The Town of Palmer Lake had a population of 2,534 as of July 1, 2015.
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 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.
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, 2015.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Palmer Lake: Divide, Divide Lake.
|Population in Households||2,531|
|Population in Familes||2,212|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||3|
|Average Household Size||2.51|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,107 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||784 (70.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||224 (20.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||99 ( 8.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$380,124|
|Average Home Value||$418,384|
|Median Household Income||$79,844|
|Average Household Income||$103,174|
|Per Capita Income||$39,266|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.11%|
|Per Capita Income||3.18%|
The table below compares Palmer Lake to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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||# 149||68th|
|Population Density1||# 210||54th|
|Diversity Index2||# 292||36th|
|Median Household Income||# 83||82nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 100||78th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.