Palmyra is a very small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,773 people and just one neighborhood, Palmyra is the 391st largest community in Michigan. Palmyra has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Palmyra is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Palmyra is a town of managers, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Palmyra who work in management occupations (12.74%), office and administrative support (9.83%) and food service (7.71%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Palmyra’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Palmyra has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Palmyra has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Palmyra than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Palmyra may be for you.