Palisade, Colorado Population 2024

2,625

Palisade is a city located in Mesa County Colorado. Palisade has a 2024 population of 2,625. Palisade is currently growing at a rate of 0.73% annually and its population has increased by 2.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,568 in 2020.

The average household income in Palisade is $81,678 with a poverty rate of 11.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Palisade is 47.1 years, 39.2 years for males, and 57.2 years for females.

Palisade Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Palisade was:

  • White: 85.69%
  • Two or more races: 13.61%
  • Other race: 0.7%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,209.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.22% (57)
The current population of Palisade, Colorado is 2,625 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,568.

Palisade, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,20385.69%
Two or more races35013.61%
Other race180.7%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Palisade Population by Race

Palisade Population Pyramid 2024

Palisade Median Age

47.1

Total

39.2

Male

57.2

Female

Palisade Adults

There are 2,096 adults, (549 of whom are seniors) in Palisade.

Palisade Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Palisade Sex Ratio

Female1,20546.87%
Male1,36653.13%

Palisade Population by Age

Palisade Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1712.1373.826.2
Non Family5571.170.629.4
Married4952.9184.215.8
Female1193.7445.454.6
Male000
showing: 5 rows

3.04

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Palisade Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Palisade Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Palisade Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.11%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.84%.

Palisade Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,395

Average Earnings

$54,199

Average Male

$33,592

Average Female

Palisade Earnings by Educational Attainment

Palisade Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Palisade Language

97.45% of Palisade residents speak only English, while 2.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.55% of the population.

Palisade Language

Palisade Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,0591748.45%
Hispanic3227924.53%
Multiple350267.43%
Other181161.11%
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11.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.84%

Male Poverty Rate

11.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palisade

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palisade is Other, with 61.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palisade is Multiple, with 7.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.85%.

Palisade Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School18.11%
Less Than 9th Grade17.96%
Some College7.52%
Bachelors or Greater3.05%
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Palisade Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed3.78%
Female Employed3.48%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Palisade Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Palisade Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Palisade Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Palisade Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Palisade Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Palisade Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Palisade Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

196

Number of Veterans

140

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

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Palisade Veterans by War

count

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Palisade Veterans by Age

count

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Palisade Veterans by Race

Palisade Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

65.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palisade Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Palisade Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Palisade Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Palisade Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

44.42%

Born in Palisade

98.33%

Native Born

1.67%

Foreign Born

1.67%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.33% of Palisade residents were born in the United States, with 44.42% having been born in Colorado. 1.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Palisade Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,720190.7%
20282,701190.71%
20272,682190.71%
20262,663190.72%
20252,644190.72%
20242,625190.73%
20232,606190.73%
20222,587190.74%
20212,568
20202,568-213-7.66%
20192,781-5-0.18%
20182,78610.04%
20172,785110.4%
20162,774341.24%
20152,740170.62%
20142,723180.67%
20132,705160.6%
20122,689130.49%
20112,676220.83%
20102,654752.91%
20002,579
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Palisade Population by Year