Palmyra, Illinois

Palmyra: Village in Illinois, United States

About

Palmyra is a village located in the county of Macoupin in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 698 and a population density of 698 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 654 inhabitants.

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Location of Palmyra on Illinois map.

Quick Facts about Palmyra

Population : 654 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Macoupin County
Area : 1 km2
Altitude : 2,201 feet / 671 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 03:14:04 (14th June 2024)
Postal code : 62674
Density : 654 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.73% (2010-2020)
Macoupin County Illinois Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Palmyra Highlighted locator map image
Macoupin County Illinois Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Palmyra Highlighted
Macoupin County Illinois Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Palmyra Highlighted locator map image

Geography

Palmyra is located at 39°26'5"N 89°59'45"W (39.4347700, -89.9959400).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Palmyra decreased by 6.73% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 698 - census
2011 696 -0.29% estimation process
2012 687 -1.31% estimation process
2013 682 -0.73% estimation process
2014 676 -0.89% estimation process
2015 673 -0.45% estimation process
2016 667 -0.9% estimation process
2017 667 0% estimation process
2018 666 -0.15% estimation process
2019 659 -1.06% estimation process
2020 654 -0.76% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 18,807
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 20,007
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -6.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 19,790
April 1, 2010 Population : 20,007
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 17.4%
People over 65 (%) : 28.9%
Female persons, % : 50.2%
White only, percent : 90.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 3.2%
Asians alone % : 1.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 9.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 83.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,876
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.2%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 15,916

Palmyra zip code is 62674. County name: Macoupin, County fips: 17117

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 15,916
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 72.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $242,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,528
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $483
2015-2019 median gross rent : $916
Permits for construction, 2020 : 42
2015-2019 Households : 8,450
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.16
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 84.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 7.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 77.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.9%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 85,167
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 139,325
2012 total retail sales per capita : $7,182
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $55,359
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $35,198
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.2%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 605
2019 total employment : 3,830
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 186,750
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 1.1%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,648
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,039
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 942
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 560
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 198
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,742
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 218
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,653
2010 population per square mile : 7.8
2010 land area in square miles : 2,553.04
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 12,615
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 69.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $105,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,103
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $369
2015-2019 median gross rent : $750
Permits for construction, 2020 : 17
2015-2019 Households : 9,543
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.62
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 81.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 69.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 82.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 14.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 16.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 24,860
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 110,754
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 511,616
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 262,500
2012 total retail sales per capita : $10,139
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $47,164
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $23,546
Percentage of people living in poverty : 15.0%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 541
2019 total employment : 8,468
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 313,993
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 2.5%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,701
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,245
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,364
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 603
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 259
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,864
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 425
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,621
2010 population per square mile : 146.1
2010 land area in square miles : 179.13

People born in Palmyra (2)

People born in Palmyra, including baseball player Joe McManus, George Page, .

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Schools in Palmyra

College & universities near Palmyra, IL

Code Name City ZIP
143288 Blackburn College Carlinville (IL) 62626
443173 Mr John's School of Cosmetology & Nails-Jacksonville Jacksonville (IL) 62650
146825 MacMurray College Jacksonville (IL) 62650-2590
145691 Illinois College Jacksonville (IL) 62650-2299
149499 Tri-County Beauty Academy LITCHFIELD (IL) 62056

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Palmyra, IL

Code Name Address Type
CRV Carlinville 128 Alton Rd. RAIL
SPI Springfield station East Washington and North Third Sts. RAIL
ALN Alton 3400 College Ave. RAIL
STL Gateway Transportation Center 551 South 16th St. RAIL
LCN Lincoln Broadway and North Chicago Sts. RAIL

Post offices near Palmyra

Post Office Name City ZIP
Palmyra Post Office Palmyra (IL) 62674

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Other cities in Macoupin County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Macoupin County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Carlinville 5,441 City in Illinois
Staunton 4,919 Township in Macoupin County, Illinois
Virden 3,302 City in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States
Piasa 3,151 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Gillespie 3,048 City in Illinois, United States
Girard 1,981 City in Illinois
Brighton 1,967 Village in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States
Mount Olive 1,911 City in Illinois
Bunker Hill 1,664 City in Illinois, USA
Benld 1,406 City in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States
Barr 1,208 Unincorporated community in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States
Shipman 583 Township in Macoupin County, Illinois
Wilsonville 550 Village in Illinois, United States
Medora 390 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Mount Clare 262 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Sawyerville 261 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America