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Palmyra is a village in Wayne County, in the Rochester metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Palmyra. For links to other places called Palmyra, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Palmyra is 43.063N. The longitude is -77.233W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 486 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,440.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Palmyra demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wayne County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Rochester area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 14522 ZIP code.
25% of Palmyra residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Palmyra ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Palmyra was $19,087, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Palmyra residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Palmyra include East Main Street Commercial Historic District, Market Street Historic District (Palmyra) ... View historic districts
Median rent in Palmyra, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $436. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,050.
Libraries in Palmyra include Palmyra Kings Daughters Free Library ... View libraries
Wayne County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Palmyra political report.
The average commute time for Palmyra workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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