Demographics & Statistics

Palmer Lake Fire Department covers approximately 6 square miles within El Paso County and provides mutual aid to several surrounding areas. The fire department also assists with search and rescue, medical, and fire operations on the trails to the west of the district. Below are some demographics, a map of the area we serve (district displayed in pink), and call statistics from the last few years.

Demographics:

  • Average Elevation: 7297′
  • Population: 2600+ residents
  • Households: Approximately 1040
  • Coverage Area: Approximately 6 square miles
  • Stations: 1
  • Personnel: 6 career staff & 18 volunteers
Map
Credit: http://www.ocn.me/maps.htm

Emergency Call Statistics:

  • Total 2018 calls through 11/12: 325
  • Total 2017 calls: 389
    • Fire Calls: 27
    • EMS/Rescue Calls: 240
    • HazMat/Gas Leak/Electrical Issues: 19
    • Service Calls: 35
    • Other: 68
  • Total 2016 calls: 368
    • Fire Calls: 23
    • EMS/Rescue Calls: 237
    • HazMat/Gas Leak/Electrical Issues: 15
    • Service Calls: 41
    • Other: 52