Palmer, Texas

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Population in 2019: 2,123 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +19.7%
Males: 1,088  (51.3%)
Females: 1,035  (48.7%)
Median resident age:

32.7 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years

Zip codes: 75152.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $57,659 (it was $40,729 in 2000)
Palmer:

$57,659
TX:

$64,034

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $20,849 (it was $15,483 in 2000)

Palmer town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $112,695 (it was $56,100 in 2000)
Palmer:

$112,695
TX:

$200,400

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $98,751; detached houses: $109,324; mobile homes: $48,567

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,100.

March 2019 cost of living index in Palmer: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.7%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.8% for Black residents, 18.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.5% for American Indian residents, 11.1% for other race residents, 9.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Palmer, TX (2019)
    • 1,19649.4%White alone
    • 1,02842.4%Hispanic
    • 1215.0%Two or more races
    • 652.7%Black alone
    • 230.9%American Indian alone
    • 10.04%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Palmer, Texas as of June 13, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Palmer is 183 to 1.


Crime rates in Palmer by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(46.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.5)
1
(44.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.9)
1
(48.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(187.5)
1
(45.5)
2
(88.8)
2
(86.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.2)
1
(49.4)
1
(49.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(96.9)
3
(144.2)
2
(96.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(140.6)
10
(454.5)
20
(888.1)
10
(431.8)
13
(608.9)
7
(342.8)
14
(675.0)
12
(593.2)
14
(691.0)
7
(342.6)
13
(629.8)
4
(192.2)
5
(240.0)
4
(192.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
25
(1,172)
23
(1,045)
38
(1,687)
22
(949.9)
19
(889.9)
26
(1,273)
20
(964.3)
16
(790.9)
17
(839.1)
24
(1,175)
33
(1,599)
22
(1,057)
9
(432.1)
29
(1,395)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(140.6)
3
(136.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.2)
1
(46.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(240.3)
1
(48.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(129.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index143.0107.3160.788.996.074.995.597.995.885.7142.0103.871.569.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Palmer, TX

Crime rate in Palmer detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.81
Texas average:

1.79
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Ancestries: German (8.8%), American (4.4%), Irish (3.0%), English (2.3%), Arab (2.1%), Scottish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.83 square miles.

Population density: 751 people per square mile   (low).

Palmer, Texas map

262 residents are foreign born (10.3% Latin America).

This town:

10.8%
Texas:

17.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,169 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,068 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mesquite, TX (24.7 miles , pop. 124,523).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Dallas, TX (26.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Garrett, TX (2.2 miles ),
Bristol, TX (2.5 miles ),
Ennis, TX (2.7 miles ),
Ferris, TX (2.7 miles ),
Pecan Hill, TX (2.8 miles ),
Red Oak, TX (3.2 miles ),
Waxahachie, TX (3.3 miles ),
Wilmer, TX (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 32.43 N, Longitude: 96.67 W

Area codes: 972, 469

Distribution of median household income in Palmer, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Palmer, TX in 2019
Palmer satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $63,400
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $102,400
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $65,900
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2006: 21 buildings, average cost: $85,200
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $85,100
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $85,100
  • 2018: 18 buildings, average cost: $236,400
  • 2019: 12 buildings, average cost: $236,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Palmer, TX residents
Average permit cost in Palmer, TX
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.3%
Texas:

8.0%
Most common industries in Palmer, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (13.0%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.0%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.6%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Palmer, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)

Average climate in Palmer, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Palmer, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.9. This is about average.

City:

76.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.35. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.35
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.400. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.400
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.33
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Palmer-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 137% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the Palmer town center killed 3 people and injured 48 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/26/1976, a category F4 tornado 25.9 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Palmer-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 422% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 214.7 miles away from Palmer center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 276.8 miles away from Palmer center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 139.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 242.0 miles away from Palmer center
On 5/7/2015 at 22:58:05, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, Depth: 1.6 mi) earthquake occurred 25.4 miles away from Palmer center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 246.4 miles away from Palmer center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ellis County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Palmer topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Palmer:

