Palmyra, WI Population

By | July 3, 2019

Population: 1,766. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,763 (-0.2% change)
Males: 863 (48.9%), Females: 903 (51.1%)

Jefferson County

Zip code: 53156

Median resident age: 34.9 years
Median household income: $45,521
Median house value: $112,300

Races in Palmyra:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.1%)
  • Hispanic (6.5%)
  • Other race (3.5%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (46.0%), Irish (10.3%), Polish (8.0%), English (7.9%), Norwegian (7.5%), United States (5.1%).

Elevation: 848 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Palmyra

  • High school or higher: 82.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palmyra village

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

2.1% Foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 0.3% North America, 0.2% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +210 (+13.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Palmyra:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Palmyra:

  • ROCK CO (about 36 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 49 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Abbreviation: MKE)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 51 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Abbreviation: ENW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Palmyra:

  • PALMYRA MUNI (about 1 miles; PALMYRA, WI; Abbreviation: 88C)
  • GUTZMER’S TWIN OAKS (about 12 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Abbreviation: 5Y3)
  • EAST TROY MUNI (about 17 miles; EAST TROY, WI; Abbreviation: 57C)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palmyra:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 11 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • WAUKESHA COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 26 miles; PEWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,465)
  • CARROLL COLLEGE (about 28 miles; WAUKESHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,332)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE (about 45 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 18,994)
  • MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,707)
  • MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,589)
  • MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 47 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,048)

Schools

Public high school in Palmyra:

  • PALMYRA-EAGLE HI (Students: 375; Location: 123 BURR OAK ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Palmyra:

  • PALMYRA EL (Students: 293; Location: 701 MAPLE ST; Grades: PK – 06)
  • PALMYRA-EAGLE MID (Students: 190; Location: 701 W MAPLE ST; Grades: 07 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Palmyra:

  • POWERS MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $117,976; Location: 115 W. MAIN ST.; 24,501 books; 1,147 audio materials; 1,551 video materials; 89 serial subscriptions)