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Palo is a city in Linn County, in the Cedar Rapids metro area.
The community was named for the Battle of Palo Alton in the Mexican War
The latitude of Palo is 42.066N. The longitude is -91.795W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 741 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 649.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Palo demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Linn County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Cedar Rapids area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 52324 ZIP code.
32% of Palo residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Palo ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Palo was $21,429, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Palo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Palo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $416. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $964.
Linn County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Palo political report.
The average commute time for Palo workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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