  • FERRIS NURSING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; FERRIS, TX)
  • FAMILY FIRST HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ENNIS, TX)
  • PHYSICIANS CHOICE HOMECARE OF ENNIS (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; ENNIS, TX)
  • BAYLOR MEDICAL CENTER ELLIS COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ENNIS, TX)
  • ENNIS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; ENNIS, TX)
  • CLAYSTONE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ENNIS, TX)
  • CLAYSTONE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ENNIS, TX)

Airports located in Palmer:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palmer:

  • Cedar Valley College (about 15 miles; Lancaster, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,603)
  • Mountain View College (about 25 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 4,988)
  • Dallas Baptist University (about 26 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 4,280)
  • El Centro College (about 26 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 6,086)
  • Navarro College (about 27 miles; Corsicana, TX; FT enrollment: 7,711)
  • Eastfield College (about 27 miles; Mesquite, TX; FT enrollment: 8,323)
  • Southern Methodist University (about 30 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 9,150)

Public high school in Palmer:

  • PALMER H S (Students: 333, Location: 422 W JEFFERSON, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Palmer:

  • PALMER EL (Students: 288, Location: 303 DICK ST, Grades: PK-3)
  • PALMER MIDDLE (Students: 249, Location: 118 F M 813, Grades: 4-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Palmer Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Palmer: Fundamental Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Billy Anderson (American football) - Football player.

Ellis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

3.2 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

80.6%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Palmer (2011 data):

  • Commercial State Bank: at Interstate Hwy 45 And Jefferson St., branch established on 1930/03/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $61.6 mil, Deposits: $54.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Palmer Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Palmer:

Marital status in Palmer, TX
  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

For population 25 years and over in Palmer:

  • High school or higher: 73.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
Texas average:

13.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Palmer
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Palmer, TX (based on Ellis County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant47,380167
Catholic17,3814
Mainline Protestant9,20134
Black Protestant2,01513
Other1,7697
None71,864-
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: 17
Ellis County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Ellis County:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
Here:

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 56
Ellis County:

3.92 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
This county:

4.55 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.3%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.1%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ellis County:

16.4%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Palmer:

45.8%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Palmer:

42.4%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.4%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Palmer:

10.2%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Palmer:

33.1%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Palmer:

53.1%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.8%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Palmer, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 10$86,529$103,8350$0
Judicial and Legal 5$20,330$48,7920$0
Sewerage 4$30,583$91,7490$0
Water Supply 3$24,114$96,4560$0
Other Government Administration 2$30,964$185,7840$0
Totals for Government 24$192,520$96,2600$0

Palmer government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $188,000 ($88.55)
    General - Other: $64,000 ($30.15)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($1.41)
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $647,000 ($304.76)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $531,000 ($250.12)
    Corrections - Other: $434,000 ($204.43)
    Police Protection: $389,000 ($183.23)
    General - Other: $285,000 ($134.24)
    Regular Highways: $281,000 ($132.36)
    Financial Administration: $113,000 ($53.23)
    General Public Buildings: $60,000 ($28.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000 ($13.19)
    Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($12.72)
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $22,000 ($10.36)
    Public Welfare - Other: $19,000 ($8.95)
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000 ($3.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($3.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $37,000 ($17.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $42,000 ($19.78)
    Corrections - Other: $16,000 ($7.54)
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000 ($3.30)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($1.41)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.47)

Palmer government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $333,000 ($156.85)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($3.77)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $21,000 ($9.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $38,000 ($17.90)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $115,000 ($54.17)
    Fines and Forfeits: $51,000 ($24.02)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($4.71)
    Rents: $3,000 ($1.41)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.47)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $131,000 ($61.71)
    General Local Government Support: $20,000 ($9.42)
    Highways: $4,000 ($1.88)
  • Tax - Property: $1,983,000 ($934.06)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $632,000 ($297.69)
    Motor Vehicle License: $125,000 ($58.88)
    Other Selective Sales: $76,000 ($35.80)
    Amusements Sales: $3,000 ($1.41)

Palmer government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,012,000 ($476.68)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $883,000 ($415.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $129,000 ($60.76)

Palmer government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $45,000 ($21.20)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,962,000 ($924.16)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,000 ($28.73)

8.88% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,377 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.88%
Texas average:

7.43%

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 Dallas County, TX  3.22% ($53,231 average AGI)
from Tarrant County, TX  1.30% ($74,086)
from Navarro County, TX  0.25% ($35,947)


