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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Palmer is 142. Palmer, Iowa is the 17,418th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Palmer was in 1990, when its population was 230. In 1990, Palmer was the 16,247th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 17,418th largest city in the US. Palmer is currently 38.3% smaller than it was in 1990.
Palmer has shrunk 33.3% since the year 2000. Palmer, Iowa's growth is extremely below average. 83% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
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|17421||St. Mary, Kentucky||142|
The total voting age population of Palmer, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 113. The voting age population is 48.7% male and 51.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.0% of the residents of Palmer are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Palmer are 94.7% White and 5.3% Other. Additionally, 5.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Palmer, 18.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 21.2%. On a per-household basis, 6.1% of families are below the poverty line in Palmer.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.5% of Palmer residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.0% of Palmer residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 9.0% have a bachelor's degree and 1.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Palmer residents aged 5 and older, 7.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 5.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
In Palmer, 19.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Palmer is $43,750.
In Palmer, 74.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 25.3% of housing units in Palmer.
Of all the housing units in Palmer, 58.3% of them were build before 1940.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Palmer is $579.
In Palmer, 74.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.