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 2,590 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

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Palmer Lake is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Palmer Lake is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Palmer Lake who work in sales jobs (14.01%), office and administrative support (13.37%), and management occupations (10.31%).

Also of interest is that Palmer Lake has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.


Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Palmer Lake is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Palmer Lake really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Palmer Lake perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Palmer Lake Demographics

The citizens of Palmer Lake are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.39% of adults in Palmer Lake have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Palmer Lake in 2010 was $29,723, which is upper middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $118,892 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 13.13% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Palmer Lake include Irish, French , English, and Italian.

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

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (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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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (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

136 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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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.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Palmer Lake 0.101011101001110
Colorado 3.21

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

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Palmer Lake 0.101011101001110
Colorado 26.42

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Palmer Lake 0.101011101001110
Colorado 44

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

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 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (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

65 Vital Statistics. 11 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

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


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

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% 41.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.3% 34.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.4% 7.2%

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MANITOU SPRINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 14 IN THE COUNTY OF EL


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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
Ute Pass Elementary School
9230 Chipita Park Road
Chipita Park, CO, 80809
PK-06
Manitou Springs Elementary School
110 Pawnee Avenue
Manitou Springs, CO, 80829
PK-05
Manitou Springs High School
401 El Monte Place
Manitou Springs, CO, 80829
09-12
Manitou Springs Middle School
415 El Monte Place
Manitou Springs, CO, 80829
06-08

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 26.8% 41.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 24.1% 34.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.7% 7.2%

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