Income/capita 7%
Household income 9%
Unemployment 17%
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Income per capita$27,649$30,137$29,829
Median household income$50,349$54,895$55,322
Median income owner occupied$66,131$68,587$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,892$31,605$35,192
Median earnings male$31,657$39,478$36,919
Median earnings female$31,416$26,440$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level9.7%13.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Palmyra is 7% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Palmyra is 9% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Palmyra is 17% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Palmyra is 36% lower than the national average

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      Palmyra employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector13.6%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services4.3%4.5%
      Wholesale & retail services19.0%16.7%
      Public administration3.4%1.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.7%1.1%
      Education, health & social services14.4%35.7%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fort Indiantown Gap, PA105$148,000167.5%
      Mount Gretna, PA240$118,311113.9%
      Colony Park, PA1,459$89,25061.3%
      Penryn, PA963$87,40458.0%
      Skyline View, PA3,993$82,82449.7%
      Palmyra, PA7,481$50,3499.0%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Gilberts, IL7,479$123,399123.1%
      Monahans, TX7,484$55,3130.0%
      Fairlawn, OH7,477$65,52118.4%
      Hood River, OR7,476$47,96713.3%
      Tiverton, RI7,486$68,47723.8%
      Palmyra, PA7,481$50,3499.0%
      Source: The Palmyra, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).