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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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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.
19% of Palisade residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Palisade, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $446. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $757.
Libraries in Palisade include MCPLD-Palisade Branch Library ... View libraries
Mesa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Palisade political report.
The average commute time for Palisade workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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