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Population in 2012: 7,419 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.6%
 

Males: 3,560  (48.0%)
Females: 3,859  (52.0%)

Median resident age:  40.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17078.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,676 (it was $39,677 in 2000)
Palmyra:

$48,676
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,370

Palmyra borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $147,531 (it was $93,200 in 2000)
Palmyra:

$147,531
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $150,596; Detached houses: $171,724; Townhouses or other attached units: $112,509; In 2-unit structures: $154,675; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $167,480; Mobile homes: $88,437

Median gross rent in 2012: $687.

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  • White alone - 6,829 (93.3%)
  • Hispanic - 220 (3.0%)
  • Asian alone - 118 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 79 (1.1%)
  • Black alone - 64 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.10%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.03%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Palmyra: 96.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (39.7%), Irish (13.8%), United States (6.8%), Italian (5.3%), English (4.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 11/10/1913

Elevation: 460 feet

Land area: 1.86 square miles.

Population density: 3,988 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Palmyra:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palmyra borough:

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 18.5%

197 residents are foreign born (1.4% Asia, 1.2% Europe, 0.5% North America).

This borough:  2.7%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Palmyra, Pennsylvania as of August 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Palmyra to the number of sex offenders is 742 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,843 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,888 (1.4%)

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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: -865 (-11.8%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 644 (16.7%)

Area code: 717

Palmyra household income distribution Palmyra home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Palmyra by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 001012000000
per 100,000 0.00.014.20.014.328.70.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 402214232122
per 100,000 56.30.028.528.614.357.428.843.028.614.127.227.1
Assaults 2220342836195586716
per 100,000 309.9280.6484.3400.0513.5272.972.071.6114.584.595.3217.0
Burglaries 29221424192791415171927
per 100,000 408.5308.7199.4342.9271.0387.8129.6200.5214.7239.5258.7366.2
Thefts 1157774988910677102117127114125
per 100,000 1619.71080.41054.11400.01269.41522.31108.91461.11674.51789.01552.51695.1
Auto thefts 1069699154425
per 100,000 140.884.2128.285.7128.4129.314.471.657.256.327.267.8
Arson 101020100021
per 100,000 14.10.014.20.028.50.014.40.00.00.027.213.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 191.8133.4191.4183.3207.3201.981.1110.2123.4119.1114.6157.2

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City-data.com crime rate 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 2012, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.22
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Palmyra, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.3%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +125 (+1.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Palmyra-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 65% 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 significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 70% 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 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 Palmyra center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 81.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 21.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 79.8 miles away from Palmyra center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 64.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

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: 3, Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 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/medical centers in Palmyra:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Palmyra, PA

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: 2,416)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 16 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 23 miles; Lancaster, PA; FT enrollment: 2,127)
  • Messiah College (about 24 miles; Grantham, PA; FT enrollment: 2,732)
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania (about 26 miles; Millersville, PA; FT enrollment: 6,966)
  • York College Pennsylvania (about 28 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 4,643)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 33 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,361)

Public high schools in Palmyra:

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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
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AQI  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 39.4. This is worse than average.
City:

39.4
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.191. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.191
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.1
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00909. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00909
U.S.:

0.06353

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 JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-29-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-29-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2005)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2004), St Public Notif received (AUG-16-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2004)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2004), St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2004)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2003 and MAR-2003, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-29-2003), St Public Notif received (MAY-29-2003)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2001 and JUN-2001, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-21-2001)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-1998 and MAR-1998, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAR-05-1998), St Compliance achieved (JUN-08-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-29-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-29-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2005)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2004 and FEB-16-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-31-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2005), St Consent Decree/Judgement (FEB-16-2005)
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2004), St Public Notif received (AUG-16-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2004)
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2004), St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2004)
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between JAN-2003 and MAR-2003, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-29-2003), St Public Notif received (MAY-29-2003)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 24 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 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)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.2%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 15.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 19.4% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Palmyra, PA

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 compared to Pennsylvania state average:

Palmyra, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Palmyra, Pennsylvania:

  • Palmyra Motel, 1071 E Main St, Palmyra, PA 17078 , Phone: (717) 838-1324
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 2951 Horseshoe Pike, Palmyra, PA 17078 , Phone: (717) 838-4761
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Palmyra, Pennsylvania

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Palmyra travel time to work - commute


Palmyra mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (45%)
  • Utility gas (28%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.66%
Here48.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristChurch of the Brethren
Adherents23.8%20.5%17.0%14.8%6.0%
Congregations5.9%21.7%13.8%15.1%6.6%
NameOld Order MennoniteAssemblies of GodMennonite; Other GroupsPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.2%2.1%1.9%1.5%10.0%
Congregations3.3%2.6%5.9%1.3%23.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$9,755$29,2651$434
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$8,327
Police Protection - Officers 9$41,783$55,71110$2,958
Police - Other 1$2,214$26,5680$0
Streets and Highways 7$19,815$33,9690$0
Solid Waste Management 4$13,590$40,7700$0
Sewerage 9$26,205$34,9400$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,290$39,4800$0
Totals for Government 35$116,652$39,99522$11,719

