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Demographics

People

Total Population2,558
Male Share of the Population49.7%
Female Share of the Population50.3%
Senior Citizens7.5%
Employed Population 16+1,272
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married59.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher38.4%
Median Earnings25+$40,448
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,667

Wealth

Median Family Income$80,104
% Above Poverty Level86.8%
% Below Poverty Level13.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home7.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.7%
Median Gross Rent$999
Median House Value$231,500

Ancestry

German33.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.8%
Irish12.6%
English10.5%
French Except Basque6.6%
Italian6.3%
Dutch4%
Scottish3.9%
Norwegian2.7%
Arab2.6%
Welsh2.3%
Polish2%
Swiss1.8%
Finnish1.8%
Czech1.3%
Belgian1.3%
Swedish1%
Hungarian0.6%
Danishn0.6%
Russian0.6%
Ethiopian0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
African0.4%
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Palmer Lake Almanac

CategoryValue
County El Paso County
Standard Zip Codes80133
Phone Area Codes719
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude39.1
Approximate Longitude-104.98

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)

StationMONUMENT
Distance3.6 miles
Jan Temp14 to 38 F
Apr Temp29 to 56 F
Jul Temp52 to 81 F
Oct Temp33 to 59 F
Annual Precip22.1 inches
StationRUXTON PARK
Distance18.9 miles
Jan Temp5 to 32 F
Apr Temp19 to 44 F
Jul Temp40 to 70 F
Oct Temp23 to 52 F
Annual Precip24 inches
StationSTRONTIA SPRINGS DAM
Distance23.8 miles
Jan Temp8 to 42 F
Apr Temp28 to 60 F
Jul Temp51 to 85 F
Oct Temp29 to 66 F
Annual Precip21 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Castle Rock53,789$105,817
Green Mountain Falls644$86,429
Larkspur221$49,583
Manitou Springs5,217$82,898
Monument6,346$100,334
Woodland Park7,180$78,936

Palmer Lake Public Schools

Palmer Lake Elementary School
115 Upper Glenway
ZIP: 80133
Primary
Total Enrollment 331
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