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Palmer Lake, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Palmer Lake had a population of 2,587 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Palmer Lake is located at latitude 39.1135 and longitude -104.8998 in El Paso County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Palmer Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. El Paso County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,296 feet.

The Town of Palmer Lake (GNIS ID: 2413103) 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.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Palmer Lake is located within Monument Division of El Paso County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Palmer Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Palmer Lake: Divide, Divide Lake.


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Palmer Lake, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,587
Daytime Population: Workers 962
Daytime Population: Residents 1,171
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,133
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 2,585
Population in Familes 2,256
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 837
Diversity Index3 28
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $90,420
Average Household Income $114,268
Per Capita Income $43,124

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,125 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 798 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 223 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 105 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $396,604
Average Home Value $457,895
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,020
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 781
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.92% 0.78%
Households 0.91% 0.83%
Families 1.72% 0.71%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.54%

Palmer Lake, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palmer Lake to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 150 67th
Population Density # 210 54th
Diversity Index # 297 36th
Median Household Income # 69 85th
Per Capita Income # 82 82nd

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