The Borough of Palmyra is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Burlington County at latitude 40.0026 and longitude -75.0353. Burlington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.
The formal official name is the Borough of Palmyra, but most people and references simply refer to it as Palmyra, New Jersey.
The P1 Census Class Code for Palmyra indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
The formal boundaries for the Borough of Palmyra (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.69 sq. miles.
|Population in Households||7,335|
|Population in Familes||5,682|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.33|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||3,392 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,258 (66.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||887 (26.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||247 ( 7.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$149,933|
|Average Home Value||$166,829|
|Median Household Income||$64,237|
|Average Household Income||$74,738|
|Per Capita Income||$32,045|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.31%|
|Per Capita Income||2.07%|
The table below compares Palmyra to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.
|Total Population||# 197||64th|
|Population Density1||# 157||71st|
|Diversity Index2||# 232||57th|
|Median Household Income||# 340||38th|
|Per Capita Income||# 335||39th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.