Latest Data (2017)
Population 18,306
Nationwide Rank 1959

Quick Facts

Palestine, Texas is the 1,959th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Palestine, Texas is a city.

Palestine, Texas is currently 2.2% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Palestine, Texas's growth is about average. 51% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Palestine, Texas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1949 Jacksonville, Illinois 18,454 -7.6%
1950 Round Lake, Illinois 18,444 205.9%
1951 Farmington, Missouri 18,425 31.7%
1952 Bourbonnais, Illinois 18,420 19.9%
1953 Culpeper, Virginia 18,413 89.8%
1954 Marshfield, Wisconsin 18,405 -2.3%
1955 Selma, Alabama 18,370 -10.0%
1956 Hyattsville, Maryland 18,333 17.1%
1957 Bensenville, Illinois 18,330 -11.6%
1958 Stafford, Texas 18,315 15.0%
1959 Palestine, Texas 18,306 3.7%
1960 Rancho Mirage, California 18,306 36.8%
1961 Foley, Alabama 18,288 109.5%
1962 Cudahy, Wisconsin 18,282 -0.5%
1963 Katy, Texas 18,282 54.3%
1964 Macomb, Illinois 18,267 -0.9%
1965 Trenton, Michigan 18,255 -6.9%
1966 North Aurora, Illinois 18,245 66.5%
1967 Central Point, Oregon 18,234 41.9%
1968 Dover, New Jersey 18,232 0.3%
1969 Maumelle, Arkansas 18,214 69.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Texas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1071 Del Rio 36,006 5.9%
1075 Lufkin 35,837 7.4%
1089 La Porte 35,371 10.3%
1090 Waxahachie 35,340 62.9%
1125 Socorro 34,048 22.6%
1130 Deer Park 33,891 18.6%
1139 Nacogdoches 33,614 11.9%
1173 Copperas Cove 32,706 8.9%
1196 Southlake 31,824 45.7%
1225 Harker Heights 31,075 75.6%
1244 Weatherford 30,654 58.2%
1258 Cleburne 30,230 14.3%
1295 Cibolo 29,249 816.3%
1305 Seguin 28,983 21.9%
1306 Eagle Pass 28,945 26.9%
1348 Big Spring 27,905 11.1%
1366 Lake Jackson 27,473 -0.1%
1367 Greenville 27,443 14.2%
1406 Colleyville 26,674 34.6%
1421 Alvin 26,474 23.2%
1444 Sachse 25,937 153.0%
1469 Kingsville 25,482 -0.1%
1475 Hutto 25,367 1648.2%
1476 Balch Springs 25,357 29.6%
1483 Midlothian 25,254 157.7%
1486 University Park 25,201 7.8%
1519 Paris 24,800 -3.8%
1530 Watauga 24,602 11.6%
1535 San Benito 24,528 1.1%
1548 Denison 24,380 7.3%
1587 Corsicana 23,683 -3.6%
1593 Benbrook 23,590 16.4%
1602 Kerrville 23,386 13.9%
1603 Converse 23,375 101.3%
1611 Marshall 23,195 -2.7%
1624 Saginaw 23,014 81.2%
1698 Belton 21,734 37.4%
1730 Corinth 21,152 80.1%
1761 Stephenville 20,797 36.5%
1763 Plainview 20,767 -7.0%
1771 Murphy 20,673 495.5%
1781 Universal City 20,532 41.9%
1796 Dickinson 20,359 18.9%
1797 Forney 20,336 252.5%
1799 Prosper 20,312 776.6%
1848 Alamo 19,679 27.0%
1860 Horizon City 19,562 250.7%
1862 Angleton 19,544 6.3%
1878 Ennis 19,261 17.0%
1895 Orange 19,072 -7.7%
1904 Alice 18,949 -0.3%
1913 Brownwood 18,831 -2.7%
1916 Bellaire 18,797 19.1%
1958 Stafford 18,315 15.0%
1959 Palestine 18,306 3.7%
1963 Katy 18,282 54.3%
1998 Terrell 17,842 29.4%
2000 White Settlement 17,828 20.0%
2028 South Houston 17,543 10.6%
2031 Bay City 17,528 -5.9%
