Palisade, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 2,686 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.1%
 
Males: 1,285  (47.9%)
Females: 1,401  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

40.3 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 81526.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,793 (it was $27,739 in 2000)
Palisade:

$40,793
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,606 (it was $15,539 in 2000)

Palisade town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $178,056 (it was $89,500 in 2000)
Palisade:

$178,056
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $219,898; detached houses: $242,916; townhouses or other attached units: $395,455; mobile homes: $52,471

Median gross rent in 2017: $827.

March 2019 cost of living index in Palisade: 93.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.6%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.8% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 64.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Palisade, CO (2017)
    • 2,13979.5%White alone
    • 27610.3%Hispanic
    • 1204.5%Two or more races
    • 401.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 331.2%American Indian alone
    • 271.0%Asian alone
    • 210.8%Black alone

Races in Palisade detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Palisade, Colorado as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Palisade is 242 to 1.


Crime rates in Palisade by year

Type

2005

2006

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(37.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.0)
2
(75.5)
1
(37.7)
3
(113.4)
1
(37.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(75.4)
1
(37.8)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(185.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(146.3)
3
(113.9)
2
(75.5)
3
(113.0)
4
(151.2)
7
(259.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(111.0)
3
(109.7)
2
(73.1)
11
(417.6)
14
(528.7)
8
(301.4)
14
(529.3)
11
(408.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(628.9)
13
(475.5)
1
(36.6)
31
(1,177)
33
(1,246)
27
(1,017)
41
(1,550)
19
(705.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(37.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.8)
3
(113.0)
3
(113.4)
2
(74.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.6)
1
(38.0)
1
(37.8)
1
(37.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)102.526.735.8129.5165.4146.2240.5144.4

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City-data.com crime index in Palisade, CO

Crime rate in Palisade detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.71
Colorado average:

2.17
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Ancestries: German (30.1%), English (8.5%), American (7.8%), Irish (7.6%), Italian (3.2%), Scottish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 4/4/1904

Elevation: 4724 feet

Land area: 1.07 square miles.

Population density: 2,499 people per square mile   (low).

Palisade, Colorado map

75 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 0.6% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

This town:

2.8%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,105 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $711 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boulder, CO (176.6 miles , pop. 94,673).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (179.0 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (438.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Whitewater-Kahnah Creek, CO (2.4 miles ),
Clifton, CO (2.5 miles ),
Fruitvale, CO (2.6 miles ),
Orchard Mesa, CO (3.2 miles ),
Grand Junction, CO (3.3 miles ),
Redlands, CO (3.9 miles ),
De Beque, CO (4.1 miles ),
Fruita, CO (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 39.11 N, Longitude: 108.35 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Peach Capital of Colorado

Area code: 970

Distribution of median household income in Palisade, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Palisade, CO in 2017

Palisade satellite photo by USGS

Palisade tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Colorado:

3.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +623 (+31.9%).
Most common industries in Palisade, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.4%)
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.4%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.8%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (3.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.8%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.1%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (4.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Palisade, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (3.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in Palisade, Colorado

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Palisade, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.6. This is about average.

City:

62.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 37.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 23.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.98. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.98
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0114. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0114
U.S.:

0.0098

Earthquake activity:

Palisade-area historical earthquake activity is above Colorado state average. It is 248% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 495.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 444.2 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 295.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 567.1 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 548.5 miles away from Palisade center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 180.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mesa County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Palisade topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Palisade:

  • PALISADE LIVING CENTER (151 EAST 3RD STREET)
  • PALISADE NH (151 E 3RD ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Palisade:

  • MANTEY HEIGHTS REHABILITATION AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GRAND JUNCTION, CO)
  • ST MARYS HOME CARE SERVICES (Hospital, about 10 miles away; GRAND JUNCTION, CO)
  • ROCKY MOUNTAIN HEALTH PLANS (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; GRAND JUNCTION, CO)
  • GRAND JUNCTION DIALYSIS (DCI) (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; GRAND JUNCTION, CO)
  • ALPINE HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; GRAND JUNCTION, CO)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE OF WESTERN COLORADO INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; GRAND JUNCTION, CO)
  • HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE OF WESTERN COLORADO GR (Hospital, about 11 miles away; GRAND JUNCTION, CO)

