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Demographics

People

Total Population2,630
Male Share of the Population47.8%
Female Share of the Population52.2%
Senior Citizens16.1%
Employed Population 16+1,223
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married43.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25.7%
Median Earnings25+$31,890
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,875

Wealth

Median Family Income$51,050
% Above Poverty Level84.4%
% Below Poverty Level15.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.5%
% Using Public Transportation1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone34.2%
Median Gross Rent$780
Median House Value$171,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)33.3%
German25.5%
Irish19.8%
Italian13.8%
English11.6%
Scottish4.3%
French Except Basque2.5%
Swedish2.5%
Dutch2.5%
Polish1.1%
Portuguese0.6%
Czech0.6%
Norwegian0.5%
Afghan)0.5%
Basque0.5%
Lithuanian0.4%
Slovak0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Hungarian0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Palisade Almanac

CategoryValue
County Mesa County
Standard Zip Codes81526
Phone Area Codes970
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude39.1
Approximate Longitude-108.35

Palisade Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPALISADE
Distance0.4 miles
Jan Temp17 to 39 F
Apr Temp39 to 67 F
Jul Temp63 to 94 F
Oct Temp41 to 70 F
Annual Precip10.7 inches
StationCOLORADO NATL MONUMENT
Distance20.6 miles
Jan Temp17 to 37 F
Apr Temp36 to 62 F
Jul Temp62 to 92 F
Oct Temp40 to 66 F
Annual Precip11.1 inches
StationFRUITA 1 W
Distance21.8 miles
Jan Temp12 to 37 F
Apr Temp33 to 65 F
Jul Temp57 to 93 F
Oct Temp33 to 69 F
Annual Precip9.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Collbran666$52,708
De Beque400$54,375
Fruita12,790$63,757
Grand Junction60,630$60,858

Palisade Public Schools

Palisade High School
3679 G Road
ZIP: 81526
High
Total Enrollment 1048
Taylor Elementary School
689 Brentwood Dr
ZIP: 81526
Primary
Total Enrollment 395
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