Palestine, Randolph County, Arkansas

Palestine: City in Arkansas, USA

About

Palestine is a city located in the county of Randolph in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 681. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 564 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Palestine

Population : 564 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
County : Randolph County
Postal code : 72372
Water as percent of area : 0.77%
Land as percent of area : 99.23%
Altitude : 210 feet / 64 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 01:20:10 (28th November 2022)
Population growth : -20.74% (2010-2020)
Palestine locator map
Location of Palestine on Arkansas map.
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Geography

Palestine is located at 36°25'57"N 91°0'23"W (36.4325600, -91.0065100).

Palestine map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Palestine decreased by 20.74% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 741 - census
2010 681 -8.81% census
2011 671 -1.49% estimation process
2012 666 -0.75% estimation process
2013 650 -2.46% estimation process
2014 638 -1.88% estimation process
2015 624 -2.24% estimation process
2016 616 -1.3% estimation process
2017 606 -1.65% estimation process
2018 590 -2.71% estimation process
2019 576 -2.43% estimation process
2020 564 -2.13% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 22,237
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 22,266
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -0.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 23,110
April 1, 2010 Population : 22,262
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.8%
People over 65 (%) : 16.8%
Female persons, % : 51.7%
White only, percent : 92.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 3.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 90.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 866
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 5.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 87.1%

Palestine zip code is 72372. County name: St. Francis, County fips: 05123

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 87.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $345,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,248
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $850
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,769
2015-2019 Households : 8,019
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.74
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 91.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 90.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 98.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 71.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 1.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 39,885
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 126,077
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 337,040
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 186,263
2012 total retail sales per capita : $8,344
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $134,963
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $63,766
Percentage of people living in poverty : 2.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,769
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,693
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 751
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 196
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,462
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 147
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,370
2010 population per square mile : 869.7
2010 land area in square miles : 25.60
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 58.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $111,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,025
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $412
2015-2019 median gross rent : $697
2015-2019 Households : 8,233
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.47
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 79.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 86.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 42,805
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,747,508
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 420,123
2012 total retail sales per capita : $19,976
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $53,505
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $26,585
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,390
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 722
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 426
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 49
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,155
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 202
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 979
2010 population per square mile : 1,765.8
2010 land area in square miles : 12.02

Schools in Palestine

College & universities near Palestine, AR

Code Name City ZIP
106625 Black River Technical College Pocahontas (AR) 72455

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Palestine, AR

Code Name Address Type
WNR Walnut Ridge 109 Southwest Front Street RAIL
PBF Poplar Bluff 400 South Main St. RAIL

Post offices near Palestine

Post Office Name City ZIP
Maynard Post Office Maynard (AR) 72444

Other places with the same name (4)

  • Palestine , Texas city in and county seat of Anderson County, Texas, United States with a population of 17,819 people.
  • Palestine , Illinois village in Crawford County, Illinois, US with a population of 1,263 people.
  • Palestine , Ohio village in Ohio with a population of 184 people.

Other cities in Randolph County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Randolph County , AR.

City Name Population Title
Pocahontas 6,767 City in Arkansas
Reyno 457 Human settlement in Randolph County, Arkansas, United States of America
Maynard 419 City in Randolph County, Arkansas, United States of America
Biggers 342 Town in Arkansas, USA
O'Kean 200 Township in Randolph County, Arkansas
Ravenden Springs 123 Town of the United States