Palmer Lake, Colorado Population 2020

2,836

Palmer Lake is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 2,836, it is the 98th largest city in Colorado and the 6401st largest city in the United States. Palmer Lake is currently growing at a rate of 1.14% annually and its population has increased by 17.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,420 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Palmer Lake has a population density of 924 people per square mile.

The average household income in Palmer Lake is $79,439 with a poverty rate of 16.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $979 per month, and the median house value is $273,100. The median age in Palmer Lake is 37.7 years, 35.4 years for males, and 41.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.5 males.

Palmer Lake Demographics

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

  • White: 87.44%
  • Native American: 5.10%
  • Other race: 3.09%
  • Two or more races: 2.65%
  • Asian: 1.15%
  • Black or African American: 0.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Palmer Lake, Colorado is 2,836, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,772.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,420.

Palmer Lake, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,34787.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native1375.10%
Some Other Race833.09%
Two or More Races712.65%
Asian311.15%
Black or African American150.56%

Palmer Lake Population Pyramid 2020

Palmer Lake Median Age

37.7


Total

35.4


Male

41.6


Female

Palmer Lake Adults

There are 2,150 adults, (306 of whom are seniors) in Palmer Lake.

Palmer Lake Age Dependency

45.6

Age Dependency Ratio

16.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

Palmer Lake Sex Ratio

Female

1,352

50.37%

Male

1,332

49.63%

Palmer Lake Households and Families

Palmer Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Palmer Lake Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married85.2%14.8%
All75.7%24.3%
Non Family63.8%36.2%
Female60.2%39.8%

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1012.4375.7
Married5813.1485.2
Non Family4011.1463.8
Female933.4560.2
Male262.81100

3.04

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Palmer Lake Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade221.16%
9th to 12th Grade60.32%
High School Graduate50226.50%
Some College47825.24%
Associates Degree21211.19%
Bachelors Degree43122.76%
Graduate Degree24312.83%

Palmer Lake Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,6181,605616
Hispanic22721230
Native American5757
Other Race43436
Multiple Races36368
Asian252525

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,778$40,439$32,444
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$29,625$$29,125
Some College$31,888$38,380$28,500
Bachelors Degree$36,779$40,357$33,125
Graduate Degree$75,682$125,284$73,594

$37,778

Average Earnings

$40,439

Average Male

$32,444

Average Female

Palmer Lake Language

Palmer Lake Language by Age

Palmer Lake Language

88.86% of Palmer Lake residents speak only English, while 11.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.91% of the population.

Palmer Lake Poverty

Palmer Lake Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic41228067.96%
White2,1621426.57%
Native137137100.00%
Other837792.77%
Multiple7179.86%
Asian31516.13%

16.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.91%

Male Poverty Rate

19.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palmer Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palmer Lake is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palmer Lake is White, with 6.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.71%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School53.57%
High School21.91%
Some College10.87%
Bachelors or Greater2.52%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed14.87%
Female Employed5.97%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Palmer Lake Income

Palmer Lake Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$65,521$79,439
Families$94,531$100,141
Married Families$96,298-
Non Families$35,059$38,007

Palmer Lake Marital Status

Palmer Lake Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

58.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Palmer Lake Married by Age and Sex

Palmer Lake Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Palmer Lake Marital Status by Race

Palmer Lake Veterans

183

Number of Veterans

140

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam78
Second Gulf War68
Korea20
First Gulf War20
World War II

$Palmer Lake Veterans by Education

3.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palmer Lake Employment Status

71.9%

Labor Force Participation

69.7%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Palmer Lake Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

42.03%

Born in Colorado

93.33%

Native Born

6.67%

Foreign Born

4.02%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.33% of Palmer Lake residents were born in the United States, with 42.03% having been born in Colorado. 4.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,836321.14%
20192,804321.15%
20182,772491.80%
20172,723321.19%
20162,691602.28%
20152,631481.86%
20142,583331.29%
20132,550391.55%
20122,511421.70%
20112,469461.90%
20102,4230.00%