Palmyra, Indiana Population 2020

958

Palmyra is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 958, it is the 317th largest city in Indiana and the 10499th largest city in the United States. Palmyra is currently growing at a rate of 0.42% annually and its population has increased by 3.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 930 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Palmyra has a population density of 801 people per square mile.

The average household income in Palmyra is $57,900 with a poverty rate of 14.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $707 per month, and the median house value is $114,400. The median age in Palmyra is 45.3 years, 43.7 years for males, and 47.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 71.8 males.

Palmyra Demographics

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

  • White: 97.26%
  • Two or more races: 2.07%
  • Black or African American: 0.52%
  • Other race: 0.15%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Palmyra, Indiana is 958, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 950.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 930.

Palmyra, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,31397.26%
Two or More Races282.07%
Black or African American70.52%
Some Other Race20.15%

Palmyra Population Pyramid 2020

Palmyra Median Age

45.3


Total

43.7


Male

47.7


Female

Palmyra Adults

There are 998 adults, (312 of whom are seniors) in Palmyra.

Palmyra Age Dependency

96.8

Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Palmyra Sex Ratio

Female

786

58.22%

Male

564

41.78%

Palmyra Households and Families

Palmyra Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Palmyra Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
All59.1%40.9%
Non Family46.9%53.1%
Male44.4%55.6%
Female34%66%

59.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6092.2259.1
Non Family2731.1646.9
Married2242.8885.7
Female943.5534
Male18344.4

2.99

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Palmyra Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade161.64%
9th to 12th Grade727.38%
High School Graduate42743.79%
Some College23924.51%
Associates Degree868.82%
Bachelors Degree9810.05%
Graduate Degree373.79%

Palmyra Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White958872135
Black77
Multiple Races64
Hispanic44

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 14.09%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,221$44,474$27,917
Less Than High School$55,682$56,023$
High School Grad$30,972$35,139$26,406
Some College$43,750$52,750$35,000
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$56,563$$56,563

$35,221

Average Earnings

$44,474

Average Male

$27,917

Average Female

Palmyra Language

Palmyra Language by Age

Palmyra Language

99.26% of Palmyra residents speak only English, while 0.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.41% of the population.

Palmyra Poverty

Palmyra Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,30417013.04%
Multiple282278.57%
Hispanic9555.56%

14.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.41%

Male Poverty Rate

16.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palmyra

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palmyra is Multiple, with 78.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palmyra is White, with 13.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.56%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School11.36%
Some College10.15%
High School9.13%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed5.97%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Palmyra Income

Palmyra Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,583$57,900
Families$53,452$79,316
Married Families$78,125-
Non Families$19,750$28,644

Palmyra Marital Status

Palmyra Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Palmyra Married by Age and Sex

Palmyra Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Palmyra Marital Status by Race

Palmyra Veterans

121

Number of Veterans

108

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam58
First Gulf War22
Korea12
World War II3
Second Gulf War2
Age Group Veterans
75+56
55 to 6432
65 to 7425
35 to 544
18 to 344
Name Veterans % of Total
White11411.57%
Black7100.00%

$Palmyra Veterans by Education

9.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palmyra Employment Status

50%

Labor Force Participation

49.6%

Employment Rate

0.8%

Unemployment Rate

Palmyra Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

55.33%

Born in Indiana

99.04%

Native Born

0.96%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.04% of Palmyra residents were born in the United States, with 55.33% having been born in Indiana. 0.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202095840.42%
201995440.42%
2018950101.06%
201794040.43%
201693630.32%
201593390.97%
201492440.43%
2013920-2-0.22%
2012922-3-0.32%
2011925-5-0.54%
20109300.00%