Palmer Lake, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 2,728 (89% urban, 11% rural).
Population change since 2000: +25.2%
 
Males: 1,361  (49.9%)
Females: 1,367  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

34.7 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 80133.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $73,040 (it was $52,340 in 2000)
Palmer Lake:

$73,040
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $36,918 (it was $25,505 in 2000)

Palmer Lake town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $311,777 (it was $164,600 in 2000)
Palmer Lake:

$311,777
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $306,088; detached houses: $323,366; townhouses or other attached units: $218,823; in 2-unit structures: $453,539; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $187,784; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $132,271; mobile homes: $56,276; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $49,095

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,132.

March 2019 cost of living index in Palmer Lake: 99.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.2%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 91.0% for other race residents, 4.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Palmer Lake, CO (2010)
    • 2,13788.3%White alone
    • 1697.0%Hispanic
    • 602.5%Two or more races
    • 160.7%Other race alone
    • 150.6%Asian alone
    • 110.5%Black alone
    • 90.4%American Indian alone
    • 30.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Palmer Lake, Colorado as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Palmer Lake is 529 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Palmer Lake by year

Type

2005

2008

2011

2012

2014

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(130.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.6)
1
(39.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(130.7)
2
(86.4)
7
(284.3)
2
(79.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(784.3)
6
(259.1)
6
(243.7)
4
(159.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(697.2)
19
(820.4)
4
(162.5)
6
(238.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(130.7)
4
(172.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)224.082.0112.971.70.00.0

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City-data.com crime index in Palmer Lake, CO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.72
Colorado average:

2.17
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Palmer Lake, CO City Guides:

Ancestries: German (27.4%), European (7.7%), Arab (5.5%), Irish (4.7%), Italian (4.3%), English (2.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7225 feet

Land area: 3.06 square miles.

Population density: 892 people per square mile   (low).

Palmer Lake, Colorado map

176 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America).

This town:

6.5%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,520 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,153 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (18.3 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (555.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Monument, CO (1.8 miles ),
Woodmoor, CO (1.8 miles ),
Gleneagle, CO (2.5 miles ),
Larkspur, CO (2.8 miles ),
Air Force Academy, CO (3.0 miles ),
Perry Park, CO (3.2 miles ),
Woodland Park, CO (3.4 miles ),
Black Forest, CO (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 39.11 N, Longitude: 104.90 W

Distribution of median household income in Palmer Lake, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Palmer Lake, CO in 2017
Palmer Lake satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Colorado:

3.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +701 (+47.4%).
Most common industries in Palmer Lake, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.0%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.3%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.9%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Palmer Lake, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Computer specialists (4.6%)
  • Carpenters (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (7.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Computer specialists (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.2%)
  • Top executives (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.6%)
  • Computer specialists (3.3%)

Average climate in Palmer Lake, Colorado

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Palmer Lake, Colorado environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.5. This is better than average.

City:

59.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.503. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.503
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 17.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 1.83. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.83
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 21.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.25. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.25
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.00479. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00479
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Palmer Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the Palmer Lake town center .

On 6/24/1979, a category F3 tornado 18.2 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Palmer Lake-area historical earthquake activity is near Colorado state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 229.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 151.9 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, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 573.6 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 13.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 141.5 miles away from the city center
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 445.2 miles away from Palmer Lake center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in El Paso County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Fires: 4, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 4, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Palmer Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Palmer Lake:

  • LANI'S CARE NETWORK, INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • LIBERTY HEIGHTS (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • NURSING AND THERAPY SERVICES OF COLORADO INC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • TEAMSELECT HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • EVERCARE HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE OF COLORADO S (Hospital, about 15 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • ENCOMPASS HOME HEALTH OF COLORADO (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • SUMMIT HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palmer Lake:

  • United States Air Force Academy (about 8 miles; USAFA, CO; Full-time enrollment: 5,088)
  • Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs (about 16 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • Colorado Technical University-Online (about 16 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 22,771)
  • University of Colorado Colorado Springs (about 17 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 8,700)
  • Colorado College (about 19 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 25 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Jones International University (about 32 miles; Centennial, CO; FT enrollment: 2,556)

