Palmer, Christian County, Illinois

Palmer: Village in Christian County, Illinois, United States

About

Palmer is a village located in the county of Christian in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 229 and a population density of 231 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 204 inhabitants.

The village was created 149 years ago in 1872.

Quick Facts about Palmer

Population : 204 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Christian County
Postal code : 62556
Plate code : 217
Area : 0.99 km2
Altitude : 2,044 feet / 623 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1873 (149 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 20:37:41 (24th June 2022)
Density : 206 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -12.25% (2010-2020)
Weather : 89℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Geography

Palmer is located at 39°27'28"N 89°24'14"W (39.4578300, -89.4039800).

Palmer map

Weather

Palmer forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South southeast wind 5 to 9 mph. more

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Palmer decreased by 12.25% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 229 - census
2011 226 -1.33% estimation process
2012 222 -1.8% estimation process
2013 220 -0.91% estimation process
2014 217 -1.38% estimation process
2015 215 -0.93% estimation process
2016 213 -0.94% estimation process
2017 210 -1.43% estimation process
2018 207 -1.45% estimation process
2019 205 -0.98% estimation process
2020 204 -0.49% estimation process

Palmer zip code is 62556. County name: Christian, County fips: 17021

Schools in Palmer

College & universities near Palmer, IL

Code Name City ZIP
146685 Lincoln Land Community College Springfield (IL) 62794-9256

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Palmer, IL

Code Name Address Type
SPI Springfield station East Washington and North Third Sts. RAIL
CRV Carlinville 128 Alton Rd. RAIL
LCN Lincoln Broadway and North Chicago Sts. RAIL
EFG Effingham 401 West National Ave. RAIL
ALN Alton 3400 College Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Palmer

Post Office Name City ZIP
Palmer Post Office Palmer (IL) 62556

Other places with the same name (10)

  • Palmer , Pennsylvania township in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States of America with a population of 21,443 people.
  • Palmer , Massachusetts city in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States with a population of 12,174 people.
  • Palmer , Alaska city in Alaska, USA with a population of 7,766 people.
  • Palmer , Minnesota human settlement in Iosco Township, Minnesota, United States of America with a population of 2,590 people.
  • Palmer , Texas town in Texas, USA with a population of 2,169 people.
  • Palmer , Tennessee town in Grundy County, Tennessee, United States with a population of 671 people.
  • Palmer , Nebraska village in the United States with a population of 473 people.
  • Palmer , Iowa City in Iowa, USA with a population of 149 people.
  • Palmer , Kansas human settlement in Washington County, Kansas, United States of America with a population of 105 people.

Other cities in Christian County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Christian County , IL.

City Name Population Title
Taylorville 10,280 City in Christian County, Illinois
Pana 5,327 Town in Christian County, Illinois, United States
Kincaid 1,362 City in Anderson County, Kansas, United States of America
Assumption 1,056 City in Christian County, Illinois, United States
Edinburg 1,006 Village in Illinois, United States
Morrisonville 990 Human settlement in United States of America
Stonington 835 Township in Christian County, Illinois
Mount Auburn 514 Township in Christian County, Illinois
Tovey 467 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Rosamond 393 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Owaneco 223 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Bulpitt 199 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Jeisyville 100 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America