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Population (year 2000): 7,091. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,641 (+7.8% change)
Males: 3,421 (48.2%), Females: 3,670 (51.8%)

Median resident age: 38.0 years
Median household income: $51,150 (year 2000)
Median house value: $110,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Palmyra:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.6%)
  • Black (14.3%)
  • Hispanic (3.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: Irish (27.5%), German (25.9%), Italian (13.3%), English (13.1%), Polish (7.5%), French (3.3%).

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Land area: 2.0 square miles

Palmyra,

For population 25 years and over in Palmyra

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palmyra borough

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

4.1% Foreign born (1.9% Europe, 1.3% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +18 (+0.3%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NJ Camden, (7.1 miles pop. 79,904).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: PA Philadelphia, (8.2 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: NJ Riverton, (1.1 miles NJ (3.8 miles Pennsauken, NJ (4.0 miles Merchantville, Hill Mall, NJ (4.4 miles Cherry Triangle, NJ (5.3 miles Golden NJ (5.5 miles Moorestown-Lenola, NJ (6.1 miles Erlton-Ellisburg, NJ (6.8 miles Barclay-Kingston,

Latitude: 40.00 N, Longitude: 75.03 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 856


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.3%), Manufacturing (10.8%), Retail trade (10.6%), Construction (10.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,073 (-29.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 332 (8.7%)


 

Crime in Palmyra by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 4 8 6 2
    per 100,000 56.4 112.8 84.6 28.2
Robberies 8 6 11 3
    per 100,000 112.8 84.6 155.1 42.3
Assaults 7 14 16 6
    per 100,000 98.7 197.4 225.6 84.6
Burglaries 31 59 50 37
    per 100,000 437.2 832.0 705.1 521.8
Thefts 119 141 191 109
    per 100,000 1678.2 1988.4 2693.6 1537.2
Auto thefts 18 23 22 15
    per 100,000 253.8 324.4 310.3 211.5
194.2 273.7 307.4 155.8


Average climate in Palmyra, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Palmyra,

Palmyra-area historical tornado activity is above New Jersey state average. It is 10% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.7 miles away from the Palmyra city center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1989, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Palmyra:
  • NAZARETH HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • FRIENDS HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • FRANKFORD HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Palmyra:
  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 18 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: PHL)
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 24 miles; TRENTON, NJ; ID: TTN)
  • MC GUIRE AFB (about 31 miles; WRIGHTSTOWN, NJ; ID: WRI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Palmyra:
  • NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA (about 5 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: PNE)
  • TOTAL RF (about 8 miles; BENSALEM, PA; ID: 00A)
  • PENN'S LANDING (about 9 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: P72)

Amtrak stations near Palmyra:
  • 9 miles: NORTH PHILADELPHIA (PHILADELPHIA, 2900 N. BROAD ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: PHILADELPHIA (30TH & MARKET STS.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: ARDMORE (STATION RD. & LANCASTER AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palmyra:
  • RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-CAMDEN (about 8 miles; CAMDEN, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 4,132)
  • TEMPLE UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 23,007)
  • LA SALLE UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 4,176)
  • MCP HAHNEMANN UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 2,198)
  • PHILADELPHIA UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 2,714)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF PHILADELPHIA (about 11 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 8,794)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF PHILADELPHIA (about 11 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; FT enrollment: 2,138)
Public high school in Palmyra:
  • PALMYRA HIGH (Students: 604; Location: 5TH & WEART BOULEVARD; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Palmyra:
  • CHARLES ST (Students: 485; Location: 100 W. CHARLES STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • DELAWARE AVE (Students: 48; Location: 301 DELAWARE AVENUE; Grades: PK - PK)
 

Palmyra compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Palmyra:
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WTMR (800 AM; 5 kW; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: WTMR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WIP (610 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WDAS (1480 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WEMG (1310 AM; 1 kW; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: MEGA COMM., OF CAMDEN LIC., L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Palmyra:
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WKDN (106.9 FM; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJJZ (106.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WIOQ (102.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • W300AD (107.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Palmyra:
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • W33BT (Channel 33; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNJN (Channel 50; MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC B/CNG AUTHORITY)

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