Palestine, AR Profile: Facts & Data

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Palestine, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Palestine had a population of 666 as of July 1, 2018. Palestine ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Palestine is located at latitude 34.9673 and longitude -90.9037 in St. Francis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Palestine (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. St. Francis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 207 feet.

The City of Palestine (GNIS ID: 2404462) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Palestine is located within Township of Prairie, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Francis County.


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Palestine, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 666
Population in Households 666
Population in Familes 554
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 215
Diversity Index3 38
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,068
Average Household Income $50,253
Per Capita Income $20,532

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 308 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 177 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 99 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $95,423
Average Home Value $112,853
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 276
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 184
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.27% -0.79%
Households -0.09% -0.59%
Families 0.0% -0.66%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   1.67%

Palestine, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Palestine to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 256 53rd
Population Density # 405 25th
Diversity Index # 228 58th
Median Household Income # 291 46th
Per Capita Income # 334 38th

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