Heliports located in Palisade:

Amtrak station near Palisade:

  • 12 miles: GRAND JUNCTION (339 S. 1ST ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palisade:

  • Colorado Mesa University (about 11 miles; Grand Junction, CO; Full-time enrollment: 7,671)
  • Colorado Mountain College (about 63 miles; Glenwood Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 87 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 130 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)
  • San Juan College (about 163 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 173 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Snow College (about 174 miles; Ephraim, UT; FT enrollment: 3,224)

Public high school in Palisade:

Public elementary/middle school in Palisade:

  • TAYLOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 689 BRENTWOOD DR, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Palisade

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Palisade Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Castle Rock Lodge (3939 Highway 6 And 24).

Birthplace of: Fletcher Martin - Artist.

Mesa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Palisade and their reported violations in the past:

SUNSET LAKE SUMMER HOME OWNERS (Population served: 28, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (SEP-28-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-26-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-26-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (SEP-28-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-14-2012)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (SEP-28-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-16-2012), St Boil Water Order (JUL-16-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-20-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-07-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (SEP-28-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-02-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-02-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-04-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (SEP-28-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-07-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2011)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-27-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-27-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (SEP-28-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-07-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (SEP-28-2011)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-05-2011), St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-07-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (SEP-28-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

56.0%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.7%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
72 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
75 people in nursing homes in 2000
32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Palisade (2011 data):

  • Colorado National Bank: at 600 West 8th Street, branch established on 1905/12/11. Info updated 2011/11/18: Bank assets: $51.7 mil, Deposits: $39.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Colorado National Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Palisade:

Marital status in Palisade, CO
  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 19.5%

For population 25 years and over in Palisade:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Colorado average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Palisade
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Palisade:

(Palisade, Colorado Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Palisade, CO (based on Mesa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,05491
Other10,59330
Catholic7,9395
Mainline Protestant7,06221
Orthodox801
None95,995-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 22
This county:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Mesa County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Mesa County:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 101
Mesa County:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.6%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

19.9%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mesa County:

11.1%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Palisade:

52.2%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Palisade:

49.5%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Palisade:

28.6
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.8%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.2%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Palisade:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Palisade:

34.8%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Palisade:

57.7%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Palisade:

77.7%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Palisade, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 47$335,662$85,70110$18,076
Water Supply 9$68,986$91,9810$0
Parks and Recreation 8$43,455$65,1830$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$54,763$82,1450$0
Other Government Administration 6$48,062$96,1243$6,665
Sewerage 4$26,799$80,3970$0
Firefighters 4$32,049$96,1470$0
Financial Administration 3$16,358$65,4320$0
Health 1$8,637$103,6440$0
Streets and Highways 1$6,908$82,8960$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$834
Police - Other 0$0 9$4,078
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 91$641,679$84,61723$29,653

Palisade government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,031,000 ($383.84)
    Sewerage: $465,000 ($173.12)
    Police Protection: $227,000 ($84.51)
    Libraries: $142,000 ($52.87)
    Regular Highways: $69,000 ($25.69)
    Financial Administration: $54,000 ($20.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000 ($17.13)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($2.98)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $527,000 ($196.20)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($10.05)

Palisade government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $331,000 ($123.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,204,000 ($448.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $108,000 ($40.21)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $742,000 ($276.25)
    Property: $277,000 ($103.13)
    Public Utilities Sales: $27,000 ($10.05)
    Severance: $19,000 ($7.07)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $4,000 ($1.49)

Palisade government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $627,000 ($233.43)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $550,000 ($204.77)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $77,000 ($28.67)

Palisade government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $127,000 ($47.28)

6.58% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,618 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Colorado average:

