|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Palestine is 489. Palestine, Arkansas is the 13,268th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Palestine was in 2000, when its population was 746. In 2000, Palestine was the 11,537th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 13,268th largest city in the US. Palestine is currently 34.5% smaller than it was in 2000.
Palestine has shrunk 34.4% since the year 2000. Palestine, Arkansas's growth is extremely below average. 96% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|13266||Grey Forest, Texas||489||16.4%|
|13270||De Beque, Colorado||488||2.9%|
|13272||Gilmore City, Iowa||488||-11.7%|
The total voting age population of Palestine, Arkansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 425. The voting age population is 46.8% male and 53.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.1% of the residents of Palestine are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Palestine are 88.6% White, 8.4% Black, 2.7% Other and 0.3% Two or more races. Additionally, 2.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Palestine, 25.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 31.0%. On a per-household basis, 19.4% of families are below the poverty line in Palestine.
Among those aged 16 and older, 50.3% of Palestine residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 71.8% of Palestine residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 4.8% have a bachelor's degree and 2.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Palestine residents aged 5 and older, 0.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Palestine is 11.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Palestine, 21.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Palestine is $29,375.
In Palestine, 56.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 44.0% of housing units in Palestine.
Of all the housing units in Palestine, 1.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Palestine, 9.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Palestine is $633.
In Palestine, 56.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.