Palmer is a very small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,461 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Palmer is the 592nd largest community in Texas.
Palmer is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Palmer is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Palmer who work in office and administrative support (24.44%), sales jobs (11.14%), and food service (6.19%).
One downside of living in Palmer is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Palmer, the average commute to work is 31.24 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
In Palmer, just 9.58% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Palmer in 2018 was $21,276, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $85,104 for a family of four. However, Palmer contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Palmer is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Palmer home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Palmer, accounting for 50.98% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Palmer residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Palmer include German, English, Irish, Czechoslovakian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Palmer is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.