Palmyra, PA

Palmyra profile

Living in Palmyra

Palmyra is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 7,587 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Palmyra is the 181st largest community in Pennsylvania.

Unlike some boroughs, 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 borough of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Palmyra who work in office and administrative support (16.36%), sales jobs (12.45%), and food service (6.43%).

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.

The education level of Palmyra citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.88% of adults in Palmyra have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Palmyra in 2018 was $27,343, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,372 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, Italian, Polish, and English.

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