Palestine, Arkansas Population 2024

472

Palestine is a city located in St. Francis County Arkansas. Palestine has a 2024 population of 472. Palestine is currently declining at a rate of -1.67% annually and its population has decreased by -6.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 504 in 2020.

The average household income in Palestine is $43,765 with a poverty rate of 30.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Palestine is 35.5 years, 27.9 years for males, and 40.2 years for females.

Palestine Demographics

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

  • White: 80.47%
  • Two or more races: 10.68%
  • Black or African American: 8.85%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
3.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
149.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.35% (-32)
The current population of Palestine, Arkansas is 472 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 504.

Palestine, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White61880.47%
Two or more races8210.68%
Black or African American688.85%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Palestine Population by Race

Palestine Population Pyramid 2024

Palestine Median Age

35.5

Total

27.9

Male

40.2

Female

Palestine Adults

There are 490 adults, (146 of whom are seniors) in Palestine.

Palestine Age Dependency

123.3

Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

80.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Palestine Sex Ratio

Female42355.08%
Male34544.92%

Palestine Population by Age

Palestine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2712.8362.737.3
Married1173.4895.74.3
Female962.8615.684.4
Non Family531.0477.422.6
Male56.24060
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3.21

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

62.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Palestine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Palestine Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.14%.

Palestine Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$29,261

Average Earnings

$39,821

Average Male

$18,125

Average Female

Palestine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Palestine Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Palestine Language

99.59% of Palestine residents speak only English, while 0.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.41% of the population.

Palestine Language

Palestine Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White61816226.21%
Multiple824858.54%
Black682638.24%
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30.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.01%

Male Poverty Rate

30.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palestine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palestine is Multiple, with 58.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palestine is White, with 26.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.16%.

Palestine Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School30.43%
Less Than 9th Grade25.4%
Some College24.74%
Bachelors or Greater10.87%
showing: 4 rows

Palestine Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed66.67%
Female Employed23.08%
Male Employed22.7%
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Palestine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Palestine Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Palestine Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.4%

Male Marriage Rate

36.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Palestine Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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.

Palestine Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Palestine Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

14

Number of Veterans

14

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Palestine Veterans by War

count

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Palestine Veterans by Age

count

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Palestine Veterans by Race

Palestine Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

Veteran Disability Rate

Palestine Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Palestine Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Palestine Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

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

93.1%

Born in Palestine

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Palestine residents were born in the United States, with 93.1% having been born in Arkansas. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Palestine Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029432-8-1.82%
2028440-8-1.79%
2027448-8-1.75%
2026456-8-1.72%
2025464-8-1.69%
2024472-8-1.67%
2023480-8-1.64%
2022488-8-1.61%
2021496-8-1.59%
2020504-67-11.73%
2019571-13-2.23%
2018584-16-2.67%
2017600-9-1.48%
2016609-8-1.3%
2015617-14-2.22%
2014631-11-1.71%
2013642-16-2.43%
2012658-5-0.75%
2011663-5-0.75%
2010668
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Palestine Population by Year