Public elementary/middle school in Palmer Lake:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Palmer Lake: Twin Pines Ranch (A), Palmer Lake Volunteer Fire Department (B), Palmer Lake Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Palmer Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: North Monument Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

El Paso 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 Palmer Lake and their reported violations in the past:

ELEPHANT ROCK MHP (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-25-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-05-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Civil Case referred to AG (AUG-12-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-11-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-11-2008), St Civil Case filed (JAN-15-2009), St Consent Decree/Judgement (AUG-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Civil Case referred to AG (AUG-12-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-04-2008), St Civil Case filed (JAN-15-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2009), St Consent Decree/Judgement (AUG-26-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Civil Case referred to AG (AUG-12-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-04-2008), St Civil Case filed (JAN-15-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2009), St Consent Decree/Judgement (AUG-26-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Civil Case referred to AG (AUG-12-2008), St Civil Case filed (JAN-15-2009), St Consent Decree/Judgement (AUG-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 184 regular monitoring violations
  • 9 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

72.3%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.5%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
3 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
3 people in other group homes in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Palmer Lake:

Marital status in Palmer Lake, CO
  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

For population 25 years and over in Palmer Lake:

  • High school or higher: 99.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Colorado average:

11.3

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Palmer Lake
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Palmer Lake, CO (based on El Paso County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant95,284265
Catholic52,31023
Mainline Protestant33,69761
Other22,77562
Black Protestant2,68611
Orthodox9474
None414,564-
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: 57
This county:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
El Paso County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
Here:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 168
This county:

2.87 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 389
This county:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

5.5%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

19.8%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

7.0%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Palmer Lake:

49.1%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Palmer Lake:

46.6%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Palmer Lake:

28.6
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Palmer Lake:

21.6%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Palmer Lake:

8.3%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.7%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Here:

56.6%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Palmer Lake:

79.9%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Palmer Lake, 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
Police Protection - Officers 6$39,609$79,2184$1,324
Other Government Administration 3$13,888$55,5520$0
Streets and Highways 3$16,293$65,1721$2,161
Water Supply 1$11,288$135,4560$0
Financial Administration 1$9,619$115,4280$0
Police - Other 1$5,668$68,0160$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,763
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$760
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 3$3,117
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 15$96,365$77,09210$9,125

Palmer Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $406,000 ($148.83)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $575,000 ($210.78)
    Police Protection: $337,000 ($123.53)
    Central Staff Services: $194,000 ($71.11)
    Regular Highways: $147,000 ($53.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $35,000 ($12.83)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($2.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $28,000 ($10.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $623,000 ($228.37)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $61,000 ($22.36)

Palmer Lake government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $19,000 ($6.96)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $28,000 ($10.26)
    Interest Earnings: $27,000 ($9.90)
    Rents: $4,000 ($1.47)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($0.37)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $826,000 ($302.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $82,000 ($30.06)
  • Tax - Property: $557,000 ($204.18)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $223,000 ($81.74)
    Public Utilities Sales: $103,000 ($37.76)
    Public Utility License: $103,000 ($37.76)
    Motor Vehicle License: $99,000 ($36.29)
    Other Selective Sales: $85,000 ($31.16)
    Other License: $12,000 ($4.40)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $8,000 ($2.93)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $2,000 ($0.73)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($0.73)

Palmer Lake government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $610,000 ($223.61)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $505,000 ($185.12)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $105,000 ($38.49)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,054,000 ($386.36)

10.00% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,307 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.00%
Colorado average:

10.99%

0.42% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,030 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.42%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Arapahoe County, CO  0.29% ($50,385 average AGI)
from Douglas County, CO  0.25% ($69,457)
from Denver County, CO  0.22% ($45,957)


8.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,229 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.81%
Colorado average:

9.96%

0.35% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,029 average AGI)
El Paso County:

