Palmyra, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 680 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.2%
 
Males: 269  (39.7%)
Females: 411  (60.3%)
Median resident age:  46.1 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62674.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,026 (it was $27,188 in 2000)
Palmyra:

$27,026
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,791 (it was $14,801 in 2000)

Palmyra village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $53,494 (it was $38,600 in 2000)
Palmyra:

$53,494
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $71,191; Detached houses: $83,947; Mobile homes: $12,649

Median gross rent in 2013: $467.

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  • Races in Palmyra, IL (2010)

    Palmyra races chart
    • 67997.3%White alone
    • 101.4%Hispanic
    • 60.9%Two or more races
    • 20.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Black alone

Races in Palmyra detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Palmyra: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.0%), English (18.8%), Irish (14.1%), United States (9.4%), Dutch (2.1%), French (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/18/1882

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 680 people per square mile   (low).

Palmyra,IL real estate house value index trend

Palmyra, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Palmyra:

  • High school or higher: 79.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palmyra village:

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,260 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $679 (1.4%)

Palmyra satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (30.4 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (57.3 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (206.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Modesto, IL (1.7 miles ), Hettick, IL (2.4 miles) , Scottville, IL (2.6 miles) , Nilwood, IL (3.2 miles ), Waverly, IL (3.3 miles ), Girard, IL (3.4 miles ), Carlinville, IL (3.5 miles ), Standard City, IL (3.5 miles) .

Latitude: 39.43 N, Longitude: 90.00 W

Area code: 217

Palmyra household income distribution Palmyra home values distribution

Crime rates in Palmyra by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 000000000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Rapes 001000002N/A
per 100,000 0.00.0136.40.00.00.00.00.0289.4N/A
Robberies 000000001N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0144.7N/A
Assaults 000214020N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.0273.6137.0554.00.0283.30.0N/A
Burglaries 221302003N/A
per 100,000 272.9275.1136.4410.40.0277.00.00.0434.2N/A
Thefts 660226713N/A
per 100,000 818.6825.30.0273.6274.0831.0985.9141.6434.2N/A
Auto thefts 00000000N/A0
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A0.0
Arson 000000000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.9) 53.854.2123.197.939.8169.540.964.6334.6330.3

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Crime rate in Palmyra detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.86
Illinois average:

2.78
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+1.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (21%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Palmyra: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Palmyra, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Palmyra-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 77% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/14/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.9 miles away from the Palmyra village center killed 2 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/24/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the village center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Palmyra-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 132.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 120.9 miles away from Palmyra center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 155.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 158.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 133.2 miles away from Palmyra center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 117.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Macoupin County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Palmyra topographic map

Birthplace of: Joe McManus (baseball) - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Palmyra:

  • PLEASANT HILL HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GIRARD, IL)
  • CARLINVILLE AREA HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; CARLINVILLE, IL)
  • CARLINVILLE REHAB AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CARLINVILLE, IL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH-CARLINVILLE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CARLINVILLE, IL)
  • FRIENDSHIP HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CARLINVILLE, IL)
  • SUNRISE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; VIRDEN, IL)
  • SUNRISE SKILLED NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; VIRDEN, IL)

airports located in Palmyra:

Amtrak station near Palmyra:

  • 13 miles: CARLINVILLE (128 ALTON ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palmyra:

  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 29 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,460)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 29 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 35 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 45 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 11,933)
  • Lindenwood University (about 53 miles; Saint Charles, MO; FT enrollment: 11,117)
  • University of Missouri-St Louis (about 53 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 10,322)
  • Ranken Technical College (about 56 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 2,134)

Public high school in Palmyra:

Public elementary/middle schools in Palmyra:

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Notable locations in Palmyra: Northwestern Area Ambulance and Rescue Service (A), Palmyra Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Palmyra: Palmyra Christian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Oak Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Macoupin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 54.8. This is better than average.

