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The City of Palmer had a population of 149 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Palmer is located at latitude 42.6305 and longitude -94.6005 in Pocahontas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Palmer encompass a land area of 0.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pocahontas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,243 feet.
The City of Palmer has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
|Total Population||149 (100%)|
|Population in Households||149 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||118 (79.2%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$59,226|
|Average Household Income||$71,092|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||11%|
|Per Capita Income||$31,860|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||100 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||63 (63.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||16 (16.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||21 (21.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$157,692|
|Average Home Value||$214,063|
|Housing Affordability Index3||239|
|Average Household Size||1.89|
|Average Family Size||2|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.82%|
|Per Capita Income||1.74%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.64%|
The table below compares Palmer to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 781||22nd|
|Population Density||# 739||27th|
|Median Household Income||# 525||48th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 587||58th|
|Per Capita Income||# 429||58th|
|Diversity Index||# 296||71st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.