Palmer

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  2. Palmer Statistics
  3. Palmer Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Palmer Employment Information
  5. Palmer Family Information
  6. Palmer Education Information
  7. Palmer Business Information
  8. Palmer Public Benefits Information
  9. Palmer Criminal Information
  10. Palmer Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Palmer Zip Codes


Palmer Legal Resources

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Palmer Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 7,887
  • Land Area (2000): 65.530 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.669 square kilometers
  • Local Time(s):
  • Area Code(s): 413
  • Alias(es) (2003): PALMER

Palmer Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 11,912 2002 12,651 2005 12,866
2000 12,157 2003 12,719 2006 13,003
2001 12,556 2004 12,799 2007 12,991

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Houses (2000): 3,386

Palmer Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 4,853 61.24%
 Rural, Farm 23 0.29%
 Rural, Non-farm 3,049 38.47%

Palmer Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Palmer Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 3,694
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $115,649,000 / $26,098,000

Palmer Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 6,195 5,785 409 6.61% 66
1991 6,182 5,591 590 9.55% 95
1992 6,220 5,665 555 8.93% 89
1993 6,207 5,627 580 9.35% 94
1994 6,202 5,647 554 8.94% 89
1995 5,939 5,561 378 6.37% 64
1996 5,944 5,623 320 5.39% 54
1997 6,055 5,747 308 5.09% 51
1998 6,063 5,769 294 4.85% 48
1999 6,033 5,784 249 4.13% 41
2000 6,758 6,548 209 3.10% 31
2001 6,870 6,594 277 4.03% 40
2002 6,979 6,598 381 5.45% 55
2003 7,017 6,574 443 6.31% 63
2004 7,067 6,615 452 6.40% 64
2005 7,003 6,636 367 5.23% 52
2006 7,074 6,671 404 5.71% 57
2007 7,010 6,641 369 5.26% 53
2008 6,980 6,580 400 5.73% 57
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 7,009 6,565 444 6.33% 63
Feb 2008 7,036 6,586 450 6.40% 64
Mar 2008 7,041 6,611 430 6.11% 61
Apr 2008 6,975 6,644 331 4.75% 47
May 2008 6,924 6,579 345 4.98% 50
Jun 2008 7,002 6,609 393 5.61% 56
Jul 2008 6,981 6,581 400 5.73% 57
Aug 2008 6,939 6,527 412 5.94% 59
Sep 2008 6,912 6,518 394 5.70% 57
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Palmer Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 178 8.23%
2. Metal Manufactuing 152 7.03%
3. Health Care 140 6.48%
4. Food and Beverage Stores 96 4.44%
5. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 91 4.21%
6. Public Administration 90 4.16%
7. Accommodation and Food Services 79 3.65%
8. Truck Transportation 77 3.56%
9. Paper Manufacturing 72 3.33%
10. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 64 2.96%
11. Printing and Related Manufacturing 57 2.64%
12. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 56 2.59%
13. Machinery Manufacturing 52 2.41%
14. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 52 2.41%
15. Educational Services 51 2.36%
16. Finance and Insurance 51 2.36%
17. Repair and Maintenance 50 2.31%
18. Other Transportation 49 2.27%
19. Utilities 46 2.13%
20. Electrical Equipment / Appliances / Components Manufacturing 42 1.94%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 366 19.16%
2. Educational Services 209 10.94%
3. Finance and Insurance 155 8.12%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 119 6.23%
5. Food and Beverage Stores 102 5.34%
6. Public Administration 100 5.24%
7. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 93 4.87%
8. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 80 4.19%
9. Other Transportation 68 3.56%
10. Social Assistance 63 3.30%
11. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 49 2.57%
12. Paper Manufacturing 46 2.41%
13. Info Services and Data Processing 42 2.20%
14. Personal and Laundry Services 35 1.83%
15. Department and Other General Stores 27 1.41%
16. Machinery Manufacturing 27 1.41%
17. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 27 1.41%
18. U.S. Postal Service 27 1.41%
19. Broadcasting and Telecommunications 24 1.26%
20. Metal Manufactuing 22 1.15%

