Palestine is a city located in Crawford County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 1,205, it is the 627th largest city in Illinois and the 13840th largest city in the United States. Palestine is currently declining at a rate of -1.15% annually and its population has decreased by -2.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,233 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Palestine has a population density of 1,527 people per square mile.
The average household income in Palestine is $50,824 with a poverty rate of 12.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $613 per month, and the median house value is $60,700. The median age in Palestine is 49.9 years, 48.7 years for males, and 50.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Palestinewas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.
97.66% of Palestine residents speak only English, while 2.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.44% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Palestine is White, with 12.65% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Palestine is Hispanic, with 25.00% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.93%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Palestine
99.25% of Palestine residents were born in the United States, with 68.50% having been born in Illinois. 0.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.