Palmyra demographics profile

StatisticPalmyraNew YorkNational
Population density (sq mi)2,55335991
Median age37.438.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%43%43%
Speak English98%70%79%
Speak Spanish2%15%13%
Palmyra, NY has a population of 3,438 and is the 8,134th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,553 per sq mi which is 612% higher than the New York average and 2717% higher than the national average. The median age in Palmyra is 37 which is approximately 2% lower than the New York average of 38. In Palmyra, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 85% of Palmyra residents were born in New York, 14% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Palmyra is 612% higher than New York.
  • The median age in Palmyra is 2% lower than New York.
  • In Palmyra 95.26% of the population is White.
  • In Palmyra 0.76% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Palmyra 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Palmyra population breakdown by race

RacePalmyraNew YorkNational
Black or African American0.76%15.60%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.38%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race3.66%2.93%3.06%
Other race0.32%8.62%4.75%
In Palmyra, 6.1% 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 Palmyra, NY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).