Palmer Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 197 9.11%
2. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 192 8.88%
3. Other Production Occupations 147 6.80%
4. Other Sales and Related Occupations 125 5.78%
5. Other Management Occupations 108 5.00%
6. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 92 4.26%
7. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 92 4.26%
8. Vehicle Mechanics 86 3.98%
9. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 75 3.47%
10. Other Construction Trades 55 2.54%
11. Carpenters 49 2.27%
12. Other Material Moving Workers 49 2.27%
13. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 48 2.22%
14. Other Office and Admin Support 44 2.04%
15. Top Executives 42 1.94%
16. Other Food Preparation and Servers 41 1.90%
17. Other Installation / Maintenance 37 1.71%
18. Printing Workers 32 1.48%
19. Other Motor Vehicle Operators 31 1.43%
20. Plant and System Operators 31 1.43%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 122 6.39%
2. Other Office and Admin Support 111 5.81%
3. Cashiers 99 5.18%
4. Registered Nurses 85 4.45%
5. Secretaries and Admins 83 4.35%
6. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 64 3.35%
7. Waiters and Waitresses 63 3.30%
8. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 60 3.14%
9. Other Production Occupations 56 2.93%
10. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 55 2.88%
11. Other Healthcare Support 54 2.83%
12. Health Technologists and Technicians 51 2.67%
13. Other Management Occupations 51 2.67%
14. Computer Specialists 48 2.51%
15. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 48 2.51%
16. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 46 2.41%
17. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 45 2.36%
18. Business Operations Specialists 44 2.30%
19. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 44 2.30%
20. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 42 2.20%

Palmer Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 3,436 55.23%
15-35 hours 772 12.41%
1-14 hours 212 3.41%
No regular hours 1,801 28.95%

Palmer Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 77 1.97%
5 AM-5:29 AM 135 3.45%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 242 6.18%
6 AM-6:29 AM 451 11.53%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 545 13.93%
7 AM-7:29 AM 568 14.52%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 397 10.15%
8 AM-8:29 AM 324 8.28%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 209 5.34%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 158 4.04%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 96 2.45%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 78 1.99%
Noon-3:59 PM 404 10.32%
4 PM-11:59 PM 229 5.85%

Palmer Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 319 8.15%
5-9 635 16.23%
10-14 496 12.68%
15-19 393 10.04%
20-24 485 12.39%
25-29 288 7.36%
30-34 489 12.50%
35-39 146 3.73%
40-44 137 3.50%
45-59 278 7.10%
60-89 179 4.57%
At least 90 68 1.74%

Palmer Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 5 0.13% 2,611 66.73%
30-44 0 0.00% 772 19.73%
45-59 0 0.00% 278 7.10%
At least 60 0 0.00% 247 6.31%

Palmer Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 23 0.57%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 366 9.10%
 Car / truck / van, solo 3,323 82.62%
 Motorcycle 7 0.17%
 Other 16 0.40%
 Public transportation 5 0.12%
 Walked 173 4.30%
 Worked at home 109 2.71%

Palmer Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Palmer Family Information

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Households (2000): 3,227 (7,858 people)
Families (2000): 2,127 (6,435 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 1,088
People at same address in 1995: 4,945

Palmer Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 317 9.82%
$10,000-$14,999 250 7.75%
$15,000-$19,999 208 6.45%
$20,000-$24,999 194 6.01%
$25,000-$29,999 129 4.00%
$30,000-$34,999 232 7.19%
$35,000-$39,999 175 5.42%
$40,000-$44,999 195 6.04%
$45,000-$49,999 205 6.35%
$50,000-$59,999 401 12.43%
$60,000-$74,999 411 12.74%
$75,000-$99,999 289 8.96%
$100,000-$124,999 158 4.90%
$125,000-$149,999 56 1.74%
$150,000-$199,999 7 0.22%
$200,000 or more 0 0.00%

Palmer Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 951 29.56%
 Family, 2 people 886 27.54%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 162 5.04%
 Family, 3 people 484 15.05%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 16 0.50%
 Family, 4 people 445 13.83%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 13 0.40%
 Family, 5 people 169 5.25%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 1 0.03%
 Family, 6 people 65 2.02%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 1 0.03%
 Family, 7 or more people 22 0.68%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 2 0.06%

Palmer Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 2,529 28.80%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 1,151 13.11%
Public Assistance 106 1.21%
Retirement 581 6.62%
Self Employment 371 4.23%
Social Security 984 11.21%
Supplemental Security 137 1.56%
Wage / Salary 2,425 27.62%
Other 496 5.65%

