East Palestine, Ohio Population 2024

4,619

East Palestine is a city located in Columbiana County Ohio. East Palestine has a 2024 population of 4,619. East Palestine is currently declining at a rate of -0.67% annually and its population has decreased by -2.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,743 in 2020.

The average household income in East Palestine is $69,132 with a poverty rate of 8.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in East Palestine is 40.4 years, 38.9 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

East Palestine Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Palestine was:

  • White: 92.38%
  • Two or more races: 4.47%
  • Other race: 2.46%
  • Asian: 0.53%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Ohio
Land Area (mi²)
3.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,465.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.61% (-124)
The current population of East Palestine, Ohio is 4,619 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,743.

East Palestine, Ohio Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,36392.38%
Two or more races2114.47%
Other race1162.46%
Asian250.53%
Native American80.17%
Black or African American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

East Palestine Population by Race

East Palestine Population Pyramid 2024

East Palestine Median Age

40.4

Total

38.9

Male

40.8

Female

East Palestine Adults

There are 3,494 adults, (1,010 of whom are seniors) in East Palestine.

East Palestine Age Dependency

90.1

Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.5

Child Dependency Ratio

East Palestine Sex Ratio

Female2,33549.44%
Male2,38850.56%

East Palestine Population by Age

East Palestine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9812.3564.935.1
Married7892.8586.613.4
Non Family7351.2358.141.9
Female2972.673169
Male1604.4351.948.1

2.87

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

East Palestine Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade862.62%
9th to 12th Grade38511.71%
High School Graduate1,65750.41%
Some College56217.1%
Associates Degree2477.51%
Bachelors Degree3089.37%
Graduate Degree421.28%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

East Palestine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Palestine Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,9712,565308
Hispanic2231680
Other Race1161160
2+ Races827237
Asian2500
Native American555

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

East Palestine Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$34,759$43,581$29,118
Less Than 9th Grade$32,955$34,591$9,296
High School Graduate$32,898$41,974$22,323
Some College$40,787$48,750$33,839
Bachelors Degree$59,500$50,729$60,568
Graduate Degree$74,773$0$0

$34,759

Average Earnings

$43,581

Average Male

$29,118

Average Female

East Palestine Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Palestine Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

East Palestine Language

97.85% of East Palestine residents speak only English, while 2.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.8% of the population.

East Palestine Language

East Palestine Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,1083698.98%
Multiple21152.37%

8.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.65%

Male Poverty Rate

11.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Palestine

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Palestine is White, with 8.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Palestine is Multiple, with 2.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.81%.

East Palestine Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.43%
High School9.73%
Some College5.35%
Bachelors or Greater0%

East Palestine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed9.91%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%

East Palestine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Palestine Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$49,766$69,132
Families$57,614$80,794
Married Families$71,875$-999,999,999
Non Families$40,417$46,008

mean

median

Income by Household Type

East Palestine Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.4%

Male Marriage Rate

40.6%

Female Marriage Rate

East Palestine Married by Age and Sex

male

female

East Palestine Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

East Palestine Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

East Palestine Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

421

Number of Veterans

400

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam150
First Gulf War137
Second Gulf War88
Korea77
World War II13

East Palestine Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+157
65 to 74104
55 to 6495
35 to 5465
18 to 340

East Palestine Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White40512.43%
Other Race1613.79%

East Palestine Veterans by Race

East Palestine Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.4%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Palestine Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

East Palestine Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

East Palestine Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

East Palestine Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

60.3%

Born in East Palestine

97.93%

Native Born

2.07%

Foreign Born

0.17%

Non Citizen

1.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.93% of East Palestine residents were born in the United States, with 60.3% having been born in Ohio. 0.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

East Palestine Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,464-31-0.69%
20284,495-31-0.68%
20274,526-31-0.68%
20264,557-31-0.68%
20254,588-31-0.67%
20244,619-31-0.67%
20234,650-31-0.66%
20224,681-37-0.78%
20214,718-25-0.53%
20204,7433257.36%
20194,418-37-0.83%
20184,455-32-0.71%
20174,487-41-0.91%
20164,528-41-0.9%
20154,569-46-1%
20144,615-7-0.15%
20134,622-34-0.73%
20124,656-35-0.75%
20114,691-26-0.55%
20104,717-200-4.07%
20004,917-251-4.86%
19905,168-138-2.6%
19805,306-298-5.32%
19705,6043727.11%
19605,232370.71%
19505,195721.41%
19405,123-92-1.76%
19305,215-535-9.3%
19205,7502,21362.57%
19103,53700%
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East Palestine Population by Year