New Palestine, Indiana Population 2024

3,991

New Palestine is a city located in Hancock County Indiana. New Palestine has a 2024 population of 3,991. New Palestine is currently growing at a rate of 10.28% annually and its population has increased by 44.5% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,762 in 2020.

The average household income in New Palestine is $116,684 with a poverty rate of 5.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in New Palestine is 44.4 years, 35.8 years for males, and 52.8 years for females.

New Palestine Demographics

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

  • White: 98.3%
  • Two or more races: 1.45%
  • Asian: 0.25%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,323.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
44.5% (1,229)
The current population of New Palestine, Indiana is 3,991 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,762.

New Palestine, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,78398.3%
Two or more races411.45%
Asian70.25%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

New Palestine Population by Race

New Palestine Population Pyramid 2024

New Palestine Median Age

44.4

Total

35.8

Male

52.8

Female

New Palestine Adults

There are 2,254 adults, (569 of whom are seniors) in New Palestine.

New Palestine Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

New Palestine Sex Ratio

Female1,42450.3%
Male1,40749.7%

New Palestine Population by Age

New Palestine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1992.3583.116.9
Married7152.8192.27.8
Non Family3421.0959.440.6
Female1042.761000
Male383.6878.921.1
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2.82

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

83.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

New Palestine Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

New Palestine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New Palestine Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.86%.

New Palestine Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$68,548

Average Earnings

$80,740

Average Male

$50,755

Average Female

New Palestine Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Palestine Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

New Palestine Language

99.18% of New Palestine residents speak only English, while 0.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.82% of the population.

New Palestine Language

New Palestine Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,7641425.14%
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5.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.63%

Male Poverty Rate

7.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Palestine

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Palestine is White, with 5.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Palestine is White, with 5.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 9.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.76%.

New Palestine Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.31%
Some College10.48%
High School5.24%
Bachelors or Greater1.3%
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New Palestine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed3.06%
Male Employed0.73%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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New Palestine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Palestine Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

New Palestine Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.7%

Male Marriage Rate

58.3%

Female Marriage Rate

New Palestine Married by Age and Sex

male

female

New Palestine Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

New Palestine Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

New Palestine Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

85

Number of Veterans

80

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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New Palestine Veterans by War

count

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New Palestine Veterans by Age

count

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New Palestine Veterans by Race

New Palestine Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

57.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Palestine Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.7%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

New Palestine Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

New Palestine Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

New 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

84.78%

Born in New Palestine

99.61%

Native Born

0.39%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.61% of New Palestine residents were born in the United States, with 84.78% having been born in Indiana. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

New Palestine Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,8513726.79%
20285,4793727.28%
20275,1073727.86%
20264,7353728.53%
20254,3633729.32%
20243,99137210.28%
20233,61937211.46%
20223,24737212.94%
20212,8751134.09%
20202,7622047.97%
20192,5581114.54%
20182,4471094.66%
20172,338813.59%
20162,257572.59%
20152,200673.14%
20142,133261.23%
20132,107110.52%
20122,096-6-0.29%
20112,102-8-0.38%
20102,110
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New Palestine Population by Year