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Palmer Lake is a town in El Paso County, in the Colorado Springs metro area.

The community was named for William Jackson Palmer, railroad president

The latitude of Palmer Lake is 39.122N. The longitude is -104.916W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 7,297 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,262.


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Median household income
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$52,340
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Palmer Lake demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Divide Lake
· Divide
· Weissport
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.4 per 1,000 people.
Historic sites and museums: Ben Quick Ranch and Fort

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25% of Palmer Lake residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Palmer Lake ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Palmer Lake was $25,505, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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37% of Palmer Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Palmer Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $718.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,176.


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Libraries in Palmer Lake include PPLD-Palmer Lake Branch ... View libraries

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El Paso County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Palmer Lake political report.

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The average commute time for Palmer Lake workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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