Palmyra, Nebraska

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Palmyra, Nebraska
Village
Downtown Palmyra.
Downtown Palmyra.
Location of Palmyra, Nebraska
Location of Palmyra, Nebraska
Coordinates: 40°42′17″N 96°23′29″W / 40.70472°N 96.39139°W / 40.70472; -96.39139Coordinates: 40°42′17″N 96°23′29″W / 40.70472°N 96.39139°W / 40.70472; -96.39139
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Otoe
Area[1]
 • Total 0.34 sq mi (0.88 km2)
 • Land 0.34 sq mi (0.88 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,158 ft (353 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 545
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 546
 • Density 1,602.9/sq mi (618.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68418
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-38190[4]
GNIS feature ID 0831960[5]

Palmyra is a village in Otoe County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 545 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Palmyra was platted in 1870.[6] Its name commemorates the ancient city of Palmyra.[7][8]

Geography[edit]

Palmyra is located at 40°42′17″N 96°23′29″W / 40.70472°N 96.39139°W / 40.70472; -96.39139 (40.704826, -96.391367).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.34 square miles (0.88 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 545 people, 207 households, and 146 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,602.9 inhabitants per square mile (618.9 /km2). There were 227 housing units at an average density of 667.6 per square mile (257.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.0% White, 1.7% African American, 0.6% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 207 households of which 36.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.0% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.5% were non-families. 24.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.15.

The median age in the village was 36.4 years. 27.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28% were from 25 to 44; 25.4% were from 45 to 64; and 12.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.0% male and 49.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 546 people, 209 households, and 150 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,597.8 people per square mile (620.0/km²). There were 225 housing units at an average density of 658.4 per square mile (255.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.72% White, 0.18% African American, 0.18% from other races, and 0.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.83% of the population.

There were 209 households out of which 45.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.4% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.8% were non-families. 24.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the village the population was spread out with 31.0% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 9.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 107.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.8 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $39,773, and the median income for a family was $47,083. Males had a median income of $31,607 versus $24,500 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,632. About 6.2% of families and 5.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.8% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-24. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Palmyra, Otoe County". Center for Advanced Land Management Information Technologies. University of Nebraska. Retrieved 21 August 2014. 
  7. ^ "Profile for Palmyra, NE". ePodunk. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 
  8. ^ Fitzpatrick, Lillian L. (1960). Nebraska Place-Names. University of Nebraska Press. p. 109. ISBN 0-8032-5060-6.  A 1925 edition is available for download at University of Nebraska—Lincoln Digital Commons.
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.