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Palisade is a town in Mesa County, in the Grand Junction metro area.

The community was named for local clifs

The latitude of Palisade is 39.110N. The longitude is -108.35W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,728 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,650.


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Median household income
Local
$27,739
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Palisade demographic reports
Palisade is on the Colorado River
Former and merged names include:
· Palisades
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.5 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Peach Festival - Aug. 17-19, 2007
Dates often change. Check Palisade web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Colorado River State Park, Little Bookcliffs Wild Horses Range

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Palisade demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mesa County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Grand Junction area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 81526 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

18% of Palisade residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Palisade ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Palisade was $15,539, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

19% of Palisade residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Palisade, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $446.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $757.


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Libraries in Palisade include MCPLD-Palisade Branch Library ... View libraries

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Mesa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Palisade political report.

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The average commute time for Palisade workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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