Palmyra, TN 37142 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 37142: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Palmyra, TN 37142

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 14
  • Single Family Addresses: 679
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Montgomery County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.409, Longitude -87.505
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Palmyra, TN 37142 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,958
Population in Households 1,916
Population in Familes 1,647
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density1 54
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 651
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 490
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 710 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 508 (71.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 143 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $155,172
Average Home Value $195,866


Median Household Income $51,536
Average Household Income $57,665
Per Capita Income $19,827
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.81% 1.23%
Households 0.71% 1.17%
Families 0.5% 0.96%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Palmyra, TN 37142 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 37142 to the other 615 ZIP Codes in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 454 26th
Population Density1 # 387 37th
Diversity Index2 # 337 45th
Median Household Income # 110 82nd
Per Capita Income # 373 40th

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