Palestine employment information

IndexPalestineIllinoisNational
Income per capita$19,935$30,019$28,555
Median household income$38,523$57,166$53,482
Median income owner occupied$40,817$72,851$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,058$32,466$33,219
Median earnings male$26,731$39,039$36,116
Median earnings female$17,446$26,489$25,692
Unemployment rate5.2%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level16.3%14.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Palestine is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Palestine is 28% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Palestine is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Palestine is 4% higher than the national average.

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Palestine median earnings by income bracket

Palestine employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.3%0.9%
Manufacturing sector33.4%1.5%
Financial & insurance services1.6%5.4%
Wholesale & retail services9.7%10.9%
Public administration7.5%4.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.4%2.4%
Education, health & social services6.2%35.6%
Other17.9%20.5%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Emison, IN128$65,27822%
West Union, IL339$52,8851%
Carlisle, IN704$47,62511%
Stoy, IL160$44,14517%
Hutsonville, IL468$43,81918%
Palestine, IL1,466$38,52328%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Pierson, FL1,466$34,95235%
Richmond, MN1,466$49,0838%
City View, SC1,467$15,60771%
Sheridan, CA1,465$47,71911%
Pemberton, NJ1,467$67,15926%
Palestine, IL1,466$38,52328%
Source: The Palestine, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.