Palmyra, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 7,436 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.8%
 
Males: 3,618  (48.7%)
Females: 3,818  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  40.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17078.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $54,471 (it was $39,677 in 2000)
Palmyra:

$54,471
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,127 (it was $20,500 in 2000)

Palmyra borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $144,223 (it was $93,200 in 2000)
Palmyra:

$144,223
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $193,057; Detached houses: $215,182; Townhouses or other attached units: $129,364; In 2-unit structures: $227,104; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $164,661; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $140,028; Mobile homes: $64,217

Median gross rent in 2013: $751.

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  • Races in Palmyra, PA (2010)

    Palmyra races chart
    • 6,82993.3%White alone
    • 2203.0%Hispanic
    • 1181.6%Asian alone
    • 791.1%Two or more races
    • 640.9%Black alone
    • 70.10%American Indian alone
    • 20.03%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Palmyra: 96.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Palmyra, PA City Guides:

Ancestries: German (36.9%), Irish (11.1%), United States (8.5%), Italian (5.3%), English (3.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 11/10/1913

Elevation: 460 feet

Land area: 1.86 square miles.

Population density: 3,997 people per square mile   (average).

Palmyra,PA real estate house value index trend

Palmyra, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Palmyra:

  • High school or higher: 86.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palmyra borough:

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 17.7%

296 residents are foreign born (1.3% Asia, 0.7% Europe, 0.6% Africa, 0.6% North America).

This borough:

4.0%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Palmyra, Pennsylvania as of December 08, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Palmyra to the number of sex offenders is 618 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,216 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,698 (1.4%)

Palmyra satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (24.0 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (69.2 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (79.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Palmdale, PA (1.2 miles ), Campbelltown, PA (1.5 miles ), Hershey, PA (1.9 miles ), Annville, PA (2.1 miles ), Union Deposit, PA (2.2 miles ), Cleona borough, PA (2.6 miles ), Hummelstown borough, PA (2.6 miles ), Skyline View, PA (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 40.31 N, Longitude: 76.59 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -429 (-5.8%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 537 (14.6%)

Area code: 717

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 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0101200000000
per 100,000 0.014.20.014.328.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0221423212234
per 100,000 0.028.528.614.357.428.843.028.614.127.227.140.353.6
Assaults 20342836195586716519
per 100,000 280.6484.3400.0513.5272.972.071.6114.584.595.3217.067.1254.8
Burglaries 2214241927914151719271813
per 100,000 308.7199.4342.9271.0387.8129.6200.5214.7239.5258.7366.2241.6174.3
Thefts 7774988910677102117127114125113116
per 100,000 1,080.41,054.11,400.01,269.41,522.31,108.91,461.11,674.51,789.01,552.51,695.11,517.01,555.4
Auto thefts 6969915442533
per 100,000 84.2128.285.7128.4129.314.471.657.256.327.267.840.340.2
Arson 0102010002100
per 100,000 0.014.20.028.50.014.40.00.00.027.213.60.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 133.5191.5183.4207.4201.981.1110.2123.4119.1114.6157.2111.1151.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Palmyra detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.07
Pennsylvania average:

2.59
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +125 (+1.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (31%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Palmyra, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Palmyra-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.1 miles away from the Palmyra borough center caused $18 million in damages.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 tornado 16.7 miles away from the borough center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Palmyra-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 29.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 214.9 miles away from Palmyra center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 31.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 277.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 254.7 miles away from Palmyra center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 324.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lebanon County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Palmyra topographic map

Birthplace of: Tom Brandt - Footballer.

Hospitals and medical centers in Palmyra:

  • LEBANON VALLEY BRETHREN HOME (1200 GRUBB STREET)
  • PALMYRA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (341 NORTH RAILROAD ST)
  • TWIN OAKS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (2880 HORSESHOE PIKE PO BOX 137)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE PALMYRA/LEBANON COUNTY (38-42 N. LONDONDERRY SQUARE)

airports located in Palmyra:

Amtrak stations near Palmyra:

  • 12 miles: ELIZABETHTOWN (WILSON AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 15 miles: MOUNT JOY (DELTA & HENRY STS.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: HARRISBURG (4TH & CHESTNUT STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palmyra:

