Palmyra, IL Population

Population: 733. Estimated population in July 2020: 730 (-0.4% change)
Males: 350 (47.7%), Females: 383 (52.3%)

Zip code: 62674

Median resident age: 43.6 years
Median household income: $27,188
Median house value: $41,900

Races in Palmyra:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.2%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (20.2%), Irish (15.1%), English (14.7%), United States (8.6%), French (2.3%), Dutch (2.0%).

Land area: 1.0 square miles

 

Population

For population 25 years and over in Palmyra

  • High school or higher: 73.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palmyra village

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+1.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Palmyra:

  • CARLINVILLE AREA HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; CARLINVILLE, IL)
  • PASSAVANT AREA HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; LITCHFIELD, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Palmyra:

  • CAPITAL (about 36 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: SPI)
  • ST LOUIS REGIONAL (about 38 miles; ALTON/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: ALN)
  • LAMBERT-ST LOUIS INTL (about 55 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Abbreviation: STL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Palmyra:

  • ZELMER MEMORIAL AIRPARK INC (about 2 miles; PALMYRA, IL; Abbreviation: 5K1)
  • JACKSONVILLE MUNI (about 29 miles; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: IJX)
  • LITCHFIELD MUNI (about 30 miles; LITCHFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: 3LF)
Amtrak station near Palmyra:

  • 13 miles: CARLINVILLE (128 ALTON ST.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palmyra:

  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 35 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 35 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; GODFREY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,451)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 49 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FLORISSANT VALLEY (about 52 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ST LOUIS (about 55 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,715)
  • LINDENWOOD UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; ST CHARLES, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,116)
Public high school in Palmyra:

  • NORTHWESTERN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 112; Location: 30889 ROUTE 111; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Palmyra:

  • NORTHWESTERN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 220; Location: 30953 ROUTE 111; Grades: PK – 06)
  • NORTHWESTERN JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 64; Location: 30889 ROUTE 111; Grades: 07 – 08)

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