Palmyra, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Palmyra, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Palmyra Census Designated Place had a population of 113 as of July 1, 2018. 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 37.861 and longitude -78.2633 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.

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Palmyra, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 113
Population in Households 113
Population in Familes 97
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 80
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $58,869
Average Household Income $73,145
Per Capita Income $27,879


Total Housing Units 58 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 42 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 6 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $268,750
Average Home Value $355,814


Total Households 52
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 39
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.01% 1.04%
Households 0.97% 1.13%
Families 4.1% 1.01%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   3.56%

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, 2018 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 # 583 2nd
Population Density # 557 6th
Diversity Index # 328 45th
Median Household Income # 224 62nd
Per Capita Income # 287 52nd

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