Palmer, TX Population

Population: 1,774. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,074 (+16.9% change)
Males: 884 (49.8%), Females: 890 (50.2%)

Ellis County

Zip code: 75152

Median resident age: 29.9 years
Median household income: $40,729
Median house value: $59,600

Races in Palmer:

  • White Non-Hispanic (70.2%)
  • Hispanic (26.3%)
  • Other race (8.7%)
  • Black (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (19.3%), German (6.6%), English (6.3%), Irish (5.6%), French (1.6%), Italian (1.6%).

Land area: 2.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Palmer

  • High school or higher: 66.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palmer town

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

10.8% Foreign born (10.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +61 (+3.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Palmer:

  • ENNIS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; ENNIS, TX)
  • BAYLOR MEDICAL CENTER AT WAXAHACHIE (about 12 miles; WAXAHACHIE, TX)
  • MEDICAL CENTER AT LANCASTER (about 13 miles; LANCASTER, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Palmer:

  • DALLAS LOVE FIELD (about 31 miles; DALLAS, TX; Abbreviation: DAL)
  • DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (about 41 miles; DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: DFW)
  • FORT WORTH MEACHAM INTL (about 55 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: FTW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Palmer:

  • FERRIS RED OAK MUNI (about 7 miles; FERRIS/RED OAK, TX; Abbreviation: 12T)
  • ENNIS MUNI (about 8 miles; ENNIS, TX; Abbreviation: F41)
  • LANCASTER (about 10 miles; LANCASTER, TX; Abbreviation: LNC)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Palmer:

  • TRI STATE SEMI DRIVER TRAINING INC (Location: 3001 N I45; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palmer:

  • SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,231)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW COLLEGE (about 26 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,029)
  • DALLAS BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,496)
  • EL CENTRO COLLEGE (about 26 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,359)
  • EASTFIELD COLLEGE (about 27 miles; MESQUITE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,457)
  • NAVARRO COLLEGE (about 29 miles; CORSICANA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,842)
  • RICHLAND COLLEGE (about 34 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,352)

Schools

Public high school in Palmer:

  • PALMER H S (Students: 331; Location: 315 W JEFFERSON ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Palmer:

  • PALMER EL (Students: 300; Location: 315 W JEFFERSON ST; Grades: PK – 02)
  • PALMER MIDDLE (Students: 240; Location: 315 W JEFFERSON ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PALMER INTERMEDIATE (Students: 228; Location: 315 W JEFFERSON ST; Grades: 03 – 05)