|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Palestine is 18,756. Palestine, Texas is the 1,979th largest city in the US.
Palestine is located entirely in Anderson County.
The current population of Palestine (18,756) is it's peak population.
Palestine has grown 6.3% since the 2000. Palestine, Texas's growth is about average. 59% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Palestine has a population density of 965.2 people per square mile.
|1975||Weirton, West Virginia||18,813||-7.6%|
|1981||Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin||18,738||1.2%|
|1984||Elizabeth City, North Carolina||18,703||8.4%|
|1985||La Marque, Texas||18,697||36.4%|
The total voting age population of Palestine, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 12,321. The voting age population is 47.4% male and 52.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.6% of the residents of Palestine are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Palestine are 62.1% White, 27.7% Black, 6.2% Other, 2.2% Two or more races, 1.4% Asian and 0.4% American Indian. Additionally, 20.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Palestine, 18.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 27.1%. On a per-household basis, 15.0% of families are below the poverty line in Palestine.
Among those aged 16 and older, 59.3% of Palestine residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 81.4% of Palestine residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.8% have a bachelor's degree and 4.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Palestine residents aged 5 and older, 18.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 16.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Palestine is 4.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Palestine, 21.5% 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 $37,868.
In Palestine, 55.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 45.0% of housing units in Palestine.
Of all the housing units in Palestine, 10.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Palestine, 9.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 700 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Palestine is $774.
In Palestine, 66.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.