male

290

44.82%

Palmyra Population by Age

Palmyra Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Palmyra Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married81.8%18.2%
All70%30%
Female67.4%32.6%
Non Family56%44%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Palmyra Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3032.1470
Married1372.6681.8
Male44.5100
Female462.7267.4
Non Family1161.256

2.62

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

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Palmyra Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade296.12%
9th to 12th Grade6012.66%
High School Graduate19741.56%
Some College10421.94%
Associates Degree5010.55%
Bachelors Degree296.12%
Graduate Degree51.05%
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Palmyra Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Palmyra Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White46537634
Black55
2+ Races44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.31%.

Palmyra Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,092$28,125$28,068
Less Than 9th Grade$8,000$$
High School Graduate$28,971$29,167$28,864
Some College$23,438$43,750$20,313
Bachelors Degree$31,071$$31,964
Graduate Degree$$$

$28,092

Average Earnings

$28,125

Average Male

$28,068

Average Female

Palmyra Earnings by Educational Attainment

Palmyra Language by Age

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Palmyra Language

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.

Palmyra Language

Palmyra Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black55100.00%
Hispanic99100.00%
Multiple12866.67%
White61713221.39%
OtherNaN%

23.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.21%

Male Poverty Rate

22.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palmyra

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%.

Palmyra Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.96%
High School17.77%
Some College22.08%
Bachelors or Greater8.82%

Palmyra Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed12.61%
Male Unemployed36.36%
Female Employed18.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Palmyra Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Palmyra Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,563$46,808
Families$41,875$53,606
Married Families$60,625-
Non Families$19,688$35,549
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Income by Household Type

Palmyra Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Palmyra Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Palmyra Marital Status

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19

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War3
Vietnam5
Korea5
World War II

Palmyra Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 342
35 to 547
55 to 64
65 to 743
75+7

Palmyra Veterans by Age

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Palmyra Veterans by Race

Palmyra Veterans by Education

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21.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palmyra Veterans by Education

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53.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Palmyra Employment by Age

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Palmyra Employment by Race

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Palmyra 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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91.65%

Born in Palmyra

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Palmyra Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20106980.00%
2011689-9-1.29%
2012680-9-1.31%
2013671-9-1.32%
2014662-9-1.34%
2015653-9-1.36%
2016644-9-1.38%
2017635-9-1.40%
2018626-9-1.42%
2019617-9-1.44%
2020605-12-1.94%
2021596-9-1.49%
2022587-9-1.51%

Palmyra Population by Year