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Palmyra is a borough in Burlington County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.
The community was named for Palmyra, Syria
The latitude of Palmyra is 40.006N. The longitude is -75.028W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 10 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,653.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Palmyra demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Burlington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Philadelphia area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 08065 ZIP code.
21% of Palmyra residents report German ancestry, and 22% 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 $23,454, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Palmyra residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Palmyra, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $685. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,194.
Burlington County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Palmyra political report.
The average commute time for Palmyra workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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