Palmer Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 895 54.24%
 With children under 18 755 45.76%

Palmer Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 292 9.54%
 Married 1,712 55.95%
 Never Married 959 31.34%
 Widowed 97 3.17%

Palmer Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 293 8.90%
 Married 1,795 54.51%
 Never Married 676 20.53%
 Widowed 529 16.06%

Palmer Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Palmer Education Information

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Palmer Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 405 6.76%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 900 15.02%
 High school diploma or equivalent 2,211 36.90%
 Some college, no degree 1,172 19.56%
 Associate degree 501 8.36%
 Bachelors degree 590 9.85%
 Graduate or professional degree 213 3.55%

Palmer Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 85 1.08% 11 0.14% 96 1.22%
Kindergarten 75 0.95% 9 0.11% 84 1.07%
Grades 1-4 435 5.52% 36 0.46% 471 5.97%
Grades 5-8 528 6.69% 15 0.19% 543 6.88%
Grades 9-12 473 6.00% 13 0.16% 486 6.16%
Undergrad college 197 2.50% 49 0.62% 246 3.12%
Graduate or professional school 28 0.36% 52 0.66% 80 1.01%
Total 1,821 23.09% 185 2.35% 2,006 25.43%

Palmer Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Palmer Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 295
Palmer Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Palmer Public Benefits Information

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Palmer Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 7,209 92.10%
 Below Poverty Level 618 7.90%

Palmer Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Palmer Criminal Information

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Palmer Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 2.518 0.336 0.000 0.084 2.938 0.672 5.541 18.301 1.763 26.276
2000 4.031 0.494 0.082 0.329 4.935 0.329 6.087 14.806 1.974 23.197
2001 4.380 0.398 0.000 0.159 4.938 0.398 7.168 14.893 1.593 24.052
2002 3.715 0.474 0.000 0.158 4.347 0.711 7.035 15.730 2.292 25.769
2003 2.752 0.314 0.000 0.236 3.302 0.157 4.875 11.558 3.145 19.577
2004 2.813 0.078 0.000 0.234 3.125 0.313 7.579 11.642 2.188 21.408
2005 2.720 0.311 0.000 0.389 3.420 0.622 4.663 9.949 2.254 16.866
2006 1.923 0.308 0.000 1.077 3.307 0.615 6.614 11.459 1.384 19.457
2007 2.386 0.308 0.154 0.462 3.310 0.308 5.157 9.006 1.386 15.549

Palmer Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 6 21
2005 6 20
2006 5 20
2007 6 20

Palmer Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 348
2000 342
2001 364
2002 381

Palmer Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Palmer Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Palmer Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 999 12.67%
10-19 Years 1,143 14.49%
20-29 Years 741 9.40%
30-39 Years 1,282 16.25%
40-49 Years 1,341 17.00%
50-59 Years 908 11.51%
60-69 Years 569 7.21%
70-79 Years 549 6.96%
80-89 Years 305 3.87%
90+ Years 50 0.63%

Palmer Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 3,850 48.81%
 Female 4,037 51.19%

Palmer Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 7,545 95.66%
 Hispanic/Latino 105 1.33%
 Multiracial 81 1.03%
 African-American 75 0.95%
 Asian 66 0.84%
 Amerindian 12 0.15%
 Other Race 3 0.04%
 Pacific Islander 0 0.00%

Palmer Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. French Non-Basque 1,936 19.85%
2. Polish 1,758 18.03%
3. Irish 1,635 16.77%
4. Italian 935 9.59%
5. English 774 7.94%
6. French Canadian 764 7.83%
7. German 381 3.91%
8. Scottish 229 2.35%
9. United States Or American 213 2.18%
10. Russian 128 1.31%

Palmer Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 6,907 92.07%
2. Polish 183 2.44%
3. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 94 1.25%
4. French 93 1.24%
5. Russian 91 1.21%
6. Italian 36 0.48%
7. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 33 0.44%
8. Other Indo European 17 0.23%
9. Yiddish 11 0.15%
10. Persian 9 0.12%

Palmer Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 7,657 96.62%
 Naturalized immigrant 144 1.82%
 Not a citizen 124 1.56%

Palmer Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Palmer Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Palmer Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

01069