Palmer Lake

Palmer Lake

Located at the foot of the front range, just north of the Monument.

Welcome to Palmer Lake

Palmer Lake is located at the foot of the front range, just north of Monument. It is surrounded by Pike National Forest and is the perfect place to live a small-town lifestyle.
 

What To Do

New Santa Fe Regional Trail

The New Santa Fe Regional Trail is a 17-mile trail from Palmer Lake Recreation Area in northern El Paso County. This trail offers incredible views of the front range and Pikes Peak, as well as wildlife and unique geological features. The trail passes through the U.S. Air Force Academy, the town of Monument, and drops 1,200 feet in elevation when heading north to south.
 
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Palmer Lake Colorado Recreational Area

Palmer Lake Colorado Recreational Area is a popular area in the Colorado Springs area. This 36-acre park is perfect for fishing, hiking, and biking, and has access to the New Santa Fe Regional Trail.
 
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The Food Scene

Amazing Local Restaurants

Some of our favorite local spots in Palmer Lake include 105 Social House for lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch and Speedtrap a funky cafe with live music.
 

Overview for Palmer Lake, CO

6,742 people live in Palmer Lake, where the median age is 42.8 and the average individual income is $43,782.76. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,742

Total Population

42.8 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$43,782.76

Average individual Income

Around Palmer Lake, CO

There's plenty to do around Palmer Lake, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

18
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
30
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Wine Seller, Perfectly Elevated Cafe And Gallery, and 3 Hundred Days Distilling.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 1.81 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.73 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 2.5 miles 53 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.52 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.52 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.14 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Palmer Lake, CO

Palmer Lake has 2,417 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Palmer Lake do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,742 people call Palmer Lake home. The population density is 539.54 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,742

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

42.8

Median Age

49.23 / 50.77%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
2,417

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$43,782.76

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Palmer Lake, CO

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Palmer Lake. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Palmer Lake Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
3/5

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