  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (about 11 miles; Middletown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,797)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 16 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 13,276)
  • YTI Career Institute-York (about 23 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 24 miles; Lancaster, PA; FT enrollment: 2,585)
  • Messiah College (about 24 miles; Mechanicsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,035)
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania (about 25 miles; Millersville, PA; FT enrollment: 7,743)
  • York College Pennsylvania (about 26 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 5,140)

Public high school in Palmyra:

Public elementary/middle schools in Palmyra:

  • PALMYRA AREA MS (Students: 727, Location: 50 W CHERRY ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • PINE STREET EL SCH (Students: 471, Location: 50 W PINE ST, Grades: 1-5)
  • FORGE ROAD EL SCH (Students: 411, Location: 400 S FORGE RD, Grades: 1-5)
  • NORTHSIDE EL SCH (Location: 301 E SPRUCE ST, Grades: 1-5)
  • LINGLE AVENUE EL SCH (Location: 600 S LINGLE AVE, Grades: KG-5)
See full list of schools located in Palmyra

Library in Palmyra:

  • PALMYRA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $260,464; Location: 325 SOUTH RAILROAD STREET; 51,302 books; 3,442 audio materials; 3,331 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 55 print serial subscriptions; 58 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Citizens Fire Company 1 Station 1 Headquarters (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Center: Palmyra Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Cadillac Motel (977 East Main Street), Dutch Motel (500 E. Main St).

Lebanon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 110. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

110
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.108. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.108
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 9.47. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.47
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 21.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00909. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00909
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.9%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  59.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  7.4%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
38 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
37 people in nursing homes in 2000
8 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Palmyra, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Palmyra (2011 data):

  • Jonestown Bank and Trust Company, of Jonestown, Pennsylvania: Northside Commons Branch, Palmyra Branch, Lebanon Valley Brethren Home Office. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $378.3 mil, Deposits: $332.8 mil, headquarters in Jonestown, PA, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 11 total offices
  • Fulton Bank, National Association: Palmyra Shopping Center Branch at 901 East Main Street, branch established on 1961/12/26; Palmyra Branch at 1 West Main Street, branch established on 1956/11/01. Info updated 2010/12/30: Bank assets: $9,041.7 mil, Deposits: $6,700.3 mil, headquarters in Lancaster, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 122 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • Metro Bank: Palmyra Branch at 903 East Main Street, branch established on 2000/10/28. Info updated 2009/09/09: Bank assets: $2,417.8 mil, Deposits: $2,091.3 mil, headquarters in Lemoyne, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices, Holding Company: Metro Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: East Palmyra Branch at 840 East Main Street, branch established on 1964/07/23. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Woodforest National Bank: Palmyra Wal-Mart Branch at 100 N Londonderry Sq., branch established on 2007/05/05. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Northwest Savings Bank: Palmyra Branch at 1044 East Main Street, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $7,975.9 mil, Deposits: $5,985.6 mil, headquarters in Warren, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 172 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Palmyra borough (based on Lebanon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant29,37380
Evangelical Protestant13,83997
Catholic12,2188
Other1,2945
Orthodox2282
Black Protestant551
None76,561-
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: 31
Lebanon County:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Lebanon County:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Lebanon County:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Here:

6.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lebanon County:

28.9%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.0%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Palmyra:

50.3%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Palmyra:

46.6%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Palmyra:

29.3
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.9%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Palmyra:

13.3%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Palmyra:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Palmyra:

35.7%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

56.3%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.0%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Palmyra, PA 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
Financial Administration 7$22,262$38,1631$1,096
Other Government Administration 7$1,383$2,3710$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$53,001$70,6680$0
Police - Other 11$4,801$5,2370$0
Streets and Highways 10$30,878$37,0540$0
Sewerage 6$23,243$46,4860$0
Totals for Government 50$135,568$32,5361$1,096

