Palestine employment information

Income per capita$16,591$22,595$28,555
Median household income$36,184$41,264$53,482
Median income owner occupied$47,083$51,972$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,542$25,473$33,219
Median earnings male$27,279$31,010$36,116
Median earnings female$16,205$21,831$25,692
Unemployment rate3.6%5.0%5.8%
Poverty level18.4%19.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Palestine is 42% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Palestine is 32% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Palestine is 38% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Palestine is 18% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Palestine median earnings by income bracket

Palestine employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry23.2%2.1%
Manufacturing sector6.3%9.2%
Financial & insurance services5.3%4.3%
Wholesale & retail services14.7%25.5%
Public administration10.0%6.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.2%0.0%
Education, health & social services4.2%35.5%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Wheatley, AR241$38,61128%
Caldwell, AR745$35,33334%
Moro, AR309$33,54237%
Forrest City, AR15,122$28,65646%
Haynes, AR165$27,50049%
Palestine, AR759$36,18432%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hemingford, NE759$45,56815%
Clinton, WA759$52,1982%
McClure, OH759$40,71424%
Kellogg, IA759$49,1458%
New Hope, TX759$80,73551%
Palestine, AR759$36,18432%
Source: The Palestine, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.