Palestine, Crawford County, Illinois

Palestine: Village in Crawford County, Illinois, US

About

Palestine is a village located in the county of Crawford in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,369 and a population density of 1,733 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,263 inhabitants.

The village was created 212 years ago in 1810.

Quick Facts about Palestine

Population : 1,263 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Crawford County
Different from : Palatine
Postal code : 62451
Area : 0.79 km2
Named for : Palestine
Establishment : January 01, 1811 (212 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 00:26:39 (6th February 2023)
Density : 1,599 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.39% (2010-2020)
Palestine locator map
Location of Palestine on Illinois map.
Palestine Commercial Historic District image
Palestine Commercial Historic District
Palestine Commercial Historic District image

Geography

Palestine is located at 39°0'13"N 87°36'46"W (39.0036500, -87.6128000).

Palestine map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Palestine decreased by 8.39% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,369 - census
2011 1,364 -0.37% estimation process
2012 1,346 -1.34% estimation process
2013 1,335 -0.82% estimation process
2014 1,324 -0.83% estimation process
2015 1,321 -0.23% estimation process
2016 1,309 -0.92% estimation process
2017 1,298 -0.85% estimation process
2018 1,288 -0.78% estimation process
2019 1,275 -1.02% estimation process
2020 1,263 -0.95% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 141,500
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 119,277
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 18.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 147,773
April 1, 2010 Population : 118,788
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.6%
People over 65 (%) : 16.5%
Female persons, % : 51.6%
White only, percent : 77.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.6%
Asians alone % : 10.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.4%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 5.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 15.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 67.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 8,433
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 13.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.8%

Palestine zip code is 62451. County name: Crawford, County fips: 17033

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $444,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,297
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $649
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,604
2015-2019 Households : 49,943
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.70
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 91.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 41.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 394,232
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,492,064
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 296,760
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 4,159,613
2012 total retail sales per capita : $33,405
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $89,082
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $41,536
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 10,807
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,329
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,704
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,252
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,693
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,124
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 8,667
2010 population per square mile : 3,279.5
2010 land area in square miles : 36.22
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 14,865
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 86.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $327,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,654
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $385
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,125
Permits for construction, 2020 : 162
2015-2019 Households : 6,931
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.56
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 83.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 97.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 18,393
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,629
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 49,653
2012 total retail sales per capita : $3,098
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 38.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $73,622
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $36,500
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.6%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 491
2019 total employment : 1,598
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 56,608
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 0.7%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 2,088
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,163
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,108
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 639
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 75
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,003
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 242
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,810
2010 population per square mile : 7.4
2010 land area in square miles : 2,193.85

People born in Palestine (1)

American politician (1851-1930) Fred Dubois was born in Palestine

Schools in Palestine

College & universities near Palestine, IL

Code Name City ZIP
403478 Lincoln Trail College Robinson (IL) 62454

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Palestine, IL

Code Name Address Type
EFG Effingham 401 West National Ave. RAIL
MAT Mattoon station 1718 Broadway Ave. RAIL
EVN Evansville, IN 119 Northwest 6th Street BUS

Post offices near Palestine

Post Office Name City ZIP
Palestin Post Office Palestine (IL) 62451

Other places with the same name (4)

Other cities in Crawford County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Crawford County , IL.

City Name Population Title
Robinson 7,271 City in Illinois
Richwoods 5,724 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Oblong 1,357 Village in the United States
Hutsonville 582 Township in Crawford County, Illinois
Flat Rock 305 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Stoy 120 Human settlement in Crawford County, Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Palestine distances to largest Illinois cities