Palmyra, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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Palmyra, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Palmyra had a population of 1,813 as of July 1, 2018. Palmyra ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Palmyra is located at latitude 42.8776 and longitude -88.5895 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Palmyra (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 850 feet.

The Village of Palmyra (GNIS ID: 1583890) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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Palmyra, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,813
Population in Households 1,813
Population in Familes 1,450
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,318
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $58,646
Average Household Income $70,426
Per Capita Income $28,549


Total Housing Units 792 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 520 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 205 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $202,778
Average Home Value $235,328


Total Households 725
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 491
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.14% 0.29%
Households 0.25% 0.38%
Families 0.48% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   2.24%

Palmyra, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palmyra to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 279 64th
Population Density # 151 81st
Diversity Index # 145 82nd
Median Household Income # 271 65th
Per Capita Income # 339 56th

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