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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Palmer Town is 12,372. Palmer Town, Massachusetts is the 2,710th largest city in the US.
Palmer Town is located entirely in Hampden County.
The peak population of Palmer Town was in 2020, when its population was 12,433. In 2020, Palmer Town was the 2,696th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,710th largest city in the US. Palmer Town is currently 0.5% smaller than it was in 2020.
Palmer Town has a population density of 384.4 people per square mile.
|2706||Patchogue, New York||12,393||3.8%|
|2710||Palmer Town, Massachusetts||12,372|
|2711||Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania||12,366||27.4%|
|2713||Spearfish, South Dakota||12,358||42.4%|
The total voting age population of Palmer Town, Massachusetts, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 9,781. The voting age population is 48.0% male and 52.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.0% of the residents of Palmer Town are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Palmer Town are 89.8% White, 5.1% Two or more races, 2.2% Black, 2.0% Asian and 0.8% Other. Additionally, 4.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Palmer Town, 11.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 15.4%. On a per-household basis, 7.9% of families are below the poverty line in Palmer Town.
Among those aged 16 and older, 66.7% of Palmer Town residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.7% of Palmer Town residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 24.9% have a bachelor's degree and 5.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Palmer Town residents aged 5 and older, 7.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Palmer Town is 6.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Palmer Town, 15.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Palmer Town is $64,651.
In Palmer Town, 71.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 28.3% of housing units in Palmer Town.
Of all the housing units in Palmer Town, 33.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Palmer Town, 8.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 440 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Palmer Town is $962.
In Palmer Town, 82.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.