Palmer Lake, CO

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Palmer Lake Profile


Overview

Palmer Lake is a very small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 2,728 people and just one neighborhood, Palmer Lake is the 112th largest community in Colorado.

Housing costs in Palmer Lake are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Colorado.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Palmer Lake is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 0.00% of the Palmer Lake workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Palmer Lake is a town of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Palmer Lake who work in office and administrative support (0.00%), sales jobs (0.00%), and personal care services (0.00%).

A relatively large number of people in Palmer Lake telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.80% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

Palmer Lake is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Palmer Lake’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

As is often the case in a small town, Palmer Lake doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Palmer Lake Demographics

The education level of Palmer Lake citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 39.57% of adults in Palmer Lake have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Palmer Lake in 2010 was $32,744, which is upper middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $130,976 for a family of four. However, Palmer Lake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Palmer Lake is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Palmer Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Palmer Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Palmer Lake also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.17% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Palmer Lake include German, Irish, English, French, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Palmer Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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AGE OF Palmer Lake, CO HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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One person households

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Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

Diversity Index

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (top 20)

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Palmer Lake 0.101011101001110
Colorado 3.68

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Palmer Lake VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Palmer Lake 0.101011101001110
Colorado 27.02

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

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Palmer Lake Property CRIMES

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Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Palmer Lake 0.101011101001110
Colorado 46

Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

LEWIS-PALMER CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 38 IN THE CO


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Colorado

(10 is best)

Better than of CO school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CO* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Lewis-Palmer Middle School
1776 Woodmoor Drive
Monument, CO 80132
07-08
Lewis-Palmer High School
1300 Higby Road
Monument, CO 80132
09-12
Lewis-Palmer Elementary School
1315 Lake Woodmoor Drive
Monument, CO 80132
PK-06
Bear Creek Elementary School
1330 Creekside Drive
Monument, CO 80132
PK-06
Palmer Lake Elementary School
115 Upper Glenway
Palmer Lake, CO 80133
PK-06
Ray E Kilmer Elementary School
4285 Walker Rd
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
PK-06
Monument Charter Academy School
1150 Village Ridge Point
Monument, CO 80132
PK-08
Prairie Winds Elementary School
790 King's Deer Point East
Monument, CO 80132
PK-06
Palmer Ridge High School
19255 Monument Hill Road
Monument, CO 80132
09-12
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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 8.7% 42.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.5% 34.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.2% 7.5%

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