10.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Garfield County, CO  0.37% ($46,281 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, CO  0.25% ($57,972)
from Delta County, CO  0.23% ($40,710)


5.98% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,512 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
Colorado average:

9.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($225 average AGI)
Mesa County:

0.04%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Delta County, CO  0.25% ($37,540 average AGI)
to Garfield County, CO  0.25% ($37,115)
to Denver County, CO  0.23% ($59,803)

Businesses in Palisade, CO

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • FedEx: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Palisade:

  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KEXO (1230 AM; 1 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTMM (1340 AM; 1 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KDTA (1400 AM; 1 kW; DELTA, CO; Owner: MONUMENT MEDIA LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Palisade:

  • K205CK (88.9 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K214CA (90.7 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K256AD (99.1 FM; PALISADE, CO; Owner: NORTH FORK VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • K210CE (89.9 FM; MESA, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KJYE (92.3 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZKS (105.3 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KKNN (95.1 FM; DELTA, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KEKB (99.9 FM; FRUITA, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBKL (107.9 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMXY (104.3 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMGJ (93.1 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M.B.C. GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSTR-FM (96.1 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: LEGGETT BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KMOZ-FM (100.7 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING INC)
  • KMSA (91.3 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: MESA STATE COLLEGE)
  • KPRN (89.5 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO INC.)
  • KLFV (90.3 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KPRU (103.3 FM; DELTA, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO INC)
  • KAFM (88.1 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: GRAND VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO CO, INC)
  • KZKS-FM1 (105.3 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K276AI (103.1 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Palisade:

  • KRMJ (Channel 18; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KREX-TV (Channel 5; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KJCT (Channel 8; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: THE PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKCO (Channel 11; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: EAGLE III BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KFQX (Channel 4; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: JOHN HARVEY REES)
  • KGJT-LP (Channel 27; GRAND JUCTION, CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • K25FZ (Channel 25; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K69AO (Channel 69; POWDERHORN, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • K39AF (Channel 39; GRAND JUNCTION, ETC., CO; Owner: MESA COUNTY)
  • K41AE (Channel 41; GRAND JUNCTION, ETC., CO; Owner: MESA COUNTY)
  • K43AB (Channel 43; GRAND JUNCTION, ETC., CO; Owner: MESA COUNTY)
Palisade fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Palisade fatal accident list:

Jul 2, 2016 10:06 PM, Us-6 Frontage Rd W 8th St, Cr-37.1, Lat: 39.106294, Lon: -108.365008, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 3, 1997 11:16 AM, E 4th St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 358ft / 109mTotal length
  • $28,000Total costs
  • 85,718Total average daily traffic
  • 9,602Total average daily truck traffic
  • 92,632Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Palisade, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 111960-1969
  • 51980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Palisade, CO
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$244,4002$150,92511$196,4430$01$102,4501$87,560
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$130,6900$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$03$210,0031$51,4500$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$209,8530$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0017.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$161,4501$187,230
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0017.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Palisade, CO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Palisade, CO - Value
Most common first names in Palisade, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5276.2 years
William4177.1 years
Mary3481.7 years
Robert2671.7 years
James2676.2 years
George2377.7 years
Frank2179.6 years
Charles2075.2 years
Margaret1682.4 years
Harry1576.8 years
Most common last names in Palisade, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2981.1 years
Johnson1478.3 years
Brown1176.4 years
Clark977.4 years
Taylor881.6 years
Rice875.9 years
Davis782.4 years
Henderson774.8 years
Hampton775.7 years
Young780.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Palisade, CO
  • 80.4%Utility gas
  • 11.5%Electricity
  • 6.4%Wood
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Palisade, CO
  • 60.9%Utility gas
  • 37.2%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Solar energy


Palisade compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 14 pilots and 21 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Albert C. Ruckman (4)
  • Tom Y. Sawyer, Jr. (4)
  • Rodney B. Roberts (3)
  • Richard S. Mckinley (2)
  • Richard Mckinley (1)
  • Kevin Stallard (1)

Total of 15 patent applications in 2008-2020.