Palestine, Illinois Population 2022

1,205
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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.

Palestine Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Palestinewas:

  • White: 99.25%
  • Two or more races: 0.42%
  • Other race: 0.25%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Palestine, Illinois is 1,205 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,233.

Palestine, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,19199.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.08%
Some Other Race30.25%
Two or More Races50.42%
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Palestine Population by Race

Palestine Population Pyramid 2022

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Palestine Median Age

47.5


Total

43


Male

48.9


Female

Palestine Adults

There are 919 adults, (315 of whom are seniors) in Palestine.

Palestine Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

52.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Palestine Sex Ratio

Female

696

58.00%

Male

504

42.00%

Palestine Population by Age

Palestine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Palestine Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married89.7%10.3%
Non Family83.1%16.9%
All80.4%19.6%
Female53.2%46.8%

80.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Palestine Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5782.0880.4
Married2242.689.7
Male144.14100
Female1092.8953.2
Non Family2311.0683.1

2.49

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

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Palestine Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade212.46%
9th to 12th Grade607.04%
High School Graduate26831.46%
Some College25029.34%
Associates Degree19522.89%
Bachelors Degree343.99%
Graduate Degree242.82%
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Palestine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Palestine Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race111
Hispanic221
White84776657
Native American11
2+ Races22

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%.

Palestine Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,386$40,938$27,500
Less Than 9th Grade$$$2,500
High School Graduate$29,375$32,813$28,333
Some College$30,000$42,396$26,813
Bachelors Degree$33,594$$32,969
Graduate Degree$$$

$32,386

Average Earnings

$40,938

Average Male

$27,500

Average Female

Palestine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Palestine Language by Age

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Palestine Language

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.

Palestine Language

Palestine Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,15414612.65%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic4125.00%

12.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.81%

Male Poverty Rate

15.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palestine

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%.

Palestine Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.05%
High School8.58%
Some College18.20%
Bachelors or Greater6.90%

Palestine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.49%
Male Unemployed21.43%
Female Employed11.54%
Female Unemployed34.78%

Palestine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Palestine Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,700$53,660
Families$49,732$61,459
Married Families$56,731-
Non Families$26,691$35,731
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Income by Household Type

Palestine Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Palestine Married by Age and Sex

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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 20-34.

Palestine Marital Status by Race

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Palestine Marital Status

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98

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War15
Vietnam57
Korea5
World War II3

Palestine Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 343
35 to 5423
55 to 648
65 to 7446
75+18

Palestine Veterans by Age

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Palestine Veterans by Race

Palestine Veterans by Education

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4.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palestine Veterans by Education

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48.3%

Labor Force Participation

43%

Employment Rate

10.9%

Unemployment Rate

Palestine Employment by Age

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Palestine Employment by Race

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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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68.50%

Born in Palestine

99.25%

Native Born

0.75%

Foreign Born

0.42%

Non Citizen

0.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Palestine Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,3690.00%
20111,355-14-1.02%
20121,341-14-1.03%
20131,327-14-1.04%
20141,313-14-1.06%
20151,299-14-1.07%
20161,285-14-1.08%
20171,271-14-1.09%
20181,257-14-1.10%
20191,243-14-1.11%
20201,233-10-0.80%
20211,219-14-1.14%
20221,205-14-1.15%

Palestine Population by Year