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Palmyra is a city in Marion County, in the Hannibal metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the biblical city.
The latitude of Palmyra is 39.794N. The longitude is -91.523W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 640 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,476.
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35% of Palmyra residents report German ancestry, and 11% 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 $15,625, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Palmyra residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Palmyra, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $237. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $661.
Libraries in Palmyra include Palmyra Bicentennial Public Library ... View libraries
Marion 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 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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