Palmyra, IN

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Palmyra Profile


Overview

Palmyra is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 956 people and just one neighborhood, Palmyra is the 318th largest community in Indiana.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, 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 town of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Palmyra who work in sales jobs (12.65%), office and administrative support (9.59%), and teaching (7.14%).

Also of interest is that Palmyra has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

Palmyra’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

The town 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 38.35 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Being a small town, Palmyra does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Palmyra Demographics

The percentage of people in Palmyra with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.62% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Palmyra in 2018 was $26,427, which is upper middle income relative to Indiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $105,708 for a family of four. However, Palmyra contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Palmyra home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Palmyra residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Palmyra include German, Irish, English, French, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Palmyra is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Demographics Data Tutorial

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:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IN* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Crawford County High School
1130 S Sr 66
Marengo, IN 47140
09-12
East Crawford Elementary School
518 Speed Rd
Milltown, IN 47145
PK-05
Morgan Elementary School
12225 Hwy 135 Ne
Palmyra, IN 47164
PK-05
North Harrison Elementary School
1115 W Whiskey Run Rd Nw
Ramsey, IN 47166
PK-05
North Harrison High School
1070 Hwy 64 Nw
Ramsey, IN 47166
09-12
North Harrison Middle School
1180 Hwy 64 Nw
Ramsey, IN 47166
06-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

NORTH HARRISON COM SCHOOL CORP


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District Quality Compared to Indiana

(10 is best)

Better than of IN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
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Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 45.2% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 34.6% 40.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.7% 7.9%

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CRAWFORD COUNTY COMMUNITY SCH CORP


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District Quality Compared to Indiana

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Better than of IN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 63.7% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 54.1% 40.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.6% 7.9%

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