Palmyra, Indiana Population 2024

903

Palmyra is a city located in Floyd County, Harrison County, and Washington County Indiana. Palmyra has a 2024 population of 903. Palmyra is currently growing at a rate of 0.11% annually and its population has increased by 0.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 898 in 2020.

The average household income in Palmyra is $63,941 with a poverty rate of 15.87%. The median age in Palmyra is 35.4 years: 36.1 years for males, and 32.1 years for females.

Palmyra Demographics

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

  • White: 98.79%
  • Other race: 0.68%
  • Two or more races: 0.53%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
755.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.56% (5)
The current population of Palmyra, Indiana is 903 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 898.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,30798.79%
Other race90.68%
Two or more races70.53%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Palmyra Population by Race

Palmyra Population Pyramid 2024

Palmyra Median Age

35.4

Total

36.1

Male

32.1

Female

Palmyra Adults

There are 959 adults, (255 of whom are seniors) in Palmyra.

Palmyra Age Dependency

87.9

Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Palmyra Sex Ratio

Female73055.18%
Male59344.82%

Palmyra Population by Age

Palmyra Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5582.3758.241.8
Non Family2741.0530.369.7
Married2273.2687.712.3
Female335.361000
Male244.8341.758.3

3.45

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Palmyra Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade10411.93%
Associates Degree849.63%
Bachelors Degree778.83%
Graduate Degree303.44%
High School Graduate30434.86%
Less Than 9th Grade384.36%
Some College23526.95%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White857723107
Other Race930
2+ Races640
Hispanic600

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 84.36%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.49%.

Palmyra Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$75,341$250,001$0
Graduate Degree$79,167$0$0
High School Graduate$50,313$53,984$0
Less Than 9th Grade$52,045$65,568$0
Overall$52,014$57,321$33,947
Some College$51,310$56,750$33,849

$52,014

Average Earnings

$57,321

Average Male

$33,947

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

100% of Palmyra 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.

Palmyra Language

Palmyra Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,30720115.38%
Hispanic66100%
Other9666.67%
Multiple7342.86%

15.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.36%

Male Poverty Rate

15.48%

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 15.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.33%.

Palmyra Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School18.09%
Less Than 9th Grade17.61%
Bachelors or Greater12.15%
Some College6.58%

Palmyra Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.2%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed3.57%
Female Unemployed0%

Palmyra Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Palmyra Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$58,750$88,277
Households$47,500$63,941
Married Families$65,313$-999,999,999
Non Families$24,250$35,298

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Palmyra Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

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 55-64.

Palmyra Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Palmyra Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

59

Number of Veterans

54

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam19
Second Gulf War14
First Gulf War7
Korea0
World War II0

Palmyra Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7424
55 to 6415
18 to 349
75+7
35 to 544

Palmyra Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White596.25%

Palmyra Veterans by Race

Palmyra Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

69.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palmyra Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.7%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

0%

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

61.07%

Born in Palmyra

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Palmyra residents were born in the United States, with 61.07% having been born in Indiana. 0% 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
202991020.22%
202890810.11%
202790710.11%
202690620.22%
202590410.11%
202490310.11%
202390240.45%
202289800%
202189800%
2020898-59-6.17%
201995760.63%
201895190.96%
201794220.21%
201694010.11%
201593990.97%
201493040.43%
2013926-2-0.22%
2012928-3-0.32%
2011931-5-0.53%
201093600%

Palmyra Population by Year