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Palmyra, Illinois

Palmyra
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County Macoupin
Elevation 671 ft (205 m)
Coordinates
Area 1.00 sq mi (3 km2)
 - land 1.00 sq mi (3 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 733 (2000)
Density 732.9 / sq mi (283 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62674
Area code 436
Location of Palmyra within Illinois
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Palmyra is a village in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States. The population was 733 at the 2000 census.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • Notable person 3
  • References 4

Geography

Palmyra is located at (39.433980, -89.995424).[1]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 1.00 square mile (2.6 km2), all land.[2]

Demographics

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 733 people, 334 households, and 223 families residing in the village. The population density was 732.9 people per square mile (283.0/km²). There were 361 housing units at an average density of 361.0 per square mile (139.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.77% White, 0.41% African American, 0.41% Native American, 0.14% Pacific Islander, and 0.27% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.55% of the population.

There were 334 households, of which 23.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.9% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.2% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.63.

In the village the population was spread out with 20.1% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 23.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 91.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.2 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $27,188, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $29,583 versus $18,667 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,801. About 10.1% of families and 14.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.1% of those under age 18 and 12.1% of those age 65 or over.

Notable person

References

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  2. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Illinois". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  3. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder".  
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