New Palestine, Indiana Population 2021

2,785
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New Palestine is a city located in Hancock County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 2,785, it is the 162nd largest city in Indiana and the 6479th largest city in the United States . New Palestine is currently growing at a rate of 4.23% annually and its population has increased by 35.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,055 in 2010. New Palestine reached it's highest population of 2,785 in 2021. Spanning over 2 miles, New Palestine has a population density of 1,621 people per square mile.

The average household income in New Palestine is $94,244 with a poverty rate of 10.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,007 per month, and the median house value is $202,900. The median age in New Palestine is 41.6 years, 38.5 years for males, and 44.2 years for females.

New Palestine Demographics

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

  • White: 100.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of New Palestine, Indiana is 2,785 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,446.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,055.

New Palestine, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

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New Palestine Population by Race

New Palestine Population Pyramid $2021

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New Palestine Median Age

41.6


Total

38.5


Male

44.2


Female

New Palestine Adults

There are 1,777 adults, (376 of whom are seniors) in New Palestine.

New Palestine Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

New Palestine Sex Ratio

Female

1,154

48.79%

Male

1,211

51.21%

New Palestine Population by Age

New Palestine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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New Palestine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male90.2%9.8%
Married86.5%13.5%
All81.3%18.7%
Female79.2%20.8%
Non Family69%31%

81.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

New Palestine Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9022.6281.3
Married5273.1686.5
Non Family2521.2569
Female722.9779.2
Male513.3190.2

3.08

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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New Palestine Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade120.74%
9th to 12th Grade794.84%
High School Graduate42926.29%
Some College33120.28%
Associates Degree16410.05%
Bachelors Degree47328.98%
Graduate Degree1448.82%
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New Palestine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New Palestine Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.42%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 37.81%.

New Palestine Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,708$70,417$42,639
Less Than 9th Grade$71,250$$
High School Graduate$50,074$61,900$36,563
Some College$34,464$36,250$34,464
Bachelors Degree$71,667$87,250$63,958
Graduate Degree$70,250$100,096$54,167

$53,708

Average Earnings

$70,417

Average Male

$42,639

Average Female

New Palestine Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Palestine Language by Age

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New Palestine Language

99.00% of New Palestine residents speak only English, while 1.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.59% of the population.

New Palestine Language

New Palestine Poverty by Race

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10.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.65%

Male Poverty Rate

12.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Palestine

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Palestine is White, with 10.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Palestine is White, with 10.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.19%.

New Palestine Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.67%
High School16.32%
Some College13.33%
Bachelors or Greater2.43%

New Palestine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed8.43%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed4.85%

New Palestine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Palestine Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$90,278$94,244
Families$98,500$101,513
Married Families$107,813-
Non Families$40,500$71,979
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Income by Household Type

New Palestine Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.3%

Male Marriage Rate

58.4%

Female Marriage Rate

New Palestine Married by Age and Sex

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New Palestine Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

New Palestine Marital Status by Race

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New Palestine Marital Status

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82

Number of Veterans

79

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam41
Korea11
Second Gulf War5
World War II3
First Gulf War3

New Palestine Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7441
75+21
55 to 6412
35 to 548
18 to 34

New Palestine Veterans by Age

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New Palestine Veterans by Race

New Palestine Veterans by Education

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3.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Palestine Veterans by Education

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68.4%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

New Palestine Employment by Age

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New Palestine Employment by Race

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New Palestine Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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83.47%

Born in New Palestine

99.83%

Native Born

0.17%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.83% of New Palestine residents were born in the United States, with 83.47% having been born in Indiana. 0.00% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,7851134.23%
20202,6721134.42%
20192,5591134.62%
20182,4461094.66%
20172,337803.54%
20162,257582.64%
20152,199673.14%
20142,132261.23%
20132,106110.53%
20122,095-7-0.33%
20112,102-8-0.38%
20102,1100.00%

New Palestine Population by Year