Palmyra, New York Population 2020

7,480
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Palmyra is a city located in New York. Palmyra has a 2020 population of 7,480. Palmyra is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually and its population has decreased by -5.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,955 in 2010. Palmyra reached it's highest population of 7,955 in 2010.

The average household income in Palmyra is $70,538 with a poverty rate of 17.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $753 per month, and the median house value is $113,000. The median age in Palmyra is 43.4 years, 43.4 years for males, and 43.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.4 males.

Palmyra Demographics

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

  • White: 96.44%
  • Two or more races: 1.33%
  • Black or African American: 0.86%
  • Other race: 0.75%
  • Asian: 0.52%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Palmyra, New York is 7,480, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,552.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,955.

Palmyra, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,37496.44%
Two or More Races1021.33%
Black or African American660.86%
Some Other Race570.75%
Asian400.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.09%
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Palmyra Population Pyramid 2020

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Palmyra Median Age

43.4


Total

43.4


Male

43.4


Female

Palmyra Adults

There are 5,966 adults, (1,271 of whom are seniors) in Palmyra.

Palmyra Age Dependency

62.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Palmyra Sex Ratio

Female

3,835

50.16%

Male

3,811

49.84%

Palmyra Households and Families

Palmyra Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Palmyra Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
All63.8%36.2%
Male55%45%
Non Family49.3%50.7%
Female29.2%70.8%

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3322.2863.8
Married1,4702.7786.6
Non Family1,1991.2749.3
Female4013.2329.2
Male2622.7755

2.73

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

8.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Palmyra Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1793.26%
9th to 12th Grade4528.23%
High School Graduate1,98836.21%
Some College90916.56%
Associates Degree70512.84%
Bachelors Degree75113.68%
Graduate Degree5069.22%
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Palmyra Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,2084,6671,216
Hispanic15111841
Black6641
Other Race4127
Asian4015
Multiple Races1414
Native American7

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 27.15%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,976$36,296$31,188
Less Than High School$21,583$23,750$11,010
High School Grad$31,302$36,426$22,288
Some College$32,020$32,875$31,531
Bachelors Degree$42,813$51,406$32,438
Graduate Degree$43,523$28,214$53,897

$32,976

Average Earnings

$36,296

Average Male

$31,188

Average Female

Palmyra Language

Palmyra Language by Age

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Palmyra Language

97.13% of Palmyra residents speak only English, while 2.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.71% of the population.

Palmyra Poverty

Palmyra Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,0431,07815.31%
Hispanic44723452.35%
Multiple1023332.35%
Asian402152.50%
Other571729.82%
Native77100.00%
Black6657.58%

17.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.30%

Male Poverty Rate

20.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palmyra

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palmyra is Black, with 7.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.43%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.73%
High School13.73%
Some College11.65%
Bachelors or Greater5.65%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.86%
Male Unemployed22.22%
Female Employed11.97%
Male Employed2.97%

Palmyra Income

Palmyra Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,160$70,538
Families$62,841$87,693
Married Families$79,043-
Non Families$31,896$34,538
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Palmyra Marital Status

Palmyra Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Palmyra Marital Status by Race

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Palmyra Veterans

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557

Number of Veterans

506

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam187
First Gulf War157
Second Gulf War89
Korea38
World War II6
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54155
55 to 64128
65 to 74116
75+107
18 to 3451
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Name Veterans % of Total
White5579.61%
Hispanic95.42%

Palmyra Veterans by Education

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5.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palmyra Employment Status

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69.8%

Labor Force Participation

66%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,480-36-0.48%
20197,516-36-0.48%
20187,552-36-0.47%
20177,588-46-0.60%
20167,634-62-0.81%
20157,696-72-0.93%
20147,768-27-0.35%
20137,795-68-0.86%
20127,863-33-0.42%
20117,896-59-0.74%
20107,9550.00%