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Palmer is a village in Merrick County, in the Grand Island metro area.
The latitude of Palmer is 41.222N. The longitude is -98.256W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,801 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 472.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Palmer demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Merrick County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 68864 ZIP code.
39% of Palmer residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Palmer ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Palmer was $16,589, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Palmer residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Palmer, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $225. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $633.
Merrick County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Palmer political report.
The average commute time for Palmer workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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