|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Palmyra is 599. Palmyra, Illinois is the 12,429th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Palmyra was in 2000, when its population was 733. In 2000, Palmyra was the 11,611th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 12,429th largest city in the US. Palmyra is currently 18.3% smaller than it was in 2000.
Palmyra has shrunk 18.2% since the year 2000. Palmyra, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 85% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|12428||Oak City, Utah||599||-7.7%|
|12430||Twin Oaks, Missouri||599||67.3%|
|12432||What Cheer, Iowa||599||-11.7%|
|12433||Andover, New Jersey||598||-9.1%|
The total voting age population of Palmyra, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 506. The voting age population is 46.0% male and 54.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.2% of the residents of Palmyra are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Palmyra are 98.3% White, 1.4% Two or more races and 0.3% Black. Additionally, 1.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Palmyra, 25.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 32.3%. On a per-household basis, 23.5% of families are below the poverty line in Palmyra.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.7% of Palmyra residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 83.5% of Palmyra residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 6.0% have a bachelor's degree and 1.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Palmyra residents aged 5 and older, 0.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Palmyra is 9.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Palmyra, 20.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Palmyra is $37,692.
In Palmyra, 66.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 33.3% of housing units in Palmyra.
Of all the housing units in Palmyra, 36.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Palmyra, 7.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Palmyra is $541.
In Palmyra, 75.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.