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $254,000 ($34.24)
    Regular Highways: $46,000 ($6.20)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,197,000 ($161.34)
    Sewerage: $529,000 ($71.30)
    Police Protection: $488,000 ($65.78)
    Regular Highways: $397,000 ($53.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $358,000 ($48.25)
    Central Staff Services: $228,000 ($30.73)
    Fire Protection: $108,000 ($14.56)
    General Public Buildings: $81,000 ($10.92)
    Housing & Community Development: $27,000 ($3.64)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($2.83)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($2.43)
    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 ($15.23)
    Police Protection: $31,000 ($4.18)
    General Public Building: $15,000 ($2.02)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($1.21)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($1.08)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,285,000 ($173.20)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,123,000 ($151.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $531,000 ($71.57)
    All Other: $158,000 ($21.30)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $15,000 ($2.02)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $757,000 ($102.04)
    Interest Earnings: $116,000 ($15.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $154,000 ($20.76)
    Highways: $124,000 ($16.71)
    General Support: $2,000 ($0.27)
  • Tax - Property: $575,000 ($77.50)
    Individual Income: $544,000 ($73.33)
    NEC: $183,000 ($24.67)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,883,000 ($388.60)

5.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,172 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($261 average AGI)
Lebanon County:

0.07%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Dauphin County, PA  1.00% ($43,425 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.67% ($42,638)
from Berks County, PA  0.64% ($34,670)


4.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,254 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.27%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($228 average AGI)
Lebanon County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Dauphin County, PA  0.89% ($36,188 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.55% ($39,517)
to Berks County, PA  0.43% ($49,058)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Palmyra, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 29
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Palmyra fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,373
Total average daily truck traffic: 94
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 3,136

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Palmyra)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (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:

6
  • ANNVILLE, Off N Forge St 1 Mi N Of (Lat: 40.323694 Lon: -76.594944), Type: Mast, Structure height: 56.4 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WMW422
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • PALMYRA, 659 E. Ridge Road (Lat: 40.324389 Lon: -76.594722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 55.8 m, Call Sign: WPNL645
    Assigned Frequencies: 6675.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/2008, Expiration Date: 04/01/2018, Cancellation Date: 12/17/2012, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • PTS, 0.1 Miles From I/S Of Ridge Rd. & N. Forge Rd. (Lat: 40.323694 Lon: -76.595083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 56.4 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQBI365
    Assigned Frequencies: 10567.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/13/2004, Expiration Date: 10/13/2014, Certifier: Frank Hemler
    Registrant: Special Systems Services, 1 Wayne Circle, Lower Gwynedd, PA 19002, Phone: (215) 699-4427, Email:
  • EAST HERSHEY, 331 East Canal Road (Lat: 40.323444 Lon: -76.664444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55.8 m, Call Sign: WQIT489
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/08/2008, Expiration Date: 05/08/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/08/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • MAIN STUDIO, 277 Gravel Hill Road (Lat: 40.326583 Lon: -76.609028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 21.3 m, Overall height: 22.2 m, Call Sign: WQLH479
    Assigned Frequencies: 949.375 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/21/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2014, Certifier: Patrick H Sickafus
    Registrant: Wwsm Radio, 277 Gravel Hill Road, Palmyra, PA 17078, Phone: (717) 813-0233
  • PL04SH267, 1347 East Main Street (Lat: 40.320250 Lon: -76.573722), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQRE311, Licensee ID: L01689727
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz... (+8 more)
    Grant Date: 04/25/2013, Expiration Date: 04/25/2023, Certifier: Greg Todd
    Registrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-3013, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Reigle Airport (Lat: 40.283972 Lon: -76.568028), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WKQ3, Licensee ID: L00008837
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/23/2005, Expiration Date: 02/23/2015
    Registrant: Wachas Flying Service Inc, 1805 S Forge Rd, Palmyra, PA 17078, Phone: (717) 838-5519, Fax: (717) 838-0456, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

65 (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:

25 (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

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

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
Businesses in Palmyra, PA
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid2
Decora Cabinetry3SONIC Drive-In1
Dunkin Donuts1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx1Subway2
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Knights Inn1U-Haul1
Kroger1UPS2
Lowe's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets4Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Palmyra, PA

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  • Eric S. Mosser (3)
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  • Joseph R. Woelfling (2)
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Total of 68 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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