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Palmyra, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Palmyra had a population of 967 as of July 1, 2017. Palmyra ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Palmyra is located at latitude 38.4081 and longitude -86.1081 in Harrison County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Palmyra (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Harrison County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 771 feet.

The Town of Palmyra (GNIS ID: 2396845) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Palmyra is located within Township of Morgan, a minor civil division (MCD) of Harrison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Palmyra population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Palmyra: Carthage, McCallan's Crossroads.

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Palmyra, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 967
Daytime Population: Workers 183
Daytime Population: Residents 499
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 682
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 964
Population in Familes 810
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 781
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $52,653
Average Household Income $63,503
Per Capita Income $25,569


Total Housing Units 442 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 304 (68.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 103 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $128,169
Average Home Value $139,474


Total Households 407
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 294
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.54% 0.61%
Households 0.66% 0.63%
Families 1.66% 0.54%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Palmyra, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palmyra to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 341 50th
Population Density # 510 25th
Diversity Index # 505 26th
Median Household Income # 255 63rd
Per Capita Income # 247 64th

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