|Male Share of the Population||49.1%|
|Female Share of the Population||50.9%|
|Employed Population 16+||1,313|
|Age of the Population||38|
|% of people married||45.7%|
|Average household size||2|
|Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher||23.5%|
|Median Earnings Without High School Qualification||$0|
|Median Earnings With High School Degree||$0|
|Median Family Income||$51,544|
|% Above Poverty Level||90.5%|
|% Below Poverty Level||9.5%|
|Average Commute Time||27 minutes|
|% Working from Home||1.9%|
|% Walking and Biking to Work||4.2%|
|% Using Public Transportation||1.9%|
|People Living Alone||35.4%|
|Median Gross Rent||$768|
|Median House Value||$165,700|
|Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)||29.7%|
Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.
|Nearest Medium City||175 miles W of Boulder, Colorado (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||185 miles W of Denver, Colorado|
|Metro Area||Grand Junction|
|Standard Zip Codes||81526|
|Phone Area Codes||970|
|Time Zone||Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather Stations
|Jan Temp||17 to 39 F|
|Apr Temp||39 to 67 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 94 F|
|Oct Temp||41 to 70 F|
|Annual Precip||10.7 inches|
|Station||COLORADO NATL MONUMENT|
|Jan Temp||17 to 37 F|
|Apr Temp||36 to 62 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 92 F|
|Oct Temp||40 to 66 F|
|Annual Precip||11.1 inches|
|Station||FRUITA 1 W|
|Jan Temp||12 to 37 F|
|Apr Temp||33 to 65 F|
|Jul Temp||57 to 93 F|
|Oct Temp||33 to 69 F|
|Annual Precip||9.1 inches|
According to the US Postal Service, Palisade, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:
East Orchard Mesa (81526)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
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PALISADE HIGH SCHOOL
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Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 875 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17
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