Palmer demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3695591
Median age42.038.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%60%55%
Speak English81%92%79%
Speak Spanish13%4%13%
Palmer, IA has a population of 156 and is the 25,497th largest city in the United States. The population density is 369 per sq mi which is 575% higher than the Iowa average and 307% higher than the national average. The median age in Palmer is 42 which is approximately 11% higher than the Iowa average of 38. In Palmer, 57% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 81% speak English and 13% speak Spanish. 64% of Palmer residents were born in Iowa, 23% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 13% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Palmer is 575% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Palmer is 11% higher than Iowa.
  • In Palmer 94.23% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Palmer 5.77% of the population is African American.
  • In Palmer 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Palmer population breakdown by race

African American5.77%3.32%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%1.97%3.06%
Other race0.00%1.27%4.75%
In Palmer, 12.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Palmer, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).