Palmer Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Palmer Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
5,888

Age

Under 5 Years:
8.7%
5 - 17:
18.2%
18 - 24:
11.5%
25 - 34:
18.2%
35 - 54:
21.8%
55 - 64:
9.5%
Over 65 Years:
12.1%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
High School Graduates
College Graduated
4.6%
4.6%
93.3%
93.3%
21.2%
21.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Palmer
USA
$25,848
$25,848
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

Palmer
USA
$60,156
$60,156
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
12.9%

Employment Industries in Palmer

 
Healthcare
Retail
Public Service
Accommodation
Education
Construction
Other
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Transportation
Wholesale
Information Technology
15.8%
15.8%
14.8%
14.8%
10.3%
10.3%
10.1%
10.1%
8.3%
8.3%
7.5%
7.5%
6.6%
6.6%
6.0%
6.0%
5.0%
5.0%
2.6%
2.6%
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
Other Race / Two or More Races
American Indian and Alaska Native
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
Asian
67.7%
67.7%
10.3%
10.3%
8.5%
8.5%
7.0%
7.0%
2.9%
2.9%
2.4%
2.4%
1.1%
1.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
Irish
English
Italian
Scottish
French
European
Norwegian
Polish
Swedish
Dutch
Scots-Irish
French Canadian
Danish
Scandinavian
Croatian
Welsh
Finnish
Czech
Russian
13.9%
13.9%
9.9%
9.9%
9.8%
9.8%
3.2%
3.2%
2.9%
2.9%
2.5%
2.5%
2.3%
2.3%
2.2%
2.2%
1.8%
1.8%
1.7%
1.7%
1.1%
1.1%
1.0%
1.0%
1.0%
1.0%
1.0%
1.0%
0.9%
0.9%
0.8%
0.8%
0.7%
0.7%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
Spanish
Native American languages
Slavic languages
Other Asian languages
Pacific Island languages
Langs. of India
French
Tagalog
German/Yiddish
Chinese
Laotian
Thai
Russian
African languages
Arabic
Hungarian
Navajo
Vietnamese
Miao/Hmong
94.5%
94.5%
1.7%
1.7%
1.4%
1.4%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Palmer Residents:
2.7%


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