Poverty in Palmyra, Indiana

What is the poverty rate in Palmyra, Indiana?
The poverty rate in Palmyra is 18.8%. One out of every 5.3 residents of Palmyra lives in poverty.

How many people in Palmyra, Indiana live in poverty?
238 of 1,268 Palmyra residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Palmyra compare to the rest of Indiana?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Indiana is 14.6%, meaning Palmyra has a meaningfully higher than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Indiana.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Palmyra, Indiana Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

1,223

17.6% 10.3% 96.5%

What's the Poverty Rate in Palmyra, Indiana By Race?

17.6% of White residents of Palmyra, Indiana live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Palmyra, Indiana is dramatically higher than the national average of 10.3%. 215 of 1,223 white Indianians live below the poverty line. Approximately 96.5% of the total population of Palmyra, Indiana are white.

Palmyra, Indiana Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Palmyra, Indiana?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Palmyra, Indiana is 17.8%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Palmyra, Indiana is 19.5%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Palmyra, Indiana

Female residents of Palmyra, Indiana are slightly(9%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

101 of 566 males in Palmyra live below the poverty line.

137 of 702 females in Palmyra live below the poverty line.

Palmyra, Indiana Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Palmyra, Indiana?

Palmyra, Indiana Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Palmyra, Indiana Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

46.2%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

21.0%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

27.1%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

14.5%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

7.9%

75 to 84 Years Old

7.6%

Over 85 Years Old

0.0%

Palmyra, Indiana Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Palmyra, Indiana born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Palmyra, Indiana who were born citizens of the United States is 18.7%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Palmyra, Indiana who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 23.5%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Palmyra, Indiana born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Palmyra, Indiana have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 1,251 residents of Palmyra, Indiana who were born citizens of the United States, 234 (18.7%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 4 (23.5%) of 17 residents of Palmyra, Indiana who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Palmyra, Indiana

The poverty rate in Palmyra is 18.8%.
Palmyra is in Harrison County.
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Corydon 21.2%
Palmyra 18.8%

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