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People

Total Population 2,529
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 9.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,204
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 62.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 38.4%
Median Earnings25+ $37,204
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,838

Wealth

Median Family Income $73,088
% Above Poverty Level 85.7%
% Below Poverty Level 14.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 6.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.6%
Median Gross Rent $1,084
Median House Value $235,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.9%
US/American 0%
English 10.4%
Irish 13.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Palmer Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 20 miles N of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County El Paso
Standard Zip Codes 80118, 80133
Phone Area Codes 303
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.122
Longitude -104.927

Palmer Lake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MONUMENT
Distance 3.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 38 F
Apr Temp 29 to 56 F
Jul Temp 52 to 81 F
Oct Temp 33 to 59 F
Annual Precip 22.1 inches
Station RUXTON PARK
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 32 F
Apr Temp 19 to 44 F
Jul Temp 40 to 70 F
Oct Temp 23 to 52 F
Annual Precip 24 inches
Station STRONTIA SPRINGS DAM
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 42 F
Apr Temp 28 to 60 F
Jul Temp 51 to 85 F
Oct Temp 29 to 66 F
Annual Precip 21 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Castle Rock 52,143 $101,310
Green Mountain Falls 671 $87,159
Larkspur 248 $60,833
Manitou Springs 5,211 $84,333
Monument 6,252 $94,784
Woodland Park 7,155 $79,856

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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