City:

54.8
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.552. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.552
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 16.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.9
U.S.:

20.0

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0102. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.0%
(20.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  59.1%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  11.7%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Palmyra (2011 data):

  • Wemple State Bank: Palmyra Branch at 142 West State Street, branch established on 2006/03/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $68.0 mil, Deposits: $58.7 mil, headquarters in Waverly, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Lima Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of Modesto: Palmyra Branch at 332 North Main Street, branch established on 1952/05/24. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $40.6 mil, Deposits: $36.5 mil, headquarters in Modesto, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Mc Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Illinois average:

12.4

Palmyra travel time to work - commute Palmyra mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Palmyra village (based on Macoupin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,93862
Catholic7,7079
Mainline Protestant6,82539
Other901
Orthodox401
None22,165-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Macoupin County:

3.11 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Macoupin County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Macoupin County:

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Macoupin County:

29.1%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Palmyra:

44.9%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

38.6%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Palmyra:

29.1
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Palmyra:

32.0%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Palmyra:

15.9%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Palmyra:

7.0
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Palmyra:

37.5%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
Palmyra:

47.2%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Palmyra:

75.1%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Palmyra, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$5,000
Police Protection - Officers 2$5,000$30,0000$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$600
Water Supply 0$0 1$600
Other and Unallocable 2$4,000$24,0000$0
Totals for Government 4$9,000$27,00011$6,200

Palmyra government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $236,000 ($347.06)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $250,000 ($367.65)
    Parks & Recreation: $125,000 ($183.82)
    Water Utilities: $79,000 ($116.18)
    Police Protection: $39,000 ($57.35)
    Sewerage: $29,000 ($42.65)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($26.47)
    Fire Protection: $13,000 ($19.12)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($13.24)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($1.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($23.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $13,000 ($19.12)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $243,000 ($357.35)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($36.76)

Palmyra government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $187,000 ($275.00)
    Sewerage: $52,000 ($76.47)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $15,000 ($22.06)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $37,000 ($54.41)
    Interest Earnings: $32,000 ($47.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $85,000 ($125.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $212,000 ($311.76)
    All Other: $160,000 ($235.29)
    Highways: $20,000 ($29.41)
  • Tax - Property: $17,000 ($25.00)
    NEC: $10,000 ($14.71)

Palmyra government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $510,000 ($750.00)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $265,000 ($389.71)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $490,000 ($720.59)
    Other, NEC: $250,000 ($367.65)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($29.41)
    Other, NEC: $15,000 ($22.06)

Palmyra government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $688,000 ($1011.76)

5.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,784 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Madison County, IL  1.50% ($35,262 average AGI)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.76% ($34,943)
from Montgomery County, IL  0.58% ($27,870)


5.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,326 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Madison County, IL  1.51% ($33,631 average AGI)
to Sangamon County, IL  0.77% ($32,986)
to Montgomery County, IL  0.54% ($31,713)

Strongest AM radio stations in Palmyra:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLDS (1180 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JACKSONVILLE, IL)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KIRL (1460 AM; 5 kW; ST. CHARLES, MO; Owner: BRONCO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Palmyra:

  • WIBI (91.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WYMG (100.5 FM; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WOLG (95.9 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: COVENANT NETWORK)
  • WTSG (90.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WNNS (98.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • WDBR (103.7 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WSMI-FM (106.1 FM; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXAJ (99.7 FM; HILLSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEAI (107.1 FM; LYNNVILLE, IL; Owner: JERDON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • WCVS-FM (96.7 FM; VIRDEN, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQLZ (92.7 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: LONG NINE, INC.)
  • W202AV (88.3 FM; WHITE HALL, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WJVO (105.5 FM; SOUTH JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFMB-FM (104.5 FM; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Palmyra:

  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WCFN (Channel 49; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)

Palmyra fatal accident list:

