Palmyra, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Palmyra, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Palmyra Census Designated Place had a population of 117 as of July 1, 2016. Palmyra ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Palmyra is located at latitude 37.8664 and longitude -78.2576 in Fluvanna County. The formal boundaries for the Palmyra Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Fluvanna County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 302 feet.

The Palmyra Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629033) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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, 2016.


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Palmyra Census Designated Place, VA Boundary Map



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Palmyra, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 117
Population in Households 117
Population in Familes 101
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 83
Diversity Index2 42
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 55
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 41
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 61 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47 (77.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $241,667
Average Home Value $330,729
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,858
Average Household Income $70,708
Per Capita Income $27,414
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.9% 1.01%
Households 2.2% 1.07%
Families 6.29% 1.42%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Palmyra, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palmyra to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 581 2nd
Population Density1 # 556 6th
Diversity Index2 # 322 46th
Median Household Income # 218 63rd
Per Capita Income # 251 58th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.