Palmyra, Utah

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Population in 2010: 491.
Population change since 2000: +1.2%
Males: 246  (50.2%)
Females: 245  (49.8%)
Median resident age:

48.2 years
Utah median age:

31.0 years

Zip codes: 84660.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $90,262 (it was $58,750 in 2000)
Palmyra:

$90,262
UT:

$68,358

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,667 (it was $18,967 in 2000)

Palmyra CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $351,623 (it was $181,300 in 2000)
Palmyra:

$351,623
UT:

$275,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $473,645; detached houses: $470,519

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,573.

March 2019 cost of living index in Palmyra: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.7%
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  • Races in Palmyra, UT (2010)
    • 46494.5%White alone
    • 142.9%Hispanic
    • 102.0%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.4%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Two or more races

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

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Ancestries: English (27.9%), American (23.8%), German (10.0%), Swedish (8.6%), European (4.8%), British (4.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4522 feet

Land area: 11.5 square miles.

Population density: 43 people per square mile   (very low).

Palmyra, Utah map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,447 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,471 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Provo, UT (8.2 miles , pop. 105,166).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (333.1 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (456.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Lake Shore, UT (1.6 miles ),
Spanish Fork, UT (1.7 miles ),
Benjamin, UT (1.8 miles ),
Springville, UT (2.2 miles ),
Salem, UT (2.3 miles ),
Mapleton, UT (2.4 miles ),
Payson, UT (2.6 miles ),
West Mountain, UT (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 40.13 N, Longitude: 111.69 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 801

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

2.7%
Utah:

3.0%
Most common industries in Palmyra, UT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.6%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Chemicals (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (18.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.9%)
  • Construction (12.3%)
  • Chemicals (9.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (29.6%)
  • Health care (18.3%)
  • Sporting goods, camera, hobby & toy stores (8.7%)
  • Public administration (8.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (7.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.2%)
  • Private households (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Palmyra, UT (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.0%)
  • Accountants and auditors (7.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Top executives (5.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (16.2%)
  • Accountants and auditors (12.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (12.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (11.0%)
  • Top executives (9.1%)
  • Construction laborers (6.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (23.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Life and physical scientists (7.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.1%)
  • Registered nurses (6.1%)

Average climate in Palmyra, Utah

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 80.7. This is about average.

City:

80.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.0825. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0825
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.79. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.79
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 19.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.87. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.87
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Palmyra-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Utah state average. It is 271% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 311.5 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 307.7 miles away from Palmyra center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 294.0 miles away from Palmyra center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 136.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 360.1 miles away from Palmyra center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 342.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Utah County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Fires: 2, Landslides: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Palmyra topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Palmyra:

  • MAPLE CREEK HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; SPANISH FORK, UT)
  • SPANISH FORK NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SPANISH FORK, UT)
  • ART CITY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SPRINGVILLE, UT)
  • ANNS SIESTA VILLA (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SPRINGVILLE, UT)
  • HOBBLE CREEK NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SPRINGVILLE, UT)
  • MEDSHARES CENTRAL UTAH (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; PAYSON, UT)
  • PARKWAY HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PAYSON, UT)

Amtrak station near Palmyra:

  • 7 miles: PROVO (600 SOUTH & 3OO WEST) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palmyra:

  • Brigham Young University-Provo (about 9 miles; Provo, UT; Full-time enrollment: 33,525)
  • Utah Valley University (about 11 miles; Orem, UT; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 39 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Western Governors University (about 40 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 41 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)
  • Westminster College (about 43 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • University of Utah (about 45 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)

Points of interest:

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Church in Palmyra: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spanish Fork (A), Dry Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Utah 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 place:

3.1 people
Utah:

3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

86.5%
Whole state:

75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.5%
Whole state:

4.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Palmyra:

Marital status in Palmyra, UT
  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 72.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 3.7%

For population 25 years and over in Palmyra:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Utah average:

