Palestine is a city located in Anderson County Texas. Palestine has a 2020 population of 18,510. It is also the county seat of Anderson County. Palestine is currently declining at a rate of -0.09% annually and its population has decreased by -0.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,544 in 2010.
The average household income in Palestine is $53,141 with a poverty rate of 15.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $834 per month, and the median house value is $106,100. The median age in Palestine is 33.7 years, 31.3 years for males, and 35.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Palestinewas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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 2+ races people with a rate of 22.93%.
83.30% of Palestine residents speak only English, while 16.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.78% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Palestine is Black, with 24.54% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Palestine is Multiple, with 7.53% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.82%.
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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
91.14% of Palestine residents were born in the United States, with 74.63% having been born in Texas. 4.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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