Palmyra, Missouri Population 2022

3,617
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Palmyra is a city located in Marion County Missouri. Palmyra has a 2020 population of 3,617. It is also the county seat of Marion County. Palmyra is currently growing at a rate of 0.06% annually and its population has increased by 0.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,613 in 2010.

The average household income in Palmyra is $53,807 with a poverty rate of 18.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $636 per month, and the median house value is $116,800. The median age in Palmyra is 35.3 years, 32.8 years for males, and 37.5 years for females.

Palmyra Demographics

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

  • White: 90.18%
  • Two or more races: 5.41%
  • Black or African American: 2.80%
  • Asian: 1.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.50%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Palmyra, Missouri is 3,617 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,613.

Palmyra, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,25290.18%
Black or African American1012.80%
Asian401.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.50%
Two or More Races1955.41%
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Palmyra Population by Race

Palmyra Population Pyramid 2022

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Palmyra Median Age

36.8


Total

34.3


Male

39.4


Female

Palmyra Adults

There are 2,611 adults, (598 of whom are seniors) in Palmyra.

Palmyra Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Palmyra Sex Ratio

Female

1,749

48.50%

Male

1,857

51.50%

Palmyra Population by Age

Palmyra Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Palmyra Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All72.6%27.4%
Non Family69.6%30.4%
Female57.6%42.4%
Male38.8%61.2%

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Palmyra Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4722.3372.6
Married6483.186.3
Male1212.2738.8
Female2292.9457.6
Non Family474169.6

2.83

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Palmyra Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade662.75%
9th to 12th Grade1315.47%
High School Graduate90437.71%
Some College65927.49%
Associates Degree1506.26%
Bachelors Degree31713.22%
Graduate Degree1707.09%
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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
White2,1722,016487
Islander1818
Hispanic3939
Black8268
2+ Races8659

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.42%.

Palmyra Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,098$38,895$30,487
Less Than 9th Grade$26,667$28,558$25,139
High School Graduate$35,718$46,563$21,371
Some College$31,572$33,000$30,959
Bachelors Degree$45,000$55,417$34,773
Graduate Degree$46,458$52,596$46,354

$36,098

Average Earnings

$38,895

Average Male

$30,487

Average Female

Palmyra Earnings by Educational Attainment

Palmyra Language by Age

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Palmyra Language

98.38% of Palmyra residents speak only English, while 1.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.32% of the population.

Palmyra Language

Palmyra Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple19511257.44%
Black834149.40%
White3,04549516.26%
OtherNaN%

18.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.28%

Male Poverty Rate

20.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palmyra

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palmyra is Multiple, with 57.44% 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 8.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.92%.

Palmyra Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade7.59%
High School17.07%
Some College16.44%
Bachelors or Greater2.91%

Palmyra Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.84%
Male Unemployed83.33%
Female Employed17.79%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Palmyra Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Palmyra Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,736$58,067
Families$57,447$62,735
Married Families$78,036-
Non Families$38,382$37,256
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Income by Household Type

Palmyra Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

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 20-34.

Palmyra Marital Status by Race

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Palmyra Marital Status

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359

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War83
First Gulf War146
Vietnam100
Korea5
World War II11

Palmyra Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54105
55 to 6497
65 to 7488
75+69

Palmyra Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White30813.06%
Black2428.57%
2+ Races2724.55%
Hispanic39100.00%

Palmyra Veterans by Race

Palmyra Veterans by Education

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10.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palmyra Veterans by Education

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62%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

3.1%

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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60.70%

Born in Palmyra

98.89%

Native Born

1.11%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.89% of Palmyra residents were born in the United States, with 60.70% having been born in Missouri. 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
18702,6150.00%
18902,515-100-0.19%
19602,9334180.22%
19703,1882550.84%
19803,4692810.85%
19903,371-98-0.29%
20003,467960.28%
20103,5951280.36%
20113,59720.06%
20123,59920.06%
20133,60120.06%
20143,60320.06%
20153,60520.06%
20163,60720.06%
20173,60920.06%
20183,61120.06%
20193,61320.06%
20203,6130.00%
20213,61520.06%
20223,61720.06%

Palmyra Population by Year