10.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Palmyra, UT (based on Utah County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other459,8471,303
Catholic6,7924
Evangelical Protestant2,54026
Mainline Protestant4236
Black Protestant2111
None46,751-
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: 43
This county:

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Utah County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 90
Here:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 146
Utah County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

5.4%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Utah County:

24.5%
Utah:

23.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.9%
Utah:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.1%
State:

45.5%

Average BMI:
Palmyra:

28.0
Utah:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Palmyra:

18.6%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

4.2%
Utah:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Palmyra:

26.5%
Utah:

31.6%

General health condition:
Palmyra:

60.5%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Palmyra:

84.8%
Utah:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Palmyra, UT Residents

6.91% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,447 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
Utah average:

7.04%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($636 average AGI)
Utah County:

0.04%
Utah average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Salt Lake County, UT  1.84% ($57,427 average AGI)
from Davis County, UT  0.31% ($54,501)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.23% ($90,684)


7.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.05%
Utah average:

6.65%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,213 average AGI)
Utah County:

0.12%
Utah average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Salt Lake County, UT  2.26% ($50,623 average AGI)
to Davis County, UT  0.30% ($49,422)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.21% ($47,713)

Strongest AM radio stations in Palmyra:

  • KOVO (960 AM; 5 kW; PROVO, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KHQN (1480 AM; 1 kW; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: SACE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KEYY (1450 AM; 1 kW; PROVO, UT; Owner: BIBLICAL MINISTRIES WORLDWIDE)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSRR (1400 AM; 1 kW; PROVO, UT; Owner: ROBERT MOREY)
  • KKDS (1060 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT; Owner: HOLIDAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLLB (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WEST JORDAN, UT; Owner: UNITED SECURITY FINANCIAL, INC.)
  • KWDZ (910 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KMTI (650 AM; 10 kW; MANTI, UT; Owner: SANPETE COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Palmyra:

  • KTCE (92.3 FM; PAYSON, UT; Owner: MOENKOPI COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K264AC (100.7 FM; RURAL UTAH COUNTY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • K208BZ (89.5 FM; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY)
  • KQMB (102.7 FM; MIDVALE, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KXRK (96.3 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KENZ (107.5 FM; OREM, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZHT (94.9 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K217CL (91.3 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: STOCKTON CHRISTIAN LIFE COLLEGE, INC)
  • KMXU (105.1 FM; MANTI, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KSOP-FM (104.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KSOP, INC.)
  • K272DP (102.3 FM; TOOELE, UT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRCL (90.9 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: LISTENERS COMMUNITY RADIO OF UTAH)
  • KBZN (97.9 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOSY-FM (106.5 FM; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRSP-FM (103.5 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KBER (101.1 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KISN-FM (97.1 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKAT (101.9 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSFI (100.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KUBL-FM (93.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Palmyra:

  • KUPX (Channel 16; PROVO, UT; Owner: PAXSON SALT LAKE CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KUTV (Channel 2; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KUTV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K34DW (Channel 34; PROVO, UT; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KCBU (Channel 32; PROVO, UT; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST, GARY M. COCOLA TRUSTEE)

Palmyra fatal accident list:

Apr 18, 2015 03:06 PM, 3900 S, 2800 W, Lat: 40.160017, Lon: -111.722181, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 19.8mTotal length
  • 52,855Total average daily traffic
  • 13,521Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,046Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$161,9004$226,53034$219,5411$91,3801$187,7101$64,090
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$313,3205$242,1460$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$190,87511$299,2890$02$96,1301$184,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$94,3500$04$225,4930$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$381,7550$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$201,760
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Palmyra, UT
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Palmyra, UT - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Palmyra, UT
  • 48.2%Utility gas
  • 22.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.5%Other fuel
  • 11.4%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Palmyra, UT
  • 60.3%Electricity
  • 24.7%Utility gas
  • 15.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Palmyra compared to Utah state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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