Palestine, IL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Palestine, Illinois Info Snack

Population
1,185
Unemployment
15.5%
Poverty
14.8%
Median Home
$57,000
Median Income
$38,661
Median Rent
$470

Palestine SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
2
Affordability
9.5
Diversity
3
Safety
6
Amenities
6
Education
5
Commute
9.5

Rankings for Palestine in Illinois

Map Of Palestine, IL

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Population over time in Palestine

Year Population % Change
2019 1,185 -0.5%
2018 1,191 8.0%
2017 1,103 -9.9%
2016 1,224 -11.0%
2015 1,375 -6.2%
2014 1,466 -3.5%
2013 1,519 -0.5%
2012 1,526 11.4%
2011 1,370 7.4%
2010 1,276 -

Race / Ethnicity in Palestine

White
98.1% (1,162)
African American
0.2% (2)
American Indian
0.3% (3)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.3% (15)
Hispanic
0.3% (3)
Race Palestine IL USA
White 98.1% 61.3% 60.7%
African American 0.2% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 5.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.3% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 0.3% 17.1% 18.0%

Gender in Palestine

Female
56.1% (665)
Male
43.9% (520)
Gender Palestine IL USA
Female 56.1% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 43.9% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Palestine for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (35)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (71)
High School / GED
36.0% (426)
Some College
29.0% (343)
Associate's Degree
18.0% (213)
Bachelor's Degree
5.0% (59)
Master's Degree
2.0% (23)
Professional Degree
1.0% (11)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Palestine IL USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 29.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 18.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 5.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Palestine, Illinois

Less than $10,000
6.4% (7,563)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.5% (7,757)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.0% (19,006)
$25,000 to $34,999
16.2% (19,200)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.2% (18,036)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.0% (20,170)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.2% (10,860)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.8% (12,800)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.3% (2,715)
$200,000 or more
0.3% (387)
Income Palestine IL USA
Less than $10,000 6.4% 6.3% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.5% 3.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.0% 8.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 16.2% 8.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.2% 11.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.0% 16.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.2% 12.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.8% 16.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.3% 7.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 0.3% 8.3% 7.7%

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