Sep 14, 2002 02:30 AM, Sr-111, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 25Total average daily traffic
  • 25Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Palmyra)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1 Blk E Of Main St On State St (Lat: 39.435889 Lon: -89.997889), Call Sign: KVG509, Licensee ID: L00030244
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.875 MHzGrant Date: 03/12/2003, Expiration Date: 04/05/2013, Cancellation Date: 06/08/2013Registrant: Passalacqua, Clara:passalacqua, Ross:powell, Jim Dba Passalacqua & Powell Trucking Co, Palmyra, IL 62674, Phone: (217) 436-2071
  • 15231 Allen Rd (Lat: 39.376528 Lon: -89.867417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55.7 m, Call Sign: WQIU879, Licensee ID: L00399897
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.337 MHz, 857.337 MHzGrant Date: 05/20/2008, Expiration Date: 05/20/2018, Certifier: Stan StachRegistrant: Ameren Services Company, 1901 Chouteau Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63166-6149, Phone: (314) 206-0183, Fax: (314) 206-0183, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • Palmyra MM, Lat: 39.434389 Lon: -89.991889, Type: Silo, Structure height: 41 m, Call Sign: WQKS822
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/03/2009, Expiration Date: 09/03/2019, Certifier: Joseph H RoyerRegistrant: Royell Communications, Inc., 126 N. Hobson St., Virden, IL 62690, Phone: (217) 965-3699, Fax: (217) 965-3951, Email:
  • Palmyra MM, Lat: 39.434389 Lon: -89.991889, Type: Silo, Structure height: 41 m, Call Sign: WQKS822
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/03/2009, Expiration Date: 09/03/2019, Certifier: Joseph H RoyerRegistrant: Royell Communications, Inc., 126 N. Hobson St., Virden, IL 62690, Phone: (217) 965-3699, Fax: (217) 965-3951, Email:
  • Palmyra MM, Lat: 39.434389 Lon: -89.991889, Type: Silo, Structure height: 41 m, Call Sign: WQKS822
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/03/2009, Expiration Date: 09/03/2019, Certifier: Joseph H RoyerRegistrant: Royell Communications, Inc., 126 N. Hobson St., Virden, IL 62690, Phone: (217) 965-3699, Fax: (217) 965-3951, Email:
  • Palmyra MM, Lat: 39.434389 Lon: -89.991889, Type: Silo, Structure height: 41 m, Call Sign: WQKS822
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/03/2009, Expiration Date: 09/03/2019, Certifier: Joseph H RoyerRegistrant: Royell Communications, Inc., 126 N. Hobson St., Virden, IL 62690, Phone: (217) 965-3699, Fax: (217) 965-3951, Email:
  • ROUTE 4 & CC ROAD, 27117 Carlinville Cutoff Rd (Lat: 39.391500 Lon: -89.862861), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Overall height: 84.7 m, Call Sign: WQMP680
    Assigned Frequencies: 10567.5 MHz, 11215.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/15/2010, Expiration Date: 10/15/2020, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • PALMYRA MM, East State Street (Lat: 39.434389 Lon: -89.991889), Type: Silo, Structure height: 41.2 m, Call Sign: WQNE786
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/12/2011, Expiration Date: 01/12/2021, Certifier: Joseph H RoyerRegistrant: Royell Communications, Inc., 126 N. Hobson St., Virden, IL 62690, Phone: (217) 965-3699, Email:
  • PALMYRA, 31066 State Route 111 (#278028) (Lat: 39.449583 Lon: -89.990806), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 102.1 m, Overall height: 104.5 m, Call Sign: WQRI687
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/22/2013, Expiration Date: 05/22/2023, Certifier: Luke PackRegistrant: Essex Telcom Dba T6 Broadband, 1890 Chrysler Dr, Belvidere, IL 61008, Phone: (815) 544-1168, Fax: (815) 380-6512, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB9OVL, Grant Date: 06/19/1997, Expiration Date: 11/04/2006, Cancellation Date: 11/05/2008, Registrant: Victor M Funk, Rr1 Box 20, Palmyra, IL 62674-9611
  • Call Sign: KB9PBZ, Grant Date: 12/06/1996, Expiration Date: 12/06/2006, Cancellation Date: 12/09/2008, Registrant: Norma M Funk, Rr 1 Box 20, Palmyra, IL 62674
  • Call Sign: KB9PCA, Grant Date: 12/06/1996, Expiration Date: 12/06/2006, Cancellation Date: 12/09/2008, Registrant: Wendell C Funk, Rr 1 Box 22c, Palmyra, IL 62674

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: AIRBORNE CLASSIC 582 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2538L , Serial Number: 582 1027, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 12/05/2007
    Registrant (Individual): George Guidish, 10602 Blooming Grove Rd, Palmyra, IL 62674
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4429R , Serial Number: 17263174, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 04/11/1974
    Registrant (Corporation): Macoupin Flyers Inc, Po Box 102, Palmyra, IL 62674

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
Most common first names in Palmyra, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles2075.3 years
William1678.3 years
James1572.3 years
Mary1183.7 years
George1080.0 years
Robert873.7 years
Russell875.0 years
Clarence774.5 years
Nellie787.6 years
Mildred782.9 years
Most common last names in Palmyra, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ross1276.7 years
Huson1075.7 years
Stults1083.1 years
Redfern883.6 years
Weller681.8 years
Eyer678.2 years
White676.1 years
Cole689.0 years
Crum681.3 years
Braley582.1 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)

Businesses in Palmyra, IL

  • Chevrolet: 1

Palmyra compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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