Palmyra, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 667 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -9.0%
 
Males: 295  (44.3%)
Females: 372  (55.7%)
Median resident age:

42.7 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 62674.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,401 (it was $27,188 in 2000)
Palmyra:

$34,401
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,606 (it was $14,801 in 2000)

Palmyra village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $72,056 (it was $38,600 in 2000)
Palmyra:

$72,056
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $82,147; detached houses: $94,321; mobile homes: $17,991

Median gross rent in 2017: $495.

March 2019 cost of living index in Palmyra: 84.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.6%
(25.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Palmyra, IL (2010)
    • 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

Crime rates in Palmyra by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(289.4)
N/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(144.7)
N/A
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(273.6)
1
(137.0)
4
(554.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(283.3)
0
(0.0)
N/A
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(410.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(277.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(434.2)
N/A
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(273.6)
2
(274.0)
6
(831.0)
7
(985.9)
1
(141.6)
3
(434.2)
N/A
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)94.438.4163.439.462.3322.7318.6

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City-data.com crime index in Palmyra, IL

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:

2.71
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Ancestries: German (31.6%), American (15.3%), Irish (11.5%), English (11.2%), Italian (7.7%), Polish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/18/1882

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 667 people per square mile   (low).

Palmyra, Illinois map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $970 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,090 (1.6%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Palmyra, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Palmyra, IL in 2017
Palmyra satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
Illinois:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+1.5%).
Most common industries in Palmyra, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.2%)
  • Public administration (8.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.7%)
  • Truck transportation (6.0%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.1%)
  • Public administration (9.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Palmyra, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Carpenters (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11.0%)
  • Carpenters (9.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.1%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.5%)

Average climate in Palmyra, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Palmyra, Illinois average temperatures Palmyra, Illinois average precipitation Palmyra, Illinois humidity Palmyra, Illinois wind speed Palmyra, Illinois snowfall Palmyra, Illinois sunshine Palmyra, Illinois clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 43.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.41. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.41
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.393. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.393
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.6
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

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

City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0098

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 Palmyra 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 the city 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 Palmyra 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 (13).
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

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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Points of interest:

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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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Palmyra:

Marital status in Palmyra, IL
  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Palmyra:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Palmyra
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Palmyra, IL (based on Macoupin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

3.11 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

5.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Macoupin County:

9.3%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.1%
State:

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

13.4%
Illinois:

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
Police Protection - Officers 2$5,000$30,0000$0
Other and Unallocable 2$4,000$24,0000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$5,000
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 1$600
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$600
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 4$9,000$27,00011$6,200

Palmyra government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $9,000 ($13.49)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $191,000 ($286.36)
    Financial Administration: $148,000 ($221.89)
    Water Utilities: $122,000 ($182.91)
    Police Protection: $87,000 ($130.43)
    Regular Highways: $34,000 ($50.97)
    Sewerage: $25,000 ($37.48)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $8,000 ($11.99)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($7.50)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($28.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($4.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $162,000 ($242.88)

Palmyra government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $160,000 ($239.88)
    Sewerage: $60,000 ($89.96)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $135,000 ($202.40)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($10.49)
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000 ($7.50)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $107,000 ($160.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $266,000 ($398.80)
    Highways: $18,000 ($26.99)
  • Tax - Property: $25,000 ($37.48)
    Other License: $13,000 ($19.49)

Palmyra government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $443,000 ($664.17)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $377,000 ($565.22)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $66,000 ($98.95)

Palmyra government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,261,000 ($1890.55)

5.36% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,742 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Madison County, IL  1.59% ($43,390 average AGI)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.86% ($39,418)
from Montgomery County, IL  0.46% ($34,827)


5.51% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,112 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Madison County, IL  1.54% ($40,673 average AGI)
to Sangamon County, IL  0.78% ($37,698)
to Montgomery County, IL  0.43% ($27,506)

Businesses in Palmyra, IL

  • Chevrolet: 1

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
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 22.0mTotal length
  • 2,375Total average daily traffic
  • 261Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,920Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/12/2003, Expiration Date: 04/05/2013, Cancellation Date: 06/08/2013, Registrant: 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,
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.337 MHz, 857.337 MHz, Grant Date: 03/07/2018, Expiration Date: 05/20/2028, Certifier: Stan Stach, Registrant: Ameren Services Co., 1901 Chouteaau Ave., Saint Louis, MO 63166-6149, Phone: (314) 554-3545, Fax: (314) 554-4242, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Palmyra MM, Lat: 39.434389 Lon: -89.991889, Type: Silo, Structure height: 41 m, Call Sign: WQKS822,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/03/2009, Expiration Date: 09/03/2019, Certifier: Joseph H Royer, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/03/2009, Expiration Date: 09/03/2019, Certifier: Joseph H Royer, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/03/2009, Expiration Date: 09/03/2019, Certifier: Joseph H Royer, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/03/2009, Expiration Date: 09/03/2019, Certifier: Joseph H Royer, Registrant: 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: 11215.0 MHz, 10567.5 MHz, Grant Date: 10/15/2010, Expiration Date: 10/15/2020, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: 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 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/12/2011, Expiration Date: 01/12/2021, Certifier: Joseph H Royer, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/22/2013, Expiration Date: 05/22/2023, Certifier: Luke Pack, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80112, 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 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2538L , Serial Number: 582 1027, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 12/05/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 02/12/2014
    Registrant (Individual): George Guidish, 10602 Blooming Grove Rd, Palmyra, IL 62674

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Palmyra, IL
  • 68.8%Utility gas
  • 25.3%Electricity
  • 5.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Palmyra, IL
  • 72.3%Utility gas
  • 23.8%Electricity
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Palmyra compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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