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Palmer Lake is a very small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 2,637 people and just one neighborhood, Palmer Lake is the 112th largest community in Colorado. Monument Colorado Houses
Housing costs in Palmer Lake are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don’t compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Colorado. Monument Colorado Houses
Unlike some towns, Palmer Lake isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Palmer Lake are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Palmer Lake is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Palmer Lake who work in sales jobs (12.56%), office and administrative support (11.64%), and management occupations (9.72%). Monument Colorado Houses
Also of interest is that Palmer Lake has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US. Monument Colorado Houses
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.94% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes. Monument Colorado Houses
Palmer Lake is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Palmer Lake’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Palmer Lake is a very car-oriented town. 85.99% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Palmer Lake is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Palmer Lake has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well. Monument Colorado Houses
As is often the case in a small town, Palmer Lake doesn’t have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Palmer Lake are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.38% of adults in Palmer Lake have a bachelor’s degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Palmer Lake in 2010 was $30,114, which is upper middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $120,456 for a family of four. However, Palmer Lake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Palmer Lake is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Palmer Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Palmer Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Palmer Lake also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.04% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Palmer Lake include Irish, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Palmer Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
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