6.88% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($56,402 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
Texas average:

7.26%

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 Dallas County, TX  1.99% ($44,302 average AGI)
to Tarrant County, TX  1.01% ($48,727)
to Johnson County, TX  0.28% ($49,262)
Businesses in Palmer, TX
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Strongest AM radio stations in Palmer:

  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KDFT (540 AM; 1 kW; FERRIS, TX; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KHCK (1480 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KMRT-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KGGR (1040 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KRVA (1600 AM; 5 kW; COCKRELL HILL, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Palmer:

  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KERA (90.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KVTT (91.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KNON (89.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AGAPE BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Palmer:

  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
  • K25FW (Channel 25; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KLEG-LP (Channel 44; DALLAS, TX; Owner: DILIP VISWANATH)
  • KNAV-LP (Channel 30; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: NAVARRO COLLEGE)
  • Palmer, Texas
  • Fatal accident count17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents25
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:8
  • Fatalities17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents33
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Texas average
  • Fatal accident count50121
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents76483
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons17228
  • Fatalities56807
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents135582
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents6602
See more detailed statistics of Palmer fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 47Number of bridges
  • 607ft / 185mTotal length
  • $117,000Total costs
  • 517,101Total average daily traffic
  • 110,485Total average daily truck traffic
  • 550,800Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Palmer, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 151950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 231990-1999
  • 82000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Palmer, TX

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Palmer)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 314 Willow Creek Rd (Lat: 32.419861 Lon: -96.687778), Call Sign: KKM354, Licensee ID: L00033547,
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.8200 MHz, Grant Date: 07/03/2003, Expiration Date: 07/18/2013, Cancellation Date: 07/21/2010, Registrant: Kenneth Fleming, 314 Willow Creek Rd, Palmer, TX 75152, Phone: (972) 449-3398, Email:
  • Lat: 32.427222 Lon: -96.682222, Call Sign: WQFV231,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.712 MHz, 452.862 MHz, 451.537 MHz, 452.412 MHz, 452.837 MHz, Grant Date: 10/04/2016, Expiration Date: 10/11/2026, Certifier: Alan R Oakley, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • EOT PALMER MP 237.4, Lat: 32.414778 Lon: -96.664500, Call Sign: WRDY847,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.937 MHz, 457.937 MHz, Grant Date: 08/22/2019, Expiration Date: 08/22/2029, Certifier: Thomas J Mcgovern, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Palmer)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 277DD , Serial Number: 24-1818, Year manufactured: 1960, Certificate Issue Date: 09/30/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Allen J Hamilton, Po Box 160, Palmer, TX 75152
  • Aircraft: AEROCHUTE SKYE-RYDER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 7535L , Serial Number: A11CLW, Certificate Issue Date: 11/22/2013
    Registrant (Individual): David K Davis, 3828 Fm Rd 879, Palmer, TX 75152
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/16/2018

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
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$63,1001$51,2801$176,560
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$149,220
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$68,430
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0601.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$98,270
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0601.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Palmer, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Palmer, TX - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 9. The highest number of reported fires - 31 took place in 2012, and the least - 1 in 2017. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Palmer, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (46.5%), and Structure Fires (43.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Palmer, TX
    • 7346.5%Outside Fires
    • 6943.9%Structure Fires
    • 127.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 31.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Palmer, TX
Most common first names in Palmer, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2072.1 years
John1672.3 years
Robert1465.6 years
William1275.1 years
Mary1075.2 years
Charles978.9 years
Willie684.6 years
Barbara657.2 years
Thomas672.9 years
Gladys581.6 years
Most common last names in Palmer, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Farrar980.1 years
Jones876.7 years
Harper874.9 years
Blocker778.0 years
Kemp775.3 years
Heard683.6 years
Smith666.5 years
Allen577.8 years
Cottongame566.0 years
Prude581.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Palmer, TX
  • 64.7%Electricity
  • 32.9%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Palmer, TX
  • 73.9%Electricity
  • 22.7%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used


Palmer compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 18 other airmen in this city.
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  • John Wesley Templer (3)
  • Richard E. Hrncir (2)
  • James E. Mccarty (2)
  • Mark W. Walters (1)

Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2021.