Palmyra, Indiana Population 2021

1,439
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Palmyra is a city located in Harrison County Indiana. Palmyra has a 2020 population of 1,439. Palmyra is currently growing at a rate of 0.14% annually but its population has decreased by -1.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,458 in 2010. Palmyra reached it's highest population of 1,461 in 2011.

The average household income in Palmyra is $84,602 with a poverty rate of 3.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $604 per month, and the median house value is $140,900. The median age in Palmyra is 34 years, 33.6 years for males, and 34.7 years for females.

Palmyra Demographics

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

  • White: 96.29%
  • Asian: 3.18%
  • Two or more races: 0.53%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Palmyra, Indiana is 1,439 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,433.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,458.

Palmyra, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,27296.29%
Asian423.18%
Two or More Races70.53%
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Palmyra Population by Race

Palmyra Population Pyramid $2021

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Palmyra Median Age

34


Total

33.6


Male

34.7


Female

Palmyra Adults

There are 992 adults, (173 of whom are seniors) in Palmyra.

Palmyra Age Dependency

61.3

Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Palmyra Sex Ratio

Female

623

47.16%

Male

698

52.84%

Palmyra Population by Age

Palmyra Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Palmyra Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Male100%0%
Married86.4%13.6%
All81.5%18.5%
Non Family62.2%37.8%

81.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Palmyra Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4972.6681.5
Married3673.0586.4
Non Family1111.2862.2
Male102.8100
Female93.56100

2.94

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Palmyra Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade212.27%
High School Graduate22524.32%
Some College29832.22%
Associates Degree13814.92%
Bachelors Degree13214.27%
Graduate Degree11112.00%
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Palmyra Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Palmyra Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.64%.

Palmyra Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,250$42,414$36,336
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$55,104$$
Some College$$48,227$14,048
Bachelors Degree$46,324$50,463$45,956
Graduate Degree$66,917$$70,282

$41,250

Average Earnings

$42,414

Average Male

$36,336

Average Female

Palmyra Earnings by Educational Attainment

Palmyra Language by Age

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Palmyra Language

96.43% of Palmyra residents speak only English, while 3.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.57% of the population.

Palmyra Language

Palmyra Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian4242100.00%
White1,27280.63%

3.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.15%

Male Poverty Rate

3.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palmyra

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palmyra is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palmyra is White, with 0.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.35%.

Palmyra Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College2.98%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
High School0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Palmyra Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed3.77%

Palmyra Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Palmyra Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$79,417$84,602
Families$86,579$94,201
Married Families$95,149-
Non Families-$48,838
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Income by Household Type

Palmyra Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

69.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.8%

Male Marriage Rate

75.6%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Palmyra Marital Status by Race

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Palmyra Marital Status

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77

Number of Veterans

77

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam41
First Gulf War17
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

Palmyra Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7442
75+19
55 to 6416
35 to 54
18 to 34

Palmyra Veterans by Age

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Palmyra Veterans by Race

Palmyra Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palmyra Veterans by Education

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73.3%

Labor Force Participation

73.3%

Employment Rate

0%

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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85.77%

Born in Palmyra

96.82%

Native Born

3.18%

Foreign Born

2.20%

Non Citizen

0.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.82% of Palmyra residents were born in the United States, with 85.77% having been born in Indiana. 2.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Palmyra Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,43920.14%
20201,43720.14%
20191,43520.14%
20181,433-6-0.42%
20171,439-1-0.07%
20161,440-6-0.41%
20151,4460.00%
20141,446-5-0.34%
20131,4510.00%
20121,451-10-0.68%
20111,46130.21%
20101,4580.00%

Palmyra Population by Year