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Palmer Jobs Overview

8,272
Job Openings
4.8%
Unemployment Rate
$49,570
Median Base Salary
12k
Population

Palmer has the 2264th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.4% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Palmer is part of the Springfield metro area. Unemployment in the Springfield area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Springfield has the 96th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Palmer is below average at $49,570, and the median cost of a home in Palmer is $187,600, which is above the national average. 20% of workers in Palmer hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 89% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Palmer. 82% of Palmer workers drive to work alone, 2% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Palmer spend an average of 27 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.