2034 Nederland 17,491 0.5%
2035 Pampa 17,475 -1.4%
2046 Portland 17,287 15.8%
2048 Alton 17,278 106.1%
2065 Taylor 16,982 29.0%
2067 Brenham 16,951 16.6%
2087 La Marque 16,766 22.3%
2091 Mercedes 16,734 18.6%
2095 Seagoville 16,715 53.8%
2101 Donna 16,638 8.9%
2106 Highland Village 16,587 34.5%
2125 Gainesville 16,419 5.1%
2140 Uvalde 16,298 2.5%
2147 Mount Pleasant 16,257 14.6%
2156 Buda 16,163 480.5%
2164 Boerne 16,056 148.4%
2170 Sulphur Springs 16,029 9.1%
2175 Humble 15,997 9.5%
2189 Live Oak 15,820 65.5%
2194 Groves 15,769 0.4%
2212 West University Place 15,608 9.2%
2233 Addison 15,458 9.2%
2237 Crowley 15,389 104.3%
2249 Canyon 15,306 16.6%
2260 Lakeway 15,154 85.4%
2275 Mineral Wells 14,962 -11.7%
2281 Jacksonville 14,910 7.4%
2285 Hereford 14,888 2.3%
2295 Dumas 14,785 7.3%
2296 Kilgore 14,782 30.9%
2321 Rio Grande City 14,518 19.2%
2331 Hewitt 14,435 28.8%
2390 Hidalgo 13,931 79.6%
2410 Lockhart 13,788 17.1%
2428 Seabrook 13,693 43.9%
2438 Levelland 13,628 6.2%
2463 Andrews 13,472 40.7%
2466 Santa Fe 13,442 20.3%
2478 Henderson 13,300 18.2%
2512 Glenn Heights 13,084 77.2%
2531 Forest Hill 12,953 -0.1%
2534 Beeville 12,937 -0.8%
2539 Port Neches 12,898 -4.9%
2552 Lumberton 12,829 44.0%
2558 Red Oak 12,780 123.8%
2566 Borger 12,754 -10.4%
2567 Anna 12,753 624.1%
2575 Athens 12,704 9.4%
2594 Royse City 12,567 304.2%
2599 Azle 12,495 29.4%
2623 Gatesville 12,387 -21.4%
2632 Trophy Club 12,340 91.7%
2652 Port Lavaca 12,212 2.0%
2657 Freeport 12,169 -4.2%
2670 Fate 12,090 1908.3%
2674 Richmond 12,064 3.1%
2730 El Campo 11,751 5.6%
2737 Tomball 11,707 25.8%
2753 Clute 11,634 11.5%
2755 Robinson 11,617 47.1%
2787 Leon Valley 11,426 23.5%
2788 Roma 11,425 17.1%
2793 Robstown 11,385 -11.4%
2796 Fredericksburg 11,369 24.3%
2805 Snyder 11,320 5.8%
2833 Burkburnett 11,170 2.0%
2845 Webster 11,123 22.4%
2860 Raymondville 11,003 13.3%
2866 Galena Park 10,989 3.7%
2881 Vidor 10,854 -5.0%
2905 Selma 10,712 1142.6%
2916 Jacinto City 10,661 3.4%
2937 Sweetwater 10,579 -6.9%
2941 Rockport 10,555 30.7%
2952 Bellmead 10,503 12.8%
2953 Pleasanton 10,490 25.9%
2990 Vernon 10,346 -11.0%
2991 Pearsall 10,345 34.9%
3003 Ingleside 10,302 9.7%
3025 Bonham 10,193 1.7%
3031 Princeton 10,159 186.8%
3039 Manvel 10,115 229.3%
3055 Fulshear 10,044 1262.8%
3077 Granbury 9,923 57.4%
3078 Pecos 9,922 5.2%
3100 Celina 9,836 259.1%
3125 Elgin 9,701 67.1%
3128 Brownfield 9,695 2.6%
3197 Hondo 9,305 17.6%
3213 Manor 9,217 518.1%
3215 Liberty 9,215 12.1%
3217 Melissa 9,212 568.5%
3218 Lamesa 9,211 -7.1%
3219 Highland Park 9,208 4.0%
3226 San Elizario 9,173
3228 Helotes 9,169 72.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 18,306 1,959
2016 18,383 1,943
2015 18,288 1,941
2014 18,393 1,922
2013 18,617 1,890
2012 18,516 1,884
2011 18,600 1,865
2010 18,712 1,821
2009 18,459 1,817
2008 18,344 1,817
2007 18,066 1,824
2006 17,879 1,825
2005 17,789 1,812
2004 17,626 1,809
2003 17,709 1,780
2002 17,745 1,761
2001 17,574 1,762
2000 17,637 1,758
1990 18,185 1,500