0.35%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Denver County, CO  0.30% ($52,563 average AGI)
to Arapahoe County, CO  0.27% ($49,190)
to Douglas County, CO  0.22% ($76,313)

Strongest AM radio stations in Palmer Lake:

  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KVOR (740 AM; 3 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBZC (1300 AM; 5 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWYD (1580 AM; 10 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNRC (1150 AM; 10 kW; ENGLEWOOD, CO; Owner: NRC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKCS (1460 AM; 5 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • KEZW (1430 AM; 10 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Palmer Lake:

  • KBIQ (102.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KKFM (98.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKCS-FM (101.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WALTON STATIONS - COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRCC (91.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KSKX (105.5 FM; SECURITY, CO; Owner: OPTIMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKLI (106.3 FM; WIDEFIELD, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGFT (100.7 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC)
  • KTLF (90.5 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS OF COLORADO SPRINGS, INC.)
  • KMOM (96.1 FM; FOUNTAIN, CO; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSPZ (92.9 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVUU (99.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCME (88.7 FM; MANITOU SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCAST HOUSE, INC)
  • KILO (94.3 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: COLORADO SPRINGS RADIO BCSTERS, INC.)
  • KRDO-FM (95.1 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: THE PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KEPC (89.7 FM; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KJMN (92.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTLC (89.1 FM; CANON CITY, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKMG (98.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCCY (96.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
Palmer Lake fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Palmer Lake fatal accident list:

Apr 7, 2006 08:19 AM, Sr-105, Lat: 39.113990, Lon: -104.903310, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.8mTotal length
  • 3,604Total average daily traffic
  • 222Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,941Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • John S Maguire, 29 Pineview (Lat: 39.136417 Lon: -104.926611), Type: 22.7, Overall height: 22.7 m, Registrant: Bmb Tower Holdings, LLC, Jmaguire@bmbcm.Com, , Oklah-oma City, Phone: (405) 418-8388
  • John S Maguire, 29 Pineview (Lat: 39.136417 Lon: -104.926611), Type: 22.7, Structure height: 08035 m, Overall height: 22.7 m, Registrant: Kirschner Broadcast Services, LLC, Akirsch@sprynet.Com, , Myrtl-e Beach, Phone: (843) 685-3714
  • kelly s Judy, 29 Pineview (Lat: 39.136417 Lon: -104.926611), Type: 22.7, Structure height: 08035 m, Overall height: 22.7 m, Registrant: Kellin Communications, Kelly@kellin.Net, , Larks-pur, Phone: (719) 785-7202

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Palmer Lake, CO)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Palmer Lake)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Palmer Lake)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
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
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$342,7101$350,3509$240,5761$129,670
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$199,1200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$03$227,7400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$187,1200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0037.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$119,6001$157,720
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0037.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Palmer Lake, CO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Palmer Lake, CO - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 11. The highest number of reported fires - 35 took place in 2010, and the least - 2 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Palmer Lake, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (43.5%), and Outside Fires (43.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Palmer Lake, CO
    • 7443.5%Structure Fires
    • 7443.5%Outside Fires
    • 116.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 116.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Palmer Lake, CO
Most common first names in Palmer Lake, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George875.5 years
Charles571.0 years
Mary482.2 years
Helen377.0 years
James364.6 years
John368.0 years
Marie378.7 years
Robert361.7 years
Thomas357.3 years
Ada291.5 years
Most common last names in Palmer Lake, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kendrick571.6 years
Carpenter477.3 years
Johnson375.7 years
Jones392.3 years
Romack376.3 years
Wilson373.3 years
Anderson260.0 years
Campbell281.5 years
Head281.5 years
Carstens279.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Palmer Lake, CO
  • 89.0%Utility gas
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.1%Wood
  • 2.7%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Palmer Lake, CO
  • 89.1%Utility gas
  • 10.9%Electricity


Palmer Lake compared to Colorado state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Palmer Lake on our top lists:

  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Israel (population 500+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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