Palmyra is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 680 people and just one neighborhood, Palmyra is the 702nd largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages, Palmyra isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Palmyra are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Palmyra is a village of service providers, sales and office workers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Palmyra who work in maintenance occupations (18.94%), office and administrative support (12.12%) and sales jobs (7.20%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Palmyra’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Palmyra has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Palmyra a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Palmyra is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Palmyra, the average commute to work is 30.92 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.