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $254,000 ($34.16)
    Regular Highways: $46,000 ($6.19)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,197,000 ($160.97)
    Sewerage: $529,000 ($71.14)
    Police Protection: $488,000 ($65.63)
    Regular Highways: $397,000 ($53.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $358,000 ($48.14)
    Central Staff Services: $228,000 ($30.66)
    Fire Protection: $108,000 ($14.52)
    General Public Buildings: $81,000 ($10.89)
    Housing & Community Development: $27,000 ($3.63)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($2.82)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($2.42)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($0.94)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($0.81)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $15,000 ($2.02)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $113,000 ($15.20)
    Police Protection: $31,000 ($4.17)
    General Public Building: $15,000 ($2.02)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($1.21)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($1.08)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,285,000 ($172.81)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,123,000 ($151.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $531,000 ($71.41)
    All Other: $158,000 ($21.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $15,000 ($2.02)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $757,000 ($101.80)
    Interest Earnings: $116,000 ($15.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $154,000 ($20.71)
    Highways: $124,000 ($16.68)
    General Support: $2,000 ($0.27)
  • Tax - Property: $575,000 ($77.33)
    Individual Income: $544,000 ($73.16)
    NEC: $183,000 ($24.61)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,883,000 ($387.71)

4.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,495 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.13%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($490 average AGI)
Lebanon County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dauphin County, PA  0.84% ($41,207 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.56% ($43,538)
from Berks County, PA  0.49% ($34,909)


4.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.11%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($255 average AGI)
Lebanon County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dauphin County, PA  0.77% ($39,491 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.52% ($36,442)
to Berks County, PA  0.37% ($33,947)

Strongest AM radio stations in Palmyra:

  • WWSM (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANNVILLE-CLEONA, PA; Owner: PATRICK H. SICKAFUS)
  • WLBR (1270 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTKT (1460 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WSBA (910 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Palmyra:

  • WWKL (92.1 FM; PALMYRA, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WRVV (97.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQIC (100.1 FM; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHKF (99.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WNNK-FM (104.1 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WRBT (94.9 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W220BX (91.9 FM; MARIETTA, PA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJAZ (91.7 FM; SUMMERDALE, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. COMMWEALTH SYS. HGHR ED)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLAN-FM (96.9 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQLV (98.9 FM; MILLERSBURG, PA; Owner: HEPCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Palmyra:

  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHP-TV (Channel 21; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHTM-TV (Channel 27; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: HARRISBURG TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
Palmyra fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Palmyra fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • 1,782Total average daily traffic
  • 71Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,137Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Palmyra)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Palmyra, PA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Palmyra)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Palmyra)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED39$143,82152$133,750125$121,68012$52,7501$240,00018$120,7225$49,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$218,0004$78,50019$123,0001$8,0000$03$103,6673$73,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$120,3336$124,16760$128,00010$21,9000$06$88,3335$49,800
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$147,6674$159,50044$132,6360$02$292,0003$122,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$94,3338$171,0000$00$00$01$65,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0039.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$135,7783$150,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$119,5001$150,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$159,0001$213,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$117,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0039.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Palmyra and their reported violations in the past:

CRALEY MHP (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-16-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-16-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-19-2014), St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-19-2014), St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-19-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 4 other older monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Palmyra that have no violations reported:

  • IN THE NET SPORTS COMPLEX (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 45
  • Hazardous Condition: 131
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Palmyra

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Palmyra, PA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Palmyra, Pennsylvania:

  • Palmyra Motel, 1071 E Main St, Palmyra, Pennsylvania 17078 , Phone: (717) 838-1324
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 2951 Horseshoe Pike, Palmyra, Pennsylvania 17078 , Phone: (717) 838-4761
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Palmyra, Pennsylvania
Most common first names in Palmyra, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John15876.0 years
Mary14581.5 years
Charles9276.7 years
Robert8875.6 years
William7877.2 years
Ruth6879.2 years
Harry6678.4 years
Anna6381.8 years
Paul6177.3 years
George6176.9 years
Most common last names in Palmyra, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller7478.2 years
Smith6676.8 years
Gingrich4277.6 years
Kreider3482.0 years
Wagner3477.1 years
Hetrick2579.2 years
Light2580.2 years
Lehman2377.2 years
Bowman2281.0 years
Long2175.1 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (38%)
  • Utility gas (28%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Palmyra, PA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Arby's1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid2
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Decora Cabinetry3Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway2
FedEx1T-Mobile1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS2
Knights Inn1Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's1
Lowe's1

Palmyra compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Palmyra on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Europe, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 52 pilots and 28 other airmen in this city.
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