Palmer, NE Profile: Facts & Data

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Palmer, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Palmer had a population of 501 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Palmer is located at latitude 41.2224 and longitude -98.2598 in Merrick County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Palmer (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Merrick County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,801 feet.

The Village of Palmer (GNIS ID: 2399613) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Palmer is located within Township of Loup, a minor civil division (MCD) of Merrick County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Palmer population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.


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Palmer, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 501
Population in Households 479
Population in Familes 399
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 939
Diversity Index3 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,044
Average Household Income $69,596
Per Capita Income $27,598

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 205 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 142 (69.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $166,084
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 183
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 128
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.73% 0.59%
Households 0.83% 0.75%
Families 1.31% 0.62%
Median Household Income   4.67%
Per Capita Income   4.39%

Palmer, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palmer to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 200 66th
Population Density # 251 57th
Diversity Index # 170 71st
Median Household Income # 224 62nd
Per Capita Income # 333 43rd

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