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Population (year 2000): 7,096. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,957 (-2.0% change)
Males: 3,327 (46.9%), Females: 3,769 (53.1%)

Lebanon County

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Median resident age: 37.9 years
Median household income: $39,677 (year 2000)
Median house value: $94,400 (year 2000)

Palmyra, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Palmyra:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Black (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (41.9%), Irish (8.9%), United States (8.0%), Italian (6.6%), English (5.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%).

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Elevation: 460 feet

Land area: 1.9 square miles

Palmyra,

For population 25 years and over in Palmyra

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palmyra borough

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

2.6% Foreign born (1.4% Asia, 0.9% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +125 (+1.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Lancaster, (27.2 miles pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MD Baltimore, (69.2 miles pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (101.8 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: PA Campbelltown, (2.2 miles PA Hershey, (4.4 miles PA Annville, (5.8 miles PA (8.4 miles Cleona, PA (8.6 miles Hummelstown, Hills, PA (9.0 miles Timber Fort Indiantown Gap, PA (9.0 miles) , View, PA (9.1 miles Skyline

Latitude: 40.31 N, Longitude: 76.59 W

Area code: 717


Palmyra, Pennsylvania business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.3%), Manufacturing (19.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,061 (-15.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 459 (13.0%)


 

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 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 14.1 0.0
Robberies 4 0 2 2
    per 100,000 56.4 0.0 28.2 28.2
Assaults 22 20 34 28
    per 100,000 310.0 281.8 479.1 394.6
Burglaries 29 22 14 24
    per 100,000 408.7 310.0 197.3 338.2
Thefts 115 77 74 98
    per 100,000 1620.6 1085.1 1042.8 1381.1
Auto thefts 10 6 9 6
    per 100,000 140.9 84.6 126.8 84.6
183.6 128.2 175.6 173.1


Average climate in Palmyra, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Palmyra,

Palmyra-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 29% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2004, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.2 miles away from the Palmyra city center caused $18 million in damages.

On 6/18/1970, a category 3 tornado 21.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Palmyra:
  • MILTON S HERSHEY MEDICAL CENTER,THE (about 5 miles; HERSHEY, PA)
  • PHILHAVEN HOSP (about 10 miles; MT GRETNA, PA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; LEBANON, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Palmyra:
  • HARRISBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 14 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; ID: MDT)
  • LANCASTER (about 26 miles; LANCASTER, PA; ID: LNS)
  • READING REGIONAL/CARL A SPAATZ FIELD (about 45 miles; READING, PA; ID: RDG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Palmyra:
  • REIGLE FIELD (about 3 miles; PALMYRA, PA; ID: 58N)
  • MILLARD (about 5 miles; ANNVILLE, PA; ID: N76)
  • FARMERS PRIDE (about 15 miles; FREDERICKSBURG, PA; ID: 9N7)

Amtrak stations near Palmyra:
  • 12 miles: ELIZABETHTOWN (WILSON AVE.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 16 miles: MOUNT JOY (DELTA & HENRY STS.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: HARRISBURG (4TH & CHESTNUT 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, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6 $11,786 $23,572 0 $0
Police - Other 1 $1,516 $18,192 8 $1,388
Police Protection - Officers 8 $26,586 $39,879 0 $0
Other Government Administration 0 $0   9 $3,800
Streets and Highways 7 $16,222 $27,809 0 $0
Sewerage 8 $19,046 $28,569 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 5 $11,004 $26,409 0 $0
Totals for Government 35 $86,160 $29,540 17 $5,188


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palmyra:
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN ST HARRISBURG (about 13 miles; MIDDLETOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,064)
  • HARRISBURG AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE-HARRISBURG (about 21 miles; HARRISBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 4,653)
  • YORK COLLEGE PENNSYLVANIA (about 21 miles; YORK, PA; FT enrollment: 4,541)
  • MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 27 miles; MILLERSVILLE, PA; FT enrollment: 6,384)
  • MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 30 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; FT enrollment: 2,761)
  • DICKINSON COLLEGE (about 43 miles; CARLISLE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,098)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE BERKS (about 44 miles; READING, PA; FT enrollment: 2,003)
Public high school in Palmyra:
  • PALMYRA AREA SHS (Students: 916; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Palmyra:
  • PALMYRA AREA MS (Students: 708; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • NORTHSIDE EL SCH (Students: 486; Grades: KG - 05)
  • FORGE ROAD EL SCH (Students: 467; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PINE STREET EL SCH (Students: 334; Grades: KG - 05)
Library in Palmyra:
  • PALMYRA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $257,034; Location: 325 SOUTH RAILROAD STREET; 41,086 books; 1,308 audio materials; 1,661 video materials; 104 serial subscriptions)

Shopping Center: Palmyra Shopping Center (1).


Palmyra compared to Pennsylvania state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Palmyra:
  • WWSM (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANNVILLE-CLEONA, PA; Owner: PATRICK H. SICKAFUS)
  • WLBR (1270 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WSBA (910 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTKT (1460 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLAN (1390 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Palmyra:
  • WWKL (92.1 FM; PALMYRA, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WRVV (97.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQIC (100.1 FM; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W220BX (91.9 FM; MARIETTA, PA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHKF (99.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WNNK-FM (104.1 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRBT (94.9 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLAN-FM (96.9 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQKX (94.1 FM; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJAZ (91.7 FM; SUMMERDALE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. COMMWEALTH SYS. HGHR ED)

TV broadcast stations around Palmyra:
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WHP-TV (Channel 21; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHTM-TV (Channel 27; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: HARRISBURG TELEVISION, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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